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Geography Alumni 2014

Adrian Nel

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
Topic: Sequestering market environmentalism: Geographies of carbon forestry and unevenness in Uganda.
Supervisors: Doug Hill and Chris Rosen


Nicolle Britland

Master of Science - MSc
Topic: Surface Climatology and Ablation on the Floating Section of the Petermann Galcier, Greenland.
Supervisor: Nicolas Cullen


Kirsty Duff

Master of Science - MSc
Topic: Catchment Changes Effect on Future River Flow
Supervisor: Sarah Mager


Peter Gibson

Master of Science - MSc
Topic: Multi-scale atmospheric and climate phenomena in the context of the wind resource assessment: a case study in complex coastal terrain.
Supervisors: Nicolas Cullen and Marwan Katurji


Michelle Hitchcock

Master of Science - MSc
Topic: Characterising the surface and groundwater interactions in the Waimatuku stream, Southland.
Supervisor: Sarah Mager


Elisabeth Liddle (Lissie)

Master of Science - MSc
Topic: Assessing the state of the water quality, the challenges to provision and the associated water development considerations in Ndola, Zambia.
Supervisors: Sarah Mager and Etienne Nel


Emma Reeves

Master of Science - MSc
Topic: Modelling the hydrological impacts of land use change and integrating cultural perspectives in the Waikouaiti Catchment, Otago, New Zealand.
Supervisors:Sarah Mager and Daniel Kingston


Emma Fordyce

Master of Applied Science - MAppSc
Topic: Groundwater dynamics of a shallow, coastal aquifer.
Supervisor: Richard Morgan


Kathryn McLachlan

Master of Applied Science - MAppSc
Topic: The Dispersal, Establishment and Management of Ammophilia arenaria seed in coastal foredunes.
Supervisors: Mike Hilton, Janice Lord and Teresa Konlechner


Kathryn Barrett

Master of Planning - MPlan
Topic: Maori participation in Resource Management
Supervisors: Ros Day-Cleavin and Michelle Thompson-Fawcett


Thijs Blokker

Master of Planning - MPlan
Topic: Wildflower harvesting on the Agulhas Plain, South Africa: challenges in a fragmented industry.
Supervisor: Tony Binns


Thomas Faherty

Master of Planning - MPlan
Topic: Planning for active transport: overcoming challenges to active transport in the modern urban environment: a case study of Auckland city.
Supervisor: Claire Freeman


Katrina Gray

Master of Planning - MPlan
Topic: Are outdoor spaces important? An investigation into theh provision of outdoor space for medium density housing developments.
Supervisor: Claire Freeman


Constance Hutchinson (Connie)

Master of Planning - MPlan
Topic: What makes a good city? A participatory approach with pre-schoolers towards urban planning.
Supervisor: Christina Egler


Anthony Leung

Master of Planning - MPlan
Topic: The impacts of minimum parking requirements on land use efficiency and the viability of alternative parking policies in Auckland.
Supervisor: Ros Day-Cleavin


Sophie Lord

Master of Planning - MPlan
Topic: Location, Location, Location: analysis of the current regulatory framework for filming activities in New Zealand.
Supervisor: Ros Day-Cleavin


Thomas McKnight (Tom)

Master of Planning - MPlan
Topic: Planning for intensive dairying in the Mackenzie Basin.
Supervisor: Sarah Mager


William Parr

Master of Planning - MPlan
Topic: Investigating the role of temporary land uses in the Christchurch earthquake recovery.
Supervisor: Ros Day-Cleavin


Ihakara Puketapu-Dentice

Master of Planning - MPlan
Topic: Ngā Tapuwae o ngā Mātua Tūpuna The Footprints of our Ancestors - The Role of Indigenous Culture in Promoting Development and Design in the Urban Environment: Insights from Vancouver and Waiwhetū
Supervisor: Michelle Thompson-Fawcett


Laura Tinker

Master of Planning - MPlan
Topic: Managed Retreat from Coastal Erosion: The movement of people and their coastlines.
Supervisor: Wayne Stephenson


Kathryn Wasley

Master of Planning - MPlan
Topic: Pre-disaster recovery planning: Lessons from Japan.
Supervisor: Claire Freeman