Research Completed

This section includes abstracts of completed and published research. This section encourages the submission of a wide range of research publication types from conference PowerPoint presentations to peer-reviewed journal articles and including publications in draft and in press.


				
	
	
			
		    

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Organisational Review  (2013)

Queenstown Lakes District Council

The objective of the review was to ensure that QLDC has the right people, in the right places and right numbers, with the right skills and experiences, and supported by the right organisational... read more

Hiking in the Alps: exploring substitution patterns of hiking destinations  (2008)

Mara Thiene

Tourism in the Alps used to rely on a network of facilities maintained in part by the military Alpine Corps. Hiking has been growing in popularity, while the national draft is no longer compulsory... read more

Maori recreation and conservation estate  (1995)

Hirini Paerangi Matunga

This report arose out the need for more research into Maori participation in outdoor recreation within the conservation estate. To its credit, DOC has recognised the need to assess the cultural... read more

"Overcoming the obstacles" : the ways in which parents of pre-school children organise involvement in outdoor recreation  (Lincoln University)

Mark J M Bagnall

The presence of children is a strong influence on adult outdoor recreation over the family life cycle. Research to date has focused principally on providing descriptive information about gender... read more

Subcultures and outdoor pursuits: an interpretive study of therapeutic outdoor recreation programmes for youth-at-risk  (1992)

Miranda Jean Sikking

This is an interpretive study of therapeutic outdoor recreation programmes for youth-at risk. To provide a context for the study, the socio-historical development of therapeutic, outdoor recreation... read more

Industry snapshot for the Auckland region: The marine sector  (2009)

Auckland Regional Council

An overview of the health of Auckland’s marine industry. Industry drivers; economic output; employment; and training and skills within the industry are all examined. This is part of a series of... read more

Health and productivity in New Zealand: an exploratory study  (2012)

Micalla Williden

Health and productivity management (HPM) is a business strategy employed by organisations to manage employee health risk and improve productivity. The major determinants of health are chronic disease... read more

Teacher Professional Development: Who is the learner?  (2012)

Kirsten Petrie

One of the challenges in in-service teacher education is how teachers can be given professional development (PD) that enables them to respond to national curriculum and policy change. In recent years... read more

Pilot study of parent and child perspectives evaluating the effect of a 14 week swim programme on quality of life, self esteem and independence in children with cerebral palsy  (2012)

Faith Crawford

Pilot study of parent and child perspectives evaluating the effect of a 14 week swim programme on quality of life, self esteem and independence in children with cerebral palsy Background The... read more

Natural disaster arrhythmia and action sports: The case of the Christchurch earthquake  (2013)

Holly Aysha Thorpe

Taking inspiration from French sociologist and philosopher Henri Lefebvre’s theory of ‘rhythmanalysis’, the author advocates new ways of thinking about the impact of natural... read more

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