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Christchurch City Council. (n.d.) Christchurch City and Lowland Canterbury: Streamside Planting. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: plantings, plants, shrubs, stream, trees, waterways.
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Christchurch City Council, Harris Consulting. (n.d.) Climate Change Case Study: Assessment of the impacts of sea level rise on floodplain management planning for the Avon River. (prepared for NZ Climate Change Office, Ministry for the Environment)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, avon River, climate change, damage assessment, economic costs, financial costs, flood events, flooding, present value of costs, sea level rise, sea levels, stopbanks, storm event probability, tidal barrage, wet weather events.
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Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, O'Brien, J M. (n.d.) Riparian Plantings Protect the Health of Urban Streams. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, The University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: ecosystem health, invertebrate, invertebrate communities, riparian, riparian buffer, riparian planting, riparian restoration, stream health, urban stream, water quality, waterway health, waterway restoration.

Hreinsson, E, Ibbitt, R, McMillan, H, Poyck, S, Sturman, J, Tait, A, Woods, R. (n.d) Tool 2.1.2: Modelling future heavy rainfall. Impacts of Climate Change on Urban Infrastructure & the Built Environment - A toolbox. (NIWA, GNS Science, BRANZ and MWH)
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Keywords: Climate change, flooding, floods, heathcote river, predictions, Rainfall, rainfall intensities.
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Collins, Kathryn, Doscher, Crile, Rennie, Hamish, Ross, James, G. (2013) The Effectiveness of Riparian ‘Restoration’ on Water Quality—A Case Study of Lowland Streams in Canterbury, New Zealand. Restoration Ecology. Vol. 21. #1. Page(s) 40-48.
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Keywords: chemical analysis, Lake Ellesmere, lowland streams, macroinvertebrate, macroinvertebrate community, restoration, riparian, riparian planting, riparian vegetation, Te Waihora, water quality, waterway restoration.

(2012) Canterbury regional urban stream sediment and biofilm quality survey. #ISBN 978- 1-927195-4. (Golder Associates, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Arsenic, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Biofilm Quality, Cadmium, Chromium, Contaminants, Copper, Halswell River, Heathcote river, Instream Ecological Values, Interim Sediment Quality Guidelines, ISQG, Lead, Mecury, Metals and Metalloids, Nickel, organic carbon, PAHs, Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons, Sediment, Styx River, Trace Elements, urban land use, Urban Stream, Zinc, Zinc.
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Environment Canterbury Regional Council. (2012) Canterbury Water Management Strategy Targets: Draft Progress Report. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council,)
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Keywords: allocation regimes, Canterbury water management strategy, collaborative management, cyanobacteria, drinking water, environmental flows, flow allocation, health risk, nutrient load limits, progress, recreation, sustainable management, Water availability, water characteristics, water flow, water quality, water quality.

Grove, Philip, Parker, Mark, Pompei, Mirella. (2012) Coastal wetland vegetation in Canterbury, 2004–2011. #978-1-927210-06-2. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Brooklands Lagoon, coastal wetlands, Coopers Lagoon Tentburn, estuarine, fen, field survey, GIS, lacustrine, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsyth, Lyttelton Harbour, maps, marsh, monitoring, palustrine, Rakaia River, riverine, saltmarsh, shallow water, Styx River, swamp, Te Waihora, vegetated coastal wetland, vegetated coastal wetland habitats, vegetation classification, wetland hydrosystems, wetland management, wetlands.
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Close, M E, Leonard, M M, Lin, S, Webber, J B, Williamson, Wendy. (2012) Groundwater Biofilm Dynamics Grown In Situ Along a Nutrient Gradient. Ground Water. Vol. 50. #5. Page(s) 690-703.
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Keywords: biofilm Quality, biofilms, groundwater, groundwater biofilms, nutrient concentration, nutrient gradient, nutrients, Selwyn River.

Jebbour, N, Kovocova, E, Moreau-Fournier, M, White, Paul, Zemansky, G. (2012) Groundwater-surface water interaction in the Waimakariri river, New Zealand, and groundwater outflow from the river bed. Journal of Hydrology (New Zealand). Vol. 51. #1. Page(s) 1-23.
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Keywords: Aquifer, groundwater, Springston Formation aquifer, surface water, Waimakariri River.
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Kerr, G. N, Swaffield, Simon. (2012) Identifying Cultural Service Values of a Small River in the Agricultural Landscape of Canterbury, New Zealand, Using Combined Methods. Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal. Vol. 25. #12. Page(s) 1330-1339.
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Keywords: Aesthetic, aesthetic values, Agricultural development, agriculture, choice experiment, cultural service, ecosystem service, habitat, intensive agriculture, irrigation, land use change, land use intensification, lower selwyn River, management, Q method, recreation, Selwyn River, spirit recreational values, spiritual values, value, values.
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Branz, GNS Science, MWH New Zealand Ltd, NIWA. (2012) Impacts of Climate Change on Urban Infrastructure and the Built Environment: Toolbox Handbook.
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Keywords: climate change, climate change, flooding, heathcote river, Infrastructure, modelling, sea level rise, urban infrastructure.
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Crow, Shannon, Jellyman, Don, Robinson, P. (2012) Impacts of longfin eels (Anguilla dieffenbachii) on the behaviour of common bullies (Gobiomorphus cotidianus) held in captivity. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. Vol. 21. Page(s) 57-63.
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Keywords: common bullies, ecology, longfin eels, Selwyn River, Styx River.
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Greenwood, Michellle, Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, Niyogi, D K. (2012) Improving the effectiveness of riparian management for aquatic invertebrates in a degraded agricultural landscape: stream size and land-use legacies. Journal of Applied Ecology. Vol. 49. #1. Page(s) 213-222.
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Keywords: agricultural waterways, Aquatic ecosystems, Aquatic invertebrates, Canterbury Plains, instream habitat, riparian management, riparian zones, water quality.

Smith, F M. (2012) Investigating Cyanotoxin Production by Benthic Freshwater Cyanobacteria in New Zealand. Chemistry. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. Page(s) 232. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: algal bloom, benthic algae, benthic cyanobacteria, benthic cyanobacteria, benthic taxa, cyanobacteria, health risk, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsyth, nodularia, phormidium autumnale, sampling, scytonema, Selwyn River, surface water quality, taxonomy, The Groynes, Waimakariri River, water quality.

Freshwater Ecology Research Group. (2012) Is Our Stream Riparian Protection in the Right Place?. (The University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: location of vegetation, riparian, riparian management, riparian restoration, riparian vegetation, waterway restoration.
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Cubrinovski, M, Hughes, M, Orense, R, Robinson, K, Taylor, Mark. (2012) Lateral spreading and its impacts in urban areas in the 2010-2011 Christchurch earthquakes. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics. Vol. 55. #3. Page(s) 255-269.
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Keywords: earthquake, February earthquake, gound damage, lateral spreading, lateral spreading, liquefaction, river banks, september earthquake.
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Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR). (2012) Microbial Quality of the Avon River: The Effect of Major Earthquakes and Subsequent Discharges on the Quality of the Water and Sediments in the Avon River. (prepared for the Ministry of Health, Ministry for the Environment, Community and Public Health, Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, Campylobacter, Canterbury earthquakes, Christchurch earthquakes, contamination events, cryptosporidium, E. Coli, earthquakes, faecal indicator, faecal source tracking, faecal source tracking, giardia, health risk, indicator, indicator bacteria, Pathogens, recreational water, samples, water quality, water sampling.
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James, Alex, McMurtie, Shelley. (2012) Post-Quake Ecology of the Lower Avon River: Current State of the Fish and Invertebrate Community. #978-1-927222-11-9. (EOS Ecology, prepared for Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic habitat, aquatic species, Avon River, Earthquake, effect, fauna, fish, Invertebrate, macrophytes, raw sewerage, sediment mobilisation, sewerage, untreated sewerage.
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Rennie, Hamish. (2012) Profiles of Priority Riparian Restoration Streams in the Waihora Ellesmere Trust Riparian Restoration Programme. (prepared for the Waihora Ellesmere Trust)
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Keywords: Ellesmere catchment, Hororata River, Johnsons road drain, kaituna river, Lake Ellesmere, leeston creek, Liffey Stream, raw data, silverstream, stream health, Te Waihora, waianiwaniwa river, waihora, Waikekewai, water quality.
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Henderson-Fitzgerald, Maree. (2012) Recommendations for Establishing a Community Volunteer Bird Monitoring Program at Styx Mill Conservation Reserve. (Styx Mill Conservation Reserve)
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Keywords: bird, bird habitat, monitoring, monitoring, styx Mill Basin, Styx river.
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(2012) Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere Catchment: Ecological Impacts of Increasing Flow Allocation. (Golder Associates, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 7DMALF, allocation, dissolved Oxygen, ecological effects, ecological Impacts, flow, flow intermittency patterns, flow patterns, flushing flows, Invertebrate, minimum flow recommendations, modelling, River flows, seven-day Mean Annual Low Flow, taxa.

Suren, Alistair. (2012) The invertebrate communities of the Styx River: summary of monitoring programme 2006-2011, and recommendations for future work. (prepared for, The Styx Living Laboratory)
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Keywords: correct data, habitat, invertebrate, monitoring, Quality assurance, quality control, styx catchment, Styx River, volunteer monitoring.
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Beville, Stephen. T, Hughey, K. F. D, Kerr, G. N. (2012) Valuing impacts of the invasive alga Didymosphenia geminata on recreational angling. Ecological Economics. Vol. 82. Page(s) 1-10.
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Keywords: algae, angling, choice experiment, didymo, didymosphenia germinate, dollar value, fish, fishing, freshwater algae, recreational angling, recreational fishing.
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City Water and Waste Unit, Christchurch City Council. (2012) Wastewater Overflow Information for Christchurch as at 17th October 2012. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Akaroa Harbour, Avon River, earthquake damage, heathcote river, overflow, sewer, wastewater, wet weather events.
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Davies, Tim McSaveney, Mauri. (2011) Bedload sediment flux and flood risk management in New Zealand. Journal of Hydrology (New Zealand). Vol. 50. #1. Page(s) 181-190.
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Keywords: Christchurch, Christchurch flood hazard, dam creation, earthquake, flood assessment, flood events, flood risk, flooding, Natural hazards, porters pass fault, sediment flux, sediment quantity, stopbanks, Waimakariri.
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Goodwin, Miria. (2011) Canterbury Water - The Regional Context: Supporting the Canterbury Water Management Strategy. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Amenity values, biodiversity, Braided River, canterbury water, canterbury Water Management Strategy, drinking water, economic indicators, ecosystem, ecosystem health, energy efficiency, energy security energy, environment Canterbury, environmental limits, irrigated land area, irrigation, kaitiakitanga, recreation, recreational activities, reliability of supply, river characteristics, strategy, water use efficiency, waterway health.
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Goodwin, M. (2011) Canterbury Water: Regional Context - Natural Character of Braided Rivers. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: banded dotterel, birds, black stilt, black-billed gull, black-fronted terns, Braided River, braided river, canterbury water, canterbury Water Management Strategy, fish, habitat, Natural character, river ecosystems, river fish, species, threats, wrybill.
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Clough, T, Elberling, Bo, Gray, Duncan, Harding, J S, Horton, T, Winterbourn, M. (2011) Carbon Cycling in Floodplain Ecosystems: Out-Gassing and Photosynthesis Transmit Soil d13C Gradient Through Stream Food Webs. Ecosystems. Vol. 15. Page(s) 583-597.
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Keywords: benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic Invertebrates, Biodiversity, carbon, carbon, carbon cycling, dissolved inorganic carbon, inorganic carbon, invertebrate biodiversity, spring streams, spring-fed streams.
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Christchurch City Council. (2011) Central City Plan: Draft Central City Recovery Plan - For Ministerial Approval December 2011. Vol. 1. #ISBN 978-0-9876571-4. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, groundwater, stormwater, stormwater management, surface water, wastewater, water quality.
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James, Alex, McMurtie, Shelley. (2011) Christchurch February Earthquake: Effect on Freshwater Fish of the Upper Avon River. #ISBN: 978-1-927195-8. (EOS Ecology: Aquatic Research Consultants, prepared for Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, Bank collapse, bank slumping, bluegill bully, brown trout, changes, Christchurch earthquakes, common bullies, common bully, Earthquake, fish, fish community, freshwater fish, giant bully, liquefaction, longfin eel, raw sewerage, sampling, sand/silt, shortfin eels, streambed uplift, suspended sediment, suspended silt, trends, Upland bullies, upland bully, upper avon river, wastewater, yellow eyed mullet.
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James, Alex, McMurtie, Shelley. (2011) Christchurch February Earthquake: Effect on Invertebrates of the Lower Rivers. #ISBN: 978-1-927195-8. (EOS Ecology: Aquatic Research Consultants, prepared for Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic ecosystems, Aquatic invertebrates, Avon River, broken wastewater pipe, Christchurch, christchurch earthquakes, February earthquake, Heathcote River.
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Greenwood, Michellle, McIntosh, A R. (2011) Cross-ecosystem disturbance influences on the life history and population size structure of a riparian predator. Austral Ecology. Vol. 36. Page(s) 593-604.
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Keywords: cross-ecosystem subsidies, dolomedes aquaticus, ecosystem subsidies, riparian fishing spider, sampling, spiders, waimakariri catchment.

