"I want to firstly say thank you for your time and dedication to this project. I feel this is the most significant piece of research in the Cook Islands for some time now – not just for the Tourism industry but for the nation."
Cook Islands Tourism Corporation, August 2012
"We found the report to be well-written, thoroughly professional in presentation and, in substantive terms, development-centred. There are clear and even courageous recommendations, providing bold and pragmatic directions for reform."
United Nations Development Program, September 2007
"Thank you for all of your hard work in organising the conference. It was a huge success – both a wonderful (re)start for the backpacking sector and also a really good exchange of ideas."
Daniel Shields, Manager, Marketing and Sales, YHA New Zealand National Office,September 2009
"The Socio-Economic Team has reviewed your final report: Marine Tourism, Fisheries and Community: creating barometers of economic change. The final report is of a high standard and presents comprehensive case studies of the economic impact of marine tourism in Tutukaka and Rakiura/Stewart Island."
Eugene Rees, Socio-economic analyst, New Zealand Ministry of Fisheries, July 2009
"Your team really did a great job to get this done in such a short time frame." Thunes Cloete, Recreation Manager Community and Recreation, Taupo District Council, October 2008
"Thanks very much for delivering such a professional result for us. I'm very pleased with all aspects of this piece of work, especially as it has been carried under very tight time constraints. You seem to have a very well oiled machine there. I will have no hesitation in recommending you to my other colleagues."
Elizabeth Valentine, Chief Executive, Aviation Tourism & Travel Training Organisation (ATTTO), September 2007