Designing Sustainability Systems and Research Programmes

15/01 Research Report: Rosin C., Campbell H., Reid J., Manhire J., Barber A., Hunt L. (2015). Introducing Metrologies: Initial reflections on grower responses to audit measures in the NZ Sustainability Dashboard project. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 15/01. Published by ARGOS. 

14/01 Research Report: Hunt L. (2014). Exploration for an overarching goal for the NZSD. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 14/01. Published by ARGOS. 

NZSD Research Summary 17/08

13/11 Research Report: Dwiartama A, Fukuda Y, Woodford K, Manhire J, Moller H, Mavromatis G, Stirling F, Saunders C, Byrom A, Moller S and Rosin C. (2013). International research collaboration for agricultural sustainability: opportunities for partnership with the New Zealand Sustainability Dashboard. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 13/11. Published by ARGOS

13/09 Research Report - version 1: Hunt L., MacLeod C., Moller H., Reid J., Rosin C. (2014). Framework and KPIs for ‘The New Zealand Sustainability Dashboard’: reflecting New Zealand’s economic, social, environmental and management values. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 13/09-v1. Published by ARGOS. 

13/07 Research Report: Moller, H., MacLeod, CJ. (2013). Design criteria for effective assessment of sustainability in New Zealand’s production landscapes. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 13/07. Published by ARGOS.

13/03 Research Report: Hansen P, Ombler F, Post E (2013). A survey of Sustainability Dashboards in use internationally. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 13/03. Published by ARGOS.

13/01 Research Report: Manhire J.; Moller H.; Barber A.; Saunders C.; MacLeod C.; Rosin C.; Lucock D.; Post E.; Ombler F.; Campbell H.; Benge J.; Reid J.; Hunt L.; Hansen P.; Carey P.; Rotarangi S.; Ford, S.; Barr T. (2012). The New Zealand Sustainability Dashboard: Unified monitoring and learning for sustainable agriculture in New Zealand. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 13/01. Published by ARGOS.

Process to Co-design an Evidence-Based Biodiversity Assessment Tool
NZSD Research Summary 17/14

NZSD Research Summary 15/02 - 

de Olde, E., Moller H., et al. (2016). When experts disagree: the need to rethink indicator selection for assessing sustainability of agriculture. Environment, Development and Sustainability, pp 1-16, First online: 11 May 2016.

Alroe, H. F., H. Moller, J. Laessoe and E. Noe. (2016). Opportunities and challenges for multicriteria assessment of food system sustainability. Ecology and Society 21 (1):38. [online]. 

Merfield, C.; Manhire, J.; Moller, H.; Rosin, C.; Norton, S.; Carey, P.;  Hunt, L.; Reid, J.; Fairweather, J.; Benge, J.; Le Quellec, I.;  Campbell, H.; Lucock, D.; Saunders, C.; MacLeod, C.; Barber, A.; McCarthy, A. (2015). Are organic standards sufficient to ensure sustainable agriculture? Lessons from New Zealand’s ARGOS and Sustainability Dashboard projects. Sustainable Agriculture Research 4: 158-172. Note: This paper has also been republished as part of an e-book under the associated ‘Creative Commons’ copyright agreement: Etingoff, K. (ed). (2016). Sustainable Development of Organic Agriculture: Historical Perspectives. New Jersey: Apple Academic Press. Click here.

Social Sustainability

14/02 Research Report: Hunt L, Driver T, Velasquez N (2014). Introducing the social pillar into prototypes of the New Zealand Sustainability Dashboard. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 14/02. Published by ARGOS. 

NZSD Research Summary 16/03

NZSD Research Summary 13/01 - Summary of the 13/01 Research Report

Hunt, L., Rosin, C., Campbell, H. and Fairweather. J. (2015). ‘Organic farmers: contributing to the resilience of the food system.’ chapter in the book "Re-Thinking Organic Food and Farming in a Changing World" (Series: The International Library of Environmental, Agricultural and Food Ethics, Vol. 22)

Barr, T.L., Reid, J. (2014). Centralized decentralization for tribal business development, Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, Vol. 8

Hunt, L., Fairweather, J., Rosin, C., and Campbell, H. (2014). Doing the unthinkable: Linking farmers' breadth of view and adpative propensity to the acheivement of social, environmental and economic outcomes.  Farming systems facing global challenges: Capacities and Strategies 11th European IFSA Symposium, 1-4 April 2014 Humbolt Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Pp. 412- 419.

