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  • Hotspots: Exotic mosquito risk profiles for New Zealand

    de Wet, Neil; Slaney, David; Ye, Wei; Hales, Simon; Warrick, Richard A. (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2005-04)
    This document reports the main findings of the first systematic, spatial analyses of risks to New Zealand associated with exotic mosquitoes of current public health concern.
  • The legend of the RMA: A trilogy

    Ericksen, Neil (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2003-09)
    In this presentation the author paints the conflict of people versus nature in light of the RMA, and go on to look at the repercussions of this through not only the plans that were prepared under this controversial ...
  • Planning and governance under the LGA: Lessons from the RMA experience.

    Borrie, Nancy; Memon, Ali; Ericksen, Neil; Crawford, Janet (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2004-06-01)
    The purpose of this report is to identify ways in which experiences gained from the RMA as a devolved and co-operative planning mandate can enable local and central government and other stakeholders to more effectively ...
  • Planning paradise with the Cheshire Cat: Governance problems under the RMA

    Ericksen, Neil (2003-05-23)
    Much has been made of compliance costs to business and the need to process consents hastily in relation to the Resource Management Act in New Zealand. This obsession with compliance misses the fundamental problem of ...
  • PUCM 2 Survey Results 2001-2002

    Day, Maxine; Backhurst, Michael (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2002-06)
    This Report contains the results from a survey of resource management consultants and resource consent applicants carried out during 2001-2002 to gain factual and attitudinal information about the plan implementation ...
  • Resource management, plan quality and governance: A report to Government

    Ericksen, Neil; Crawford, Janet; Berke, Philip; Dixon, Jennifer (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2001)
    This Report contains the main findings from FRST-funded research into planning under the Resource Management Act. It includes five sets of interrelated recommendations. These recommendations identify many actions that are ...
  • Plan effectiveness monitoring: Built heritage, Wellington City District Plan

    Mason, Greg; McEwan, Ann (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2005-02)
    The goal of this project has been to assess the effectiveness of the built heritage provisions in the Wellington City District Plan. To this end, sixty nine buildings were chosen from the Plan’s Heritage List: Buildings ...
  • Managing change in North Shore’s Residential 3 Built Heritage zone: An evaluation of resource consent outcomes

    Mason, Greg; McEwan, Ann (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2005-12)
    The goal of the study presented in this report has been to determine the extent to which resource consent outcomes in North Shore City’s Residential 3 Built Heritage zone comply with the District Plan. To this end, a sample ...
  • Community outcome processes as a forum for community governance

    Leonard, Lorraine; Memon, Ali (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2008-01)
    Research for this report is part of a project on evaluating the quality of planning and governance under the Local Government Act 2002 (LGA). This is the first of two complementary reports aiming to develop and test a ...
  • District plan implementation under the RMA: Confessions of a resource consent

    Day, Maxine; Backhurst, Michael; Ericksen, Neil; Crawford, Janet; Chapman, Sarah; Berke, Philip; Laurian, Lucie; Dixon, Jennifer; Jefferies, Richard; Warren, Tricia; Barfoot, Cushla; Mason, Greg; Bennett, Matthew; Gibson, Claire (2003-04-15)
    This report focuses on results from Phase 2 of PUCM - the quality of plan implementation in six district councils selected for their range of plan quality and capacity to plan. Only those results considered to be important ...
  • PUCM Practice Development Programme (PDP): February 2005

    PUCM: Planning Under Co-operative Mandates (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato, 2005-02)
    The purpose of this report is to identify a Practice Development Programme (PDP) for the presentation of relevant innovative practices and tools arising out of the first two Phases of PUCM (Planning Under Co-operative ...
  • Evaluation of iwi and hapū participation in the resource consents processes of six district councils

    Backhurst, Michael; Day, Maxine; Warren, Tricia; Ericksen, Neil; Crawford, Janet; Jefferies, Richard; Bennett, Matthew; Berke, Philip; Chapman, Sarah; Laurian, Lucie (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2004-03)
    This working paper analyses the processes adopted by councils for involving hapū/iwi in plan implementation, including the resource consents process. Three topic issues were investigated to assess plan implementation — ...
  • Reflections on relationship-building between tangata whenua and local government: Notes from research and practice

    Neill, Beth (International Global Change Institute, University of Waikato, 2003-06)
    In this paper, the author takes a reflective look at two areas: the preliminary discussions and fieldwork they undertook to set up a collaborative doctoral research project exploring relationship-building between tangata ...
  • Iwi interests and the RMA: An evaluation of the quality of first generation council plans

    Jefferies, Richard; Warren, Tricia; Berke, Philip; Chapman, Sarah; Crawford, Janet; Ericksen, Neil; Mason, Greg (The International Global Change Institute, 2002-10-31)
    This working paper analyses the processes adopted by councils for involving hapū /iwi in plan implementation, including the resource consents process. Three topic issues were investigated to assess plan implementation — ...
  • The quality of district plans and their implementation: Towards environmental quality

    Backhurst, Michael; Day, Maxine; Crawford, Janet; Ericksen, Neil; Berke, Philip; Laurian, Lucie; Dixon, Jennifer; Chapman, Sarah (2002-04)
    Since inception of the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) the issue of sustainable management has dominated planning practice in New Zealand. Over the past decade, councils have wrestled with converting the concept of ...
  • Human dimensions of global environmental change: A review of frameworks and research gaps.

    Urich, Peter; Campbell, John; Gillespie, Alexander; Scrimgeour, Frank (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato, 2005-12-01)
    This review of current knowledge in, and development of, priorities for research into the human dimensions of global environmental change has been conducted to assist the Foundation for Research Science and Technology to ...
  • The CLIMPACTS synthesis report: An assessment of the effects of climate change and variation in New Zealand using the CLIMPACTS system

    Warrick, Richard A.; Mullan, A.B.; Kenny, Gavin J.; Campbell, B.D.; Clark, H.; Austin, P.T.; Cloughley, C.G.; Flux, T.L.; Hall, A.J.; Harman, J.J.; McPherson, H.G.; Jamieson, P.D.; Mitchell, N.D.; Newton, P.C.D.; Parshotam, A.; Porteous, A.S.; Salinger, M.J.; Thompson, C.S.; Tate, K.R.; Ye, Wei (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato, 2001-06)
    In the late 1980s, New Zealand undertook the first national assessment of climate change and its possible impacts on the country.The landmark report, reflecting the judgement of scores of national experts, called for greater ...
  • The effects of climate change and variation in New Zealand: An assessment using the CLIMPACTS system

    Warrick, Richard A.; Kenny, Gavin J.; Harman, J.J. (The International Global Change Institute (IGCI), University of Waikato., 2001-06)
    Along with a need to better understand the climate and biophysical systems of New Zealand, the need to develop an improved capacity for evaluating possible changes in climate and their effects on the New Zealand environment ...