Blair, Winsome, Taylor, Mark. (2011) Effects of seismic activity on Inaka spawning grounds on City rivers. #ISBN 978-1-927195-89. (Aquatic Ecology Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon, Avon River, Christchurch earthquakes, earthquake, galaxias, Galaxias maculatus, Heathcote, heathcote river, inaka, inanga, liquefaction, september earthquake, spawning habitats, Styx River, suspended silt, whitebait.
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Hudson, N, Rutherford, J C. (2011) Effects of wastewater overflows on oxygen and ammonia in the Avon and Heathcote Rivers. #ISBN 978-1-927195-85. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 2011 earthquake, ammonia, Avon River, Dissolved Oxygen, earthquake, fish, heathcote river, invertebrates, plants, siltation.
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Collins, Kathryn. (2011) Evaluating the effectiveness of riparian plantings on water quality: A case study of lowland streams in the Lake Ellesmere catchment. Department of Environment, Society and Design. Vol. Master of Resource S. Page(s) 109. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: bacteria, instream health, Lake Ellesmere, macroinvertebrate, monitoring, riparian, Riparian areas, Riparian buffer, Riparian management, Riparian margins, Riparian planting, riparian restoration, Riparian vegetation, samples, te Waihora, Waihora Ellesmere Trust, water quality.
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Waters, Sean. (2011) Getting the stormwater message across: Supporting information on the effects of selected residential activities on stormwater quality (with particular reference to the aquatic ecosystems of the Avon River/ ?t ?karo and Heathcote River/. #ISBN 978-1-927195-33. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, BAC EDTA, Catchments, Concentration, DDAC, Ecological Impacts, Heathcote river, Metals, Opawaho, Otakaro, Petroleum Hydrocarbons, Sodium Hypochlorite, stormwater, Urban land use, Water Quality.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2011) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai Water quality for contact recreation: Summary report on data collected over the summer of 2010-2011. #ISBN 978-1-927146-44. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, Contact recreation guideline, E coli, E coli, escherichia coli, faecal contamination, heathcote river, microbial assessment category (MAC), recreation, sanitary inspection category (SIC), sewerage disposal, stormwater drains, suitability for recreation grade (SFRG), water quality.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2011) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Water quality of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai: Summary report on data collected in 2010. #ISBN 978-1-927146-48. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 2010, ammonia nitrogen, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, chlorophyll A concentration, Chromium, copper, Dissolved Oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, lead, metals, monitoring, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, salinity, suspended solids, trigger value, water quality, water quality parameters, zinc.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2011) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: The sediments and biota of the Avon- Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai and tidal reaches of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected i. #ISBN 978-1-927146-41. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: anemones, animals, biota, birds, cockles, contaminants, crabs, estuary, grain size, hoppers, mudflats, organic matter content, oxygenated, salinity, sediment, sediment quality, shellfish worms, snails, tidal reaches, water quality.
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Stevenson, Michele. (2011) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Water quality of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected in 2010. #ISBN 978-1-927146-46. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia, ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, Avon River, biochemical oxygen demand, biota, Cadmium, concentrations, Copper, dissolved Oxygen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, ecosystem health, Escherichia coli, groundwater fed, heathcote river, heavy metals, heavy metals, land use, lead, mercury, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, nutrients, oxygen, River habitiat, spring-fed, suspended sediment, suspended soils, trigger levels, turbidity, water quality, water quality parameters, zinc.
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Fifield, R. L. (2011) Integrated stormwater management in the Avon River. Vol. Master of Landscape . (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Avon river, benefits, ecosystems, Integrated management, retrofitting, stormwater, stormwater management, stormwater system, swales, wetlands.

Drake, D. C. (2011) Invasive legumes fix N2 at high rates in riparian areas of an N-saturated, agricultural catchment. Journal of Ecology. Vol. 99. Page(s) 515-523.
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Keywords: agriculture, broom, gorse, nitrate, nitrogen, nitrogen fixing, riparian zones, Selwyn River.

Blackstock, Joshua Michael. (2011) Isotope study of moisture sources, recharge areas, and groundwater flow paths within the Christchurch Groundwater System. Geological Sciences. Vol. Master of Science. Page(s) 106. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River springs, Canterbury plains aquifers, christchurch groundwater, Christchurch groundwater system, discharge, geochemistry, groundwater, groundwater flow, groundwater quantity, groundwater recharge, groundwater system, hydrogeology, infiltration, isotopes, potentiometric surface, precipitation, rainfall events, rainfall infiltration, recharge area, springs, stable isotope analyses, stable isotope hydrology, surface – groundwater interface, surface – groundwater relationship, water availability, water isotopologues, water use.
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McIntosh, A R, Woodford, D J. (2011) Location of demographic sources affects the distributions of a vulnerable native fish in invaded river networks. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 56. #2. Page(s) 311-324.
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Keywords: Broken River, densities, g. vulgaris, geographical information systems, gis, network configuration, Porter river, predators, refugia, trout, waimakariri, waimakariri catchment, waimakariri River catchment.

Datry, T, Diettrich, J, Dumas, J, Konrad, C, Larned, S T, Schmidt, J. (2011) Longitudinal river ecohydrology: flow variation down the lengths of alluvial rivers. Ecohydrology. Vol. 4. #4. Page(s) 532-548.
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Keywords: empirical longitudinal flow model, flow estimation, flow frequencies, flow magnitude, longitudinal study, Selwyn River, trends.
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Cochrane, T, McHugh, P A, McIntosh, A R, Woodford, D J. (2011) Modelling spatial exclusion of a vulnerable native fish by introduced trout in rivers using landscape features: a new tool for conservation management. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. Vol. 21. Page(s) 484-493.
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Keywords: g. vulgaris, geographical information systems, GIS, interactions, native fish, populations, river network, stream size, trout, vulgaris, waimakariri catchment, waimakariri river.

Corti, Roland, Datry, T, Drummond, Laura. Rose, Larned, S T. (2011) Natural variation in immersion and emersion affects breakdown and invertebrate colonization of leaf litter in a temporary river. Aquatic Sciences. Vol. 73. Page(s) 537-550.
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Keywords: air exposure, leaf litter, selwyn River, submerged, terrestrial leaf litter.
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(2011) Proposed Highfield Subdivision Development, Christchurch: Ecology Assessment.
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Keywords: bed sediments, Catchments, channel form, Conductivity, constructed wetlands, fish, flow, grain size, habitat health, Horners Drain, macroinvertebrate, pH, riparian vegetation, roadside drainage, runoff, sensitivity, styx River, swales, temperature, urban development, water quality.
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New Zealand Conservation Authority. (2011) Protecting New Zealand's Rivers. #ISBN: 978-0-478-1491. (New Zealand Conservation Authority)
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Keywords: Biodiversity, Conservation measures, ECAN Act 2010, electricity generation, maori values, National Policy Statements, Protection, recreational values, Resource Management Act, Resource Management Act, rivers, RMA, social values, Water Conservation Order, water flow, water quality, water quantity.
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Scrinivasan, M S. (2011) Rapid Response to Quake. Water & Atmosphere. #2. Page(s) 8.
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Keywords: earthquake, flow, flow surges, monitoring.
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Martin, Adam, Poulsen, David. (2011) State of the Water Resource Report 2011: This report is a summary of the water resource for the Canterbury region for the period May to September 2011. #ISBN: 978-1-927146-5. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Canterbury Water Management Strategy, Climate, CWMS, groundwater flow, Rainfall, River flows, soil Moisture, trends, water quality, zone.
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Alqassab, N A, Edwards, S, Mohssen, M, Walters, A S. (2011) The impact of El Nino and La Nina weather patterns on Canterbury water resources. 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation: Sustaining our Future: Understanding and Living with Uncertainty. Page(s) 3601-3607.
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Keywords: El Nino, El Nino southern oscillation, ENSO, evapotranspiration, La Nina, rainfall, rainfall data, Rakaia, Rakaia River, river flow, southern oscillation, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, water balance, water budget.
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Brough, Andrew. (2011) Three Water Servicing for Proposed Plan Change for Highfield Park. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Highfiled Park Limited)
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Keywords: groundwater, stormwater, surface water, wastewater, water quality, water quantity, water supply.
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(2011) Tonkin & Taylor: Christchurch Central City: Geological Interpretative Report. (Tonkin and Taylor, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: artesian groundwater, avon River, Black Maps, boreholes, buried channels, CBD, Christchurch Central Business District, earthquake, Geomorphology, geotechnical conditions, Groundwater, groundwater level monitoring, groundwater Levels, infilled channels, liquefaction, piezocone calibration, well records.
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Stewart, Simon. (2011) Using Stable Isotopes to trace the sources and fates of nitrate within mixed land-use catchments on the Banks Peninsula New Zealand. Environmental Science. Vol. Master of Science in. Page(s) 191. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: agriculture, Banks Peninsula, Banks Peninsula catchment, broom, catchment, gorse, land use change, land use change, land use intensification, native regeneration, nitrogen, nitrogen cycling, nitrogen runoff, runoff, stable isotope, stable isotope analysis, streams.

Curran, J, Fan, V Neale, M. W, Lewis, G. D Washington, V Lear, G, Roberts, K. (2010) A Bacterial Community Index (BCI) for New Zealand Streams - Year 1. #ISBN: 978-1-927135-2. (Auckland Regional Council)
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Keywords: avon River, bacteria, bacterial community, bacterial community index, bacterial indicators, BCI, Biofilm Quality, ecosystem health, heathcote river, regional differences, selwyn River, styx River, water quality, water quality indicators, waterway health.
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Hayward, Shirley, Stevenson, Michele, Wilks,Taryn. (2010) An overview of the state and trends in water quality of Canterbury’s rivers and streams. Environment Canterbury Technical Report. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Ammonia, best management farming practices Phosphorus Nitrogen River Types, Canterbury’s Natural Resources Regional Plan, Conductivity, degraded state of small streams, Dissolved inorganic nitrogen, Dissolved Organic Carbon, Dissolved Oxygen, Escherichia coli E coli, excessive sediment inputs, existing guidelines and recommended water quality objectives, faecal contamination, geographical patterns, nitrate toxicity, nutrient enrichment, Nutrients, pH, significant temporal trends, siltation of river beds, Suspended Soils Turbidity, Sustainable management, Temperature, Upland Lower, water quality.
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Arscott, D, Lambert, Paul, Larned, S T, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2010) Aquatic invertebrate community structure along an intermittence gradient: Selwyn River, New Zealand. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. Vol. 29. #2. Page(s) 530-545.
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Keywords: benthic, benthic Invertebrates, Ephemeral waterways, flow duration, flow duration, Intermittent flow, Invertebrate, location, perennial-losing, perrennial-gaining, River habitat, Selwyn River.

