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Christchurch's "shaky" tourism: How to rebuild a destination
(University of Auckland, 2012)
Modern cities are surprisingly dependent on tourism and competition among them for tourist dollars—both domestically and internationally—can be extreme. New Zealand’s second city, Christchurch, is no exception. In 2009, ...
Drink and the historians: Sober reflections on alcohol in New Zealand, 1840-1914
(University of Auckland, 2010-04)
In reviewing the existing historiography of alcohol in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century New Zealand, this article emphasizes the need for histories that examine the perspective of the drinker and that consider the ...
Sport and society
(Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage, 2013-09-05)
As early as the 1830s British settlers were organising horse races and cricket matches. The range of available sporting activities grew with the population, and sport became vital to Kiwi culture. Competitive sports such ...
Making space for community in super-productivist rural settings
This paper contributes a perspective on an enduring debate in rural studies about the transformation of rural areas in developed market economies into more or less ‘productivist’ landscapes. We focus on the conceptual ...
DIY "worlds" and the co-construction of home and self
The question to which this paper speaks is how can DIY home improvement, a central but largely unanalysed element of New Zealand housing culture, be interpreted in social theoretical terms? Many New Zealand householders, ...
A road less-travelled: Exploring management perspectives on camping movement and representation in the Waitaki and Mackenzie Districts, New Zealand : A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Applied Science
(Lincoln University, 2020)
Camping is an increasingly popular way for tourists to travel within New Zealand and around the world. Allowing tourists to save money, stay close to attractions, and maximise their flexibility of travel, camping provides ...