Organisation

Auckland University of Technology

Acronym
AUT
Description

AUT is the fastest growing and second largest university in New Zealand. Beginning as the Auckland Technical School in 1895, AUT has been a university since 2000, and a place of learning for 120 years.  As a key node of the New Zealand Institute for Pacific Research, much of AUT's content on APO features in the Pacific Research Collection.

Items published

Discussion paper

3 Aug 2018

Firstly, the myth. You’ve heard it before. There were a pre-Māori people in New Zealand, called the Moriori. When Māori arrived in the country they set about obliterating these peaceful Moriori inhabitants until not a single Moriori remained alive. This story is completely wrong. But...

Thesis

18 Aug 2017

New Zealand census data indicates Samoan language use has declined rapidly in the last 20 years, particularly among the New Zealand-born Samoan population. The aims of this qualitative and family-based study were to identify factors which might impact these declines with five South Auckland families...

Thesis

11 Jul 2017

The New Zealand construction industry is comprised of a diverse workforce with a substantial number of Pacific Island workers whose employment is more often than not precarious in nature (Lamm et al., 2010). Government statistics also indicate that Pacific Island construction workers are over-represented in...

Other text

7 Jul 2017

The focus of this research was the lived experience of self-identified Pasifika students; exploring their ethnic identity and experience of psychotherapy training. Interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) was used to analyse data derived from semi-structured in- depth interviews with three participants; each engaged in psychotherapy training...

Thesis

6 Jul 2017

In 2010, I was seconded from my classroom teaching position to work as a facilitator in the implementation of the newly-established National Standards. In this role, I ran in-depth Literacy and Assessment workshops in schools. I found that despite the national effort to close the...

Items associated

Research report

3 Oct 2018

Significant barriers remain in the role of middle managers in progressing gender equity in the public service, according to this report. Published in partnership with the Ministry for Women, the report was carried out as part of a wider project and in light of recent...

Journal article

15 Aug 2018

Declining net migration gains in New Zealand and concerns over exploitation of people on study and short-term work visas has delayed major changes in immigration policy through to June 2018.

Journal article

17 Jul 2018

This article reviews The General’s Goose: Fiji’s Tale of Contemporary Misadventure , by Robbie Robertson and published by Australian National University (2017).