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From poachers to gamekeepers: perceptions of farmers towards ecosystem services on arable farmland

Harpinder S. Sandhu, Stephen D. Wratten, Ross Cullen
2007 International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability  
This paper describes ES associated with arable farming in Canterbury, New Zealand and analyses the results of a survey of farmers' perceptions of these services.  ...  Management of ecosystem services (ES) is vital to maintain and improve the productivity of agricultural systems in order to meet the food demands of a growing human population.  ...  (2006) Accounting for ecosystem services associated with agricultural production in New Zealand.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14735903.2007.9684812 fatcat:rlgsvyf75vg5hhizp7odac3ffe

Engaging Maori in Biobanking and Genetic Research: Legal, Ethical, and Policy Challenges

Angela Beaton, Barry Smith, Valmaine Toki, Kim Southey, Maui Hudson
2015 International Indigenous Policy Journal  
Publically funded biobanking initiatives and genetic research should contribute towards reducing inequalities in health by reducing the prevalence and burden of disease.  ...  Key issues of ownership, privacy, and consent are also considered within the legal and policy context that guides biobanking and genetic research practices within New Zealand.  ...  As a result, there have been moves in New Zealand and elsewhere towards harmonization of biobanks (Du Plessis, 2007; Maschke, 2005) .  ... 
doi:10.18584/iipj.2015.6.3.1 fatcat:5obttqllnvg7jhyh7mdvjw5q4a

United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity

1992 Australian Zoologist  
Numerous economic impact analyses have investigated the value of land under conservation management in New Zealand. These have tended to focus on the impacts of specific regions.  ...  A significant amount of the effort towards restoring degraded ecosystems in New Zealand comes from the control and management of introduced browsing mammals.  ... 
doi:10.7882/az.1992.018 fatcat:eh54znvyxrdf5mvgovrorvce3e

Special Issue From research to development to implementation: challenges in health informatics and health information management

Peter A. Bath
2008 Health Informatics Journal  
A further paper from New Zealand by Mirza et al. reports a study to examine the perceptions of healthcare professionals towards mobile technologies in health (m-health) in relation to the management of  ...  in New Zealand and to determine what was needed for a data quality strategy.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1460458208096553 pmid:19093319 fatcat:w6vfl2dqongr5cmvdrofl2grzq

Oncology health professionals' attitudes toward treatment-focused genetic testing for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer

Stephanie Burcher, Bettina Meiser, Gillian Mitchell, Christobel Saunders, Belinda Rahman, Kathy Tucker, Kristine Barlow-Stewart, Kaaren Watts, Margaret Gleeson, Judy Kirk
2013 Personalized Medicine  
Oncology health professionals attitudes toward treatment-focused genetic testing for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer.  ...  Oncology health professionals' attitudes towards treatment-focused genetic testing for women newly diagnosed with breast cancer  ...  Materials and methods: Members of several relevant medical organizations in Australia and New Zealand were invited via email to participate in an online survey.  ... 
doi:10.2217/pme.13.45 pmid:29758836 fatcat:otfrb5lokzgzbkbjl4mz3m7oee

Patient consent principles and guidelines for e-consent: a New Zealand perspective

P. A. B. Galpottage, A. C. Norris
2005 Health Informatics Journal  
It then surveys international developments in e-consent before describing a project to develop a framework for such consent in New Zealand.  ...  E-consent systems are attracting considerable interest as healthcare providers increasingly apply information technology and management to plan and deliver high-quality and cost-effective healthcare.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge the award of a grant from the New Zealand Ministry of Health to carry out this work.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1460458205050681 fatcat:e2uuhaamlnanvlqgeuz5kz4ita

Using DNA meta barcoding to assess New Zealand's terrestrial biodiversity

Robert Holdaway, Jamie Wood, Ian Dickie, Kate Orwin, Peter Bellingham, Sarah Richardson, Phil Lyver, Puke Timoti, Thomas Buckley
2017 New Zealand Journal of Ecology  
from DNA metabarcoding method development and evaluation to real-world applications that provide rich information for a range of purposes, including conservation planning and land management decisions  ...  Rapid developments in DNA sequencing technology and bioinformatics will make DNA-based community data increasingly accessible to ecologists, and there needs to be a corresponding shift in research focus  ...  Funding was supported by the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment through the Smart Ideas funding mechanism (contract C09X1411) and core funding to Crown Research Institutes, and by New Zealand's  ... 
doi:10.20417/nzjecol.41.28 fatcat:tgcigruseratzb24s6j67b3m34

Global approaches to postmortem genetic testing after sudden cardiac death in the young: A survey among healthcare professionals [article]

Lieke van den Heuvel, Judy Do, Laura Yeates, Heather MacLeod, Cynthia James, Johan Duflou, Jonathan Skinner, Chris Semsarian, J. Peter van Tintelen, Jodie Ingles
2020 medRxiv   pre-print
Topics included practices around postmortem genetic testing, level of confidence in healthcare professionals ability, and attitudes towards postmortem genetic testing practices.  ...  North American respondents (87%) more often perceived practices as ineffective compared to those from Europe (58%) and Australia/New Zealand (48%, p=0.002).  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank all the healthcare professionals who participated in this survey.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2020.12.23.20248816 fatcat:b374tztlk5dhvjl2qhiixcncp4

