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Employment and unemployment in rural Southland
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1988-11)
The results from an interview survey of rural working age people in Southland are presented in this report, along with an overview of relevant domestic and international literature.
Land policy and land settlement in New Zealand : an analysis of land policy goals and an evaluation of their effect
(Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit., 1985-05)
The main stated objective of government land policy has been to support closer settlement of farmland. Closer settlement has been justified in terms of economic and social benefits, and in general, has had a considerable ...
Kiwifruit casual mapping in 2008 : comparisons to 2005 and to other sectors
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2009-03)
Public understandings of biotechnology in New Zealand : factors affecting acceptability rankings of five selected biotechnologies
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2003-12)
In a study of public perceptions about biotechnology eleven focus groups were conducted throughout New Zealand. In the course of each focus group the participants were asked to rank for acceptability five different exemplars ...
Challenging a place myth: New Zealand's clean green image meets the biotechnology revolution
(Blackwell Publishing, 2005-06)
The 'clean green image' of New Zealand is a well-known example of what has been called a 'place myth'. But more recently, emerging alongside this place myth is an image that the government is trying to co-create of New ...
New Zealand agricultural policy reform and impacts on the farm sector : detailed historical analysis addressing the issue of the specificity of the farm sector
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit, 1994-12)
This research analyses the effects on the farm sector of the reform of New Zealand agricultural policy undertaken in 1985. This analysis is placed within a discussion of the larger issue of the specificity of the farm ...
An economic evaluation of coppice fuelwood production for Canterbury
(Lincoln College. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1989-04)
This report describes the process of growing trees on a short rotation and intensive cultivation (SRIC) basis for the production of briquettes as a domestic fuel. The objective is to assess coppice fuel wood as a potential ...
There are audits, and there are audits : response of New Zealand kiwifruit orchardists to the implementation of supermarket initiated audit schemes
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2007-09)
New Zealand’s kiwifruit industry is strongly focused on its commitments to producing a high quality product that meets the increasing demands of its main export markets. This report examines the recent introduction of two ...
Community perceptions of tourism in Christchurch and Akaroa
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2003-03)
This study reports on community response to tourism in the urban centres of Christchurch and Akaroa (Canterbury, New Zealand). Specifically, it examines residents' perceptions, expectations and adaptations to tourism at ...
The economic impact of tourism on Westland District
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre, 2001-07)
In recent years tourism has been one of the fastest growing sectors of the New Zealand economy, and has become particularly important in some smaller communities. It has become particularly important in regions (such as ...