Community Development

Community development

Takapuna Market: Characteristics, Use & Perceptions

NZTRI was commissioned by North Shore City Council to complete a study of the Takapuna Markets. The objectives were to better understand the visitors to the market, the structure and make-up of the market suppliers, to gain a picture of stallholder and retailer perceptions of the market, and to provide recommendations on future opportunities to develop the market as a tourism product.

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June, 2002
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July, 2003
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Auckland City Council: Community Gardens

A series of 3 focus groups were conducted over 2-4 July 2002 to discuss what should be included in a policy statement from Auckland City Council regarding Community Gardens. The groups consisted of 6-8 people in each with the following categories of participants: “pro-community gardens”, “professionals” and “gardeners”. Participants were provided with a copy of the Community Gardens Discussion Document prior to attending the Focus groups.

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July, 2002
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July, 2002
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