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Evaluation of externality management instruments in marine fisheries
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2001-01)
New Zealand marine fishing activities create many types of environmental externalities, which by law must be internalised. Selection of best intemalisation instruments can be aided by following a hierarchical decision ...
Evaluating ecosystem services on farmland: a novel, experimental, 'bottom up' approach
(International Federation of Organic Cultural Movements, 2005-09)
Human life is supported by natural ecosystems and species that constitute them through conditions and processes which are known as ecosystem services or nature’s services. To date, ES value has been assessed using a ...
Promoting water efficiency measures through pricing
This presentation covers water and wastewater services and their pricing, reports research on Akaroa and the tourist use of these services, outlines new charges for water and waste water, and comments on Dunedin’s water ...
Testing for benefit transfer in valuation of ecosystem services in New Zealand winegrowing regions
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2008)
Objectives of this study are to estimate average Willingness-to-Pay (WTP) of Marlborough (MARL) and Hawke’s Bay (HB) households for reductions in environmental impacts caused by winegrowing practices.
Key factors determining the costs of New Zealand threatened species programmes
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2003-12)
In 2002, 603 “Acutely Threatened” NZ species; total expenditure NZ$35.8 million. NZBS - extra NZ$26.5 million over 5 years, incl. NZ$10 million for kiwi sanctuaries. Unclear why some threatened species programmes have high ...
Adoption of environmental innovations: Analysis from the Waipara wine industry
(Elsevier on behalf of UniCeSV, University of Florence, 2013-06)
The Greening Waipara Project developed and introduced a number of ecologically and environmentally-focused practices to the Waipara vineyards and wineries of North Canterbury, New Zealand. This paper describes the practices ...
Consumer attitudes regarding environmentally sustainable wine: an exploratory study of the New Zealand marketplace
Previous research has suggested that consumers are becoming increasingly concerned by the effects of conventional agricultural food production practices on human health and environmental wellbeing. This study sought to ...
An evaluation of self-governance in the New Zealand Bluff oyster fishery - The indicator system approach
The use of self-governance as a fisheries management tool is increasing in New Zealand and elsewhere. Researchers argue that in theory self-governance can lead to improved outcomes, but evaluating actual benefits is difficult ...
New methodology for the ecological footprint with an application to the New Zealand economy
(Lincoln University. Commerce Division, 1997-04)
Sustainable development has become a primary objective for many countries throughout the world since the late 1980’s. A major difficulty associated with sustainable development objectives, however, is the absence of reliable ...
Natural areas: accessibility, entry, and equity
(New Zealand Ministry of Tourism, 1994)
A very large proportion of New Zealand's land area is reserved for conservation and recreation purposes. The Department of Conservation claims responsibility for the management of thirty percent of New Zealand land. Entry ...