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  • Urban Observation

    Walking the City Exercise: George Street, Central Dunedin According to the Dunedin City Council and the Social Wellbeing Strategy, the city of Dunedin, New Zealand strives for the title, “One of the World’s Great Small Cities.” On Tuesday, the 31st of March, I took the time to walk up and down George Street, a main shopping section of Dunedin. Along my walk, I observed the use of public versus private space, how people act and react to their surroundings, and the relationship between technology, governance, leisure and commerce within the designated space. At 2:00 PM, I began my stroll along George Street, starting from the stairs of Knox Church. It was a sunny afternoon and I took into account all of my surroundings. As I walked, I discovered…

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  • The Town Rush Case Study

    Scottish Settlers arriving in Dunedin took advantage of the area they chose. These choices both positively and negatively impacted on the surrounding environment. Dunedin benefited from the Gold Rush because it was located close to Central Otago. However, this had a negative impact on the environment because the city soon became polluted from the sudden increase in population. The green space surrounding the city was used to create a town belt, which had a positive effect on sustaining the green…

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  • Berkshire Winter Wonderland Report

    (1) Overall, how would you rate “Dunedin Winter Wonderland”? (2) What were the three main reasons you attended “Dunedin Winter Wonderland”? (3) Did “Dunedin Winter Wonderland” meet your expectations? (4) What did you like best/least? (5) How would you rate the price-value rate at “Dunedin Winter Wonderland”? (6) How unique was this event compared to similar type of events you experienced in Dunedin? (e.g. Cadbury Carnival, Midwinter Carnival) (7) How satisfied were you with a. Venue…

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  • What Are The Key Characteristics Of Guided Missile Culture

    “Culture is acquired knowledge that people use to interpret experience and generate social behavior. This knowledge forms values, creates attitudes, and influences behavior” (Doh, Hodgetts, & Luthans, 2006, pp. 93-94). Elevated to the organisational level, culture is defined as “shared values and beliefs that enable members to understand their roles and the norms of the organization” (p.154). Enterprise Dunedin, as stated above, is a newly formed department where three former separated teams…

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  • The Five Unwritten Rules Of University Dating Analysis

    As an adolescent girl on her way down to Dunedin for her first year of University I told my parents’ not to worry too much about my grades, because I was going to find myself a top-notch husband in the years I was studying. We all laughed about it like I was kidding, but the truth was, ever since I was young I dreamt of coming to University and meeting guys who all looked like the lead male role of a Rom-Com film and they were perfectly going to balance study and a social life like I was going…

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  • Abuse In Children

    parents and/or guardians. Further, the study looks to correlate depressogenic attributional style and depressive/anxious symptomatology behavior in children of parents who use or have used harsh physical punishment and have a high abuse potential, versus those of a lower abuse potential. This journal article review will look at the information presented, and determine whether or not the findings by the author are consistent enough to merit additional research. The sample of this study consists…

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  • Plunket Nurse Role

    Infant mortality & Dr Truby’s vision and initiative for infant welfare. High Infant mortality rate due to malnutrition and diseases like diarrhoea, influenza, and other epidemics inspired Dr.Truby to developed feeding formula which significantly reduced infant death rate, He taught his way to improve child health to women, some of them joined in his child welfare crusade as untrained nurses in Karitane Hospital. But when work pressure increased due to a high incidence of influenza, tuberculosis…

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  • Loss Of Freedom In The Handmaid's Tale And The Bath By Janet Frame

    woman in The Handmaid’s Tale they often do not have jobs and are not educated, they’re just “baby machines”. It is even illegal for them to drive. This worrying infringement of freedom draws many parallels to Atwood’s fiction. Is this a warning to modern society? In The Bath, the elderly widow must suffer the daily ordeal of a routine increasingly challenging. Her loss of freedom is caused by the internal force of her aging body. She now struggles to look after herself at home, let alone make…

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  • Social Determinants

    power against another person in a relationship. Those that live with high socio-economic stress may tend to feel as though they do not have power and control over other parts of their life, and so feel the need to control their partner. A high unemployment rate and increased rates of low income mean that around 682,500 people live in poverty in New Zealand. According to the New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services, this accounts for one in seven households, including around 220,000…

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  • The Case Of Limpus V London General Omnibus Co.

    The rule was established in case of Plumb v Cobden Flour Mills Co Ltd. in which Lord Dunedin distinguished between prohibitions which 'limit the sphere of employment', and those which 'only deal with conduct within the sphere of employment'. He then stated that only a transgression of the former class carries an employee outside the scope of his employment. An example of this being applied was in the case of LCC v Cattermoles Ltd . A garage worker was employed to move vehicles in a garage, but…

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