NZGA President's Address 2017

David R Stevens
2018 Journal of New Zealand Grasslands  
in New Zealand.  ...  Again this year we see papers in the Journal of New Zealand Grasslands and presented at this conference, that provide a glimpse of progress towards the future.  ... 
doi:10.33584/jnzg.2018.80.352 fatcat:5n7nuz3sqfeulgrgfnmwdmfn2q

Implementing non-invasive prenatal testing into publicly funded antenatal screening services for Down syndrome and other conditions in Aotearoa New Zealand

Sara Filoche, Fiona Cram, Bev Lawton, Angela Beard, Peter Stone
2017 BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth  
NIPT has a superior clinical performance compared to current screening, and has been available privately in Aotearoa New Zealand for the last 4 years.  ...  , and women's informed choice is promoted and protected.  ...  Access to NIPT in Aotearoa New Zealand Currently NIPT is available to all women in New Zealand through a user pays service (a for-profit-model).  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12884-017-1535-x pmid:28978305 pmcid:PMC5628435 fatcat:ftt6h4wxhfdxdnqunwgncdgyxa

Shared visions: can community conservation projects' outcomes inform on their likely contributions to national biodiversity goals?

Chris Jones, Nick Kirk
2018 New Zealand Journal of Ecology  
to the outcomes in the national New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy.  ...  In New Zealand, as in other developed nations, community-led conservation groups work to maintain and restore ecosystems and conserve indigenous biodiversity.  ...  We are grateful to Bob Frame and Deb Wilson for their insightful comments on earlier drafts of this paper, to Ray Prebble for editing and to staff at the New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs for  ... 
doi:10.20417/nzjecol.42.14 fatcat:akoz4s6n5zclzilr3znsfkffju

Acceptance of Islamic Banking in New Zealand: Perspectives from Potential Customers

Geetha Subramaniam, Faculty of Business and Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor, Malaysia, Ismah Osman, Amirul Afif Muhamat, Ershad Ali, Saadiah Mohamad
2019 Journal of Reviews on Global Economics  
The increasing number of the Muslim population in New Zealand, which grew to 70,000 by 2018, shows that there may be a potential demand for Islamic financial services.  ...  Overall, this study has ascertained the level of perception towards their intention to use Islamic banking among potential customers in New Zealand.  ...  A word of appreciation also to Auckland Institute of Studies, Auckland, New Zealand for their support.  ... 
doi:10.6000/1929-7092.2019.08.80 fatcat:ei2qlxagkzhiti3laxrq6bysam

Ecological modernization versus sustainable development: the case of genetic modification regulation in New Zealand

Jeanette Wright, Priya Kurian
2010 Sustainable Development  
This paper assesses the implications of competing understandings of ecological modernization and sustainable development using the case of genetic modification regulation in New Zealand.  ...  Analysis of the New Zealand biotechnology policy regulatory framework, which consists of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (HSNO) Act and the Environmental Risk Management Authority (ERMA), shows  ...  [Insert Table 1 here] Genetic Modification Regulation in New Zealand In the case of New Zealand, we can ask to what extent does New Zealand's regulation of GM adopt an ecological modernization approach  ... 
doi:10.1002/sd.430 fatcat:y2t66yycuffijp4xvkwmiww3oq

Understanding attitudes on new technologies to manage invasive species

Nick Kirk, Robyn Kannemeyer, Alison Greenaway, Edy MacDonald, Dean Stronge
2019 Pacific Conservation Biology  
We invited key informants to participate in the focus groups, selecting people with knowledge and experience of pest control issues in New Zealand.  ...  The aim of this research was to understand what New Zealanders with an interest in pest control consider to be the main risks and benefits of introducing new technologies to manage invasive species.  ...  This narrow focus can be seen in Table 1 , which highlights past research on attitudes towards invasive species in New Zealand.  ... 
doi:10.1071/pc18080 fatcat:7wxuemre7be5nkxcsvdd6uuzoq

Engaging Māori in biobanking and genomic research: a model for biobanks to guide culturally informed governance, operational and community engagement activities

Angela Beaton, Maui Hudson, Moe Milne, Ramari Viola Port, Khyla Russell, Barry Smith, Valmaine Toki, Lynley Uerata, Phillip Wilcox, Karen Bartholomew, Helen Wihongi
2016 Genetics in Medicine  
Although the model has focused on Māori aspirations in the New Zealand context, it provides a framework for considering cultural values in relation to other community or indigenous contexts.  ...  Methods: The model is based on key issues of relevance to Māori that were identified as part of the Health Research Council of New Zealand-funded research project, Te Mata Ira (2012)(2013)(2014)(2015).  ...  This work was funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand. REfERENCES  ... 
doi:10.1038/gim.2016.111 pmid:27632687 fatcat:5w6tpqq6j5cwfjvdi5lmyvwjga
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