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The Len Brown affair: The roles of new and old media in a New Zealand political sex scandal
(Auckland University of Technology, School of Communication Studies, Pacific Media Centre, 2017-01)
The power of online media to influence New Zealand local government politics was made clear in 2013 when a blogger revealed that Len Brown, the popular mayor of Auckland, had conducted a two-year, extramarital affair. The ...
Acknowledging the Māori cultural values and beliefs embedded in rongoā Māori healing
(University of Victoria, 2017)
An exploration of rongoā Māori (a system of Māori healing based on Māori cultural traditions) was conducted to ascertain the cultural values and beliefs of Māori, the Indigenous peoples of Aotearoa/New Zealand, that are ...
Effects of latitude and depth on the beta diversity of New Zealand fish communities.
Marine ecosystems are difficult to sample quantitatively at increasing depth. Hence, few studies attempt to measure patterns of beta diversity for ecological communities in the deep sea. Here we (i) present and quantify ...
Enactments of identity in the New Zealand short story
New Zealand, as a nation, has been in existence for less than two centuries – whether one dates its assumption of sovereignty to the 1835 Declaration of Independence by the Confederation of United Tribes, the 1840 Treaty ...