Community Development

Community development

Aquaculture and Seafood Trail Article

Since 2007 NZTRI is involved in the development of the Marine Farming Association's "Top of the South Aquaculture and Seafood Trail" project. Our first findings from this project have been presented in an article in the Seafood New Zealand magazine. The article can also be downloaded from here.

Meola Creek Online - One Year On

The St Lukes Environmental Protection Society (STEPS) began working with the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute in November of 2007. The primary goal of STEPS is to enhance and improve the Kerr-Taylor Reserve as an open space for use by the people of Auckland's St Lukes area through working with the Auckland City Council, local schools, and other groups.

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Manukau City Council: Manurewa Marae Web-raising

Manukau City Council’s Community and Economic Development Unit is looking for a tool to enable Marae, complementary small businesses and community members in Manukau to create and strengthen Marae community networks and act as a support system for Marae-based initiatives.

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December, 2008
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December, 2008
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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.

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December, 2004
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December, 2008
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Meola Creek Online Community Networking Project

NZTRI in collaboration with the St Lukes Environmental Protection Society (STEPS) has completed two parts of a three part strategy for the development of a sustainable network technology “platform” for the society called "The Meola Creek Online Community Networking Project".

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October, 2007
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December, 2008
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