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Ranking NZ river values: application of the River Values Assessment System (RiVAS)
Many attempts over several decades have been made to develop priority lists of important rivers for different values (e.g., angling, kayaking, irrigation, native birds) in New Zealand. Apart from one or two of these most ...
Leadership and struggling students
(Education Leaders Forum Conference 2011, 2011-09)
Earthquake forum: regaining solid ground - urban design and recovery
The University of Canterbury held its inaugural Earthquake Forum on the 2nd September 2011. It was an opportunity to hear the diversity of earthquake-related research currently being undertaken in Canterbury and a chance ...
Development of a conceptual framework for sustainability indicators used in structure planning
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design., 2010-05)
Structure Plans in New Zealand are a non‐statutory method of land use planning (Quality Planning, 2009). They do not have any explicit legal status or statutory effect unless provided for as part of a statutory planning ...
The effects of monetary policy shocks on New Zealand's exchange rate
(Lincoln University, 2012)
This thesis examines the impact of monetary policy shock on the exchange rate in New Zealand. Monetary policy shock is the unexpected change in monetary policy that is determined by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ). ...
An investigation into the effect of sodium content in plantain (Plantago lanceolata) on urine production in sheep
(Lincoln University, 2017)
The effect of the high sodium content of plantain on urine production in sheep was investigated. Two groups of sheep (n=10) were fed either perennial ryegrass or plantain for 3 days. Allocated feeds were balanced for water ...
Susceptibility of four bird species to para-aminopropiophenone (PAPP)
The suitability of para-aminopropiophenone (PAPP) for the humane control of stoats (Mustela erminea) and feral cats (Felis catus) is being investigated in New Zealand. Birds are potential non-targets that may be affected ...
The effect of DCD on nitrogen losses from sheep urine patches applied to lysimeters in autumn
(New Zealand Grassland Association, 2010)
The intensification of modern pastoral agriculture has increased the risk of environmental degradation. The use of nitrification inhibitor technology has been shown to reduce nitrate (NO₃ ⁻) leaching losses and nitrous ...
Message framing, source credibility and behavioural intention : an empirical investigation of exclusive breastfeeding intention in Indonesia
(Lincoln University, 2012)
Health organizations and institutions (e.g. WHO, UNICEF and the Indonesian Ministry of Health) overwhelmingly recommend breastfeeding, ideally for a period of at least six months, since it benefits both a baby and its ...
Economic impact of poverty and social isolation: an exploration with US State data
(Eurasia Business and Economics Society, 2012-11)
A. Objectives: The policy debates surrounding the apparent trade-off between economic growth and income inequality, and consequent increase in poverty rate, have gained momentum since the financial debacle in 2008. In ...