New Zealand Essays

Changing Police Culture

The New Zealand police for the last 30 years has faced an unfriendly and an unprofessional police culture that has infringed on both the rights of fellow police offices and those of the society as a whole. This culture of open and fear less sexual misconduct and harassment of women through rape and other forms of sexual assaults. Reports indicate that most of the alleged perpetrators of these violence are high ranking policemen like the police commissioner himself. In the…

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100% Nz Case Study

The parties undertaking market research and management for any particular case must first decide on the decision problem for the study. The decision problem refers simply to the statement of circumstances which require analysis and a specific course of action or series of actions to rectify a problem, improve upon a situation, or even retain the status quo. There are certain aspects which must be ascertained before undertaking a research project. These are guidelines to understand the scope and nature…

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The Treaty of Waitangi

The historical and contemporary interpretation of the treaty of Waitangi and the Doctrine of aboriginal title in New Zealand case law and statute, reflects the pattern of what Moana Jackson refers to as the “colonizing context” the treaty itself came into being on 6th February 1840. It was signed between the British crown representatives and different Maori chiefs who were from the Northern North Island. With the signing of the treaty, a British governor post was established in this region…

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Katherine Mansfield

One of the world’s leading short story writers, Katherine Mansfield was born in 1888 in New Zealand. The second child of Annie and Harold Beauchamp, Katherine grew up in Thordon in Wellington within a large close family. In 1893, her parents, siblings, grandmother and aunts all moved to Chesney Wold where Katherine wrote of some happier times, the majority of which she has used within her stories. Attending Wellington Girl’s College and Miss Sawinson’s private school, Katherine and her two…

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Implications of Islamic Finance for Securities Law in New Zealand

The global growth and development of Shari’ah compliant financial products has been more pronounced in the last three decades, when several countries already had established laws and regulations governing finance and securities. The materialization of variety of capital market products, compounded by progression of market activity, not confined to the traditional jurisdictions in Asia and the Middle East and the development and advancement of technology has led to global trade in Shari’ah compliant products not limited by the geographical boundaries,…

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Introduction to Early Childhood Education

This essay will discuss the importance of partnership with parents/whanau, providing responsive relationships and interactions with children and biculturalism on society. Research shows that children who attend an early childhood centre providing care of high quality succeeded more at school, stayed at school longer and kept achieving more in their early adult years. They grew up with a sense of belonging within their community and society and had the skills needed to take control of their own lives (Beaver, Brewster,…

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1981 Springbok Tour

Focus Question: What was the background to the 1981 Springbok Tour of New Zealand? For 56 days in July, August and September 1981, New Zealanders were divided against each other in the largest civil disturbance seen since the 1951 waterfront dispute. More than 150,000 people took part in over 200 demonstrations in 28 centres, and 1500 were charged with offences stemming from these protests. To some observers it might seem inconceivable that the cause of this unrest was the visit…

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The Effect of European Settlers on the Maori Group

Before the 1840s there were many European groups that impacted Maori culture with positive, negative, major and minor impacts. These main groups that impacted Maori culture were the Explorers, Traders, Missionaries and the Sealers and Whalers. Some of these groups had major impacts on Maori culture and some of them had minor impacts. The explorers had a major impact to the Maori culture because they were the ones to start these changes and impacts to New Zealand and Maori culture….

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The Functionalism of Gangs in New Zealand

Gangs have been perceived as a predominant and rising social issue in New Zealand since as early as the 1950s. Associations of crime and deviance have been the focus of media and law enforcement throughout this time but the issues associated with gangs do not prevail singularly within the construct of the groups. It is too easy to point the finger to those on the fringes of society and say that they are the cause for social instability. It is…

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Treaty of Waitangi Case

At around 1830’s there were about 120,000 Maori aborigines in New Zealand, added with around 2000 settlers from other places. There was an influx of immigrants at that time. Because of that efforts for negotiation between the Maori and the British government were made. After that, several instructions regarding the issue were given to the person in charge for the country at that time.             The instructions given were for the interests of the Aborigines of the country, wherein all…

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South Korea and New Zealand Relations

“New Zealand continues to stand with South Korea”. When New Zealand Prime Minister John Key says “stands with,” he is signifying the key element to the positive diplomatic relations between New Zealand and South Korea that have existed for fifty years: New Zealand standing ‘side by side’ with South Korea. He emphasises that New Zealanders do not stand higher than Koreans or over them as an insignificant racial group, but instead, he defines the fifty-year long diplomatic friendship as one…

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The Spatial Pattern of Tourism Development in Rotorua

Rotorua is one of the most popular tourist destinations in New Zealand. Tourism and tourism development has occurred in Rotorua due to geothermal activity, Maori culture, lake related activities and other cultural attractions. Tourism development has build up around these natural and cultural attractions and a specific spatial pattern of tourism development can be seen. An agglomeration pattern of accommodation can be seen in Rotorua. The three main types of accommodation available in Rotorua are motels, hotels and lodges. Fenton…

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