Landscape protection and rural district schemes
A landscape is the product of past decisions. Present planning decisions will bring about future changes. Natural and cultural processes have created today's landscapes. An understanding of these processes will lead to greater landscape respect in planning decisions. This booklet is aimed at all sections of the community. Firstly councillors and planners who are responsible for the wellbeing and direction of their district. The production of the district scheme is part of their work. With their commitment to future generations, full appreciation of the landscape implications of their decisions is necessary. Secondly rural landowners who hold the ability to extensively change the landscape through management decisions upon their land. Thirdly the general public who, by increased awareness of the landscape will seek ways to protect those places they value and enjoy. For the future of New Zealand and our people there is a need to explore the planning system as a tool for landscape protection.... [Show full abstract]
Keywordslandscape protection; landscape planning; rural district schemes; landscape values; landscape management; Town and Country Planning Act 1977
Fields of Research140205 Environment and Resource Economics; 050104 Landscape Ecology; 1205 Urban and Regional Planning
Access RightsDigital thesis can be viewed by current staff and students of Lincoln University only. Print copy available for reading in Lincoln University Library.
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