2009

Ministry of Fisheries: Marine tourism, fisheries and community: creating barometers of economic change

This research responds to a research topic as requested by the Ministry of Fisheries. The aim of this research is to better understand the economic impacts of marine tourism activities on communities. This will be done by evaluating methodologies to measure economic impacts of marine tourism and applying best practice to assess two fishing communities that have been impacted by marine tourism. The research focuses on two cases: the Tutukaka Coast in the Northland region, and Stewart Island, in Southland.
 

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Started: 
August, 2008
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July, 2009
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ATTTO - Museums

ATTTO - Museums: This research is designed to assist the Aviation, Tourism and Travel Training Organisation to identify skill shortages, training priorities and career pathways for the Museums sector. 31 interviews with key individuals and museum industry stakeholders were completed in February 2009, and the final report was
delivered to ATTTO on 17 April 2009.

 

Please download the summary of findings in PDF.

Started: 
November, 2008
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April, 2009
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Western Southland Promotions Association: Community Building Website

The current site - http://www.westernsouthland.co.nz was developed as a prototype to gain community interest in promoting their region, which is often overlooked by travellers. It currently links in some of the towns, businesses and attractions in the area. All of the current content was contributed by individuals within the community.

Started: 
December, 2004
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December, 2008
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