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Public perceptions of New Zealand's environment: 2013
(EOS Ecology, 2013)
The seventh (having begun in 2000) survey of people’s perceptions of the state of the New Zealand environment was undertaken over February-March 2013. The survey is based on the Pressure-State-Response (PSR) model of ...
RiVAS and RiVAS+: Opportunities for application of a multi-criteria river value assessment system approach which considers existing and potential states
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2011-08)
The River Values Assessment System (RiVAS) uses a combination of expert panels and multi criteria analysis to identify primary attributes (or main features) of river values (e.g., whitewater kayaking, native birds) and ...
RiVAS (and RiVAS+): Insights and lessons from 5 years' experience with the River Values Assessment System
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2012-08)
The River Values Assessment System (RiVAS and RiVAS+) are tools that enable regional councils and others to ‘objectively’ and systematically evaluate rivers in their regions for their relative importance across the range ...
Public perceptions of New Zealand's environment: 2010
(EOS Ecology, 2010)
Priorities for, and preferred approaches to, management of New Zealand fresh waters
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010-08)
Since 2000 six standardised biennial public surveys of the state of the New Zealand environment have been undertaken. A fresh water case study was included in the 2010 postal survey and in an electronic survey. Desirable ...
The nature of wellbeing: How nature’s ecosystem services contribute to the wellbeing of New Zealand and New Zealanders
(Department of Conservation, 2015-03)
What do we need for a ‘good life’? At one level, the answer to this question will differ for each person. Yet at a deeper level, we all share a common set of fundamental needs that must be met for us to experience wellbeing. ...
A framework for comparing collaborative management of Australian and New Zealand water resources
(Resilience Alliance, 2017)
Collaborative management of natural resources involves two or more parties working together to govern and/or manage a set of resources within a defined area. Although a number of collaborative management frameworks have ...
A national-level screening exercise to assess tourism’s vulnerability to climate change
(Lincoln University. LEaP, 2010)
It is widely acknowledged that over the 21st century the global community will need to adapt to the effects of climate change. Current climate models predict that New Zealand will experience increasing temperatures, changing ...