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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 ...
Nanotechnology : ethical and social issues : results from New Zealand focus groups
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2005-12)
Smallholding in the Selwyn District
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2005-12)
Although the economic benefits to the primary sector of biotechnology are recognised, they have not to date been measured. This report begins to fill this gap in our understanding by estimating the economic contribution ...
Sketch maps: features and issues important for the management of ARGOS orchards and farms
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2005-08)
The primary objective of this research was to analyse sketch maps completed by ARGOS kiwifruit orchardists and sheep/beef farmers to find out what was important to their management of their properties, and compare production ...
Characteristics of smallholdings in New Zealand : results from a nationwide survey
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit., 2005-09)
This research investigated land use and the social and environmental effects of smallholding. The research was designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of smallholders and smallholdings by means of a nationwide ...
Smallholdings in New Zealand
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2005-08)
Reports on 'A Study of Smallholdings and their Owners', prepared jointly by AgriQuality New Zealand, Lincoln University and MAF, which outlines the findings of a study undertaken in 2003/04. MAF commissioned the study in ...
Understanding approaches to kiwifruit production in New Zealand: report on first qualitative interviews of ARGOS kiwifruit participants
(Agriculture Research Group on Sustainability, 2005-07)
Kiwifruit growers (or orchardists) comprise a diverse group of individuals with a variety of perspectives on and approaches to sustainable production. This diversity is the product of a broad range of social, cultural, ...
Environmental values and response to ecolabels among international visitors to New Zealand
(Channel View Publications, 2005)
The research reported here documents the awareness of ecolabels among visitors to Christchurch, one important visitor destination in New Zealand. Around the world there is a growing debate about ecolabels and how visitors ...
New Zealanders and biotechnology : attitudes, perceptions and affective reactions
(Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, 2005-09)
Public perceptions of biotechnology in contemporary society are important. The current research programme has allowed us to resurvey the public to assess current responses to biotechnology and to examine possible changes ...