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Building adaption for waste minimisation: Impact of policies
(Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015)
Rate equation analysis of frequency chirp in optically injection-locked quantum cascade lasers
(Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers, 2014)
The frequency chirp characteristics of an optically injection-locked quantum cascade laser are theoretically investigated. The key parameter chirp-to-power ratio (CPR) is analytically derived from a full rate equation ...
The true cost of milk: Environmental deterioration vs. profit in the New Zealand dairy industry
Over the past two decades, major increases in production have occurred in the New Zealand dairy industry. This has required the use of externally sourced inputs, particularly fertiliser, feed supplements, and irrigation. ...
Resilient Productivity-Performance Constraints in New Zealand Road Maintenance and Rehabilitation Projects
Road pavement maintenance and rehabilitation contractors (RPMRCs) face challenges inherent in performance-based rewards which seek to maximize tax dollar through whole-of-life best value in the project delivery process. ...
Modelling nutrients flow for outdoor pig farms: effect of stochasticity
This paper first briefly describes a nutrient partitioning model for outdoor pig farms. The model uses input parameters that are commonly available on outdoor pig farms. The mechanistic and dynamic model simulates both ...
Challenges in Managing Residential Earthquake Insurance: A Post-Disaster Review
This paper examined the challenges associated with the management of the dual EQC-private insurance model offered in New Zealand after the Canterbury earthquake disasters. A mixed-methods approach comprising survey and ...
Understanding the nature of media scandals in light of recent revelations in New Zealand's political life
The nature of media scandals is considered in light of the numerous scandals that have recently dominated New Zealand’s political life. These media scandals have centred on two individuals: rightwing blogger Cameron Slater ...
Earning expected benefits of ERP for insurance organisations in Sri Lanka: Implementation perspective
There are many complains around sustainability of the benefits of Insurance ERP implementations in Sri Lanka. The reason is mainly due to lack of expected benefits from these implementations and declining the initially ...