Christchurch City Council. (2010) Banks Peninsula Rural Landscape Development Guidelines. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: development, drinking water supply, effluent, environmental values, Ephemeral waterways, erosion, esplanade, kaitiakitanga, lakes, natural springs, Ngai Tahu values, rainfall, springs, streams, water sources.
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Chambers, Rodney, Crossland, Andrew, Hay, Mary, Holder, Kay, Leiataua, Steve, Lobb, Andrea, Partridge, Trevor, Roozen, Derek, Shadbolt, Antony. (2010) Brooklands Lagoon/Te Riu o Te Aika Kawa Area: Parks Master Plan. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquatic fauna, Birdlife, birdlife habitat, Brooklands Lagoon, fauna, Flood management area, Ngai Tahu, Ngai Tahu values, recreation, saltmarsh, saltmarsh vegetation, Spencer Park, Styx River, Tangata whenua.
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Tricker, James, Wells, Tommy. (2010) Canterbury Region Dairy Report 2009-2010 Season. #ISBN: 978-1-927137-5. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abatement notices, Clean Streams Accord, compliance, compliance monitoring, dairy farm, dairy shed effluent, DairyNZ, discharge permit, discharge permit conditions, effluent discharge, effluent disposal, effluent ponding, effluent storage, Environmental Protection Officers, Fonterra, iwi, management practices, New Zealand Dairies Limited, Ngai Tahu, nitrogen loaded, nutrients, resource consent, resource consent conditions, sumps, Synlait, Transitional Regional Plan, undiluted dairy effluent.
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Jellyman, P G, McHugh, P A, McIntosh, A R. (2010) Dual influences of ecosystem size and disturbance on food chain length in streams. Ecology Letters. Vol. 13. Page(s) 881-890.
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Keywords: Broken River, Cass, Cass River, coach Stream, disturbance, dry stream, ecosystem size, food chain, food chain length, food webs, grasmere stream, patterns, porter river, stable isotope, stream ecosystems, streams.

Gray, D P. (2010) Ecological Connectivity in Braided Riverscapes. Biology. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. Page(s) 288. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: biodiversity, biotic patterns, braided rivers, ecological connectivity, ecosystems, energy pathways, flow variability, food webs, habitat, invertebrate diversity, invertebrates, isotopes, physical patterns, Rakaia River, vertical connectivity, Waimakariri River.

McIntosh, A R, Woodford, D J. (2010) Evidence of source–sink metapopulations in a vulnerable native galaxiid fish driven by introduced trout. Ecological Applications. Vol. 20. #4. Page(s) 967-977.
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Keywords: Broken River, Brown trout, galaxias Vulgaris, galaxiids, Porter river, predation, Predator control, rainbow trout, salmo trutta, sink, source of groundwater, species distribution, species population, trout, Waimakariri catchment, waimakariri river.
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Reck, R A, Thorpe, H R. (2010) Habitat Restoration: An Aspect of Sustainable Management. Climate Change and Sustainable Development. Page(s) 231-238. (Linton Atlantic Books, Ltd)
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Keywords: Avon River, birdlife, birds, ecosystem, fish, habitat, habitat restoration, Heathcote River, historical overview, history, invertebrate, jacksons Creek, nottingham Creek, papanui, riparian, riparian vegetation, smacks Creek, steamwharf, styx catchment, Styx River, sustainability, sustainable management, swamp, waterway, waterway restoration.

McMurtie, Shelley. (2010) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Heavy metals in fish and shellfish from Christchurch rivers and Estuary: 2010 Survey: Summary report on data collected in 2009. #ISBN 978-1-927146-09. (EOS Ecology, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Arsenic, Cadmium, Concentration, Contaminant source, fish, heavy metals, lead, mecury, shellfish.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2010) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: The sediments and biota of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai and tidal reaches of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected in. #ISBN 978-1-927146-07. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: anemones, animals, biota, birds, cockles, contaminants, crabs, estuary, grain size, hoppers, mudflats, organic matter content, oxygenated, salinity, sediment, sediment quality, shellfish worms, snails, tidal reaches, water quality.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2010) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Water quality of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai: Summary report on data collected in 2009. #ISBN 978-1-927137-60. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, biota, Chlorophyll-a, concentration, dissolved Oxygen, dissolved oxygen saturation, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, ecosystem health, Estuary, monitoring, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, Nutrients, oxygen, river habitiat, salinity, Suspended solids, tidal reaches, trigger levels, trigger value, water quality, water quality parameters, water temperature.
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Arbouw, Paula, Bond, Jenny. (2010) Improving Urban Waterway Health: Local Public Perceptions of Stormwater and the Okeover Stream, Christchurch. #ISBN: 978-1-877574-1. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Canterbury University, Okeover Stream, perspectives, public awareness, public perspectives, river system, Social Research, stormwater, stormwater polluting activities, stormwater system, Stream health.

Greenwood, Michellle, McIntosh, A R. (2010) Low river flow alters the biomass and population structure of a riparian predatory invertebrate. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 55. #10. Page(s) 2062-2076.
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Keywords: Dolomedes aquaticus, fishing spider, future, impacts, low flows, low river flow, predictions, riparian fishing spider, river drying, river flow, Selwyn River, spatial distribution.

Jellyman, P G, McIntosh, A R. (2010) Recruitment variation in a stream galaxiid fish: multiple influences on fry dynamics in a heterogeneous environment. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 55. Page(s) 1930-1944.
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Keywords: denisty, densities, fish, fish species, fry dynamics, Galaxias Vulgaris, larvae, population, species population, trout, Waimakariri, waimakariri catchment, WAimakariri River.

Pinkerton, Matthew H, Schwarz, Jill N, Wood, Simon, Zeldis, John. (2010) Remote sensing of river plumes in the Canterbury Bight. Stage II: final report. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Akaroa Harbour modelling, Canterbury Bight, Chlorophyll, climatology, eutrophication, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsyth, NASA MODIS-Aqua Sensor, offshore excursion, phytoplankton, River Plumes, Satellite data, surface temperature.
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James, Alex, McMurtie, Shelley. (2010) Sources of sediment input into Cashmere Stream. #978-1-877542-64-0. (EOS Ecology, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Cashmere Stream, clarity, cocnentration, grain size, Heathcote River confluence, mighty gripper device, particle size, pipe inputs, rainfall events, suspended sediment, suspended solids, total suspended solids, tributary inputs, turbidity.
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Gray, Duncan, Harding, J S. (2010) Spatial variation in invertebrate communities in New Zealand braided rivers. Science for Conservation. Vol. 302.
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Keywords: benthic Invertebrates, Biodiversity, Braided River, ecological systems, Invertebrate, Rakaia, waimakariri.
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(2010) State of the Environment Monitoring: Surface Water Quality. State of the Environment Monitoring. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Akaroa Harbour, beach, Christchurch City Council, E. coli, Enterococci concentrations, estuary, freshwater, Indicator reporting sheet, Kerrs Reach, Lyttelton Harbour, marine water, Microbiological Water Quality Guidelines for Marine and Freshwater Recreational Areas, Ocean Outfall Project, recreation, recreational use, rivers, State of the Environment, State of the Environment monitoring, surface water quality.
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Ezzy, Tim, Martin, Adam. (2010) State of the Water Resource Report 2010: This report is a summary of the water resource for the Canterbury region for the period May to September 2010. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Canterbury Water Management Strategy, Climate, CWMS, groundwater flow, Rainfall, River flows, soil Moisture, trends, zone.
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McClure, Christine. (2010) Survey of the Lizard Fauna of Janet Stewart and Styx Mill Conservation Reserves, Christchurch. (Prepared for Styx Living Laboratory Trust 2010)
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Keywords: Janet Stewart reserve reptile, lizard, lizard habitat habitat, Styx Mill Conservation reserve, Styx River, vegetation.
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Larned, Scott, Pflüger, Yvonne, Rackham, Allan. (2010) The aesthetic value of river flows: An assessment of flow preferences for large and small rivers. Landscape and Urban Planning. Vol. 95. #1-2. Page(s) 68-78.
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Keywords: aesthetic quality, aesthetic values, aesthetics, canterbury rivers, Halswell River, river flow preferences, Selwyn River, Waimakariri River.
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Graynoth, Eric, Jellyman, Don. (2010) The importance of tributary streams of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere in maintaining populations of longfin eels. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: algae, Commercial fisheries, declining eel numbers, eels, fisheries, fishing, Lake Ellesmere, Long term patterns, longfins, shortfins, te Waihora, tributaries.
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Durney, P, Scott, D M. (2010) Waimakariri River Surface Water/Groundwater Interaction Study – Data Review. #ISBN: 978-1-877574-2. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: aquifer tests, borelogs, conductivity, groundwater, groundwater gradients, groundwater levels, monitoring, raw data, river recharge, slug tests, surface groundwater relationship, surface water, surface-groundwater interface, temperature, Waimakariri River, water level.

Horn, Chrys. (2010) Waitaha Wai: Waterways of Christchurch. #ISBN: 978-1-877574-0. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, brooklands estuary, Brooklands Lagoon, Cashmere Stream, christchurch water supply, drainage, groundwater, halswell river, Ihutai, maori water values, monitoring, Ngai Tahu, Pollution, stream monitoring, styx catchment, surface water, Travis Swamp, Travis Wetland, values, water quality, water supplies, water values.
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Anstey, Nicola. (2010) Water quality and environmental monitoring of the Avon and Heathcote Rivers. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: acidity, Avon River, baseline, Biochemical oxygen demand, biological parameters, Conductivity, discharge consent, discharges, dissolved Oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, E coli, E. coli, faecal coliform concentrations, Heathcote River, long term patterns, long term trends, monitoring, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, pollution, stormwater, suspended solids, temperature, turbidity, water quality, water quality parameters.
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Pugh, Andrew. (2010) “SQMCI assessment of eight volunteer-monitored sites in the Styx River Catchment, Christchurch”. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: aquatic macroinvertebrates, biotic index, community gathered data Styx Mill conservation reserve restoration, kaputone, riparian restoration, SQMCI, Styx Mill Basin, Styx River.
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Braidwood, Jasmine. (2009/10) Assessment of algal diversity in the Styx River catchment. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: algae, algae distribution, Algal blooms, algal growth, distribution, diversity, kaputone stream, Smacks Creek, Styx catchment, Styx River.

