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Parents’ discursive accounts of their children’s participation in rugby league
(Lincoln University, 2019)
In Aotearoa New Zealand, sport is highly valued as a means by which children can access health and wellbeing benefits, and parents have a range of options when considering sport and physical activities for children. This ...
Eating at high elevation: An herbivorous beetle from alpine rock outcrops relies on ammonia-absorbing lichens
(Wiley on behalf of the Ecological Society of America, 2019-01-08)
The flightless endemic New Zealand beetle, Protodendrophagus antipodes Thomas 2003 (Coleoptera: Silvanidae: Brontinae: Brontini; Fig. 1a, b), is unique among its tribe of 12 globally distributed genera in exchanging the ...
How community gardens may contribute to community resilience following an earthquake
The paper examines community benefits provided by an established community garden following a major earthquake and discusses possible implications for community garden planning and design in disaster-prone cities. Recent ...
Making space for community in super-productivist rural settings
This paper contributes a perspective on an enduring debate in rural studies about the transformation of rural areas in developed market economies into more or less ‘productivist’ landscapes. We focus on the conceptual ...
Adaptation knowledge for New Zealand’s primary industries: Known, not known and needed
(Elsevier: Creative Commons, 2019)
Climate sensitive primary industries including pastoral farming, high-value horticulture and viticulture are central to Aotearoa-New Zealand’s economy. While advances have been made in understanding the impacts and ...
Positive relationships between body weight of dairy heifers and their first-lactation and accumulated three-parity lactation production
(Elsevier on behalf of the American Dairy Science Association and the Federation of Animal Science Societies, 2019-03-01)
This study investigated the relationships between body weight (BW) and milk production of 140,113 New Zealand dairy heifers. Heifers were classified into 5 breed groups: Holstein-Friesian, Holstein-Friesian crossbred, ...