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Māori participation and representation : an investigation into Māori reported experiences of participation and representation within the policy process post-MMP.
(University of Canterbury. Political Sciences, 2015)
This thesis seeks to understand Māori experiences of representation and participation in the policy process of New Zealand Government. The introduction of an MMP electoral system came with a promise of more effective ...
Barriers To Maori Student Success At The University Of Canterbury
(University of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2006)
This thesis explores how the University of Canterbury has responded to the Tertiary Education Strategy's (2002-2007) concerns vis-à-vis declining Maori participation and unsatisfactory rates of retention and completion in ...
He Atua, He Tipua, He Takata Rānei: The Dynamics of Change in South Island Māori Oral Traditions
(University of Canterbury. Te Aotahi: Maori and Indigenous Studies, 2008)
The aim of this thesis is to undertake a theoretical analysis of the dynamics of change in pre-Ngāi Tahu and Ngāti Māmoe oral traditions of Te Waipounamu to gain a deeper understanding of their nature, function, evolution ...
Maori political thought in the late nineteenth century: Amicrohistorical study of the document of speeches from John Ballance's tour of seven Maori districts, 1885
(University of Canterbury. History, 2004)
This thesis explores the nature of ambivalence in Maori political thought as expressed during John Ballance's tour of seven Maori districts in 1885. A microhistorical study of Maori speeches recorded during the tour, ...
Whānau Coping Under the Circumstance of Multiple Job Holding
(University of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2007)
This thesis explores how Māori whānau cope under the circumstance of multiple job holding in four whānau who have at least one member who is a multiple job holder. The study uses a behavioural model of family resilience ...
He iti hoki te mokoroa: Maori Contributions to the Sport of Rugby League
(University of Canterbury. Aotahi: School of Maori and Indigenous Studies, 2012)
The aim of this thesis is to explore the influences and contributions of Māori to the establishment and development of the sport of rugby league in New Zealand. The overarching question of this thesis is how have Māori ...