Stevie Noe – Ngai Tuhoe, Ngāti Porou

Faculty of Science and Engineering

An investigation into the developmental and environmental causes of variation in manuka nectar yield and composition.

Waikorihiata Jones – Ngāti Koroki-Kahukura

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

This study aimed to identify the tools and strategies staff of Te Whakaruruhau, Waikato Women’s Refuge, have used to create a suicide free safe space for their clients. Within this study 10 interviews were conducted with Te Whakaruruhau staff to identify the specific tools and strategies that help to prevent suicide with their clients. These interviews examined how staff identify possible suicidal ideation and behaviour, depression and anxiety within their clients. Preliminary findings from the interviews indicate that staff used many approaches such as, the relationship they build with clients, and Whakarongo & Korero (to listen and talk) with clients. These approaches were highly discussed tools that staff used to prevent suicidal episodes with clients.

Mahue Dewes – Ngāti Porou

Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies

Te oriori mō Tāmaunga-o-te-rangi

Mana Atua, Mana Whenua, Mana Tangata

Apirana Dayton – Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Mutunga o Wharekauri

Facuty of Law

Ngā iwi Māori maintain their role in the care and maintenance of Tangaroa me ōna uri in accordance with tikanga Māori. Rāhui have long been associated with notions of conservation and is the focal point of this research.

Toni Garson – Ngāti Maniapoto, Peehi

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Looking at what constraints are faced when creating a low budget student run web series.

Te Wairere Ngaia – Waikato-Maniapoto, Taranaki, Ngāti Porou

Waikato Management School

This study undertakes to research the leadership practices of how tutors can effectively lead and manage haka teams to achieve team performance goals, and individual self-identification goals. This study will also undertake to recognise how tutors can effectively lead and manage haka teams with conduct that maintains a Māori worldview. The main outcome of the study is to provide a leadership framework to help tutors with their leadership practices so they can effectively grow future Māori leaders through competitive Kapa Haka.