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Analysis of the management and costs associated with rearing pregnant dairy heifers in the UK from conception to calving
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2015-10-16)
Good management of the pregnant heifer is crucial to ensure that she is well grown and healthy and calves down easily before joining the milking herd. This study collected primary data on all aspects of heifer management ...
Culture as cure? The protective function of Māori cultural efficacy on psychological distress
(New Zealand Psychological Society, 2015-09-07)
Māori, the indigenous peoples of New Zealand, continue to experience health disparities in comparison to other ethnic groups. Previous research suggests Māori who affiliate jointly as Māori and Pākehā (New Zealand European) ...
A Consensus Proposal for Nutritional Indicators to Assess the Sustainability of a Healthy Diet: The Mediterranean Diet as a Case Study.
BACKGROUND: There is increasing evidence of the multiple effects of diets on public health nutrition, society, and environment. Sustainability and food security are closely interrelated. The traditional Mediterranean Diet ...
Total availability of journal articles to Internet users
(Emerqald Group Publishing, 2014)
Purpose - To determine the outcome of the different measures taken towards open accessto peer-reviewed research by measuring aggregate availability of a sample of journal articles.This sample was then used to examine the ...
Transformative classroom drama practice: What is happening in New Zealand schools?
This article identifies four key aspects of the work of experienced drama teachers in New Zealand schools that contribute to “transformative” classroom practice: co-artistry, fostering criticality, building ensemble, and ...
Skin tear rates: A quality of care indicator
The impact of rural policing on the private lives of New Zealand police officers
(Vathek Publishing Ltd, 2010)
This article is concerned with perceived differences between rural and urban policing in New Zealand. More specifically with how officers view the effect that rural and urban policing has on their private lives and those ...
Affect, responsibility, and how modes of engagement shape the experience of videogames
(Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA), 2015-12-13)
When considering the elements that shape our experience of fiction, the line distinguishing the text itself from the processes we go through in negotiating that text is easy to miss. Even something as simple as knowing ...
Protecting the future of New Zealand’s freshwater ecosystems
(Society for Conservation Biology (Oceania), Sydney, 2014-09-01)
Freshwater is New Zealand’s greatest asset and is a taonga of paramount importance. It is valued for its contribution to biodiversity, recreation, the economy and overall well - being of New Zealanders. New Zealand’s rivers, ...