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Tuwhera Open Theses & Dissertations

AUT Open Access theses & Dissertations


If you have any question on thesis deposit or your research output in Tuwhera Open Theses & Dissertations, please contact:

Scholarly Communication Librarian: Rudy Bin Mahli

Phone: (09) 921 9999 ext 6066

Team Leader, Research Support: Ann Chen

Phone: (09) 921 9999 ext 8573

AUT open access theses and dissertations

 Tuwhera Open Theses & Dissertations is the open access repository for AUT postgraduate research outputs. This repository covers the following collections:

  • Doctoral theses and Masters theses/dissertations/exegeses deposited with the Library since 2007.
  • Theses and dissertations submitted prior to 2007 - some are available open access. A small number of this collection can only be consulted by AUT students and staff.
  • Masters research projects recommended by Faculties since 2016.
  • Masters practice projects recommended by Faculties since 2017.

Tuwhera Open Theses Copyright statement

General Copyright Statement

All items in AUT Tuwhera Open Theses & Dissertations are provided for private study and research purposes and are protected by copyright with all rights reserved unless otherwise indicated.

Theses and Dissertations

Theses and dissertations are protected by the Copyright Act 1994 (New Zealand). The thesis or dissertation may be consulted by you, provided you comply with the provisions of the Act and the following conditions of use:

  • Any use you make of these documents or images must be for research or private study purposes only, and you may not make them available to any other person.
  • Authors control the copyright of their thesis or dissertation. You will recognise the author’s right to be identified as the author of the thesis or dissertation, and due acknowledgement will be made to the author where appropriate.
  • You will obtain the author’s permission before publishing any material from the thesis or dissertation.