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Public understandings of biotechnology in New Zealand : nature, clean green image and spirituality
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2003-10)
This programme was granted funding in response to a demand for additional information on public perceptions of the risks of biotechnology. The Foundaton for Research, Science and Technology identified the need for research ...
Nanotechnology : ethical and social issues : results from New Zealand focus groups
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2005-12)
The decision making of organic and conventional agricultural producers
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 1996-06)
The main objective of this research was to describe and understand the decision making of organic and conventional farmers so that we could understand why, or why not, they grew organic products. Organic production was ...
Farmer views on the use of genetic engineering in agriculture
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2003-05)
The objective of the research reported here was to determine farmers’ views about genetic engineering, including their intentions to use genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and their views about GMOs, environment attitudes ...
Public perceptions of natural character and implications for the forest sector
(New Zealand Institute of Forestry, 2003-02)
This article presents results from a number of studies of public perceptions of natural character in New Zealand to show that there are two fundamental positions - 'pure nature' and 'cultured nature'. It measures the ...
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 ...
Evolving community perceptions of tourism in Westland
(Lincoln University. Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre., 2001-07)
The main objective of this report is to examine the impacts of tourism on Westland communities and Westland residents' attitudes towards tourism. The particular objectives are: to provide an historical account of the history ...
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 ...
South Island Maori perceptions of biotechnology
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2004-07)
Biotechnology is the use of living organisms to make products and solve problems. In New Zealand, it has made national headlines through public controversies over genetically modified corn, cloned sheep and the transplantation ...
Evolving community response to tourism and change in Rotorua
(Lincoln University. Tourism Research and Education Centre, 2000-02)
The aim of this report is to outline how the Rotorua community experiences tourism and tourism development and how they have adapted to it. The objectives are to: give an historical account of the history of the development ...