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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 ...
Ahua : Māori in Film
(University of Canterbury. Maori and Indigenous Studies/Sociology, 2011)
This thesis draws together three strands for analysis: the social, political and historical narrative of race-relations, which has framed Måori subjectivity in the 20th and early 21st century. The themes identified are ...
The Soliloquy of Whiteness: Colonial Discourse and New Zealand's Settler Press 1839-1873
(University of Canterbury. Social and Political Sciences, 2010)
From 1839 to 1873 New Zealand was characterised by ideological, religious, economic cultural and social contest. This struggle to order a new society, in which colonists and indigenes were required to co-exist, is captured ...
Between people and things: understanding violence and theft in early New Zealand transactions
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political Sciences, 2013)
In this thesis some Māori-Māori and Māori-European transactions in pre-colonial New Zealand are examined in detail to establish why physical violence resulted although violence had not been the intention. A methodology ...
Martial Dance Theatre: A Comparative Study of Torotoro Urban Māori Dance Crew (New Zealand) & Samudra Performing Arts (India)
(University of Canterbury. Theatre and Film Studies, 2010)
This thesis examines two examples of martial dance theatre: Mika HAKA performed by Torotoro (New Zealand), and The Sound of Silence performed by Samudra (India). Both productions were created for international touring, and ...
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 ...