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Extreme landscapes: A 21st century sublime
(ORO editions on behalf of the University of Pennsylvania School of Design, 2017)
Queenstown and Christchurch are twin poles of New Zealand's landscape of risk. As the country's 'adventure capital', Queenstown is a spectacular landscape in which risk is a commodity. Christchurch's landscape is also ...
The 'place' of interpretation: an evaluation of provision, use and role of interpretation at Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 1997)
The qualitative research reported in this study draws on sense of place theory to develop a new approach to evaluating interpretation. In this thesis I argue that interpretation, either explicitly or implicitly, aims to ...
Melancholy, memories and six nostalgias: Postquake Christchurch and the problems of recalling the past
(University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013)
The city of Christchurch, New Zealand, was until very recently a “Junior England”—a small city that still bore the strong imprint of nineteenth-century British colonization, alongside a growing interest in the underlying ...
Spatial complexity and microclimatic responses of epiphyte communities and their invertebrate fauna in the canopy of northern rata (Metrosideros robusta A. Cunn.: Myrtaceae) on the West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 2008)
Rain forest canopies are renowned for their very high biodiversity and the critical role they play in key ecological processes and their influence on global climate. Despite that New Zealand supports one of the most diverse ...
Comparative economic performance of ARGOS kiwifruit orchards 2003/04 - 2007/08
This presentation discusses the economic differences among kiwifruit orchards: green, organic and gold, which results is compared to sheep/beef sectors.
Modelling the effects of climate change policy on the NZ livestock sector
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
The link between trade and the environment has aroused considerable interest both in terms of the impact of trade liberalisation on the environment, and also the impact of environmental policy on production and trade. Of ...
Key factors determining the costs of New Zealand threatened species programmes
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. Department of Environmental Management., 2003-12)
In 2002, 845 “threatened” NZ species and annual expenditure of NZ$35.8 million. NZBS - extra $26.5 million over 5 years, incl. NZ$10 million for kiwi sanctuaries. Unclear why some threatened species programmes have high ...
Genetic variation in Aciphylla glaucescens (Apiaceae)
(New Zealand Ecological Society., 1999)
Population structure, diversity and gene flow in four populations of Aciphylla glaucescens were studied using allozymes. Six of the seven putative loci were polymorphic in at least one population. Within populations the ...
Developing a culturally-based environmental monitoring and assessment tool for New Zealand indigenous forests
Maori have kaitiaki responsibilities to sustainably manage natural resources including indigenous forests. They are often asked about their cultural values in relation to indigenous forests. The tools that are currently ...
DIY "worlds" and the co-construction of home and self
The question to which this paper speaks is how can DIY home improvement, a central but largely unanalysed element of New Zealand housing culture, be interpreted in social theoretical terms? Many New Zealand householders, ...