Show simple item record

dc.contributor.advisorMorgan, Richard
dc.contributor.authorLindsay, Kirstyn Jane
dc.date.available2016-10-14T01:29:40Z
dc.date.copyright2016
dc.identifier.citationLindsay, K. J. (2016). Managing Jurisdictional Overlap for Closed Coastal Landfills: An Evaluation of Cross-jurisdictional Planning Practice within New Zealand (Thesis, Master of Planning). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/6840en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/6840
dc.description.abstractCross-jurisdictional management is a complex and, at times, fraught issue and this is never more obvious than in the coastal environment. When closed landfills and associated contamination effects are also present within this environment, additional layers of management complexity are introduced. Effective management of these environments depends on support from the legislative framework and the capacity and willingness of those agencies responsible for each jurisdiction to facilitate a co-ordinated and integrated approach. The purpose of this research is to examine current approaches to cross-jurisdictional management to identify how planning practice may be improved. The research considers the theoretical framework surrounding integrated management and inter-agency co-operation and reviews current planning practice against the theoretical framework. It explores the nature of the organisations responsible for cross-jurisdictional management and how organisational structure, culture and communication empowers or hinders collaboration and inter-agency relationships. The research design includes a contemporary case study involving multi-agency management of a closed coastal landfill and interviews with planning practitioners practicing within New Zealand. The research found that while the legislation may not have been overtly encouraging of a co-operative management approach, it did not hinder or obstruct co-operation; rather any lack of co-ordination was more a consequence of inter-agency relationships. Communication between organisations was often inconsistent and perfunctory, and effective communication and relationship building did not appear to be prioritised. Ultimately, the research found that optimising inter-agency relationships and undertaking clear and frequent communication is fundamental for effective and efficient cross-jurisdictional management of closed landfills within the coastal environment.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherUniversity of Otago
dc.rightsAll items in OUR Archive are provided for private study and research purposes and are protected by copyright with all rights reserved unless otherwise indicated.
dc.subjectCross-jurisdiction
dc.subjectcoastal landfill
dc.subjectinter-agency collaboration
dc.titleManaging Jurisdictional Overlap for Closed Coastal Landfills: An Evaluation of Cross-jurisdictional Planning Practice within New Zealand
dc.typeThesis
dc.date.updated2016-10-14T00:47:59Z
dc.language.rfc3066en
thesis.degree.disciplineGeography
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Planning
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Otago
thesis.degree.levelMasters
otago.interloanyes
otago.openaccessAbstract Only
 Find in your library

Files in this item

FilesSizeFormatView

There are no files associated with this item.

This item is not available in full-text via OUR Archive.

If you would like to read this item, please apply for an inter-library loan from the University of Otago via your local library.

If you are the author of this item, please contact us if you wish to discuss making the full text publicly available.

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record