Hickey, C W, Martin, M L. (2009) A review of nitrate toxicity to freshwater aquatic species. #ISBN 978-1-86937-997. (NIWA, prepared for ECAN)
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Keywords: acute and chronic limits, Canterbury's aquatic ecosystems, chronic nitrate concentrations, concentrations, contaminants, cumulative effects, Environment Canterbury, Natural Resources Regional Plan, non-point source discharges, NRRP, numerical limits, nutients, pathogens, sediment, species sensitivity to contaminants, toxicity.
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Bidwell, Vince, Rupp, David E, Schmidt, J, Woods, R. (2009) Analytical assessment and parameter estimation of a low-dimensional groundwater model. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 377. #1-2. Page(s) 143-154.
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Keywords: alluvial plain system, groundwater, modelling, Selwyn River, Selwyn River Basin.
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White, Paul A. (2009) Avon River springs catchment, Christchurch City, New Zealand. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences. Vol. 56. Page(s) 61-70.
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Keywords: Christchurch groundwater, Christchurch groundwater system, drinking water, groundwater, groundwater recharge, Recharge, water quality.
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Grove, Philip. (2009) Biodiversity values and management recommendations for the Styx River mouth reserve, Lower Waimakariri Regional Park. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: habitat, Indigenous biodiversity, Instream values, invasive weeds control, native planting, predator control, protection, Public Access, saltmarsh, Styx River, Styx River mouth reserve, swamp birds, threats, weed control, weed growth, wetland habitats, wildlife.
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Gray, D, Harding, J S. (2009) Braided river benthic diversity at multiple spatial scales: a hierarchical analysis of beta diversity in complex floodplain systems. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. Vol. 28. #3. Page(s) 537-551.
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Keywords: benthic, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, beta diversity, braided River, Invertebrate, invertebrate biodiversity, invertebrate density, invertebrate diversity, lateral patterns, longitudinal, Rakaia River, spatial distribution, spatial Patterns, taxa, Waimakariri River.
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Abraham, Phil, Hanson, Carl. (2009) Depth and spatial variation in groundwater chemistry - Central Canterbury Plains. #ISBN 978-1-86937-969.
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Keywords: apline river recharge, aquifer stratigraphy, central plains groundwater, chemistry sampling, groundwater, groundwater flow, hydrogeological history, land Surface Recharge, Oxygen-18, Rakaia River, recharge sources, soil drainage.
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Cochrane, T., Funnell, E., Hutchinson, J., O'Sullivan, A.D., Wicke, D.. (2009) Developing a rainfall contaminant relationship model for Christchurch urban catchments. 2009 Stormwater Conference, 29 Apr-1 May 2009.
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Keywords: Avon River, Clyde Road carpark, Contaminant concentrations, Copper, lead, modelling, rainfall contaminant relationship, stormwater, stormwater conditions, stormwater contaminants, zinc.
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Cochrane, Tom, O'Sullivan, Aisling, Wicke, Daniel. (2009) Environmental CSI of the Okeover Stream in Christchurch. (Hydrological and Ecological Group, Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, Canterbury University)
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Keywords: Contaminant concentrations, copper, metal concentration, okeover Stream, university of Canterbury, water flow, water quality.
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Gilpin, Brent, Moriarty, Elaine. (2009) Faecal source tracking in the Avon River, Christchurch March - May 2009. #ISBN 978-1- 877542-0. (Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, disease, E coli, Escherichia coli, faecal coliform concentrations, faeces, Fluorescent Whitening Agents, health Risks, public health problem, Recreation, Recreational water standards, samples, sewerage disposal, source tracking, storm rain, water quality.
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Flanagan, Marty, Gadd, Jennifer, Moores, Jonathan, Wech, Janine. (2009) Haytons Stream catchment water quality investigation. #ISBN 978-1-877542-57. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia nitrogen, bacteria, Biochemical oxygen demand, Christchurch, conductivity, contaminant source, contaminants, copper, dissolved Oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, field observations, fluoride, Haytons Stream, Heathcote River, indicator bacteria, land surface Activities, land use, lead, metals, mixed land use, nitrogen, nutrients, PAHs, pH, physicochemical parameters, rainfall, sediment, sediment quality, Stream water quality, TSS, turbidity, water quality, water quality parameters, water temperature, zinc.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2009) Healthy estuary and rivers of the City Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai Water quality for contact recreation: Summary report on data collected over the summer of 2008-2009. #ISBN: 978-1-877542-2. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, Contact recreation guideline, E coli, E coli, escherichia coli, faecal contamination, heathcote river, microbial assessment category (MAC), recreation, sanitary inspection category (SIC), sewerage disposal, stormwater drains, suitability for recreation grade (SFRG), water quality.
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Batcheler, L, Bolton-Ritchie, L, Bond, J, Dagg, D, Dickson, P, Drysdale, A, Handforth, D, Hayward, S. (2009) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-92.
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, ecosystem health, environmental values, food gathering, Ihutai, mahinga kai, monitoring, rivers.
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Bolton-Ritchie, L. (2009) Healthy estuary and rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai Water quality of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai: Summary report on data collected in 2008. #ISBN: 978-1-877542-2. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia nitrogen, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, chlorophyll A concentration, Chromium, copper, Dissolved Oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, lead, metals, monitoring, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, salinity, suspended solids, trigger value, water quality, water quality parameters, zinc.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2009) Healthy estuary and rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: The sediments and biota of the Avon- Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai and tidal reaches of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected i. #ISBN: 978-1-877542-2.
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Keywords: anemones, animals, biota, birds, cockles, contaminants, crabs, estuary, grain size, hoppers, mudflats, organic matter content, oxygenated, salinity, sediment, sediment quality, shellfish worms, snails, tidal reaches, water quality.
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Stevenson, Michele. (2009) Healthy estuary and rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Water quality of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected in 2008. #ISBN: 978-1-877542-2. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia, ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, Avon River, biochemical oxygen demand, biota, Cadmium, concentrations, Copper, dissolved Oxygen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, ecosystem health, Escherichia coli, groundwater fed, heathcote river, heavy metals, heavy metals, land use, lead, mercury, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, nutrients, oxygen, River habitiat, spring-fed, suspended sediment, suspended soils, trigger levels, turbidity, water quality, water quality parameters, zinc.
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(2009) Land Use Planning for Natural Hazards: Stewardship for the Future. caenzcomments. Vol. 05. #ISBN: 978-0-908-993-. (CAENZ)
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Keywords: flood management, flooding, hazard mitigation, natural hazards, risk mitigation, risks, Waimakariri.

(2009) Mid-Heathcote River/Opawaho Linear Park Master Plan - Part Three: Key Goals. Page(s) 28-45. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Bank stabilisation, community use, cultural heritage, ecosystem health, Education, enjoyment, heathcote river, heritage, indigenous biodiversity, Ngai Tahu, Ngai Tahu values, recreation, riparian, riparian planting, stormwater management, water quality.
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(2009) Mid-Heathcote River/Opawaho Linear Park Masterplan: 2009: Part Two - Background. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Consultation, cultural health assessment, dredging, ecology, fish, flood mitigation, flooding, flooding, heathcote river, Heathcote River Floodplain Management Strategy, Heathcote River Floodplain Management Strategy 1998, Heathcote River/Opawaho, Invertebrate, loess, macrophytes, Ngai Tahu, Opawaho, riparian, Runanga, runoff, sedimentation, silty, urban contaminants, water quality, weeping willows, Woolston cut.
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Bidwell, Vince, Lilburne, Linda, Scott, David, Thorley, Mike. (2009) Nitrate discharge to groundwater from agricultural land use: an initial assessment for the Canterbury Plains. (Canterbury Water Management Strategy: Steering Group)
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Keywords: agricultural land use, Canterbury Water Management Strategy, concentrations, CWMS, drinking water quality, groundwater, groundwater quality, land use, New Zealand Drinking Water Standards, nitrate, nitrate discharge, nitrate-nitrogen, river recharge.
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Hayward, Shirley, Meredith, Adrian, Stevenson, Michele. (2009) Review of proposed NRRP water quality objectives and standards for rivers and lakes in the Canterbury region. #ISBN 978-1-86937-932. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abiotic, algae, biotic, clarity, Drinking water quality, ecological health indicators, ecosystem health, Eutrophication, groundwater recharge, habitat of trout and salmon, macroinvertebrate, macrophyte, management units, microbiological quality, natural Resources Regional Plan, Ngai Tahu, NRRP, nutrient concentration, nutrient guidelines, periphyton, QMCI, river classification, sedimentation, Trophic, values, water clarity, water quality indicators, water quality standards, water quality standards.
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White, Paul. (2009) Review of the decision on applications to take groundwater in the Rakaia-Selwyn area. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-92. (Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquifer, Christchurch formation, formation, geological structure, geology, gravel, groundwater, groundwater allocation zone, groundwater discharge, groundwater flow, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, irrigation water, rainfall recharge, Rakaia groundwater, Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Zone, riccarton gravel, river recharge, Selwyn Groundwater, spring-fed streams, Springston formation, stream depletion, water balances.

Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Martin, Adam. (2009) State of the Canterbury region water resource, October 2009. #ISBN 978-1- 877542-2. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, aquifers, Climate, climate projections, el Nino, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, rainfall, rainfall levels, recharge, river flows, river flows, soil Moisture, soil moisture deficit, soil moisture levels, state of water resources, temperature, trends.
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Scott, David, Thorley, Mike. (2009) Steady-state groundwater models of the area between the Rakaia and Waimakariri rivers. #ISBN 978-1-86937-940. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: AquiferSim Model, Central plains groundwater, groundwater flow, hydraulic conductivity, hydraulic conductivity distribution, model, model Uncertainty, nitrate discharge, uncertainty.
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Golder Associates. (2009) Styx Integrated Catchment Management Plan: Styx River Sediment Study. (Golder Associates, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: geology, Instream Ecological Values, metal concentration, metal contamination, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, sediment, sediment quality particle size analysis, soil characteristics, soil study, Soil survey, Styx River, Trace Elements.
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Christchurch City Council. (2009) Surface Water Strategy 2009 - 2039. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: climate Change, development standards, ecosystem health, land use intensification, planning, policies, pollution, recreation, stormwater management, Surface water, surface water strategy, tangata whenua, urban growth, water quantity.
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Meredith, Adrian, Wilks, Taryn. (2009) Waimakariri tributary report. #ISBN 978-1-86937-927.
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Keywords: ammonia nitrogen, Concentration, Contact recreation guideline, degradation, discharge permit, dissolved inorganic nitrogen, dissolved Organic Carbon, ecosystem health, faecal indicator, monitoring, nitrogen, rainfall, Recreation, styx River, trends, waimakariri catchment, water physico-chemistry, water quality.
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Collins, Katie, Robinson, Aimee. (2008/2009) Terrestrial Arthropod Abundance and Diversity at Four Reserves along the Styx River: Establishing baseline data and looking at the impact of substrate and vegetation on Arthropod communities. (Styx Living Laboratory Trust)
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Keywords: arthropod, Invertebrate, invertebrate animal, redwood springs, styx Mill Conservation reserve, vegetation.
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(2008) A Biodiversity Strategy for the Canterbury Region. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-77. (Biodiversity Strategy Advisory Group)
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Keywords: biodiversity, bird species, ecosystem health, ecosystems, fish, galaxias, indigenous biodiversity, indigenous fish, invertebrate, kokopu, mudfish, Ngai Tahu, riparian areas, streams, water, waterway modification, wetlands.
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Van den Ende, W Partridge, T. (2008) Aquatic Plants in Christchurch River Systems. (The Styx - Living Laboratory Trust)
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Keywords: aquatic ecosystems, aquatic plant species, Avon River, biodiversity, Heathcote river, management trends, plant communities, plant survey, sampling, styx River.
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Murray, Daniel, Tipler, Cliff. (2008) Assessment of Effects on the Environment: Discharge of Overflows from the Christchurch Wastewater Network to the Avon and Heathcote Catchments. (URS New Zealand Limited, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: ANZECC, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, Avon River Catchment, Christchurch wastewater, consultation, cultural values, dilution, discharge permit, discharge to waterways, ecological values, faecal coliform concentrations, flow, flow characteristics, heathcote river, Heathcote River Catchment, heavy metals, kaitiakitanga, mahinga kai, overflow, recreational values, resource consent, stakeholders, taxa, transitional Regional Plan, wastewater, wastewater network, water quality, wet weather events.
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Hardy, Rochelle, Heremaia, Christine, Keller, Jeanine, Partridge, Trevor. (2008) Belfast Area Plan: Phase 1 Report - An Assessment of Natural Values. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Belfast, hydrology, Kaputone Stream, land use, riparian, riparian buffer strips, Smack's creek, Styx Mill Conservation reserve, styx River, surface land use, Urban growth, urbanisation, waterways, wetlands, Wilson's Swamp.
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(2008) Canterbury Regional Environment Report 2008: Chapter 2 Surface water quantity, quality and ecosystems. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: allocation, biotic, chlorophyll A concentration, climate, ecosystem health, evapotranspiration, faecal indicator, flows, groundwater Levels, lakes, land use intensification, Nutrient inputs, precipitation, rainfall, rivers, sedimentation, storage, surface water use, values, water availability, water levels.
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Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R. (2008) Density reductions by predatory trout increase adult size and fecundity of surviving caddisfly larvae in a detritus-based stream food web. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 23. Page(s) 1579-1591.
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Keywords: caddisflies, cass, densities, indirect effects, investigation, life cycles, streams, trout.
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Beech, Mary. (2008) Ecosystem health monitoring programme November-December 2007 Summary report. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-85. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 2007, aquatic health, Banks Peninsula Rivers and Streams, biotic conditions, Community Outcomes, foothill river, habitat health, heatlh, intermontane basin, invertebrate taxa, lowland river, LTCCP, macroinvertebrate, monitoring, mountain river, NRRP, physical conditions, streams, wadeable streams.
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Greenwood, Michellle, McIntosh, A R. (2008) Flooding Impacts on Responses of a Riparian Consumer to Cross-Ecosystem Subsidies. Ecology. Vol. 89. #6. Page(s) 1489-1496.
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Keywords: dolomedes aquaticus, fishing spider, flood disturbance gradient, flood gradient, habitat, habitat availability, population, riparian fishing spider, spiders, subsidy level, Waimakariri catchment.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2008) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai Water quality for contact recreation Summary report on data collected over the summer of 2007-2008. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-83. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, Contact recreation guideline, E coli, E coli, escherichia coli, faecal contamination, heathcote river, microbial assessment category (MAC), recreation, sanitary inspection category (SIC), sewerage disposal, stormwater drains, suitability for recreation grade (SFRG), water quality.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2008) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai Water quality of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai: Summary report on data collected in 2007. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-84. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, biota, chlorophyll-a, concnetrations, dissolved Oxygen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, ecosystem health, Environmental values, estuary, Ihutai, monitoring, Nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, nNN, nutrients, oxygen, river habitiat, salinity, sediments, suspended soils, temperature, tidal reaches, trigger levels, water quality, water quality parameters.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2008) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: The sediments and biota of the Avon- Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai and tidal reaches of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected i. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-84.
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Keywords: anemones, animals, biota, birds, cockles, contaminants, crabs, estuary, grain size, hoppers, mudflats, organic matter content, oxygenated, salinity, sediment, sediment quality, shellfish worms, snails, tidal reaches, water quality.
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Stevenson, Michele. (2008) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Water quality of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected in 2007. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-83. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia, ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, Avon River, biochemical oxygen demand, biota, Cadmium, concentrations, Copper, dissolved Oxygen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, ecosystem health, Escherichia coli, groundwater fed, heathcote river, heavy metals, heavy metals, land use, lead, mercury, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, nutrients, oxygen, River habitiat, spring-fed, suspended sediment, suspended soils, trigger levels, turbidity, water quality, water quality parameters, zinc.
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Brooker, D J, Graynoth, Eric. (2008) Instream habitat and flow regime requirements in the Lower Selwyn River. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-77. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Benthic Invertebrates, Coes Ford, Discharges, f, fish, fish, flood flows, flow, flow regime requirements, flow setting, habitat suitability crieteria, hydrology, instream values, macroinvertebrate, mahinga kai, minimum flow recommendations, minimum flows, minimum residual flows, native fish, Periphyton, physical habitat modelling, physical habitat modelling, Regression model, seasonal flow, Selwyn River, Trout.
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Greenwood, Michellle. (2008) Metal Concentrations in Fish and Shellfish of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai and Rivers: 2008. (EOS Ecology, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: arsenic, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Cadmium, Cockle shells, copper, heavy metals, lead, mecury, shellfish, trace Elements, zinc.
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Dysart, Marie, Miller, Malcolm, Pascoe, Warwick. (2008) Rakaia Catchment Water Allocation Issues: A review of water allocation administration, stream depletion management, and other issues within the Rakaia Catchment, and options for formalizing allocation arrangements.. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-89. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 1 for 1 sharing, Abstraction, allocation Blocks, allocation limits, Banding System, groundwater allocation zones, mean daily flow, minimum flow, minimum flow recommendations, natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, Rakaia, Rakaia River, reductions in use, Reliabilty of supply, surface water allocation zones, The Banding System, Water conservation Order, water permit holders, water use.
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Arscott, D, Larned, S T, Rupp, David E, Schmidt, J. (2008) Reconstruction of a daily flow record along a hydrologically complex alluvial river. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 359. #1-2. Page(s) 88-104.
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Keywords: ecological, hydrologically complex, modelling, relationship, river characteristics, river flow, river recharge, runoff, Selwyn River, water resource consent.
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Datry, T, Larned, S T. (2008) River flow controls ecological processes and invertebrate assemblages in subsurface flowpaths of an ephemeral river reach. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Vol. 65. #8. Page(s) 1532.
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Keywords: ephemeral river, ephemeral river reach, flow levels, invertebrates, microbes, river flows, Selwyn River, solutes, subsurface flowpaths.
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Crossland, Andrew, Hardy, Rochelle, Jenkins, Carol, Keller, Jeanine, Kingett Mitchell Limited, McCombs, Kate, McFarlane, Rob, Meurk, Colin, Oliver, Sarah, Pearson, Elizabeth, Renard, T. (2008) South-West Christchurch Area Plan: Phase 1 Report - An Assessment of Natural Values. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquifers, bank erosion, bird species, birds, Cashmere Stream, cumulative, discharges, ecological effects, ecological systems, ecological values, fish, flow, freshwater habitat, groundwater, halswell River, Halswell River, haytons Stream, heathcote river, henderson's Basin, Hoon Hay Valley Stream, Invertebrate, leaching, light, long term effects, Milnes Drain, monitoring data, natural values, net impervious area, non-point source discharges, ponding, Quaifes Road, riparian cover, seepage, South-West Christchurch Area Plan, springs, stormwater, stormwater seepage, surface water, temperature, Urban growth, urbanisation, vegetation, water, water quality, water quantity, waterways, waterways, wetlands.
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Martin, Adam, Williams, Howard. (2008) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2008. #ISBN 978-1-86937-891. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, aquifers, Climate, climate projections, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, rainfall, rainfall levels, recharge, river flows, river flows, soil Moisture, soil moisture deficit, soil moisture levels, state of water resources, temperature, trends.
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Christchurch City Council. (2008) State of the Environment Monitoring: CREAS Urban Impact Score for Christchurch Waterways. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch waterways, Indicator reporting sheet, State of the Environment monitoring, urban contaminants, urban land use.
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Jellyman, P G, McIntosh, A R. (2008) The influence of habitat availability and adult density on non-diadromous galaxiid fry settlement in New Zealand. Journal of Fish Biology. Vol. 72. Page(s) 143-156.
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Keywords: Bruce Stream, Cave Stream, Coach Stream, fish species, freshwater fish, fry settlement, galaxiid, larvae, Thomas River, trout, waimakariri, Waimakariri catchment.
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Arscott, D, Davey, Andrew, Dey, K, Hicks, D M, Larned, S T, Scarsbrook, Mike, Schmidt, J, Woods, R. (2008) The Selwyn river of New Zealand: a benchmark system for alluvial plain rivers. River Research and Applications. Vol. 24. #1. Page(s) 1-21.
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Keywords: abstraction, alluvial river, benchmark, flow rates, increasing demand, river system, selwyn River, system, undammed, variable flow, water demand.
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Bind, Jochen, Duncan, Maurice. (2008) Waimakariri River bed sediment movement for ecological resetting. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abstraction, abstraction allocation, allocation, bed material, benthic, benthic ecology, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, channel morphology, ecological resetting, ecology, erosion, flood flows, flow modelling, flushing flow, flushing flow requirements, hydrograph, invertebrates, minimum flow, Waimakariri River.
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Logan, Robert. (2008) Waimakariri: An Illustrated History. (Phillips and King Publishers)
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Keywords: Christchurch floods, coast to coast, flooding, recreation, settlement, stopbanks, Waimakariri, Waimakariri Catchment, Waimakariri River, water race.

