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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Recreational Map-users in New Zealand: The Haves and the Have-nots  (2006)

McDonald, P.

On 4–6 September 2006, GeoCart’2006, the national cartographic conference, will take place at the University of Auckland. Two of the papers to be presented will deal specifically with the... read more

Property Rights and Recreational Fishing: never the twain shall meet?  (2000)

McMurran, J.

New Zealand’s experience following the 1986 introduction of the quota management system (QMS) to manage major commercial fisheries illustrates that when designing a rights based fisheries... read more

Development of a comprehensive evaluation strategy for displays at Department of Conservation visitor centres  (1995)

Meylan, R.

The purpose of this project was to develop a research methodology which can be used by Department of Conservation staff to achieve an understanding of how visitors use interpretation displays, and... read more

Design and feasibility of wash-down stations for boating equipment entering the Rotorua Lakes  (2006)

Miller, M., Richardson, P., Collins, E. & Young, K.

Biological diversity in the Rotorua Lakes, New Zealand, is under threat from aquatic pests, in particular pest fish species and various lake weeds. This report considers possible solutions to both... read more

Wilderness Within World Heritage: Te Wahipounamu, New Zealand  (2000)

Molloy, L. & Reedy, M.

The Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area, 2.6 million hectares (6,424,600 acres) of mountains, glaciers, forests, and fiords, contains New Zealand’s main wilderness resource. The Department of... read more

Best practice policies for local government management of natural assets developed for tourists  (2004)

Montgomery, R. L., Hughey, K. F. D., Wason, K. M., Lovell, P. J.

With the tourism sector now a significant contributor to the New Zealand economy ($5.9 billion direct tourism value added in the year ended March 2003), and strong growth patterns forecast to... read more

Visitor decision making, on-site spatial behaviours, cognitive maps and destination perceptions : a case study of Kaikoura  (1998)

Moore, K., Simmons, D.G., Fairweather, J.R.

Understanding visitor decision making, on-site spatial behaviours, cognitive maps and destination perceptions enhances understandings of the way in which tourism and visitors impact upon local... read more

West Coast Visitor Report  (2001)

Moran, D., Sleeman, R. & Simmons, D. G.

This report forms part of a series of eight constituent reports on Tourism in Westland, which in turn is one of four case studies in the programme ‘Improved Management of Tourist Flows and... read more

Behaviour and ecology of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) and the impact of tourism in Mercury Bay, North Island, New Zealand  (2005)

Neumann, D., R. & Orams, M.

This report provides insights into the behavioural ecology of short-beaked common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) in Mercury Bay, on the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula, North Island, New... read more

Observations of interactions between Hector's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori), boats and people at Akaroa Harbour, New Zealand  (2001)

Nichols, C., Stone, G., Hutt, A., Brown, J., & Yoshinaga, A.

Theodolite tracking observations of Hector.s dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori) and boat activity were conducted from cliff-side 30 m above sea level within a defined study site in Akaroa Harbour... read more

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