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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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RiVAS (and RiVAS+): Insights and lessons from 5 years' experience with the River Values Assessment System
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2012-08)
The River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+) are tools that enable regional councils and others to ‘objectively’ and systematically evaluate rivers in their regions for their relative importance across the range ...
RiVAS and RiVAS+: Opportunities for application of a multi-criteria river value assessment system approach which considers existing and potential states
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2011-08)
The River Values Assessment System (RiVAS) uses a combination of expert panels and multi criteria analysis to identify primary attributes (or main features) of river values (e.g., whitewater kayaking, native birds) and ...
(WET - Waihora Ellesmere Trust, 2013)