Air New Zealand Long-haul Catering Weight and Waste Reduction Project

Complete breakdown of waste profile of Air New Zealand customers Key findings from this section include the waste profiles, broken down by passengers, class, aircraft and long-haul network. Comparative impacts of these are assessed by weight, fuel burn and relevant environmental indicators. Facilities review Catering, wash, waste and assembly facilities that process Air New Zealand’s […]

Arthur’s Pass National Park Visitor Engagement Strategy

Identifying Key Opportunities for Engaging Visitors into their Conservation Journey Five key opportunities are identified as a result of desktop study and on-site observations. Together these help inform information requirements and the key sites to best engage visitors with. Assessing current information requirements and delivery Current ways of delivering information along SH73, in the visitor […]

Kiwi Ranger Programme New Zealand

Developed Across 16 Sites across Aotearoa New Zealand The Kiwi Ranger Programme is designed for children of all ages. Across the country, each of the 16 sites has a unique set of activities and stories kids can engage with. A Journey of growth The 16 sites have been developed over a 5 year journey. Today […]

Antarctica New Zealand’s Scott Base Waste Reduction

Relative Impacts of Seafreight and Airfreight It can be generally assumed that airfreight produces greater CO2eq emissions than seafreighting the same item. However, in terms of provisioning Scott Base, seafreight requires the use of a support icebreaker, which has a very high fuel requirement. In 2010-11 AntNZ shipped 189t southbound, with data provided indicating 50% […]

OneFarm: Future Farming Scenarios Communication Strategy

Stage One: Research and exploration The first stage of the project involved breaking down the future farm scenarios, and exploring different ways their unique values might be expressed. Initial grid representing each scenario. Research and inspiration was also used in this process and can be seen pinned to the grid. Stage Two: Concept development Following […]

Aotearoa New Zealand’s ‘Arc of Influence’

How do we see New Zealand and its environment? New Zealand’ is commonly perceived as series of islands in the South Pacific; isolated, oasis-like, covered in forest; and physically ‘separated’ from the rest of the world by the Pacific Ocean. Research undertaken by New Zealand’s Department of Conservation has revealed that our perception of ‘quintessentially […]

Guide Hill Station Restoration Strategy

Mapping the Station Guide Hill Station is is home to many special treasures – a rich sheep farming heritage, spectacular mountains, amazing blue lakes and precious wildlife and ecosystems found nowhere else in the world. Interweaving the Cultural, Ecological and Productive Landscape The strategy simultaneously considers the cultural, productive, and ecological landscape. The restoration projects […]

Mackenzie Basin Drylands Park

Collaborating with students and design researchers To explore the possibilities of combining protective and productive land uses, the design research process involved twelve senior landscape architecture students working with the three themes identified in the agreement: conservation, protection and tourism. Multiple drivers – Designing with Multifunctionality Seven drivers that could act as agents to direct […]

Franklin-North Waikato Tracks and Trails Strategy

Undertaking a Collaboration Process The development of the Strategy has involved ongoing input, workshops and discussion with iwi, local government and central government agencies, local community groups and key stakeholders. Vision Map of the region showing part of the extent of the Waikato, including its waterways, wetlands and lakes – expressing a shared aspiration for […]

Matakana Coast Tracks and Trails Strategy

Undertaking a Collaboration Process The development of the Strategy has involved ongoing input, workshops and discussion with iwi, local government and central government agencies, local community groups and key stakeholders. Identifying Key Landscape Layers A ‘layering approach’ considering a range of landscape and seascape factors was used to analyse existing factors valued in the region. […]