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The Japanese Migrant Community in Christchurch: The Quest for New Values and Identity
(University of Canterbury. History, 2007)
Until the 1980s, there was no Japanese community in Christchurch, but only a small number of individuals living mainly amongst European New Zealanders. However, from the mid-1980s changes in New Zealand's immigration ...
Constructing a Traitor: How New Zealand Newspapers Framed Russell Coutts' Role in the America's Cup 2003
(University of Canterbury. Political Science and Communication, 2007)
This thesis investigates how the news media constructs reality through newspaper representation of the role of a hero in society and a hero's loyalty to the nation. The research is based on a case study of New Zealand ...
The yellow dragon, the black box and the golden coin: new Chinese immigrants and their contributions to New Zealand's knowledge society
(University of Canterbury. Sociology and Anthropology, 2007)
This study explores whether and how skilled Chinese immigrants can contribute to New Zealand's knowledge society and economy with their knowledge and skills. As New Zealand is moving towards a knowledge society and economy, ...