Stephen Espiner

User Type:

Researcher

Position:

Senior Lecturer

Location:

Canterbury

Bio:

Dr Stephen Espiner is a Senior Lecturer at Lincoln University with 20 years’ research experience in tourism and outdoor recreation in New Zealand’s protected areas.

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2013

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Research Completed

Social dimensions of national park use: a case study of summertime visitation to Arthur's Pass National Park

The visits people make to national parks are products of their various social characteristics, early and current experiences, motivations, perceptions, and attitudes. These visits, however, also... read more

Monitoring the effects of aircraft over-flights on visitors to the glaciers, Westland Tai Poutini National Park: A report presenting results from the 2013 visitor survey

Documented assessments of the effects of aircraft over-flights on visitors to Westland Tai Poutini National Park date back to 2000, following the development of a nation-wide standard operating... read more

The visitor experience at Franz Josef Glacier, Westland Tai Poutini National Park, New Zealand

In order to monitor the quality of the visitor experience at Franz Josef Glacier Valley, Espiner Consulting (Ltd) was commissioned by the Department of Conservation (DOC) to develop and implement a... read more