Birds of New Zealand

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  • Reference Ecosystem For Arimawhai Point, Great Mercury Island

    Little Barrier Island (2817ha) is a reserve located approximately 75km away from Great Mercury Island while it is not as close to Great Mercury Island as Red Mercury Island is Little Barrier Island is still in the same ecological district (McEwen, 1987) and could possibly represent a greater abundance in the diversity of species. The terrestrial bird species currently on the island tui (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae), bellbird (Anthornis melanura), hihi (Notiomystis cincta), yellow crowned parakeet (Cyanoramphus auriceps), red crowned parakeet, tomtits (Petroica macrocephala), North Island robins (Petroica longipes), silvereye, kereru (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae), grey warbler (Gerygone igata) fantail and rifleman (Acanthisitta chloris) (Girardet, Veitch, & Craig, 2001). Species that have been translocated onto the island include saddleback, kokako (Callaeas wilsoni) (Girardet et al., 2001). There are currently three coastal bird species breeding on the island the grey faced petrel, cook’s petrel (Pterodroma cookii) and the black petrel (Procellaria parkinsoni) (Girardet et al.,…

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  • The Symbols Of Ti Kouka Or Cabbage Tree

    Ethnobotany is the interactions of culture and plants and how the two affect each other over time Cordyline australis also known as ti Kouka or Cabbage Tree is a plant endemic to the New Zealand islands. Often described as out of place among the native fauna of New Zealand it is an iconic symbol of the country. Its uses have changed over the centuries, evolving along with New Zealand as Maori and then Europeans settled New Zealand and the resulting cultural shift that accompanied. Ti…

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  • The Importance Of The Treaty Of Waitangi

    Māori culture has remained a huge part throughout my upbringing. I have been able to recognise the importance which has been encouraged throughout my studies, more now than ever. The role I will play as a treaty partner approaches the importance of having familiarity of New Zealand history alongside skills (Lang, 2002) essential to have an effective outcome in my practice as an Early Childhood Educator. To achieve a positive outcome in my practice I will educate myself with the significant…

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  • The Role Of War In Afghanistan

    New Zealand troops have spent more time in Afghanistan then both World War One and World War Two Combined, despite this, mainstream media coverage of the war has been limited, and one-sided, government reports have relied on embedded journalism and the NZDF methods of public relations (PR), have been responsible for the upkeep of the military’s positive, peacekeeping, reconstructed, ‘kiwi’ image. While this was not untrue, it can not be considered truthful. The NZDF maintains strong connections…

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  • Ideology Of Child Poverty

    than about the lack of food and there are many factors that causes child poverty. These child poverty indicators and factors are things such as income poverty, living conditions or housing, material hardships, education, and poor physical and mental health. (Child Poverty Monitor, 2015). O’Brien, in Beddoe & Maidment (2009), suggests that there are six possible main causes of child poverty, which include the lack of advocacy and knowledge, decreasing support for egalitarianism, costs, dominance…

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  • Transport's Impact On Social Consumption And Socialization In New Zealand

    1 INTRODUCTION Transport has a huge impact on daily basis in New Zealand. It is known that New Zealand currently spends billions of dollars on transport (Ministry of Transport, 2014). Transport has become one of the biggest factors contributing in energy consumption and economic growth in New Zealand and Ministry of Transport have introduced four scenarios in order to make flexible investment options. Ministry of Transport have considered a change in oil price and digital technology advancement…

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  • Maori Health Case Study

    In Maori society, manaakitanga is a customary quality that is thought to be massively vital (New Zealand tourism strategy, 2015). As a nurse it is important in my practice as Manaakitanga is a traditional value that is considered to be hugely important for Maori health. By implanting Manaakitanga (hospitality) in my practice it will make my patients particular Maori feel like they are highly cared for. By focussing as a nurse in my practice the communication, patient satisfaction, service…

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  • The Negative Impact Of Health Promotion In New Zealand

    Health promotion is a process where in individuals are empowered to enhance their well-being. It concentrates on an individual’s behavior towards a broad range of social and environmental interventions (WHO, 2016). According to the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion, to achieve the complete state-of-mind, one or a group should be able to recognize and acknowledge goals, identify needs, and to adapt to the environment (Raeburn, 2007). Health promotion programmes in New Zealand are activities to…

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  • New Zealand Tourism Essay

    Current State of New Zealand Tourism: Years ago, if someone mentioned New Zealand in a sentence, they wouldn’t know where it is or what you were talking about. Now New Zealand has grown, and is still growing today. One of the biggest reason now that New Zealand has been recognized more is because of our tourism industry. Tourism is one of New Zealand’s biggest export industries earing $11.8 billion of New Zealand’s current exchange earnings. New Zealand has a reputation of this clean green…

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  • Te Kupenga Mōteatea Analysis New Zealand History. (2012). A frontier of chaos, Maori values and practices. Retrieved from Te Kupenga hauora ahuriri. (2012). Welcome. Retrieved from Ministry of Justice, Waitangi tribunal. (2016). Tikanga and ture 5.7. Retrieved from…

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