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Contents: Volume 21, 2013

  • Jessica Scott: Learning the ropes
  • Rachel Leggett: A day in the life of an eldercare worker
  • Roseanna Finkle-Vern: Development of sociolinguistic competence in children from a Montessori preschool
  • Khadijeh Gharibi and Mortaza Yamini: Politeness in young children's speech
  • Jennifer Gilbert: Sign language, interpreters and power
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Contents: Volume 20, 2008

  • Sophia Jarlov Wallingford: The pluralisation of nouns in New Zealand Sign Language
  • Sophia Jarlov Wallingford: A preliminary formal syntactic analysis of wh-questions in New Zealand Sign Language
  • Raquel Direnzo: Double realization of verbs in Argentinian Spanish
  • Xitao Fu: Metonymy and metaphor: Continuum or hierarchy?
  • Anna Piasecki and Paul Warren: Language-specific cues - A cue to language?
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Contents: Volume 19, 2007

  • Kazuyo Murata: Laughter in Japanese business meetings - a relational perspective
  • Leilarna Kingsley: Explicit language policy and language practices in multilingual banks in Luxembourg
  • Jeannie Fletcher: Powerhouses of organizational knowledge creation: Communities of practice or micro-communities of knowledge?
  • Julia De Bres: Using workplaces to research attitudes and behaviours towards the Māori language in Wellington
  • Mariana Lazzaro-Salazar: Politeness in intercultural workplace interaction: A literature review
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Contents: Volume 18, 2006

  • Katherine Quigley: The Metaphors of Economic Change
  • Amigo Westbrook: Te Reo Māori words in job advertisements: Lexemes of New Zealand English?
  • John Macalister: "That place would be better named Glover': Establishing and contesting identity through the (re)naming of places
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WWP, Volume 18, 2006 17.91MB PDF

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Contents: Volume 17, 2005

  • Kalangis Bembe and Elizabeth Pearce: Unua texts
  • Laura Dimock: The bilabial trill in Unua
  • Glorious Oxenham, Elizabeth Pearce and Agnes Terraschke: Roviana text
  • Martin Paviour-Smith: Mood marking on Malakula
  • Martin Paviour-Smith and Willy Makenzie: Exacting the hen's revenge: An initial enquiry into the nature of narrative in Aulua
  • Elizabeth Pearce: The reflexes of Proto-Oceanic *na in Unua
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Contents: Volume 16, 2004

  • Julia de Bres: Intergenerational attitudes towards Dutch language maintenance in New Zealand
  • Jeh Sie Tan: The use of got in Malaysian English
  • Stephanie Schnurr: How female leaders use humour to integrate their professional and their gender identities
  • Janet Holmes: Monitoring, mentoring and managing: the complexities of workplace discourse
  • Luke McCrohon: "2B or nt 2B": Txt Speak as an in-group marker
  • Ann Weatherall: "Whr r u? tb!": A preliminary study of language use in young people's text messages
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Contents: Volume 15, 2003

  • Helen Ainsworth: How she says it and how he says it - differences in the intonation of dairy farming women and men in South Taranaki
  • Patricia Vermillion: The ups and downs of Kiwis: an experiment investigating tonal cues used to identify NZE intonation
  • Paul Warren, Shari Speer and Amy Schafer: Wanna-contraction and prosodic disambiguation in US and NZ English
  • Joel Zwartz and Paul Warren: This is a statement? Lateness of rise as a factor in listener interpretation of HRTs.
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Contents: Volume 14, 2002

  • Laurie Bauer and Paul Warren: Affix-able words: morphological productivity as the basis for (de)composition in processing
  • Gloria Hu: Phonological awareness in young Cantonese-Mandarin bilinguals
  • Megan Rae and Paul Warren: The asymmetrical change in progress of NEAR and SQUARE vowels in NZE: psycholinguistic evidence
  • Jen Hay and Paul Warren: Experiments on /r/-intrusion
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Contents: Volume 13, 2001

  • Laurie Bauer: Whither the thesaurus
  • Laurie Bauer: How and why the phonological word and the morphosyntactic word do not coincide
  • Hannah Buchanan: Neutralisation of DRESS and TRAP before /l/ in New Zealand English
  • Yono Sukarno: vP-aspect: aspectual base properties of Indonesian predicates
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Contents: Volume 12, 2000

  • Angela Ford: A DP analysis of Iaai noun phrases
  • Elizabeth Pearce: Transitivity, incorporation and animacy in Iaai
  • Elizabeth Pearce: and Samuel Ukewea Wadjeno Uny me Cako: Iaai text
  • Shizuka Torii: What is tense?
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Contents: Volume 11, 1999

