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  • Volunteer Service Abroad Essay

    Volunteer Service Abroad, VSA, is one of New Zealand largest, most experienced volunteer organisations, targeting international development in the wider Pacific. Based in Wellington, New Zealand, it is funded by the New Zealand government, under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT). VSA originated in 1962, by the founding President, Sir Edmund Hillary, he passionately believed that people working together as equals had the ability to achieve incredible things (Volunteer Service…

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  • Why Did William Duguid Leave Scotland

    was 25 on October 1927 he traveled on a boat and ended up in Wellington that is in New Zealand. In Levin he fell in love with Francis and they got married. When he came to NZ he became a linesman and when he got depressed and then he became a cow milker for his neighbors. He died in October 1967. This report is going to tell you the push and pull factors of William Duguid leaving Scotland and coming to New Zealand. It will also tell you what was going on in the 1920-1930 in Scotland that was a…

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  • Jfk Significance

    The Assassination of JFK was hugely significant to New Zealand as where the events that followed it. The significance of the event can simply be determined by the importance of the event. And how people perceived the event. Internationally, New Zealand’s people saw that the assassination of JFK as huge event that deeply affected people at the time. Some accounts, record information such as “the importance she felt… that she was able to follow an world event for the first time”. This account…

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  • When Did Australia Decide To Go To War

    With the announcement of Prime Minister John Howard declared that Cabinet had commit troops to war with Iraq, questions arisen as to whether it is considered legal and valid for the government to be involve in the Australia’s armed force. Looking back at more than 100 years ago, it is evident that the Prime Ministers had been making decisions with regards to the deployment of troops were without Parliamentary approval. Before 1942, Australia’s war entitlement still lies with the Britain due to…

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  • Pounamu Research Paper

    Pounamu is several types of nephrite jade found only in southern part of South Island of New Zealand. Pounamu is green hence the name greenstone in common English. The gem Pounamu comes from boulders on river beds (specifically the Arahura river) and when carved out, most are no bigger than the palm of a human hand. Pounamu is regarded as taonga or treasure and is significant in Maori art culture. Pounamu comes in many shapes because different shapes have different meanings from status and…

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  • Bless Me, Ultima By Rudolfo Anaya

    learns first hand from Ultima by helping her in the llano while she gathers herbs for her medicines. The first time that Ultima came to stay with the Marez family “the beauty of the llano unfolded before [Antonio’s] eyes” and he saw the plain in a new perspective while the “gurgling waters of the river sang to the hum of the turning earth” creating a beautiful harmony in nature. Antonio also learns the uses of special herbs and how to ask for the plant’s medicine before pulling the roots. Ultima…

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  • Colonialism And Indigeneity

    Rangatahi Courts Indigeneity has also been attempted to be recognised through Rangatahi Courts, which emerged after the judiciary acknowledged the overrepresentation of Maori youth in the criminal justice system (Dickson, 2011). Rangatahi courts monitor family group conferences which engage in sentencing. They support retaining Maori identity which is critical to avoid harm and poverty (Jackson, 1988). Yet, the same concerns of being tokenistic in nature are present, as though the process is…

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  • Pierre Bourdieu's Theory Of Education Inequality And Development

    The world encompasses many different cultures, which governs way of living. Culture is defined as the characteristics that mutually make up societies or groups of people identified by beliefs, behaviours and customs. Pierre Bourdieu’s theory of social reproduction formed from culture studies created the concept cultural capital. Divided into three types of cultural capital aspects embodied, objectified and institutionalised state all contributing to shaping lifestyles and individuals. Presence,…

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  • Water Fluoridation Essay

    New Zealand Community Water Fluoridation: Is It Justifiable? Dental caries (tooth decay) is a chronic disease that affects all ages, and remains one of the most predominant diseases in New Zealand. If left untreated, possible ramifications could include, tooth loss (which may result in an undesirable appearance), pain, and infection. Therefore from an early age, it is essential to establish and implement good oral health practices. Examples of these practices (although not limited to) are,…

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  • Treaty Of Waitangi Case Study

    of Waitangi a Māori Magna Carta or Mega-Fraud. The Manga Carta 1215 (1297) The phrase Māori Magna Carta or Mega-Fraud is an interesting phrase. The Magna Carta is a fundamental constitutional document not only to the United Kingdom but also to New Zealand and many other countries that…

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