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Challenging a place myth: New Zealand's clean green image meets the biotechnology revolution
(Blackwell Publishing, 2005-06)
The 'clean green image' of New Zealand is a well-known example of what has been called a 'place myth'. But more recently, emerging alongside this place myth is an image that the government is trying to co-create of New ...
Public understandings of biotechnology in New Zealand : nature, clean green image and spirituality
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2003-10)
This programme was granted funding in response to a demand for additional information on public perceptions of the risks of biotechnology. The Foundaton for Research, Science and Technology identified the need for research ...
Attitudes to pests and pest control methods : results from a sample survey of the NZ population in February 1991
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1991-04)
A survey of 1000 adult people in New Zealand was carried out during February 1991. The intention of the survey was to ascertain the views of the respondents on the seriousness of a range of pests and their attitudes to ...
Public drinking and social organisation in Methven and Mt. Somers
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1990-12)
The results from an ethnographic study of two South Island rural towns, Methven and Mt. Somers, are presented in this report along with a selected review of the literature on pubs. An argument is developed that integrated ...
Smallholders in Canterbury : characteristics, motivations, land use and intentions to move
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-09)
The AERU published its first report on smallholdings in Canterbury in 1993. The present report extends that research by using a random sample survey and thereby updates our understanding of this very important phenomenon. ...
Generations in farm families : transfer of the family farm in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1991-01)
This report presents data from a study of the farm transfer process between generations of farm families in Canterbury. A small, non random sample of men and women were interviewed, and their responses were used to carefully ...
The values associated with Maori-centred tourism in Canterbury
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2003-07)
The overall aim of this study was to analyse Maori tourism development in the Canterbury region according to values of Maori-centred tourism. The objectives to achieve this aim were to validate the relevance of the values ...
Farming in Hurunui and Clutha counties : current attitudes and practices compared to survey results in 1986
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1993-03)
This report presents results from a mail survey of 238 farms in Hurunui and Clutha Counties in 1992, and compares them with a similar survey in 1986. The typically sheep/beef farmers said that their financial position had ...
Intending smallholders’ and existing smallholders’ perceptions of the rural lifestyle around Christchurch, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1993-08)
In this qualitative study of smallholders around Christchurch a total of 58 people on 33 smallholdings were interviewed to learn about perceptions of the rural lifestyle. Intending smallholders, those who had just obtained ...
Nanotechnology : ethical and social issues : results from New Zealand focus groups
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2005-12)