• K Girl Vacant: Ethnic Identity Manufactured 

    McIntyre, Peter Gordon (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
    K GIRL VACANT is an exploration of the nature of culture, identity, and ethnicity. The project sets out to create a virtual ethnic entity and to develop a set of visual associations operating as signs of a proto-ethnic ...
  • Ka tangi te tītī, ka tangi te kākā, ka tangi hoki ahau: The creative potential of contemporary Māori music in promoting te reo Māori 

    Smith, Valance (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
    Ever since the advent of European colonization of New Zealand, Māori musicians and performers have adopted and interpreted many of the imported Western musical styles, often informed by and in combination with traditional ...
  • Ka tipu mai nga taiohi Māori: a study of taiohi Māori leaving care in New Zealand 

    Leoni, Kerrin (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
    The main purpose of this qualitative study is to identify the problems for young Māori people who have transitioned out of foster care at some stage in their lives. The study has involved interviews with eight Māori care ...
  • Kaipatiki project environment centre: project analysis 

    Douglas, C; Ryoo, Y; Davis, M (Auckland, NZ: Department of Spatial Design, School of Art and Design, AUT University, 2011)
  • Kaitiakitanga: Ki Runga Ki Raro 

    Ruka, Tanya Maree (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
    Nga Whenua: Maori ki tona ake ao Landscape: Documenting and developing a Maori World View The kaupapa of this project is to reconsider landscape from a Maori worldview. This project seeks to unveil nga whenua through the ...
  • Karanga Mai Karanga Mai: An Exploration of Photographic Sovereignty 

    Smith, Rochelle Huia (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
    Since the advent of the Kodak Instamatic, photography has become increasingly disposable and lost archival qualities have been lost. During that time, Maori have revitalised their culture resulting in a new generation who ...
  • Kawea mai te wā o mua, hei konei, hei āpōpō Bring the past to the present for the future 

    Sheehan, Maree Alicia Hiria (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
    This project examines how composing contemporary waiata (song) both musically and lyrically, provides a vehicle to explore and express cultural identity. The expression of cultural identity relates to the composer and her ...
  • Keep Sunday free: social engineering through shop trading hours in New Zealand 

    Kennedy, Ann-Marie (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
    The purpose of this thesis is to explore Social Engineering and how marketing communications may be able to affect it. This research takes a step back from other research in the area and considers the decision makers behind ...
  • Keeping birth normal: midwives experiences in a secondary care setting: a qualitative study 

    Earl, Deborah J (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
    It has been said that within a secondary care setting, surrounded by medical influences, it is difficult for midwives to keep birth normal. This qualitative study has been conducted to answer the question: "What are midwives' ...
  • Key Perfromance Indicators (KPI) for the implementation of lean methodologies in a manufacture-to-order small and medium enterprise 

    Stamm, M; Neitzert, T (Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), 2008)
    This paper presents a key performance indicator (KPI) concept for the implementation of Lean methodologies in a manufacture-to-order (MTO) small and medium enterprise (SME). Within a case study the concept is developed and ...
  • KEYS to Academic Writing Success: A Six-stage Process Account 

    Allan, Q (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa/New Zealand (ATLAANZ), 2011)
    This paper was originally conceived as a position paper arguing for the retention of KEYS to Academic Writing Success (KAWS), a successful undergraduate writing programme which had been developed by AUT University’s unit ...
  • Kia ora, Fairy Tale 

    Kayes, Anne Margaret (Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
    The Tui Street Tales is a collection of stories for children aged approximately nine to twelve years. The stories take place in Tui Street, where two boys realise that fairy tale themes are running through the mysteries ...
  • Kia Whai Reo Te Wao 

    Hoskins, Hemi (James) (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
    The Māori language has been in a constant state of change and evolution since the arrival of the ancestors of Māori to New Zealand. The environment known by traditional Māori was vastly different to that known today. Daily ...
  • Killed in the line of duty: who is killing foreign correspondents and why? 

    Barton, Verena (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
    The world of journalism is becoming increasingly dangerous, as figures published by international media organisations demonstrate. But the Western news media suggests, that particularly Western foreign correspondents are ...
  • Kinematics, kinetics, and electromyography of vertical and horizontal hip extension exercises and their transference to acceleration and power 

    Contreras, Bret (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
    The squat is a very popular exercise in resistance training, utilized by populations ranging from clinical to elite athletes. A myriad of literature has shown that squats are effective for improving strength, performance, ...
  • A kinetic model of municipal sludge degradation during non-catalytic wet oxidation 

    Prince-Pike, A; Wilson, D; Baroutian, A; Andrews, J; Gapes, D (Elsevier, 2015)
    Wet oxidation is a successful process for the treatment of municipal sludge. In addition, the resulting effluent from wet oxidation is a useful carbon source for subsequent biological nutrient removal processes in wastewater ...
  • Kinetics and kinematics of strength and power development 

    Harris, Nigel (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
    The use of the squat exercise (and its derivatives) in gym-based settings is widespread owing to perceived functional performance enhancing effects. In particular, there has been preponderance amongst practitioners with ...
  • King Tide: screenplay and exegesis 

    Marbrook, James (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
    King Tide is a 114 minute comedy-drama that is an exploration of care and of community. It follows the middle-aged Reade as he returns to New Zealand from the Gold Coast to begin an unofficial investigation into ACC fraud ...
  • The King: A Documentary and Exegesis 

    Williams, Ursula (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
    This Masters Exegesis is a creative practice exploration of the ordinary/extraordinary life of Andy Stankovich: a scrap metal yard worker, a world-class boxer, and an Elvis Presley performer. The King is an observational ...
  • Kitesurfing: action, (inter)action and mediation 

    Geenen, Jarret (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
    This thesis examines the actions, (inter)action and practices exemplified in the lifestyle sport of kitesurfing. The phenomenon of ‘lifestyle sport’ (Wheaton 2004b) has received increasing empirical attention over the past ...