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A decade of public perceptions of the New Zealand environment: a focus on water and its management
(New Zealand Association of Economists and Law and Economics Association of New Zealand, 2010-07)
Six biennial public perception surveys of the environment have been completed at Lincoln University. The survey asks 2000 people their perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment and its management. 2010 ...
The river values assessment system: volume 2: application to cultural, production and environmental values
(Lincoln University. LEaP, 2010-12)
Many attempts over several decades have been made to develop priority lists of important rivers for different values (e.g., angling, kayaking, irrigation, native birds) in New Zealand. Apart from one or two of these most ...
How getting the ‘demand side’ right, by empowering community led initiatives, is leading to sustainable management of freshwater in New Zealand
(Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)., 2011-12)
Freshwater resource management in New Zealand is governed by the Resource Management Act (1991). This empowering legislation established the framework for the National Policy Statement on Fresh Water Management (2011), ...
To keep it 'zip'ped or not? Challenges for a scientist working as a member of a Canterbury Water Zone committee
(Lincoln University, 2011-08)
Should scientists contribute their expertise to collaborative and ‘wicked’ environmental problem resolution processes when they will face major challenges –to their credibility, to their patience, and to the other work ...
Native fish in Northland: application of the River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+)
(Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. Department of Social Science, Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport, 2013-07)
The fourth application of the River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+) for native fisheries value was made in the Northland region. Data for nine out of ten indicators were provided from modelling undertaken by ...
A framework for comparing collaborative management of Australian and New Zealand water resources
(Resilience Alliance, 2017)
Collaborative management of natural resources involves two or more parties working together to govern and/or manage a set of resources within a defined area. Although a number of collaborative management frameworks have ...
Native Fish: Development and Application of the River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+) Method to the Gisborne District Council Region
(Lincoln University. Department of Social Science, Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport, 2012-03)
The first application of the River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+) was made to the native fisheries value in Gisborne District. A modified approach involving national (to develop the system) and local (to fully ...
Native Birdlife in Hawke’s Bay: application of the river values assessment system (RiVAS and RiVAS+)
(Lincoln University. Department of Social Science, Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Sport, 2012-07)
This report presents an application of the River Values Assessment System for existing value (RiVAS) and for potential value (RiVAS+) to native birdlife in the Hawkes Bay Region. A workshop was held in Napier on 3rd October ...
Assessment of effects of different flow regime scenarios on native riverbed nesting birds of the Hurunui and Waiau rivers
The scope of this report relates to an evaluation of different flow regime management scenarios for both the Waiau and Hurunui rivers with regard to their potential effects on native riverbed nesting birds.