Craig, J., Moller, H., Saunders, D., & Williams, M. (2013). Enhancing our heritage: Conservation for 21st Century New Zealanders: Ways forward from the Tahi group of concerned scientists. Pacific Conservation Biology, 19(4), 256-269.

Hunt, L., Rosin, C., Campbell, H. and Fairweather, J. (2013).  The impact of neo-liberalism on New Zealand farmers: changing what it means to be a 'good farmer'.  Extension Farming Systems Journal 9: 34-42.

Environmental Sustainability

13/10 Research Report: MacLeod CJ, Moller H (2013). Environmental monitoring for sustainable land management in New Zealand’s production landscapes. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 13/10. Published by ARGOS. 

13/02 Research Report: Monks A.; MacLeod C. (2013). Evaluating the ARGOS soil monitoring scheme on kiwifruit orchards. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 13/02. Published by ARGOS.

Developing a simple on-farm biodiversity assessment
NZSD Research Summary 17/13

Help develop an online tool for on-farm biodiversity assessment NZ Sustainability Dashboard
NZSD Research Summary 17/12

NZSD Research Summary 15/05

Green, P.; MacLeod, C. (2016). simr : an R Package for Power Analysis of Linear Mixed Models by Simulation. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. British Ecological Society journal. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12504.

B.O. Manono, H. Moller, Effects of stock type, irrigation and effluent dispersal on earthworm species composition, densities and biomasses in New Zealand pastures, PEDOBI (2015).

Peltzer, D.A., MacLeod, C.J. (2013). Weeds and native plant species are negatively associated along a management intensity gradient from kiwifruit orchards to forest habitats. Austral Ecology (published online) DOI: 10.1111/aec.12043 

Economic Sustainability

13/05 Research Report: Hunt L. (2013). Business Improvement Sustainability Frameworks and Indicators: Literature Review. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 13/05. Published by ARGOS.

13/04 Research Report: Saunders C, Guenther M, Driver T (2013). Sustainability trends in key overseas markets to New Zealand and the KPI identification. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 13/04. Published by ARGOS.

MacLeod, C., Green, P., Tompkins, D., Benge, J. and H. Moller. (2016). Optimising survey effort to monitor environmental variables: A case study using New Zealand kiwifruit orchards. Journal of Environmental Management 183: 13-21.

Tait P, Saunders C, Guenther M, Rutherford P. (2016). Emerging versus developed economy consumer willingness to pay for environmentally sustainable food production: A choice experiment approach comparing Indian, Chinese and United Kingdom lamb consumers. Journal of Cleaner Production - Volume 124, 15 June 2016, Pages 65–72  [online].

Hunt, L. (2014). The challenge of economic growth for sustainable production landscapes. Online November 2014. Sustainability Science Vol 10 Nb 2 (April 2015).

Saunders, C., Guenther, M., Tait, P., Saunders, J. (2013). Assessing consumer preferences and willingness to pay for NZ food attributes in China, India and the UK. Proceedings of the 87th Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society, University of Warwick, United Kingdom, 8-10 April 2013. Banbury, UK: Agricultural Economics Society.

Guenther, M., Saunders, CM. Tait, PR. (2012). Carbon labeling and consumer attitudes. Carbon Management Journal 3(5), 445-455.

Cultural Sustainability

14/03 Research Report: Arndt, B. (2014). Assessment of survey systems and available online tools to fit the Māori Sustainability Enterprises Assessment needs. The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 14/03. Published by ARGOS. 

13/06 Research Report: Reid J.; Barr T.; Lambert S. (Varona G ed.) (2013). Indigenous sustainability indicators for Māori farming and fishing enterprises: a theoretical framework.The NZ Sustainability Dashboard Research Report 13/06. Published by ARGOS.

NZSD Research Summary 14/01

Miller, S., Tait, P., Saunders C. (2015). Estimating indigenous cultural values of freshwater: A choice experiment approach to Māori values in New Zealand. Ecological Economics, 118, pp. 207-214 [online].

Reid, J., Rout, M. (2015) Getting to know your food: the insights of indigenous thinking in food provenance. Agric Hum Values DOI 10.1007/s10460-015-9617-8 (Journal of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society).