  • Sai Hui: Humour in a Cantonese family: an analysis in an asymmetrical small group setting
  • Jinnie Potter: Chartwell School: sixteen years of a Japanese-English bilingual venture
  • Maria Stubbe, Chris Lane, Jo Hilder, Elaine Vine, Bernadette Vine, Janet Holmes, Meredith Marra and Ann Weatherall: Multiple discourse analyses of a workplace interaction
  • Wellington Working Papers in Linguistics Policy Guidelines
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Contents: Volume 10, 1998

Out of Print
  • Janet Holmes: The linguistic construction of gender identity
  • Jane Pilkington, Janet Holmes and Chris Lane: Gossip: its context and its boundaries
  • Sandra Shearn: Interviewing styles on New Zealand National Radio: is Mike Hosking really so outrageous?
  • Robert Sigley: Interpreting social variation using stylistic continua: the strange case of relativiser choice
  • Lynnette Sollitt Morris: The paradox of silence in interaction: an indicator both of power and powerlessness
  • Transcription conventions
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Contents: Volume 9, 1997

  • Diane Massam: Three Faces of Niuean aki
    Elizabeth Pearce: DP Licensing and Spec roles in Māori
  • Elizabeth Pearce: Genitive Case in the Maori DP
  • Shizuka Torii: Two Types of Evaluation Time and Subject Marking in Japan
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Contents: Volume 8, 1996

  • Jen Hay: No laughing matter: gender and humour support strategies
  • Gary Johnson: The management of interaction in the television interviews of Maggie Barry
  • Shelley Robertson: Māori English and the bus-driving listener: a study of ethnic identification and phonetic cues
  • Ben Taylor: Gay men, femininity and /t/ in New Zealand English
  • REPORT ON RESEARCH IN PROGRESS: Janet Holmes and Chris Lane Interactional Variation in Environmental Interviews
  • BOOK REVIEW: Mary Crawford Talking Difference. Reviewed by Janet Holmes.
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Contents: Volume 7, 1995

Out of Print
  • Laurie Bauer: Is the morpheme dead?
  • Jen Hay: The Adjacency Condition and the Atom Condition: compatible morphological constraints
  • Elizabeth Pearce: V-movement and optionality
  • Paul Warren: The sound of desert trains: delay strategies and constraints in spoken sentence processing
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Contents: Volume 6, 1994

  • Anita Easton: Talk and laughter in New Zealand women's speech
  • Jen Hay: Jocular abuse in mixed gender interaction
  • Janet Holmes and Allan Bell: Consonant cluster reduction in New Zealand English
  • Camille Plimmer: Language maintenance and shift in the Italian community in Wellington
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Contents: Volume 5, 1992

Out of Print
  • Chris Lane: Repetitive questioning in courtroom interaction and interlanguage communication
  • Lisa Matthewson: Conversation behaviour of television viewers
  • Jane Pilkington: Don't try and make out that I'm nice!' The different strategies women and men use when gossiping
  • Maria Stubbe: What's the score? Qualitative vs quantitative analysis in gender research.
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Contents: Volume 4, 1992

  • Laurie Bauer: Review of J. Kelly and J. Local Doing Phonology
  • Gavin Carr: On Heads in Morphology and Syntax
  • Lisa Matthewson: Prosodic Morphology in Alabama Negation
  • Matthew Scott: An Assimilatory Neutralization in New Zealand English
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WWP, Volume 4, 1992 1.95MB PDF

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Contents: Volume 3, 1991

  • Janet Holmes: Women's verbal contributions in public settings
  • Caroline McGhie: The jargon of Wellington taxi dispatchers
  • Catherine Neazor: Language maintenance and shift in the Wellington Polish community
  • Michael Williams: Post-vocalic (r) in the urban speech of the Isle of Wight
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WWP, Volume 3, 1991 1.69MB PDF

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Contents: Volume 2, 1990

  • Laurie Bauer: English vocabulary during the Twentieth century: an experimental approach
  • Lisa Matthewson: The negative clitic in Middle High German
  • Elizabeth Pearce: An analysis of negated infinitivals in Middle French
  • Xuezhong Zhang: The structure of Chinese dative/benefactive and double object sentences
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WWP, Volume 2, 1990 1.59MB PDF

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Contents: Volume 1, 1990

  • 'Anahina 'Aipolo and Janet Holmes: The Wellington Tongan community: prospects for language maintenance
  • Nicola Daly: Sri Lankans and Sinhala language maintenance in New Zealand
  • Jane Pilkington: Mixed marriages and language maintenance: some Samoan data
  • Wendy Thompson: Attitudes to Māori and the use of Māori lexical items in English
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