• Listening to New Zealand nurses: a survey of intent to leave, job satisfaction, job stress, and burnout

      Daniels, Anne (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      Human and financial costs generated by nurse shortages, within a context of increasing numbers of patients requiring nursing care, demonstrate the potential significance of this study which aims to identify work related ...
    • Literacy and numeracy in early childhood: Chinese immigrant parents’ perception of children’s learning

      Yang, Fengyi (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      Literacy and numeracy are two key learning areas which contribute to children’s educational outcomes throughout schooling. Research demonstrates that young children begin to develop their first understanding of literacy ...
    • A Little Bitchy Faith

      Hotere, Tatiana (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      This Thesis consists of a full-length screenplay for a feature film. A summary of the screenplay is as follows: Have been awarded Sydney Fashion Blog of the year, and engaged to her hot Maori fiancé, Nui, flamboyant ...
    • Live the problem: art and other things

      Gruiters, Sarah (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This project brings into question both the way we approach objects, images and spaces in an art context and in our everyday environment. Rather than solve the issues raised, it chooses to embody them. I draw directly from ...
    • The lived experience of being pregnant for women under the age of nineteen: Young and pregnant

      Payne, Julie (Auckland University of Technology, 2005)
      The purpose of this hermeneutic phenomenological research is to ‘show’ the lived experience of young pregnant women. The research question asks, “What is the experience of ‘being pregnant’ for women under the age of ...
    • The lived experience of having a close relative in an intensive care unit

      Williams, Mandy (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      This study explored the experience of family members with a close relative in an Intensive Care Unit. Using Colaizzi’s method of phenomenology, interviews were conducted with two participants who had relatives in different ...
    • The lived experience of liver transplant recipients in New Zealand

      Wainwright, Bethli (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      This thesis reports on phenomenological research into the lived experience of liver transplant recipients in New Zealand in 17 qualitative interviews, and a qualitative survey of 49 liver transplant recipients across New ...
    • The lived experience of mothering a young child with severe multiple disability

      Topia, Mahoney (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      In the last two decades improvements in neonatal intensive care have resulted in an increase in survival rates for low birth weight babies. This increase in survival has resulted in a net increase in children living with ...
    • The lived experience of teaching mindfully in tertiary education. A hermeneutic phenomenological study

      Dorrestein, Marlies (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This study explores the lived experience of teaching mindfully, as shared in the stories of tertiary teachers from two universities in Auckland, New Zealand. The project was informed by the hermeneutic phenomenological ...
    • "A Living and Breathing World...": examining participatory practices within Dungeons & Dragons

      Walden, Corey Ryan (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      Permeated and referenced throughout popular culture, Dungeons & Dragons has become iconic as the cardinal and archetypal tabletop role­‐playing game. Participants have been drawn to D&D for over forty years, departing into ...
    • Living events: a metaphor for design

      Mann, Richard Antony (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This thesis explores creativity and design by way of metaphor. It maps out the act of designing and considers dynamic forces that engender ways of living differently. Conception: The overall concept is for a book that ...
    • Living the lift line: a phenomenological study of the lived experience of skiing

      Clark, Kerensa (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      This study considers and explores the lived experience of skiing through a phenomenological approach and seeks to gain a deeper understanding into the meaning skiing may hold in the lifeworlds of those who ski. Research ...
    • Living theology: the discovery, understanding, and critical revision of James Wm McClendon Jr.’s biographical method

      Neilson, Brendon (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      James McClendon is a theologian with a small loyal following. His Biography as Theology contained the suggestion that the practice of theology could be improved by attending to narratives of current faithful lives. This ...
    • Living with coffee

      Abad-Vergara, Diane (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      The underpinning theme of this exegesis is to provide an overview of the conceptual foundations supporting the documentary 'Living with Coffee' which I produced. The main historical, theoretical and artistic perspectives ...
    • Living with dementia in New Zealand: an action research study

      O'Sullivan, Grace (Auckland University of Technology, 2011)
      The aim of this study was to undertake a systematic inquiry into the question of how people who live with dementia in the community can be supported to engage in daily activities. It is well known that dementia affects ...
    • Living with it: a grounded action on family involvement in compulsory treatment for severe addiction

      Caldwell, Vanessa (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This grounded action research sought to first understand the involvement of family and whānau in the process of committing a whānau member for compulsory addiction treatment under the Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Act 1966 ...
    • Living with less - The documentation of a personal journey

      Wang, Nancy (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      As the world continues to expand in every measure, pressure in its sustainability also rises (Lam, 2007; O’Brien, 2010). There is a need to change our mentality from “Bigger is better” towards “Less is more” (Hayden, 2010 ...
    • Living with motor neurone disease: An interpretive study

      Brott, Tamzin (Auckland University of Technology, 2003)
      While there have been many aspects of Motor Neurone Disease explored in previous studies, none have captured the experience from the perspective of people who live with it. This study has asked the question “What is the ...
    • Living with peripheral vascular disease: A one-person case study

      Richardson, Jim (Auckland University of Technology, 2002)
      This single-person case study, informed by phenomenology, describes the meaning for Tom (the participant) of living with peripheral vascular disease (PVD). Data collection included one face-to-face semistructured conversation ...
    • Living/Moving: designing adaptable domestic furniture for a world in flux

      Stewart, Thomas Finn (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      With the invention and constant improvement of international travel and global connectivity our options and opportunities are expanding rapidly. As we negotiate this constantly changing world we must rely on our possessions ...