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  • O le nu’u o le ao: Polynesian domestic archetypes in Auckland 

    Milbank, Anne (2011)
    This project starts with the assumption based on personal experience, that Pacific Islanders often think differently to Pakeha New Zealanders. This leads to the question: Why do Polynesian families not quite fit into our ...
  • Oblique inclinations : re-establishing the function of the oblique 

    Kuzma, Maria (2015)
    This research thesis explores the way architectural performance can be increased through the pleasure of moments on the oblique in an urban realm dominated by orthogonality and verticality. The thesis analyses and explores ...
  • Observer reliability assessing ‘threshold levels’ in color Doppler imaging of vibration of the sacroiliac joint video clips 

    Crossley, James (2011)
    The concept of sacroiliac joint (SIJ) motion dysfunction is an area of contention in manual therapy. Manual methods of assessing the SIJ have been constrained by poor reliability and a lack of an agreed ‘gold standard’. ...
  • Obstetric sonography in Fiji: A review of the current practice at an urban public hospital 

    Kumar, Sanjalesh (2008)
    This research employed a case study approach positioned in an interpretive paradigm to investigate the current obstetric sonography practice at an urban public hospital in Fiji. The primary aims of this research were ...
  • Occupying the edge : Christchurch urban housing 

    Cookson, Gemma (2013)
    The February 2011 Christchurch earthquake caused loss of life and widespread damage, especially in the central city and poorer eastern suburbs. Architects and urban planners have been working with the council over the ...
  • Oceanic Architecture 

    Austin, Michael (New Zealand Institute of Architects, 2014)
    Pacific pavilions The Oceanic way of building boats involves duplicating hulls “One would imagine that a contrivance so simple and practical for pro- curing stability and increased carrying capacity would have been adopted ...
  • OECD/CERI Formative assessment project background report : New Zealand 

    Benseman, John (2008)
    While there had been a community-based adult literacy movement active in New Zealand since the late 1970s (Hill, 1990), the sector’s provision and political presence was marginal at best. Its advocates struggled to establish ...
  • Old and New Media in the Pacific Islands : synergies, challenges and potential 

    Papoutsaki, Evangelia; Cass, Philip; Matbob, Patrick (2016-07)
    The Pacific Islands region contains very diverse geographic, socio-cultural, political and communication ecologies. Each country has its own unique challenges and opportunities related to communication flows, systems and ...
  • The old North Shore. A heritage walkway: Rahopara Pa to Campbells Bay beach 

    Woodruffe, Paul; Henderson, Ian; Corbet, Rob (2011)
    There are many interesting heritage sites and buildings within what used to be called North Shore City, most of these are protected, documented, valued by the local residents and enjoyed as a destination by visitors. What ...
  • On Erlang capacity of CDMA systems 

    Kolahi, Samad (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003-12-01)
    In this paper, the Erlang capacity of mobile protocols such as FDMA (Frequency Division Multiple Access), TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access), and CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) systems are compared assuming perfect ...
  • On performance of multicast delivery with fixed WiMAX telemedicine networks using single-carrier modulation 

    Fong, Bernard; Hong, Guan Yue (Academy Publisher, 2010)
    IEEE 802.16e fixed WiMAX provides a low cost solution for integrated multimedia access networks with a wide bandwidth making it particularly suitable for telemedicine applications. While a wide variety of modulation schemes ...
  • ‘On the edge of a whirlpool’: Living with a fear of needle procedures 

    Matthews, Shona (2011)
    This study explores the lived experience of needle phobia through individual interviews with five participants. The understanding and experience of three medical imaging nurses carrying out procedures on patients with ...
  • On the stochastic modeling and analysis of FxLMS adaptation algorithm 

    Ardekani, Iman; Abdulla, Waleed H. (The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2013)
    This study represents a stochastic model for the adaptation process performed on adaptive control systems by the filtered-x least-mean-square (FxLMS) algorithm. The main distinction of this model is that it is derived ...
  • One man's campaign in the Inner City News : Bruce Hucker (1970 - 1990) 

    Haigh, David (Sociological Association of Aotearoa/New Zealand (SAANZ), 2015)
    Bruce Hucker wrote a weekly article for the Inner City News between 1979 and 1990. Hucker took issue with Auckland City Council on many issues and accused the Citizens and Ratepayers group that ran council of being nothing ...
  • One size does not fit all : organizational diversity in New Zealand tertiary sector ethics committees 

    Tolich, Martin; Bathurst, Ralph; Deckert, Antje; Flanagan, Paul; Gremillion, Helen; Grimshaw, Grimshaw (2015-05)
    Since 1988 in NZ all university and funded health researchers have been mandated to seek ethical review for research projects At the time, the Ministry of Health ethics committees were guided by an operational standard ...
  • The oneness of Eastern heart & Western mind in future workspace 

    Truong, Thanh Thuy (2015)
    Throughout the history of the workplace, with the aim of increasing the competitive advantage, organizations have focused on many innovative strategies to improve human performance at work. Human performance such as ...
  • Online community supporting trading functions in an online auction website 

    Elian, Ryan (2007)
    Online auctions have been taking place along the lines of traditional auctions. This has been made possible by the internet and web technology. Online communities associated with the online auction websites are thought to ...
  • Online Plant Databases 

    Cliffin, Penny (2011)
    Landscape architects have a prominent role in designing and specifying plantscapes across a wide range of project scales, from gardens to urban streetscapes and parks to large-scale conservation revegetation. Both scientific ...
  • Opacity and Transparency in Historical Representations 

    Mitrovic, Branko (Wesleyan University, 2014-05)
    In his latest book Frank Ankersmit develops a comprehensive philosophical perspective on the problem of the truth and reference of historical representations. The approach and the wider perspective of the book largely ...
  • The open 

    Austin, Michael (Auckland University of Technology, 2013-11)
    Recently there has been a renewed interest in Karl Popper’s The Open Society, written during the Second World War in Christchurch. Popper also wrote another major book The Poverty of Historicism, which has been much debated. ...