• Service design for collaborative housing 

    Trapani, Paola (2016-07)
    THE SOCIAL FACTOR Anyone who knows anything about cohousing gets that the greatest wins are from the social dynamics of communities; more than they are of passive-haus construction, of modular builds, or rooftop ...
  • An artifact-centric business process execution platform 

    Ngamakeur, Kan; Yongchareon, Dr. Sira; Liesaputra, Veronica; Liu, Chengfei; Yu, Jian (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-09)
    Artifact-centric modeling has become an alternative, yet promising approach of business process (BP) modeling and management as it provides higher flexibility than that of traditional activity-centric approaches. However, ...
  • Impact of building envelope design on energy consumption of light structure school building 

    Su, Bin (ISEC Press (International Structural Engineering Construction), 2016-05)
    According to the local climate, an Auckland school building normally does not need air conditioning for cooling during the summer and only needs space heating during the winter. Previous study shows that the mean winter ...
  • Impact of building design on energy usage of Auckland Public Library 

    Su, Bin (ISEC Press (International Structural Engineering Construction), 2016-05)
    This pilot study is to investigate relationships between Auckland library building design and energy consumption. In Auckland, about sixty public libraries belong to the Auckland Council. A number of Auckland public libraries ...
  • Death to Videodrome : Cronenberg, Zizek and the ontology of the real 

    Wilson, Scott (2016-09)
    For Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg, the film is always more than mere entertainment; the film is a site wherein ideas circulate and play, are explored and, especially, pushed to and beyond their normative limits. More ...
  • Dawn chorus : institutional sound use, identity and ideology 

    Wilson, Scott (2016-04)
    The Australia and New Zealand Army Corp, or Anzac, landing, occupation and subsequent retreat from Gallipoli in Turkey in April of 1915, during the First World War, is a foundational moment in the formation of a specifically ...
  • Conference update : IACD at the United Nations high level political forum 

    Stansfield, John (Unitec ePress, 2016-11-14)
    July was an action packed month for the International Association for Community Development (IACD), which hosted its first ever joint conference with the American Community Development Society in Minneapolis St Paul. The ...
  • Practice report : when life gives you apricots 

    Stansfield, John (Unitec ePress, 2016-11-16)
    The International Association for Community Development (IACD) practice exchange in India this March gave me a whole new take on the saying “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade”, and a good lesson in the ways of an ...
  • Reflections on forty years of community development 

    Haigh, David (Unitec ePress, 2016-11-16)
    My involvement in community development in Auckland spans forty years. It began with community work for Manukau City when the state housing suburbs of Ōtara and Māngere were being created. There was little accommodation ...
  • Community development in Aotearoa New Zealand: a historical journey 

    Aimers, Jenny; Walker, Peter (Unitec ePress, 2016-10-27)
    In this article we seek to describe the key periods and influences of community development practice in Aotearoa New Zealand. Our historical journey gives particular consideration to the specific impacts the government’s ...
  • Positive women : a community development response to supporting women and families living with HIV/AIDS in Aotearoa New Zealand 

    Connor, Helene; Bruning, Jane; Napan, Ksenija (Unitec ePress, 2016-10-26)
    This paper reflects on Positive Women’s twenty five years as a successful community development response to supporting women and families living with HIV or AIDS. The paper focuses on the community development philosophical ...
  • Cemeteries as healing landscapes 

    Bhatt, Komal (2016-07)
    Cemeteries are a key cultural element with a long history that have played a vital role in our constantly changing and evolving society. Due to globalization, multiculturalism has brought with it a mix of death customs and ...
  • Thesis review : the role of SANZ, a migrant radio programme, in making sense of place for South African migrants in New Zealand 

    Meadows, Michael (Unitec ePress, 2016-11-15)
    This study is a detailed, qualitative exploration of the role played by a South African migrant radio programme, SANZ Live, in supporting its audience to create a sense of place in Auckland, New Zealand, through a range ...
  • Inconsistent coherence in post-quake Christchurch, New Zealand 

    Rennie, Julian (University of Moratuwa (Sri Lanka), 2016-04)
    This paper discusses some of the complexities of interactions between people and places in the making and remaking of cities. The paper uses as a case study, Christchurch, New Zealand, which has in the past had the reputation ...
  • Physical-aware predictive dynamic thermal management of multi-core processors 

    Salami, Bagher; Noori, Hamid; Madipour, Farhad; Baharani, Mohammadreza (Elsevier, 2016-03-30)
    The advances in silicon process technology have made it possible to have processors with larger number of cores. The increment of cores number has been hindered by increasing power consumption and heat dissipation due to ...
  • Ductile cross laminated timber (CLT) platform structures with passive damping 

    Hashemi, Ashkan; Loo, Wei; Masoudnia, Reza; Zarnani, Pouyan; Quenneville, Pierre (2016-08)
    Multi-storey platform cross laminated timber (CLT) structures are becoming progressively desirable for engineers and owners. This is because they offer many significant advantages such as speed of fabrication, ease of ...
  • Transition to a low-carbon economy for New Zealand 

    Sims, Ralph; Barton, Barry; Bennett, Paul; Isaacs, Nigel; Kerr, Suzi; Leaver, Jonathan; Reisinger, Andy; Stephenson, Janet (Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ), 2016-04)
    The problem The climate is changing. Average temperatures are increasing due to human activity, which has driven increasingly high levels of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The 2015 Paris Climate Agreement adopted by ...
  • Features of effective leadership development provision for experienced New Zealand principals 

    Youngs, Howard; Cardno, Carol (Commonwealth Council for Educational Administration and Management (CCEAM), 2016)
    This article reports knowledge gained from an evaluation of a nationwide leadership development initiative for experienced principals in New Zealand. The Experienced Principals Development Programme (EPDP) was piloted with ...
  • Analysis of e-commerce sites using the 7C Framework, by developing a software tool 

    Yang, Chih-Hsiang (2016)
    Businesses are moving rapidly to leverage the internet to market and sell their products through virtual stores or websites. The success of an enterprise is directly linked to e-commerce quality, and for businesses to ...
  • Opening the gates : factors influencing general practitioner referral to osteopathy 

    Jackson, Sarah Teresa (2004)
    Traditionally General Practitioners (GPs) have referred patients to physiotherapy for manual therapy. In 1988 only 15% of Wellington GPs referred patients for osteopathic treatment (Hadley, 1988). Since then there has been ...