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Some recent changes in rural society in New Zealand
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1989-07)
This report reviews recent changes in rural society by describing adjustments on the farm and in the rural community. The financial position of farmers is described and shows that restructuring has had differential impacts ...
Employment and unemployment in rural Southland
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1988-11)
The results from an interview survey of rural working age people in Southland are presented in this report, along with an overview of relevant domestic and international literature.
Visitors’ and locals’ views of environmental management in Christchurch, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2003-04)
The objective of the research presented in this report was to develop an understanding of visitors' and locals' views of environmental management in Christchurch. A total of 63 people were selected in a diverse, non-random ...
The influence of perceptions of New Zealand identity on attitudes to biotechnology
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2006-10)
Attitudes to specific biotechnologies may be linked to certain beliefs or perceptions individuals have about their identity as New Zealanders. Ten statements about New Zealand identity were included in a nationwide survey ...
New Zealanders and biotechnology : reactions to novel developments in medicine, farming and food
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2006-10)
The aim of this research was to predict and understand public reactions to biotechnology, and in particular to estimate recent change over time in acceptability of examples of biotechnology. A further objective was to ...
Why do some of the public reject novel scientific technologies? A synthesis of results from the Fate of Biotechnology research programme
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2007-06)
This report synthesises outputs from a five year programme of research on public perceptions of biotechnology. In interpreting the overall results, a pressure-response-assessment-outcome model is introduced to explain ...
South Island Maori perceptions of biotechnology
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2004-07)
Biotechnology is the use of living organisms to make products and solve problems. In New Zealand, it has made national headlines through public controversies over genetically modified corn, cloned sheep and the transplantation ...
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. ...
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 ...
Visitors to Christchurch : characteristics and decision-making
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2003-07)
This report presents the results from a survey of visitors to Christchurch, New Zealand which investigated visitors' general characteristics (e.g., age, gender, origin country, group type, etc.), prior knowledge of ...