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Exploring the impacts of the Covid-19 national lockdown on outdoor recreationists' activity and perceptions of tourism
(Lincoln University | Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki. LEaP, 2021-03)
The Covid-19 pandemic had an unprecedented effect on tourism and outdoor recreation across the world in the year 2020. In New Zealand, a national lockdown for a period of 5 weeks confined New Zealanders to their local ...
Marine tourism in Nunavut: Issues and opportunities for economic development in Arctic Canada
(Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2019)
The Arctic is being influenced dramatically by climate change and new environmental conditions. As a result, there are increasing opportunities for local economic development and one of the sectors that is responding rapidly ...
When time changes heritage
Heritage is about time. In 2000 Timothy and Boyd pointed out that heritage is what has been selected from the past for preservation. Thompson, with his Rubbish Theory, argued that often heritage is found in things that ...
'Time' to explore the theoretical underpinnings of last chance tourism
Various terms have been used, sometimes interchangeably, to describe people visiting places or objects that are in danger of disappearing. These include, climate tourism and extinction tourism (Leahy, 2008), doom or ...
Stakeholder perspectives on Antarctic tourism
Challenges related to global warming, economic utilisation of natural resources, increased human visitation and growing science-related activities are placing pressure on Antarctica’s unique environment. In an effort to ...
Walking the talk in outdoor recreation research: The theory and practice of the mobile interview on the Port Hills, Christchurch, New Zealand
(Department of Tourism, University of Otago, 2019-12-13)
Background: This presentation focuses on the theoretical foundation and practical application of walking as a research method. Walking interviews have been used as a research tool for some time, particularly in the field of ...
An investigation of youth group leaders' perspectives on recreation opportunities on Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, New Zealand
‘Nature Deficit Disorder’, a concept coined by Richard Louv (2005), highlights a growing concern that young people are now spending so little time in outdoor environments that many are almost entirely disconnected from ...
The 'place' of interpretation: an evaluation of provision, use and role of interpretation at Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 1997)
The qualitative research reported in this study draws on sense of place theory to develop a new approach to evaluating interpretation. In this thesis I argue that interpretation, either explicitly or implicitly, aims to ...
Community perspectives on cruise tourism in Akaroa, New Zealand
(Lincoln University., 2014)
Poster presentation summarising research examining community perspectives on cruise tourism. In the Akaroa case study, increasing numbers of tourists in absolute terms does not appear to be the main issue or concern for ...
Examining the implications of high-volume tourism on local users of nature-based settings: A case study of the Selwyn District, New Zealand
Poster presented at the CAUTHE Conference, February 2020