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Ethnic Migrant Media Forum 2014: Curated Proceedings

These curated proceedings present what was discussed during the Ethnic Migrant Media Forum, a one-day event hosted by the Department of Communication Studies at Unitec Institute of Technology’s Mt Albert…

Methodological sensitivities for co‐producing knowledge through enduring trustful partnerships

Indigenous ways of caring for the environment have long been marginalised through research methodologies that are blind to a range of ways of knowing the world. Co-production of knowledge across…

Rangatahi Evaluation Project

The aim of the Rangatahi Evaluation research project was to explore the present status of rangatahi who previously accessed training programmes provided by Silver Fern MotorSport Charitable Trust. The Project…

Beyond Pākehā Paralysis; An Exploration of monoculturalism at Coastguard New Zealand and the significant changes required to become relevant and conscious to te ao Māori.

Coastguard is the primary marine search and rescue agency in New Zealand with 2, 000 volunteers around the country. Although Māori have significant cultural connections to the wai (water), as…

Horizontal methodologies in community interpreting studies: Conducting research with Latin American service users in Aotearoa New Zealand

Community interpreting norms and research have been heavily influenced by a Western-centric community of practitioners and an individualist, positivist philosophy. This has resulted not only in an entrenched emphasis on…

“Changing the way we care”

This study is interested in the findings of interviews with women, services and individuals who experienced intensive social work support in their community of Counties Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand, while…

Understanding sustainable behavioural change in Taranaki

With funding from TOI Foundation, Sustainable Taranaki engaged in a 3-year research project to gain a deeper understanding of what drives sustainable behaviour change in our community and how to…

What Enabled and Disabled First-year Pacific Student Achievement at University

Identifying positive success factors and addressing the factors that impede academic success for minority students in higher education, is a priority for most countries that are experiencing rapid population diversity.…

Story Sharing in Narrative Research

Researchers using a narrative approach largely acknowledge their role in the process of the unfolding or telling of their participants’ narratives, and the fact that their positioning as researchers results…

Being a language learner—Is that all there is?

Asian migrants are inevitably categorised as language learners. At times, it is the migrant’s own definition and can be used as a support. At others, it is an imposition in…

Billy Graham Youth Foundation: Final Impact Evaluation Report

In 2021 the Billy Graham Youth Foundation (BGYF) had a network of 6 academies across New Zealand. 2021 was the third and final year of an evaluation to help the…

Non-Profit and Community Governance | Mana whakahaere o ngā uepū utu-kore me ngā uepū ā-hapori

We set out to find lessons for good governance for non-profit and community organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand, by focussing on the strengths and capacities, especially of particularly well regarded…

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