Collins, Katie. (2007/2008) Spatial Distribution of Aquatic Invertebrates in the Styx River and Smacks Creek in and upstream of Styx Mill Conservation Reserve. (The Styx - Purakaunui: Waterways, Wetlands and Surface Water)
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Keywords: Aquatic invertebrates, ecology, Invertebrate, smacks creek, snails, styx Mill Conservation reserve, styx river.
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Kerr, Geoff, Swaffield, Simon. (2007) Amenity values of spring fed streams and rivers in Canterbury: a methodological exploration. #ISBN: 978-0-909042-. (Lincoln University, Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit)
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Keywords: amenity values, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater management, instream values, irrigation, land use, water allocation regimes, water demand.
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Harding, J S. (2007) Annual Survey of Stream Invertebrate Communities within Selwyn Plantation Board Estate (2007). (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury prepared for the Selwyn Plantation Board)
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Keywords: benthic community, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrate communities, benthic invertebrate taxa, benthic invertebrates, conductivity, degradation, dissolved Oxygen, indicators, Invertebrate, mayflies, sampling, Selwyn Plantation Board, Selwyn Plantation Board Estate, stream health, streams, surface water, surface water quality, surveying, taxonomic analysis, turbidity, water chemistry, water quality, water quality indicators.

Department of Conservation. (2007) Arthur's Pass National Park Management Plan. #ISBN 978-0-478-14277. (Department of Conservation)
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Keywords: Arthur's Pass, indigenous fish, management plan, rainfall gradient, Selwyn District, Waimakariri headwaters, Waimakariri River headwaters.
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Lewthwaite, Walter, Murray, Daniel, Tipler, Cliff. (2007) Assessment of Effects on the Environment: Additional Bywashes (Selwyn District Council Land Use Consents). (URS Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Trust)
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Keywords: AEE, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Bywash, Bywash discharge points, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, mitigation.
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Christchurch City Council. (2007) Avon River/Otakaro (Central City) Masterplan. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: avon River, Avon River/Otakaro, birds, cultural heritage, ecology, ecosystem health, exotic vegetation, garden city image, indigenous vegetation, mahinga kai, management, natural heritage, Ngai Tahu, Otakaro, protection, river, river bed habitat, river health, stormwater management, urban legibility, use, water flow, water quality.
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Gray, D, Harding, J S. (2007) Braided river ecology: a literature review of physical habitats and aquatic invertebrate communities. Science for Conservation. Vol. 279. Page(s) 19-50.
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Keywords: Braided River, ecology, floodplain habitat, future management, habitat, invertebrate, landscape valuee, management, Rakaia River, recreation, waimakariri River.
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Weir, Julian. (2007) Canterbury Groundwater Model 2. (Aqualinc Research Limited)
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Keywords: abstraction, abstraction Levels, alluvial deposits, aquifer, climate, groundwater, groundwater flow, groundwater levels, groundwater model, Hydrogeological overview, irrigation, land use change, modelling, piezometric, predictions, rainfall, Rangitata Diversion Race, river flows, river inputs, saltwater intrusion, simulation, suitability, surface water.
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Harding, J S, Kirk, L, Norton, D. A, Sinton, A, Wood, H. (2007) Canterbury Mudfish (Neochanna burrowsius) populations in the upper Waianiwaniwa Valley. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Bush Gully stream, Canterbury mudfish, catchment characteristics, Endangered, endemic, fish species, habitat, mudfish, Neochanna burrowsius, physical characteristics, recommendations, sampling, Selwyn Plantation Board Estate, species population, threatened species, Tributaries, Waianiwaniwa catchment, Waianiwaniwa River, Waianiwaniwa valley.

(2007) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Assessment of Effects on the Environment for Long Tunnel. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Trust)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, consent, Cultural values, Environment Canterbury, Natural values, physical values, proposed NRRP, Selwyn District Council, social values, Transitional Regional Plan, tunnel, Waianiwaniwa Valley.
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Buckenham, Brigid, Fizgerald, Gerard, Perkins, Harvey, Taylor, Nick. (2007) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Social Impact Assessment. (Taylor Baines, Fitzgerald Applied Sociology and People & Places, prepared for URS Ltd and Central Plains Water Trust)
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Keywords: canal, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, communities, construction, dam failure, distribution channels, dust, economic benefits, flow regime, groundwater changes, land use, land use intensification, mitigation, noise, Rakaia, Rakaia River, recreation, recreational use, Reservoir, SIA, social environment, Social impact assessment, surface land use, surface water changes, traffic, waimakariri, waimakariri River, water abstraction.
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McKerchar, Alistair, Schmidt, J. (2007) Decreases in low flows in the lower Selwyn River?. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 46. #2. Page(s) 63.
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Keywords: causes, Coes Ford, low flows, low flows, Selwyn River, trends.

Beech, Mary, Meredith, Adrian, Vesey, Susannah. (2007) Ecosystem health monitoring programme November-December 2006 and site specific habitat trend analysis 2000 – 2006. Study of Selwyn River at Coes Ford. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-66. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, Banks Peninsula, biotic health, Coes Ford, foothill river, habitat health, habitat trend analysis, health, inter-montane Basin, lowland river, macroinvertebrate, mountain fed rivers, River classification, trends, wadeable streams.
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Davey, Andrew, Kelly, David. (2007) Fish community responses to drying disturbances in an intermittent stream: a landscape perspective. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 52. #9. Page(s) 1719-1733.
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Keywords: brown trout, Canterbury galaxias, fish, persistence, refugia, Selwyn River, spatial distribution, spatial Patterns, surveys, upland bullies, Upland bully.

(2007) How do we use our precious resources today...to create a healthier environment tomorrow? A discussion document about the Healthy Environment Strategies.
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Keywords: above ground water network, bank erosion, baseflow, Christchurch, Christchurch City Council, drinking water, finite resource, groundwater contamination, rivers, run-off, runoff, springs, stormwater, strategy, streams, Surface water, vegetation, water demand, water network above ground, water quality, water supply.
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Datry, T, Larned, S T, Robinson, C T. (2007) Invertebrate and microbial responses to inundation in an ephemeral river reach in New Zealand: effects of preceding dry periods. Aquatic Sciences. Vol. 69. #4. Page(s) 554-567.
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Keywords: Ephemeral river, ephemeral waterways, Inundation, Invertebrate, microbes, responses, Selwyn River.
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Topélen, Jeanine. (2007) Mean Annual Low Flow (Seven Day) and Mean Flow Mapping for the Upper Selwyn River Catchment. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-71. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: flow, isohydal map, isohydal mapping, MALF, Mean Annual Low Flow, Mean Flow, regression equations, Seven-day Mean Annual Low Flow, water quantity.
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(2007) Nitrate Contamination Assessment. #42156547. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Ltd)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central plains groundwater, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Concentration, future, groundwater, irrigation, land use, leaching, lowland streams, nitrate, nitrate concentrations.
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Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, Norton, D. A. (2007) Persistence of a significant population of rare Canterbury mudfish (Neochanna burrowsius) in a hydrologically isolated catchment. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 41. Page(s) 309-316.
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Keywords: canterbury mudfish, conservation, conservation status, endangered, endangered species, fish, mudfish, species distribution, species population, Waianiwaniwa catchment Waianiwaniwa valley, Waianiwaniwa River.

Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, Winterbourn, M. (2007) Response of the benthic fauna of an urban stream during six years of restoration. New Zealand Natural Sciences. Vol. 32. Page(s) 1-12.
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Keywords: benthic, benthic fauna, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrate fauna, benthic invertebrates, invertebrate, okeover Stream, patterns, restoration, species distribution, stream restoration, trends, waterway restoration.

Burrell, Greg. (2007) Response to Request for Further Information Regarding Ecological Effects - Central Plains. (Golder Associates, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, construction, construction effects, diffuse pollution, drawing water, flood frequency, groundwater levels, lake Ellesmere, lake openings, land use intensification, mitigation, nitrate concentrations, point-source discharges, Rakaia River, reduced flood frequency, river flows, stream flows, waimakariri River, water quality, water use, wetland habitats.
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Datry, T, Larned, S T, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2007) Responses of hyporheic invertebrate assemblages to large-scale variation in flow permanence and surface–subsurface exchange. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 52. #8. Page(s) 1452-1462.
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Keywords: benthic Invertebrates, flowing permanence, flowing water, river characteristics, Selwyn River, suface-subsurface exchange, water present.

Burge, P. I. (2007) Sedimentation in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai - an analysis of past and present studies. (prepared for Environment Canterbury Regional Council and the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust)
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Keywords: annual sediment load, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, christchurch outfall, christchurch wastewater, Christchurch wastewater treatment plant, Contaminant concentrations, estuary, future research, Heathcote River, literature review, nutrient levels, organic composition, organic contaminants, outfall drains, recommendations, review, sediment, sediment inputs, sediment load, sediment size, sedimentation.
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Couling, Ken, Eastman, Roy, May, Paul, McCarthy, Joe, Oliver, Sarah, Watts, Robert. (2007) South-West Christchurch Area Plan: Phase 1 Report - Ground and Surface Water Management. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquifer confining layer, Area Plan, confined aquifers, ecological values, ecology, ephemeral waterways, groundwater, groundwater quality, halswell River, heathcote river, heavy metals, Henderson's Basin, ICMP, infiltration, Integrated Catchment Management Plans, South-West Christchurch Area Plan, springs, stormwater, stormwater management, surface water, surface water quality, Urban development, urban growth.
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Zollhoefer, J. M. (2007) Spring Habitats in the Styx River Catchment: Community Monitoring of Priority Conservation Spring Sites. (Eliot Sinclair & Partners Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquatic ecosystems, Aquatic invertebrates, biodiversity, catchment management management, community monitoring, habitat, hydrobiology, kaputone, kaputone creek, monitoring, priorities environmental outcomes springs, styx catchment, styx River, Styx River catchment, styx river headwater.
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Martin, Adam, Williams, Howard. (2007) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2007. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: climate projections, foothill river, groundwater Levels, groundwater recharge, land temperature, lowland streams, rainfall, Recharge, river flows, River flows, soil Moisture, soil Moisture, soil moisture levels, temperature, trends, water balance, wells.
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Coleman, Guinevere. (2007) The effectiveness of restoring the Radcliffe Drain: A Comparison with the Styx River. (Styx Living Laboratory Trust)
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Keywords: aethteti, invertebrates, restoration, waterways restoration Avon River Styx Riefer.
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Macfarlane, R. P. (2007) The Styx: Purakaunui: Styx Mill Conservation Reserve Invertebrate Assessment - Implications for Management. (prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: entomology, flies, habitat, Invertebrate, invertebrate assessment, native vegetation, styx Mill Conservation reserve, styx River, weed control, wetland, wetland characteristics.
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Ganeshalingham, R, Johnson, C, Oliver, Tony, van Kalken, T. (2007) Waimakariri Flood Protection Project: Hydraulic Modelling. #ISBN: 1-86937-632-3. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch flood hazard, flood hazard, flood mitigation, flooding, floodplain habitat, hydraulic modelling, laser topographic surveying, modelling, Selwyn District Flood hazard, stock bank proposal, Waimakariri River, Waimakariri River flooding.

(2007) Waimakariri River Flow, Habitat Availability and Angling Suitability: Two-Dimensional Modelling Results. (Golder Kingett Mitchell, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: 2D modelling, algae, Bird habitat, birds, Central Plains Irrigation, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, habitat, habitat availability, Instream habitat, Invertebrate, modelling, native fish, river flow and habitat relationship, river flows, salmon, salmonids, Waimakariri, waimakariri River.

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research. (2007) We have enough water - but not in the right place at the right time. NIWA Annual Report. Vol. 2007. Page(s) 24-25.
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Keywords: dams, demand, groundwater, irrigation, Resource management, Selwyn River, surface water.
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Davey, Andrew, James, Gavin, Kelly, David. (2006) 'Like a fish out of water': life in a disappearing river. Water & Atmosphere. Vol. 14. #1. Page(s) 18-19.
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Keywords: ecosystems, Fish, fish species, freshwater, habitat, intermittent flow, Selwyn River, wetted area.
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Harding, J S. (2006) Assessment of the impact of road culverts on fish passage within Selwyn Plantation Board Estate. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury, prepared for Selwyn Plantation Board)
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Keywords: Brown trout, culverts, fish, fish barriers, fish passage, fish populations, fish species, forest, koaro, recommendations, road culverts, Selwyn district, Selwyn Plantation Board, streams, Upland bullies.

Blakely, T, Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, Winterbourn, M. (2006) Barriers to the recovery of aquatic insect communities in urban streams. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 51. #9. Page(s) 1634-1645.
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Keywords: Avon River, benthic, benthic community, caddisflies, christchurch urban waterways, culvert, Heathcote River, okeover Stream, restoration, road culverts, species, taxa, waterway restoration.

Claassen, K, Evers, N, Harding, J S. (2006) Can forest fragments reset physical and water quality conditions in agricultural catchments and act as refugia for forest stream invertebrates?. Hydrobiologia.
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Keywords: agricultural effects, agricultural impacts, agriculture, Banks Peninsula, conservation reserves, forest fragments, kaituna river, Narbey Stream, Negative externalities, okuti river, pigeon bay stream, refugia, riparian, Taxonomic analysis, water quality.
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Gardner, Matthew, Lewthwaite, Walter, Marbin, Mark, Murray, Daniel, Ohlbock, Klaus, Tipler, Cliff. (2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Assessment of Environmental Effects for Resource Consent Applications to Canterbury Regional Council. (URS, prepared for Central Plains Water Trust)
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Keywords: AEE, Agricultural development, Agricultural land use, assessment of Environmental Effects, biota, canal, Central Plains, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Central Plains Water Trust, construction, discharge points, distribution channels, dust, Environment Description, Evapotranspiration, fish screens, groundwater, groundwater level, groundwater quantity, headrace, hydrology, instream values, Irrigation, lake Ellesmere, maori, mitigation, noise, phosphorus, Pumping stations, Rainfall, Rakaia, Rakaia River takes, Reservoir, sediment removal, Te Waihora, traffic, Waianiwaniwa Dam, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River takes, Water distribution network, water diversion, Water enhancement, water quality.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Effects of Construction, Damming, Diversion and Water Use on Benthic Ecology. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: aquatic invertebrates, Benthic, Benthic ecology, biota, Bywash, bywash discharges, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Construction effects, ecological values, groundwater levels, Invertebrate, lake Ellesmere, lowland streams, macrophyte, Periphyton, Rakaia River, stream flows, Te Waihora, waianiwaniwa River Valley, waimakariri River, water diversion, wetlands.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Effects of Construction, Damming, Diversion and Water Use on Fish and Recreation. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: Canterbury galaxias, Canterbury mudfish, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, construction, galaxias, Halswell River, Lake Ellesmere, longfin eel, mudfish, Rakaia River, recreation, recreational use, recreational values, reservoir, selwyn River, shortfin eels, upland bully, waianiwaniwa River, waimakariri River.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Effects of Construction, Damming, Diversion and Water Use on Instream Habitat. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: AEE, Aquatic habitat, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Brooklands Lagoon, bywash, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Construction effects, habitat values, instream habitat, Lake ellesmere, Rakaia River, seeps, side braids, springs, waianiwaniwa River Valley, waimakariri River, water races, wetlands.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Effects of Construction, Damming, Diversion and Water Use on Terrestrial Ecology. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: AEE, animal communities, Assessment of Environmental Effects, biology, Bywash, bywash discharges, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, construction, ecology, Fauna, flora, invertebrate communities, Invertebrates, Irrigation, Lake Ellesmere, plant communities, plants, te Waihora, terrrestrial plant, vegetation, waianiwaniwa River Valley.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Effects of Construction, Damming, Diversion and Water Use on Water Quality. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: algae, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Construction effects, discharges, dissolved Oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, estuares, hydrodynamics, hydrology, lake Ellesmere, lowland streams, microbiology, Nitrogen, nutrient concentration, nutrients, Pesticides, phosphorus, Rakaia, Selwyn River, surface runoff, surface water, surface water quality, suspended solids, te Waihora, temperature, turbidity, turbidity, Waianiwaniwa River Valley, waianiwaniwa Valley, waimakariri, water clarity, water quality, water quality, water races, wetlands.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Scheme Effects of Water Abstraction on the Waimakariri River. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Limited)
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Keywords: Abstraction, aquatic ecosystems, Biological communities, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, channels, flood duration, flood freqency, floods, Instream habitat, low flows, Rakaia, Rakaia River, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, water abstraction, water quality.
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Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R. (2006) Indirect effects of predatory trout on organic matter processing in detritus-based stream food webs. Oikos. Vol. 112. Page(s) 31-40.
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Keywords: cass, detritus-based stream food webs, food webs, investigation, predators, stream food webs, streams, trout.
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Dodson, Sarah. (2006) Reality versus Perception: User Perceptions of the Avon and Heathcote Rivers.
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Keywords: Avon catchment, Avon River, Christchurch water quality, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote river, perceptions, public awareness, Public perspectives, sampling, water quality.
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Biggs, Barry J, Davey, Andrew, Kelly, Dave. (2006) Refuge-use strategies of stream fishes in response to extreme low flows. Journal of Fish Biology. Vol. 69. #4. Page(s) 1047-1059.
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Keywords: bullies, burrowing, Canterbury galaxias, dewatered, fish, flow characteristics, flow recession, galaxias, low flows, refuge ability, riffles, runs, simulation, species behaviour, Upland bullies.

Cullen, Ross, Tait, Peter R. (2006) Some External Costs of Dairy Farming in Canterbury. Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Annual Conference, 8-10 February 2006. (Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society)
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Keywords: contamination, dairy farm, dairy farming, degradation, economic costs, external costs, groundwater, land use change, land use intensification, lowland streams, negative externalities, recreational values, surface water.
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Gray, D, Harding, J S, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2006) Spatial biodiversity patterns in a large New Zealand braided river. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 40. Page(s) 631-642.
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Keywords: benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrate communities, benthic Invertebrates, Braided River, braided river catchments, distribution patterns, Invertebrate taxa, sampling, spatial distribution, species distribution, taxa, Waimakariri River.
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Martin, Adam, Williams, Howard. (2006) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2006. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: climate projections, foothill river, groundwater Levels, groundwater recharge, land temperature, lowland streams, rainfall, Recharge, river flows, River flows, soil Moisture, soil Moisture, soil moisture levels, temperature, trends, water balance, wells.
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Aitchison-Earl, Phillipa. (2006) Stream depletion of the spring-fed lowland streams of the Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Allocation Zone. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abstraction impacts, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater zone, hydraulic connection, Rakaia, Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Zone, Selwyn, spring fed streams, stream depletion effect, surface flow levels, surface-groundwater interface.

Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R. (2006) The occurrence of Canterbury Mudfish in Selwyn Plantation Board Ltd estate in the Waianiwaniwa Valley. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Bush Gully stream, canterbury galaxias, Canterbury mudfish, Central Canterbury Plains, Central Plains Irrigation, distribution, fish, fish populations, fish species, flooding, irrigation, irrigation scheme, mudfish, population, species distribution, species size, threatened species, Upland bullies, waianiwaniwa catchment, waianiwaniwa River Valley, waianiwaniwa Valley.

