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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 perceptions of outstanding natural landscapes in the Auckland region
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2004-12)
There are many planning and policy decisions relating to land management that require some level of input from the public. One such area is public perception of the natural character of the landscape. This research reports ...
Values and management options for sustainable forest management in New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2003-09)
In many sectors of primary production there is growing interest, or concern with, certification. In recent years, forestry is one sector where significant progress has been made and at the present time there is much interest ...
Public perceptions of natural and modified landscapes of the Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1999-10)
The primary objective of this study was to document public perception of natural character in the biophysical environment using the Coromandel Peninsula as a case study of landscape settings. The design of the research ...
Forestry and agriculture on the New Zealand East Coast: socio-economic characteristics associated with land use change
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2000-06)
The topics of land use, and issues associated with land use change, have been a major theme of research in the AERU since its inception in 1962. In earlier years the research focused on pastoral land uses, reflecting the ...
Investigating community : imperatives for but constraints against land use change in the Mackenzie / Waitaki Basin
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 1997-06)
This report uses an ethnographic approach to provide a description and analysis of the social context of land use change in the Mackenzie/Waitaki Basin. In order to understand current land use dynamics it begins by reviewing ...