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Research - Links

A selection of research findings are highlighted below, including the title, reference and abstract. These have been selected to provide a range of views to broaden the understanding of the social and physical outdoor environment. In some instances there are links to the articles however in most cases the reference and abstract is supplied. Supplying abstracts for public information is consistent with section 71 of the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994. The views of the authors expressed within the research described below are not necessarily that of MSC staff, volunteers or executive.

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green-arrowNew Zealand green-arrowInternational green-arrowRelevant NZ Journals and Newletters

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   New Zealand
     
 

Centre for Recreation Research
Aims to establish a long-term research programme to develop theoretical and practical knowledge about commercial and non-commercial recreation developments in rural, urban and natural areas, both in New Zealand and overseas.

green-arrowhttp://www.crr.otago.ac.nz/

 
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The Department of Conservation
Publishes a wide range of documents on the work it does, from scientific notes and species recovery plans to management plans and annual reports.

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green-arrowhttp://www.doc.govt.nz/publications/ 

 
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Kiwi Research Information Service                                                                                                                      This website is a gateway to the open-access research documents. 

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LOGO-SPARCHEHA Knowledge Library
Funded and developed by SPARC and the Ministry of Health, the HEHA (Healthy Eating, Healthy Action) Knowledge Library is an online database of New Zealand –based research and evaluation information focused on physical activity, physical recreation, exercise science and medicine, sport, nutrition, and obesity developed from the year 2000 onwards.  

 green-arrowhttp://www.sparc.org.nz/research-policy/research/heha-knowledge-library

 
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Land Environment & People
LEaP aims to enhance the economic, environmental and social sustainability of societies by improving the understanding of local-global change interactions and by motivating and engaging stakeholders in New Zealand and elsewhere.

green-arrowhttp://www.leap.ac.nz/site/section.asp?bid=24&sectionid=1031

 
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Ministry of Tourism
This section features reports, publications and information on research topics. The Ministry of Tourism provides a range of reports on areas relevant to the New Zealand tourism industry. 

 green-arrowhttp://www.tourismresearch.govt.nz/Data--Analysis/Research-projects-reports-and-studies/

 
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LOGO-NZ-REC-ASSOCNew Zealand Recreation Association
This web page contains links to publications and articles that may be of interest to recreation professionals and practitioners.

green-arrowhttp://www.nzrecreation.org.nz/Default.aspx?section=home&page=Publications

 
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  International
     
 

Outdoor Recreation Research

This page is part of the Natural Resources Research Information Pages. It is intended to serve as an Internet resource guide for outdoor recreation students, researchers and practitioners.

green-arrowhttp://www4.ncsu.edu/~leung/recres.html

 
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   Relevant New Zealand Articles and Newsletter
     
 

MO-EONZ-logoOut and About (Education Outdoor New Zealand)
EONZ is an organisation of education professionals working to promote and facilitate the development of outdoor education.  Their magazine Out and About provides useful, stimulating and inspiring information for anyone involved in outdoor education. 

It is available online at:
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ONZ-LogoNew Zealand Journal of Outdoor Education 

The purpose of the New Zealand Journal of Outdoor Education is to publish
original peer-reviewed contributions on all aspects of outdoor education,
broadly defined. The NZJOE will also reprint meritorious articles with a New Zealand context that have been published elsewhere.

They are particularly interested in articles that apply academic insights to
practice. The journal will facilitate the interchange of ideas and information
and contribute to the development of a New Zealand perspective on moving
and learning in the outdoors.

 
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