Duncan, Cain. (2005) An investigation into zinc and suspended solids in urban stormwater and their effect on water quality in the Heathcote River. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Contaminant loading, Heathcote river, sediment, sediment concentrations, stormwater, suspended solids, urban stormwater, water quality, zinc, zinc concentrations.
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Murray, Daniel. (2005) Assessment of Environmental Effects for the Waimakariri River Water Take near Kowai River Confluence. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Trust)
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Keywords: AEE, alternative water sources, amenity values, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Bird habitat, birdlife, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, consents, Consultation, Cultural environment, Cultural environment, cultural values, economic benefits, economic costs, fish, flows, irrigation, landscape valuee, mitigation, Periphyton, social values, waimakariri River, Waimakariri River Regional Plan.
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Eikaas, H S, Kliskey, A D, McIntosh, A R. (2005) Catchment- and site-scale influences of forest cover and longitudinal forest position on the distribution of a diadromous fish. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 50. Page(s) 527-538.
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Keywords: banks Peninsula, diadromous fish, fish, fish distribution, flea bay, forest, forest cover, french Farm, galaxias, galaxias breviphinnis, galaxiid, geographical information systems, gIS, hydrological connectivity, kaituna river, koaro, land use, little river, okuti river, opara stream, opara stream, pigeon bay stream, prices valley, riparian forest cover, riparian vegetation, robinsons Bay, species distribution, streams, vegetation cover, wainui.
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Eikaas, H S, Kliskey, A D, McIntosh, A R. (2005) Environmental Assessment: Spatial Modeling and Habitat Quantification for Two Diadromous Fish in New Zealand Streams: A GIS-Based Approach with Application for Conservation Management. Environmental Management. Vol. 36. #5. Page(s) 726-740.
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Keywords: banks Peninsula, distribution, fish, g. brevipinnis, galaxias fasciatus, koaro, kokopu, logistic regression model, modelling, occurence probability, regression model, species distribution.

Harding, J S, Neumegen, R E, Smith, I L. (2005) Spiders, Culverts and Urban Streams. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: avon stream, caddis, caddisflies, culvert, culverts, ecology, monitoring, okeover Stream, restoration, spiders, water quality.

Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Davey, Grant, Horrell, Graeme, Martin, Adam, Sanders, Russel, Scott, David, Smith, Esther, Weeber, John. (2005) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2005. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, aquifers, Climate, climate projections, El Nino, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, hydrograph, rainfall, rainfall levels, recharge, river flows, river flows, soil Moisture, soil moisture deficit, soil moisture levels, state of water resources, temperature, trends.
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Hayward, Peter Barker, Rachel, von Tippelskirch, Manfred. (2005) Styx River/Purakaunui: Natural Asset Condition Report.
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Keywords: ecological data, Environmental Assessment System, GIS, GIS-based tool, habitat type, physical conditions, Styx catchment, Styx River, waterways.
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Vincent, Craig. (2005) The Hydrogeology of the Upper Selwyn Catchment: MSc thesis summary. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquifer characteristics, aquifers, aquifers, dairy expansion, farming, farming practices, Future management, geology, geomorphology, Geomorphology, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater age, groundwater ages, groundwater chemistry, groundwater demand, Groundwater flow, groundwater recharge, groundwater recharge, groundwater-surface water interface, Hororata River, Hororata River, hydrology, Hydrology, intensive farming, intensive land use, irrigation, Irrigation, land surface activities, land use change, management, nitrate-nitrogen, oxygen-18, piezometric contours, Recharge, recharge sources, river gaugings, Selwyn catchment, Selwyn Plains, selwyn River, Selwyn River, spring-fed, Springs, Surface water, Upper Selwyn Catchment, Upper Selwyn Plains, Waianiwaniwa River, water chemistry, water levels, water quality, water quantity.
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Taylor, Mark. (2005) The Styx, Purakaunui - Inanga Spawning on the lower Styx River. (Aquatic Ecology Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: inaka, Inanga, inanga spawning, spawning, Styx River.
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Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R, McMurtie, Shelley, Nystrom, Per, Winterbourn, M. (2005) Top-down and bottom-up influences on populations of a stream detritivore. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 50. Page(s) 1206-1218.
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Keywords: caddisflies, Cass, detritus, detritus-based stream food webs, leaf packs, native caddisfly, Population, predators, predatory trout, salmo trutta, species population, stream food web, trout, Zelandopsyche ingens.
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Christchurch City Council. (2005) Water & Sanitary Services Assessment. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: abstraction, artesian aquifers, Assessment of Water and Sanitary Services, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, chemicals, constructed wetlands, contamination, discharge permit, drinking water, drinking water demand, drinking water standards, ecosystem health, effluent, halswell River, Heathcote River, microbiological contamination, New Zealand Drinking Water Standards, Nutients, salinity, salt water intrustion, sewerage, shallow groundwater supplies, stormwater, stormwater drainage, stormwater retention ponds, Styx River, surface channels, swales, treatment of water, wastewater, wastewater disposal, wastewater flow, wastewater treatment, water reticulation, water sources, water storage, water supply, water supply risk factors, water treatment, wells, wet weather events, wet weather overflows.
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Elliot, Sandy, Jowett, Ian, Richardson, Jody, Suren, Alistair. (2004) A guide for assessing effects of urbanisation on flow-related stream habitat. #ISBN 0-478-23271-3. (NIWA)
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Keywords: biological communities, Christchurch, stream flows, stream habitat, urban stream, Urbanisation.
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Fenwick, Graham, Kilroy, Cathy, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2004) Freshwater Biodiversity: Dimensions in biodiversity of a braided river. Water & Atmosphere. Vol. 12. #3.
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Keywords: Algae, algal taxa, aquatic habitat, Biodiversity, Braided River, Invertebrate, taxa, waimakariri River.
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Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Sanders, Russel, Scott, D M. (2004) Groundwater Allocation Limits: Guidelines for the Canterbury Region. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: allocation limits, average annual rainfall, Groundwater allocation, groundwater allocation zones, intermittent streams recharge, irrigation recharge, land-surface recharge, NRRP, sustainable yield.
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Kerr, Geoffrey N., Leathers, Kenneth L., Sharp, Basil M. H.. (2004) Instream water values : Canterbury's Rakaia and Waimakariri Rivers. #ISBN: 0-909042-55-1. (Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.)
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Keywords: Contingent valuation method, dollar value, fish, fishing, flow protection, flows, instream flows, instream values, rakaia, Rakaia River, raw data, resident surveys, salmon, surveys, travel cost, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, water quality, willingness to pay.
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(2004) Proposed Canterbury Natural Resources Regional Plan: Chapter 4 Water Quality, pp 1-6. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: groundwater, groundwater resources, lakes, management, natural Resources Regional Plan, Ngai Tahu, nrrp, plan, principle surface water bodies, Proposed nrrp, rivers, values, water quality.
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(2004) Proposed Canterbury Natural Resources Regional Plan: Chapter 4, pp 19-85. Page(s) 19-85. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: artificial lakes, contaminants, groundwater, groundwater quality, issue resolution, lakes, methods, natural lakes, natural Resources Regional Plan, Non-point source discharges, NRRP, nutrient indicators, objectives, plan, point-source, policies, proposed NRRP, riparian, riparian margins, riverbed sedimentation, rivers, sedimentation, surface water, surface water quality, water quality.

(2004) Proposed Canterbury Natural Resources Regional Plan: Chapter 4, pp 236-260. Page(s) 236-260. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: community drinking water sources, compliance, compliance monitoring, drinking water quality, environmental pressures, environmental results, groundwater, indicators, lakes, Monitoring, natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, Plan, rivers, water quality, water quality indicators.
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Anthony, Melissa, Lavender, Rochelle, Meredith, Adrian. (2004) Results of ecosystem health monitoring in Canterbury region between November 2000 and February 2003. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual data, annual health monitoring programme, biotic, biotic metrics, habitat health, Invertebrate, invertebrate sampling, Periphyton, seasonal trends, stream ecosystem health, wadeable streams, water quality.
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Smith, Esther. (2004) Seven Day Mean Annual Low Flow Mapping for the Upper Selwyn River Catchment. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 7DMALF, abstractions, allocation, Isohydal map, Low flows, naturalising river flows, Regression equations, selwyn River, seven-day Mean Annual Low Flow, water availability.
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Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Davey, Grant, Ettema, Marc, McKerchar, Alistair, Scott, D M, Smith, Esther, Weeber, John. (2004) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2004. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, aquifers, Climate, climate projections, El Nino, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, hydrograph, rainfall, rainfall levels, recharge, river flows, river flows, soil Moisture, soil moisture deficit, soil moisture levels, state of water resources, temperature, trends.
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(2004) Styx Esplanade Reserve: Community Planning for the Future. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Esplanade, Esplanade Reserve, habitat, Indigenous vegetation, motorway, native plants, restoration, retention basins, Styx River, swales, Urban contaminants, urban developoment, urbanisation, water quality.
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Meurk, Colin. (2004) The Styx: Purakaunui - Vegetation & Landscape Potential Styx River Catchment. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: ecological restoration riparian restoration, Styx river styx catchment vegetation, waterway restoration.
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(2004) Waimakariri River Regional Plan. #ISBN 1-86937-502-5. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic values, Central Plains, groundwater, Lake beds, minimum flows, River Beds, surface water, sustainable management, Waimakariri River, Water Quality, water quality standards, Water quantity.

Monitoring and Research Team, Christchurch City Council. (2003) Christchurch City Environmental Trends 2003 - DRAFT. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: abstraction, DIN, Dissolved inorganic nitrogen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, drainage, DRP, ecosystems, El Nino, Eutrophication, faecal coliform concentrations, flooding, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater monitoring, groundwater quality, hydrocarbons, irrigation, leachate, rainfall, rainfall levels, rivers, run-off, snowfall, stormwater, stormwater pipes, surface water, surface water pressures, swimming guidelines, temperature, water management, water quality, water quality parameters, water quantity, waterways, wetlands.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Christchurch City Environmental Trends 2003 - Draft: Natural Hazards. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: flood, flooding, floodwaters, Heathcote river Channel, natural hazards, Waimakariri River, waimakariri River flood risk.
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Duncan, Maurice, Kelly, Greg, Sagar, Paul, Wild, Michelle. (2003) Habitat use of Waimakariri River by Black-fronted Terns. (NIWA, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: Black-fronted terns, Central Plains Irrigation, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Irrigation, Waimakariri River.
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Harding, J S. (2003) Historic Deforestation and the fate of Endemic Invertebrate Species in Streams. Vol. 37. Page(s) 333-345.
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Keywords: balguerie stream, Banks Peninsula, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrate species, deforestation, historical deforestation, indigenous biodiversity, indigenous forest catchment, Invertebrate, kaituna river, land use change, le bons stream, little akaroa stream, Narbey Stream, Okana River catchment, okuti river, opara stream, pigeon bay stream, species distribution, stream fauna, taxanomic richness, Taxonomic analysis.

