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Proceedings of the New Zealand Rural Economy and Society Study Group Seminar
(Lincoln College. Agricultural and Economics Research Unit., 1986-10)
This Discussion Paper includes the contents of a one day seminar held at Lincoln College on 3 July 1986 for the first meeting of the New Zealand Rural Economy and Society Study Group. Included are two papers read by two ...
Farm structure change in New Zealand and implications for policy
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1986-03)
Two broad arguments are employed to justify proposals for a government sponsored closer settlement policy. The first argument involves testing three different theories of social policy against the pattern of New Zealand ...
Results from a survey of organic kiwifruit growers: problems and practices that affect production
This is a report of an investigation of the practices and problems of organic kiwifruit production. These are examined to better understand factors related to productivity with the general aim of improving productivity ...
An analysis of Zespri's 2003 Organic Kiwifruit Database: factors affecting production
A database of many variables collected by Zespri from their organic kiwifruit growers and packhouses has been used to find any factors that might enhance the production of larger fruit or higher production volumes. The ...
Public perceptions of natural character and implications for the forest sector
(New Zealand Institute of Forestry, 2003-02)
This article presents results from a number of studies of public perceptions of natural character in New Zealand to show that there are two fundamental positions - 'pure nature' and 'cultured nature'. It measures the ...
Interactions between tourists and the natural environment : impacts of tourist trampling on geothermal vegetation and tourist experiences at geothermal sites in Rotorua
(Lincoln University. Tourism Research and Education Centre, 2000-02)
The main objective of this research was to evaluate tourist impacts on geothermal vegetation and to examine visitor's attitudes towards their impacts on vegetation. Two commercially operated sites near Rotorua were selected ...
Research on the consequences of converting to organic production : a review of international literature and outline of a research design for New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2001-10)
The objectives of this research were to review the literature that describes the consequences of farms converting to organic production and to use these studies to develop an optimum design for an organic farm conversion ...
Tourism, water and waste in Akaroa : implications of tourist demand on infrastructure
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2003-11)
There are three components to this research project. The first is the quantitative analysis of the impact of tourist flows to Akaroa on the town's water supply services and wastewater management services. The second is the ...
A tree model for Hawkes Bay farmers' tree planting decisions
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1992-09)
This research report presents the results of a regional pilot study of farmers' decision making regarding trees on their farms. A review of both international and New Zealand literature shows that farmers have a variety ...
Visitor and New Zealand fur seal interactions along the Kaikoura coast
(Lincoln University. Tourism Research and Education Centre., 1998-09)