• Jouissance & the sexual reality of the (two) unconscious 

      Restivo, Gustavo Eduardo (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      The topic of jouissance and the sexual reality of the unconscious has been a key concern of mine from my initial years of practicing psychoanalysis in both its clinical and critical frameworks. For my PhD research, this ...
    • Jouissance: a Cixousian encounter of the song of songs; Jouissance: living-reading 

      Cameron Klangwisan, Yael (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      This thesis, Jouissance, emerges at a distension of disciplinary borders, engaging the hermeneutics of the Hebrew Bible’s Song of Songs. In the milieu of exegetical readings, Jouissance asks “can she be read?” Jouissance ...
    • Journalism and Everyday Trauma: A Grounded Theory of the Impact From Death-knocks and Court Reporting 

      Barnes, Marilyn (Lyn) (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      News is an emotional business (Richards, 2009, p. 308) Journalists are now often carrying out death-knock interviews early in their careers, whereby they are expected to interview the family or friends of a victim immediately ...
    • The Journey 

      O'Hagan, Denise (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Jacirama is a native Amazonian Indian who lives with his isolated tribe of Ibiajara in the Amazon rainforest. He is a young shaman’s apprentice and is fascinated with plant lore and medicinal cures, an innate ability he ...
    • Junctures for knowing what you know: installation, site, process, material and object 

      Stockman, Harriet (Auckland University of Technology, 2013)
      Junctures for knowing what you know: Installation, site, process, material and object is a reflexive studio based project that embraces human experiences of familiarity, anxiety, and awkwardness in an attempt to seduce the ...
    • Juxtapose: An Exploration of the Technical and Aesthetic Potential of Print-based Augmented Reality Design 

      Menorath, Darren (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      This practice-led research project examines how the technological and aesthetic components of augmented reality (AR) serve to extend, enhance and disrupt print-based design. The outcome of the project is a conceptual ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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' ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...