Adventure Tourism

Check out the research databases and websites for your subject below

Discovery Search(external link)

This search interface facilitates simultaneous search of all library resources, including physical and electronic, at one place. You can search physical books, eBooks, and all resources available through our databases, such as electronic journal articles, theses, book chapters, and reports, through this platform.

Popular multi-subject databases

These databases cover a huge range of subjects including articles related to adventure tourism.

ProQuest(external link)
Academic Search Complete(external link)
Science Direct(external link)
Academic OneFile(external link)

New Zealand specific databases

These databases are useful when searching for articles published in New Zealand or specific to a New Zealand context.

Australia New Zealand Reference Centre(external link)
Full text articles available from thousands of Australian & NZ journals, newspapers etc.

Digital New Zealand(external link)  
This database aggregates New Zealand-related resources at one place. DigitalNZ includes videos, newspapers, maps, photographs, audio recordings, artworks, news reports, and many other kinds of digital content. Users can access journals related to New Zealand and research theses from academic institutions of this country. Theses and research papers are accessible from the research papers section(external link) and the NZ Research section(external link) of the website.

INNZ Index New Zealand(external link) 
New Zealand Journals indexed by the National Library of New Zealand.

Research Bank(external link)
This is an open research repository that includes research, mainly theses and dissertations,  produced by students and staff while affiliated with Unitec, Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT), Otago Polytechnic, Toi Ohomai and Southern Institute of Technology (SIT),which are part of Te pūkenga. This repository includes mainly recent research produced by these institutions. For a more comprehensive coverage of research produced in New Zealand see the research papers section(external link) and the NZ Research section(external link) of Digital NZ(external link)

The Treaty of Waitangi Collection(external link) - BWB eBooks 
This collection includes books that cover diverse aspects of the Treaty of Waitangi. Bridget Williams Collection also covers many other collections including critical issues collection(external link) and texts collection(external link), which explores issues related to New Zealand from an in depth perspective.

Waitangi Tribunal(external link)
Access to Waitangi Tribunal reports - browse, or search full text.

Other useful databases

GreenFILE(external link)
Covers all aspects of human impact on the environment.

Safetyhub(external link)
A database of videos dealing with safety related issues in diverse workplaces. Useful resources for anyone interested in health and safety protocols.

SportDiscus(external link)
Focuses on physical fitness and exercise, sport science and medicine and a huge
range of related topics.

Te Ara(external link) - The encyclopedia of New Zealand
A guide to our peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy and society.

Recommended websites

New Zealand Tourism Guide(external link)
A comprehensive online directory of NZ tourism and travel companies.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment(external link)
Provides information and statistics to the tourism industry.

Our Environment(external link)
Use maps and data to answer key questions about our natural environments
and land resources.

TIA (Tourism Industry Aotearoa)(external link)
An organisation that aims to support and promote tourism in NZ.

Tourism New Zealand(external link)
Markets New Zealand to the world as a tourist destination.

Travel Agents Association of New Zealand(external link)
Website of TAANZ, a self-regulating trade organisation representing travel agents in New Zealand

Worksafe New Zealand (external link)
New Zealand's workplace health and safety regulator.

World Travel Guide(external link)
Guide to international travel destinations including maps, social and political
backgrounds, customs, places to see.

Further Reading

Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.

Adventure Tourism(external link) 

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