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THESES

The library has received generous permission to copy and make available within the collection a range of theses as part of the reference collection. Please ask at the Second Floor Enquiries desk, Central Library, to consult these items.

Maku ano hei hanga i toku nei whare : hapu dynamics in the Rangitikei area, 1830-1872, by Bernadette Roka Arapere. (1999)
University of Auckland - Thesis (MA in History)

New Zealand national character as exemplified by three New Zealand novelists : thesis presented in partial requirement for the degree of M.A., University of New Zealand, by Jacqueline Cecilia Baxter. (1952)

Medicine amongst the Maoris in ancient and modern times : a thesis for the degree of Doctor of Medicine (N.Z.) / by "Abound". "Abound" is the pseudonym of Sir Peter Buck. (1910)

Contextualising Māori writing : a study of prose fiction written in English by Witi Ihimaera, Patricia Grace, Keri Hulme and Alan Duff, by Julia Helen Calvert.

Te rērenga o te rā : autonomy and identity : Māori educational aspirations, by Arohia E. Durie.
(thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Education at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 2002)

new tag Taupaenui : Māori positive ageing : a thesis presented in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, by William John Werahiko Edwards.

The changing images of nineteenth century Māori society : from tribes to nation, by Manuka Arnold Henare.
(Victoria University of Wellington in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Māori Studies)

Tangi Putauaki : a Maori history of the Rangitaiki, by Lauren Te Aorangi Hunia. (1977)
Thesis (MA in History)

A Maori history of Tokomaru Bay, east coast North Island, by Mark Iles. (1981)
University of Auckland in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in Anthropology

Māori education : from wretchedness to hope, by Kathleen Gaye Irwin.
(Victoria University of Wellington in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Education)

Are New Zealand Treaty of Waitangi settlements achieving justice? : the Ngai Tahu settlement and the return of Pounamu (greenstone), by Meredith Kay-Gibbs.
(Thesis sumitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand)

Blood, beaches and cannibalism : history, identity and equality in the New Zealand/Aotearoa foreshore debate , by Steven Michael Kirkwood.
(Victoria University of Wellington in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Psychology, 2005)

Whakapūmau te mauri : values-based Māori organisations, by Colin Knox.
(thesis presented in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Mäori Studies at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, 2005)

He koha kei roto, he utu kei waho, by Rarawa D. Kohere. (1992)
University of Auckland - Thesis (MEd)

The contemporary use of rongoa Maori, traditional Maori medicine, by Robert McGowan.

The aboriginal rights of the New Zealand Maori at common law , by Robert McHugh. (1987)

Nga wahine kai-hautu o Ngati Porou = The female leaders of Ngati Porou, na Apirana Tuahae Mahuika. (1973)

Ngā aho o te kakahu matauranga : the multiple layers of struggle by Maori in education , by Linda Tuhiwai Te Rina Mead.

new tagTe wairua kōmingomingo o te Māori = The spiritual whirlwind of the Māori : a thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Māori Studies, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand, by Te Waaka Melbourne.

Ko Tahu, Ko au, by Hana Merenea O'Regan.
(Master of Arts at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand)

Maori girls, power, physical education, sport, and play : "being hungus, hori, and hoha", by Farah Rangikoepa Palmer.
(a thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy of the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2000)

"What's in a name?" : Whatitiri : a partial representation of inherent meaning, by Dinah Hautai Paul. (2000)
University of Auckland - Thesis (MA in Māori Studies)

Te whare tapere : towards a model for Māori performance art , by Te Ahukaramū Charles Royal.
(Victoria University of Wellington in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Theatre and Film)

Cultures of collecting : Maori curio collecting in Murihiku, 1865-1975, by J.O. Samson.
(Victoria University of Wellington in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Psychology, 2005)

Nga kupu tuku iho a Hāmiora Pio, by Benjamin Wharepapa Savage. (1997)
University of Auckland - Thesis (MA in History)

Mana Maori : questions of authority on the East Coast during the nineteenth century, by Grace Smit. (1997)
University of Auckland - Thesis (MA in History)

Ko Tohu te matua : the story of Tohu Kakahi of Parihaka : a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Maori Studies in the University of Canterbury, by Ailsa Lorraine Smith. (1990)

Taranaki waiata tangi and feelings for place, by Ailsa Lorraine Smith.
(Thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Lincoln University)

Analysis of green leaves symbol in Maori pohiri ritual, by Graham Hingangaroa Smith. (1976)

"Two rivers within me flow" : an exploration of mixed race writing in Aotearoa/New Zealand, by Alice Anne Te Punga Somerville.
(Thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at Lincoln University)

Ngati Porou leadership : Rapata Wahawaha and the politics of conflict : "Kei te ora nei hoki tatou, me to tatou whenua", by Monty Soutar.
(Thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Maori Studies at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand )

Taranaki Browner and stronger : an examination of the writing of J.C. Sturm , by Jennifer Sturm.

Taonga Māori of Tainui , by Roimata Tauroa.
(Victoria University of Wellington in fulfillment of the requirements of a Master of Arts in Māori Studies)

Te ahua o te kupu whakaari = The nature of prophetic sayings : he tuhinga-whakapae hei whakamātau i te pūkengatanga e riro ai te Tohu-wānanga Master of Arts in Maori Studies i Te Whare Wānanga o Wikitōria , nā Pou Temara.
[a thesis submitted to the Victoria University of Wellington in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Maori studies]

Ngaa waiata haka a Heenare Waitoa o Ngaati Porou = Modern dance-poetry, by Heenare Wairoa of Ngaati Porou. (1972)
University of Auckland - Thesis (MA in Anthropology)

Colonising culture : the Forster Collection, its history and display, with a special focus on the Maori taonga , by Ingrid Kate Woodall.
(Courtauld Institute of Art, History and theory of the Art Musuem 1753 to the present, M.A. dissertation)

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