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What the public thinks : where do we want to go with rural New Zealand in the 21st century?
(Lincoln University, 2008-06)
The ongoing biennial environmental survey, undertaken by staff at Lincoln University since 2000, has been used as a basis for identifying some future directions for rural New Zealand in the 21st Century. In the main, New ...
Ranking New Zealand river values – a novel approach to managing the 'chalk and cheese' problem
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2009-08)
In New Zealand, regional councils have the task of sustainably managing rivers and their flows. In trying to achieve this task they face enormous challenges including the need to allocate flows amongst often highly disparate ...
Wildlife of urban environments: some thoughts on the surprisingly un-surprising New Zealand context
(Wickliffe Press, 2000)
The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of wildlife in the urban environment with an emphasis on the New Zealand, and in particular on the Christchurch context. Some conclusions from this overview analysis are made, ...
Evaluation of externality management instruments in marine fisheries
(Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2001-01)
New Zealand marine fishing activities create many types of environmental externalities, which by law must be internalised. Selection of best intemalisation instruments can be aided by following a hierarchical decision ...
New Zealanders’ perceptions of the state of marine fisheries and their management
(LIncoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. Department of Environmental Management., 2002)
Management of New Zealand marine fisheries is widely regarded as innovative and effective. However a nationwide survey in 2000 revealed that New Zealanders judge the state of New Zealand’s marine fisheries to be adequate ...
Investments in environmental research, science and technology: their impacts on irrigation and mussel farming
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2004-06)
MoRST is evaluating the Environmental Research output class of the Public Good Science Fund to identify inter alia the impacts of Environmental RS&T spending. Three specific questions are: How effective has the funding on ...
ISO 14001 environmental management system performance: an evaluation of ten organisations in Canterbury, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Environment Society and Design Division, 2008-08)
The aim of our research was to undertake a qualitative evaluation of the performance of ISO 14001 in ten Canterbury based organisations. An evaluation framework was developed consisting of twenty-two questions based on the ...
Funding allocations and the cost- effectiveness of New Zealand threatened species programmes.
Aim: To investigate the effects of relaxing the budget constraint on the cost effectiveness of threatened species programmes.
The costs of single species programmes and the budget constraint
(Surrey Beatty & Sons, 2008)
Despite the scarcity of funding for species conservation programs, estimation of the cost of threatened species programs occurs in only a few countries. This paper examines the reasons for the lack of species program cost ...
Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere: state of the lake and future management
(EOS Ecology, 2008)
Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere is a large coastal lake, intermittently open to the sea. It is highly regarded for its conservation and related values, some of which are of international significance. Its function as a sink for ...