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Motivational interviewing in Child, Youth and Family residences : case leaders' experiences, appraisal and skill level, and the barriers to implementation.
(University of Canterbury. Department of Psychology, 2015)
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is “a collaborative conversation style for strengthening a person’s own motivation and commitment to change” (Miller & Rollnick, 2012, p.12). Utilised as a preparation tool to increase ...
Volcanic Ash Impacts to Critical Infrastructure Poster Series
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2013)
Smoltification and growth retardation in New Zealand king salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (Walbaum)
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2008)
Growth retardation in King salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha (Walbaum) is a common and significant problem affecting marine farming operations in New Zealand. While the basic marine culture requirements for the King salmon ...
The importance of Norovirus and Cadmium in Shellfish and implications to human health
(University of Canterbury. Biological Science, 2010)
Shellfish are an important food source however they are known to harbour bacteria, viruses and toxic chemicals that can be detrimental to their human consumers. Oysters have been associated with the gastroenteritis virus ...
Natural Hazards in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2012)
Deprived yet healthy: Neighbourhood-level resilience in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2013)
Geographical inequalities in health are omnipresent with health and related behaviours typically worse in socioeconomically deprived places. However, this is not always true. Deprived places with unexpectedly good health ...
Volcanic hazard risk assessment for the RiskScape program, with test application in Rotorua, New Zealand, and Mammoth Lakes, USA.
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2008)
This thesis presents a new GIS-based scenario volcanic risk assessment model called RiskScape Volcano (RSV) that has been designed for the RiskScape program to advance the field of volcanic risk assessment. RiskScape is ...
Masting and insect pollination in the dioecious alpine herb aciphylla
(University of Canterbury. Biological Sciences, 2006)
Aciphylla species (wild spaniard/speargrass) are an iconic component of the Australasian high country flora, but their reproductive system is enigmatic. They are insect-pollinated dioecious mast seeders (synchronous highly ...
Kinematics of the Paparoa Metamorphic Core Complex, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand.
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2011)
The Paparoa Metamorphic Core Complex developed in the Mid-Cretaceous due to continental extension conditioning the crust for the eventual breakup of the Gondwana Pacific Margin, which separated Australia and New Zealand. ...
Late Pleistocene Glacial Geology of the Hope-Waiau Valley System in North Canterbury, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2006)
This thesis presents stratigraphic, sedimentological and geochronological results from valley fill and glacial moraines of the Hope-Waiau Valleys in North Canterbury, New Zealand. The findings demonstrate that a substantial ...