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    Tapo Volcanic Zone Essay

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    Taupo Volcanic Zone The Taupo Volcanic Zone is a highly active volcanic region situated in the central part of the North Island in New Zealand. The Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ) stretches from Ohakune in the south of the Bay of Plenty to White Island in the north. It is estimated that the Earth’s crust below the Taupo Volcanic Zone may possibly be as small as 16 kilometers think and currently moves approximately 8mm per year. The TVZ is named after Lake Taupo, the caldera of the formaly largest volcano in the zone. The region we see today is formed from a combination of internal and external processes that shape and form the volcanic region. There are five main volcanic centers in the Taupo region, which are Mt Ruapehu, Mt Ngauruhoe, Mt Tongariro, Lake Taupo Volcanic Centre and Okayaina Volcanic Centre or Mt Tarawera. In the last 5,000 years the Taupo Caldera has been recorded as the most violent eruption…

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    ‘cookbook’ myth which involves using a previous restoration projects methods to create the same outcome for your restoration project. Applying information from a reference ecosystem can be quite difficult. Firstly, an intact ecosystem is needed that has similar geology, rainfall, altitude, size etc. and needs to be in the same ecological district, this can be quite difficult to find especially in New Zealand where many ecosystems are plagued by introduced plants and mammalian predators.…

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    Era Of Consumerism

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    newspapers as their main source of advertising but little focus was on TV. By the end of 1953 TV had gained its popularity and focus was shifted towards visual advertising which brought about a boom in the U.S. economy. This new trend of advertising started in Madison Avenue, New York. This era was a period of acute consumption anxiety. Post war years also saw a significant increase in the population which lead to more people needing more necessities which gave rise to the modern consumerism and…

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    The 1st generation, in terms of immigrants, refers to two types of people: a person who was born in and is a citizen of one country, but whose parents are born in another country, and a foreign-born who has immigrated to a new country. Then there is the 1.5 generation composed of people who immigrated to a new country before or during their early teen years. Now, the term Asian-American, by definition, are just Americans of Asian descent. First generation and 1.5 generation Asian-Americans are…

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    James Salvatore was born in 1935 and raised in Victoria, Australia with his two parents and seven younger brothers and sisters. After his parents died in 1944 James and his siblings moved to Stewart Island, New Zealand with their great grandmother named Nanny. A year had passed, being 1945, and James took on the responsibility at fifteen years old to care for his younger brothers and sisters and his great grandmother. In Stewart Island all of what was left of the Salvatore family lived in a…

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    Women's Enfranchisement

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    Amongst the organisations advocating for women’s enfranchisement, another with prominence was the Dunedin Tailoresses Union [DTU] formed in 1889. The depressed economic situation in New Zealand during the 1880s led to “sweated labour.” Men and women alike worked for long hours and low wages in overcrowded conditions. Factory worker Miss M recalls “I made 12s 6d one week, but that meant working till three o’clock some mornings… and on Sunday, too” (Paul, 1910, as cited in Dalley & Robertson,…

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    Ideology Of Child Poverty

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    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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    New Zealand Tourism Essay

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    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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    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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    The number of children and young people charged in court in 2015 was 1,878; the lowest it has ever been since the year 1992 (Statistics New Zealand, n.d.). This fact, alongside other data that is listed and explained below supports the thesis statement that - youth crime is under control in New Zealand. The ‘other data’ will consist of four paragraphs. First of all, information on the topic will be given as well as the types of offenders that exist; secondly, what causes these children and…

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