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National parks in New Zealand : conservation or preservation?
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1987)
Natural protected areas are a resource for, and in which, a wide range of values is identified; market value, non-market value, and intrinsic value. National park history, philosophy and legislation is interpreted to ...
St. James Walkway research project 1982-1983 (year two)
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1983)
This dissertation is the report which covers the second year of the proposed five year St James Walkway research project. The first chapter gives background information leading up to the commencement of field work in ...
An ecological approach to landscape design in urban parks
(University of Canterbury, 1987)
There has been a long history of the use of natural elements in design. However, there are many interpretations of the terms "natural" and "ecological". An ecological approach involves using ecological principles, especially ...
A review of some aspects of the protection of native flora in New Zealand
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1988)
The many special features of the New Zealand environment are the culmination of its natural and geological history and, more latterly, human history. The isolation of New Zealand for such a long time ensured that it remained ...
Information use in New Zealand’s coastal zone management
(Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1985)
An examination of information management in New Zealand's coastal zone was carried out. This examination focussed on information relating to coastal processes and dynamics. It was recognised that decision makers require ...
Caves: The cave and karst resource of New Zealand
(Lincoln University, 1981)
PART I of this dissertation presents a brief description of the historic background of human use of caves and cave exploration, both generally and specific to New Zealand. Recent discoveries are also touched upon, and the ...