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Canterbury strategic water study
Canterbury has 58% of all water allocated for consumptive use in New Zealand, and 70% of the nation’s irrigated land. Water is highly valued by the regional community for a variety of economic, environmental and social ...
Recent water sector reform in New Zealand
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2011-08)
Addressing NPSP (non-point source pollution) is the Achilles heel of water sustainability in New Zealand and internationally. This oral presentation discusses this environmental problem and questions how do we design ...
ISO 14001 environmental management system performance: an evaluation of ten organisations in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Environment Society and Design Division, 2008-08)
The aim of our research was to undertake a qualitative evaluation of the performance of ISO 14001 in ten Canterbury based organisations. An evaluation framework was developed consisting of twenty-two questions based on the ...
Factors affecting Canterbury, New Zealand farmers' adoption and use of computerised information systems
(Lincoln University. Farm and Horticultural Management Group, 2001-07)
The aim of this study is to identify which factors have operated as adoption barriers to information innovations (computerised systems) in Canterbury (New Zeeland) daily farming. This study is a attempt to link the farm ...
International tourists’ decision making: perspectives from frontline service providers
(Lincoln University. LEaP., 2012-03)
This report describes data collected as part of a project investigating international tourists’ decision making in New Zealand. The research is a follow-up to a series of interviews undertaken with tourists in 2009 which ...
Migrant dairy farm staff in Canterbury - Filipino and Chilean experiences
(Lincoln University, 2012)
Do the backgrounds and experiences of Filipino and Chilean migrants working on dairy farms in Canterbury differ? Dairy exports are a major earner of the New Zealand economy. With the increase in the number of cows per herd ...
Invertebrate diversity and abundance in ten Port Hills reserves, Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Soil, Plant & Ecological Sciences Division., 2004-06)
Strolling to the beat of another drum : living the 'Slow Life'
(Lincoln University, 2008)
As the pace of life in contemporary Western society accelerates, an increasing number of people are engaging in an alternative lifestyle: ‘Slow Living’. Although popular in the media, Slow Living, which addresses issues ...
Measuring the diversity and abundance of carabids and spiders of ten Port Hills reserves in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection & Ecology Division, 2008-05)
The Regional Parks’ Port Hills Rangers (Greenspace Unit, Christchurch City Council) in conjunction with Environment Canterbury are ecologically restoring several reserves on the Port Hills of Canterbury. Flora and fauna ...
Education providers : a qualitative analysis of international student growth in Christchurch and Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2003-09)
This report presents an overview on the trends and growth rates of foreign fee-paying (FFP) student numbers in the Christchurch - Canterbury region in different institutional levels (primary schools, secondary schools, ...