University of Otago

CRR Workshops and Seminars

Upcoming Events

The International Polar Tourism Research Network (IPTRN) will host its 2014 Conference from 29 August to 4 September 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

The theme of the conference is "Polar Tourism Gateways: Past, Present and Future", and more detailed information about the conference is available from

Past Seminars/Workshops

Sixth International Outdoor Education Research Conference 2013.  University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.  25-29 November 2013.   Hosted by School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Science.  Dr A. Thompson on Organising Committee.

Dr John Shultis, Resource Recreation and Tourism, University of Northern British Columbia. "Declining visitation in US and Canadian National Parks: Park Agency Perceptions and Responses".  8th November 2013.

Leslie-Ann Jordan-Miller, Department of Management Studies, University of West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad.  "The Forgotten People?  An analysis of the representation of the First Peoples in the marketing and planning of tourism in Trinidad and Tobago.  30 October 2013.

Jaya Gibson, Communications & Projects, Outdoors New Zealand.  "A Value Proposition for New Zealand's Outdoors".  11 April 2013.

Dr Yvonne Gunnarsdotter, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.  "It just makes it worse not to make up with the past" Contested angler and hunting tourism in Swedish Saami area.  7th February 2013.

Australian and New Zealand Association of Leisure Studies (ANZALS), Dunedin, 6-8 December 2011. For information on Centre for Recreation Hosted Session on Indigenous Perspectives of Outdoor Recreation/Leisure click here ANZALS - Centre for Recreation Research Themed Session

2010 Centre for Recreation Research Symposium - Recreation Values and Natural Areas
18-19th March 2010 - St Margarets College, University of Otago, Dunedin

Conceptual Framework of Motivations for Participating in High Risk Adventure Travel Activitiespdf icon
Alan Ewert, Ph.D., Indiana University
14 October, 2008

Developing National Parks: Case Studies and Lessons Learnedpdf icon
Bruce Jefferies
3 September, 2008

Global citizenship and educational travel: A research frameworkpdf icon
Michael Tarrant, PhD, University of Georgia, USA
20 May, 2008