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  • Contested landscapes: An exploration into street-based sex work and its implications for urban design in Christchurch, New Zealand 

    Drury, Glenys (Lincoln University, 2018-02-28)
    New Zealand’s legal framework decriminalising sex work is unique. It supports sex worker rights and allows multi-agency co-operation to develop and implement a range of ‘street safety’ initiatives. However, regardless of ...
  • Person-environment fit: Needs and challenges in Antarctica 

    Jaksic, Cyril (Lincoln University, 2018)
    Thousands of individuals are deployed to Antarctica every year to support scientific research. Understanding how they cope in such an unusual location can reveal the factors and dynamic processes of human adaptation inherent ...
  • The importance of NZPI membership to private sector planning consultants and new graduates 

    Rennie, Hamish (Lincoln University, New ZealandLincoln University, Christchurch, 2013-12)
    The overall findings of the survey suggest that NZPI membership only adds real value for a recent graduate when there is a shortage of graduates knowledgeable about planning and planning issues. There are, however, ...
  • DIY "worlds" and the co-construction of home and self 

    Mackay, Michael D.; Perkins, Harvey C.; Gidlow, Robert G. A. (2013)
    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, ...
  • Sport and society 

    Ryan, Gregory J. (Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and HeritageWellington, N.Z., 2013-09-05)
    As early as the 1830s British settlers were organising horse races and cricket matches. The range of available sporting activities grew with the population, and sport became vital to Kiwi culture. Competitive sports such ...

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