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New Zealanders’ perceptions of the state of marine fisheries and their management
(LIncoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. Department of Environmental Management., 2002)
Management of New Zealand marine fisheries is widely regarded as innovative and effective. However a nationwide survey in 2000 revealed that New Zealanders judge the state of New Zealand’s marine fisheries to be adequate ...
The economic impacts of climate change on Canterbury dairy farms
Dairy farming has grown dramatically recently in the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island, resulting in elevated land values. Dairying's success is the result of a combination of favourable environmental conditions, ...
Contingent valuation of improved water quality in the lower Waimakariri River
(Lincoln University (Canterbury, N.Z.). Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1993-12)
Valuing indigenous biodiversity
The primary objective of the project is to create a method that can be applied by Biosecurity New Zealand (BNZ) to rapidly and accurately evaluate and rank projects aimed at protecting indigenous biodiversity from incursions ...
Stated preference evaluation of government budgets
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2005-08)
Stated preference approaches are widely used in non-market valuation. However, their potential uses extend far beyond valuation. In particular they can be used to assess efficiency of resource allocations and to design ...
Transfer of choice model benefits: a case study of stream mitigation
(Environmental Management and Development Programme, National Centre for Development Studies, Australian National University, 2003-12)
Development activities place pressures on the natural environment that are very costly to avoid or remedy. In these cases, off-site mitigation may be used to address the effects of development. A choice model is applied ...
Big game hunter surveys
This oral presentation looks at the costs, recreation benefits, non-recreational harvests, conservation and other facters of the big game hunter surveys.
What New Zealanders think about marine recreational fishing
(New Zealand Fishing News., 2004)
Opinions run hot on the future management of New Zealand’s marine recreational fisheries. There is much at stake. Recreational fishers spend about one billion dollars a year targeting the five most commonly caught marine ...
Economic assessment: proposed Ashburton catchment flow regime change
Key topics include an economic assessment and consideration of ecosystem services. Provisioning services, regulating services and cultural services are given along with benefit and cost changes.
New Zealand fresh water management and agricultural impacts
In New Zealand it is increasingly recognised, including by government, that water resource allocation and water quality are issues of national importance. Agriculture is frequently portrayed by public media as a major ...