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Restoring what? : a socio-cultural exploration of ecological restoration in Christchurch and Canterbury
(Lincoln University, 2002)
The environmental issues we face today are caused by a historical conceptual separation of nature from culture. In Aotearoa New Zealand, and more specifically Christchurch and Canterbury, one of these issues is a depletion ...
Collaborative water governance in New Zealand : turning the tide in the Canterbury region?
(Lincoln University, 2008-06)
Our objective in this paper is to draw on the increasingly voluminous international literature on collaborative approaches to watershed, natural resource, and ecosystem management to critically appraise the potential for ...
The conservation status of invertebrates in Canterbury
This report uses a species-based approach to identify invertebrates that are threatened / endangered, and, in some cases, needing short- or long-term management to ensure their survival. The aims of this project were to: ...
Food or sex: which would you choose? Pollinator-prey conflict and reproductive assurance in New Zealand Drosera
(Lincoln University, 2009)
This is the first study to test the possibility that autonomous selfing in carnivorous plants functions as a mechanism to reduce the pollinator-prey conflict by reducing pollen-limitation. Carnivorous plants can rely on ...
Making large scale community water enhancement projects a reality
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2002)
This report has been written to convey the experiences that I have enjoyed and the lessons I have learned in eight years involvement in large scale community water enhancement project promotions. In the early 80's with ...
Smallholders in Canterbury : characteristics, motivations, land use and intentions to move
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-09)
The AERU published its first report on smallholdings in Canterbury in 1993. The present report extends that research by using a random sample survey and thereby updates our understanding of this very important phenomenon. ...
A comparison of the economics of dairy farming between the regions: Southland, Canterbury, West Coast
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2002-11)
The objective of this project is to provide a comparison of financial performance for owner operated dairy farms in Canterbury, Southland, and the West Coast.
The benefits of water storage to irrigation
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Kellogg Rural Leaders Programme., 2009)
Irrigation and water storage has long been touted as a potential for improvements in productivity in dryland East Coast areas. Reports date back to the 1880's discussing the benefits water would bring to farmlands. Currently ...
The values associated with Maori-centred tourism in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2003-07)
The overall aim of this study was to analyse Maori tourism development in the Canterbury region according to values of Maori-centred tourism. The objectives to achieve this aim were to validate the relevance of the values ...
Riparian management guides : are they meeting the needs of the interested public?
(Lincoln University, 2008)
In New Zealand, there are many published guidelines about the management of riparian areas. The question needs to be asked, are these guides useful? This research thesis investigates the extent to which riparian management ...