Blakely, T, Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R. (2003) Impacts of Urbanisation on Okeover Stream, Christchurch. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Aquatic ecology, aquatic health, avon stream, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrates, culverts, ecological health indicators, fauna, invertebrate fauna, Okeover Stream, physical characteristics, restoration, sampling, sediment, sediment, stream health, streams, surface water quality, University of Canterbury, waimairi Stream, water chemistry, water quality, waterway restoration.
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Davey, M. L, Gleeson, D. M, Ling, N, O'Brien, L. (2003) Population genetic structure of the Canterbury mudfish (Neochanna burrowsius): Biogeography and conservation implications. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 37. #1. Page(s) 13-21.
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Keywords: Canterbury mudfish, DNA Auchenflower, genetic structure, Hororata River, Lake Eldon, mudfish, sampling.
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Quinn, John M. (2003) Riparian Management Classification for Canterbury Streams. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Aesthetic, Aquatic ecosystems, Bank stabilisation, biophysical, denitrification, ecosystem health, flooding, recreation, riparian, Riparian areas, Riparian buffer, Riparian management, Riparian vegetation, Riparian zone, stream habitat, water quality.
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Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Chater, Mandy, Dicker, Michael, Ettema, Marc, Sanders, Russel, Scott, David, Smith, Esther, Weeber, John. (2003) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2003. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, aquifers, Climate, climate projections, El Nino, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, rainfall, rainfall levels, recharge, river flows, river flows, soil Moisture, soil moisture deficit, soil moisture levels, state of water resources, temperature, trends.
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Kerr, G. N, Sharp, B. M. H, White, Paul. (2003) The economics of augmenting Christchurch's water supply. Journal of Hydrology (New Zealand). Vol. 42. #2. Page(s) 113-124.
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Keywords: dollar, domestic demand, domestic water consumption, economic benefits, economic value, environmental issues, groundwater aquifers, water demand, water supply.
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Hayward, S, Lavender, R M, Main, M R. (2003) The Okana River: assessment of water quality and ecosystem monitoring, July 1992 to May 2002 and water quality implications for Lake Forsyth/Wairewa. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: algae, algae blooms, ammonia nitrogen, biological health monitoring programme, chlorophyll A concentration, Conductivity, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, faecal coliform concentrations, invertebrate, Lake Forsyth, Land surface Activities, Land use change, monitoring, nitrate, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, nutrients, Okana River catchment, periphyton, pH, stream flows, temperature, total nitrogen, turbidity.
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McCombs, Kate. (2003) The Styx: Purakaunui - A Botanical Assessment and Weed Plan for the Styx river Banks between Spencerville Rd and Earlham St. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: recreation, river bank ecological values, weeds vegetation weed control Styx River.
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Grant, Helen. (2003) The Surface and Groundwater Resources of the Little Rakaia Zone (Lee River, Tent Burn and Jollies Brook). (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: allocation, aquifer, aquifer properties, Cryers creek, groundwater, groundwater abstractions, groundwater flow, groundwater recharge, groundwater resources, irrigation, irrigation recharge, Jollies Brook, Lee river, Little Rakaia Zone, rainfall, Rainfall, Rakaia, shallow aquifer, spring-fed, spring-fed streams, stock race, stream depletion effect, surface resources, surface water, Tent Burn, water balance.
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McIntosh, A R, Nystrom, Per, Winterbourn, M. (2003) Top-down and bottom-up processes in grassland and forested streams. Oecologia. Vol. 136. Page(s) 596-608.
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Keywords: cass, detritus, forest, forest canopy cover, invertebrate, predators, predatory fish, stable isotopes, stream food web, stream vegetation, vegetation.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Lowland Waterways. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Channel morphology, Downstream Rivers, drainage, drains, Hill Waters, low flows, lowland river, Lowland waterways, Open Utility Waterways, restoration, river maintenance, surface run off, surface run off interception, timber lined drains, tributaries, Upstream Rivers, Utility Waterways, water races, water races, waterway categories, waterway network, waterway restoration.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Restoring Waterway Form. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic habitat, Aquatic vegetation, channel cross-section, channel depth, channel meander, channel width, habitat, hydraulic capacity, longitudinal, meander, physical diversity, pool, restoration, riffle, Runanga, stormwater outfall pipes, stream bank, streams, values, waterways.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Restoring Wetlands. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: biotic, birds, Ephemeral waterways, estuaries, Estuarine, fish, Groynes, habitat health, lagoons, lake margins, light, marsh, mudfish, Nutrients, plants, restoration, Riccarton Bush, river margins, Saline wetlands, sediment, swamp, swamp wetlands, Travis Wetland, trophic, vegetation, water levels, wetland preservation, wetlands.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Riparian Planting. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: bank consolidation, bank stabilisation, biosecurity, fertiliser, instream habitat, maintenance, mulch, pest management, pests, plants, restoration, riparian, riparian buffer, riparian planting, riparian zone, spawning sites, trees, weedmats, weeds, woolmats.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Soils and Geomorphology of Christchurch. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Black Maps, geomorphology, land use, Piezometric contours, River flood channels, sea level rise, soils, springs, surface land use, swswamps, urban development, Urban growth, Waimakariri River channels, water flow.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Water - An Important Natural Resource. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Bird species, birds, canterbury Plains, cutlure, drainage, ecology, fish, historical overview, invertebrate, Ngai Tahu, plants, recreation, rivers, surface water, The black map, urbanisation, waterways, waterways history, wetlands.
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Hayward, S A, Meredith, A S. (2002) An overview of the water quality of the rivers and streams of the Canterbury region. #ISBN 1-86937-473-8. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia, ammonia toxicity, clarity, Concentration, degradation, eutrophication, faecal contamination, groundwater runoff, hill-fed rivers, irrigation runoff, Land surface Activities, land use, microbial contamination, microbial quality, mountain fed rivers, nitrogen, nutrients, phosphorus, riparian buffer strips, sedimentation, toxic contaminants, water quality.
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Bidwell, Vince, Bright, John, McIndoe, Ian, Morgan, Matthew, Robb, Christina. (2002) Canterbury Strategic Water Study: Stage One Report. (Lincoln Environmental, prepared for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment Canterbury and the Ministry for the Environment)
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Keywords: abstraction, abstraction limits, allocation, Evapotranspiration, groundwater, groundwater recharge, irrigated land, irrigation, irrigation, irrigation demand, land Surface Recharge, land use, lowland streams, minimum flow, regional water balance, reliabilty of supply, River flows, river recharge, selwyn River, stock demand, surface water, surface water allocation zones, water balance, water demand, water demand calculations.
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Adams, Brian, Anderson, Clive, Blackmore, David, Bright, John, Gamble, Brett, Glova, Gordon, Hulley, Gavin, Ingles, Allen, O'Connell, David, Taylor, Nick, Tipler, Cliff. (2002) Central Plains Water Enhancement Feasibility Study. (URS, prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement Committee, Selwyn District Council and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: affordability, Availability, base cost, base option, benthic, Central Plains, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Christchurch Aquifers, community, Cultural environment, dairy farm conversion, dam, Drinking water standards, earthworks, economic benefits, economic costs, effects, equity, feasibility, feasible, financial costs, fish passage, fish screening, groundwater level increases, groundwater recharge, hydraulic analysis, Irrigated land, irrigation, irrigation, land area, land use, leaching, Maori impacts, Maori values, mitigation, Ngai Tahu, Ngai Tahu values, nitrates, options, Periphyton, Rakaia River, recharge, recharge water, recreation, relocation, Reservoir, riparian vegetation, scheme options, social change, social impact, techncially feasible, waimakariri River, water balance, water charge, water demand, water price, water quality, Water scheme.
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Lynch, P A. (2002) Microbial water quality of rivers used for contact recreation in the Canterbury Region. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. Page(s) 67. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: contact recreation, Contact recreation guideline, contamination, management, microbial water quality, Recreation, recreational use, Selwyn River, waimakariri River, water quality, water quality.
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Charter, Mandy, Dicker, Michael, Ettema, Marc, Grant, Helen, Mullen, Mark, Sanders, Russel, Scott, David, Weeber, John. (2002) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2002. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Abstraction, Allocation, aquifer recharge, climate, El Nino, goundwater levels, groundwater, groundwater recharge, irrigation, low flows, rainfall, water abstraction, water balance.
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Davies-Colley, R J, Hall, C H, Lynch, P A, Sinton, L W. (2002) Sunlight Inactivation of Fecal Indicator Bacteria and Bacteriophages from Waste Stabilization Pond Effluent in Fresh and Saline Waters. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 68. #3. Page(s) 1122-1131.
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Keywords: bacteriophages, christchurch sewerage treatment plant, e.coli, Enterococci concentrations, faecal coliform, LII river, sunlight.
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Taylor, M.. (2002) The Styx: Purakaunui - The Waterway along Regents Park Drive; A Consideration of its Ecology and Habitat Access. (Aquatic Ecology Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: construction work, ecological values, ecology, fish, road extensions, roading, styx catchment, styx river, urban land use.
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Borrie, Neal, Keller, Jeanine. (2001) Assessment of Environmental Effects for Waimakariri and Rakaia Rivers Water Takes. (URS New Zealand Ltd and Lincoln Environmental, prepared for Christchurch City Council, Selwyn District Council and Ashburton Community Water Trust Inc)
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Keywords: AEE, Amenity values, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Benthic, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, consents, cultural environment, Cultural values, economic costs, fish, flows, geomorphology, mitigation, Periphyton, Rakaia River, recreation, riparian vegetation, social values, Waimakariri River, water takes.
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Anderson, Clive, Bright, John, McMorran, Tim. (2001) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme Concept for Consultation. (URS Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, channel, community irrigation, enhancement flows, irrigation, Lake Coleridge, Options, pumping capacity, Rakaia River, Reliabilty of supply, storage, storage site, supply reliability, Waianiwaniwa Valley, waimakariri River, Wairiri Valley, water demand, water storage.
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Duncan, Maurice, Glova, Gordon, Henderson, Roddy, Kelly, Dave, Walsh, Jeremy. (2001) Central Plains Water Enhancement: an assessment of potential environmental effects. (NIWA, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: Assessment of Environmental Effects, benthic Invertebrates, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, dissolved Oxygen, fish, fish passage, gravity flow, habitat, habitat effect, irrigation, Lake Coleridge turbidity, mudfish, Periphyton, Rakaia, Rakaia River, sedimentation, thermal stratification, trout, waimakariri, waimakariri River, Wairiri Valley, water flows, water quality, weed growth.
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Booker, D J, Graynoth, Eric. (2001) Instream habitat and flow regime requirements for Birdlings Brook, the Halswell river, Harts Creek, and the Lee River. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-91. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Birdlings Brook, eels, flow variability, freshes, halswell River, Harts Creek, Instream Ecological Values, instream habitat modelling, Instream values, Lee River, minimum flow, physical habitat modelling, seasonal flow requirements, trout.
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Environment Canterbury. (2001) Our water in the balance: Christchurch/West Melton rivers and groundwater. Issues and Options - A discussion document contributing to the preparation of the Natural Resources Regional Plan. #ISBN 1-86937-401-0. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Christchurch-West Melton aquifer system, contamination risk, groundwater, groundwater management, intensive farming, land use intensification, management, water demand, water quality.

Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Chater, Mandy, Dicker, Michael, Ettema, Marc, sanders, Russel, Scott, D M, Weeber, John. (2001) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, 1 October 2001. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, aquifers, Climate, climate projections, El Nino, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, hydrograph, rainfall, rainfall levels, recharge, river flows, river flows, soil Moisture, soil moisture deficit, soil moisture levels, state of water resources, temperature, trends.
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Duncan, Maurice J, Hicks, Murray. (2001) The lower Avon River: why is the salt marsh area eroding?. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, Bridge Street Bridge, erosion, estuary, Historical trends, Juncus maratimus, patterns, salt marsh, sea rush salt marsh, stopbank, trends.

Greenaway, Rob. (2001) The Styx: A Recreation Vision for the Styx River. (Rob Greenaway & Associates, prepared for the Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: angling, canoeing, eductation, fishing, kayaking, rafting, recreation, recreational values, river access, Styx Mill Basin, Styx River, trout fishing, User conflicts, water quality, whitebaiting.

Blakely, T, Harding, J S. (20005) Longitudinal Patterns in Benthic Communities in an Urban Stream under Restoration. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 39. Page(s) 17-28.
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Keywords: ANZECC, avon River, benthic fauna, benthic macroinvertebrate, biological communities, hydrological characteristics, ISQG, macroinvertebrate community, okeover Stream, restoration, riparian, stream restoration, taxa, Taxonomic analysis, Trigger levels, trigger values, urban stream, waimairi Stream.
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Sorrell, Brian, Suren, Alistair, Taylor, M.J. (2000) A Consideration of aspects of the Styx River ecology, and its implications for whole-river management. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA), prepared for Waterways and Wetlands Team, Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic ecology, aquatic plant species, catchment modification, ecological values, ecology, fish, habitat, Invertebrate, land use change, macrophyte, styx catchment, Styx River, Urban development, Urban land use.
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Scott, David M. (2000) Christchurch Groundwater Investigation: Simulation of alternative groundwater abstraction scenarios and their effect on baseflows of the Avon and Heathcote Rivers. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, Christchurch-West Melton groundwater system, computer simulations, estimation, future management, groundwater abstraction, Heathcote River, modelling, saltwater intrusion, spring fed streams, stream depletion, surface groundwater interface, Unconfined/confined, water balance.

McIntosh, A R. (2000) Habitat- and size-related variations in exotic trout impacts on native galaxiid fishes in New Zealand streams. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Vol. 27. Page(s) 2140-2151.
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Keywords: Bruce Stream, cass, cass river, cave Stream, electrofishing, fish, galaxias, galaxiid, grasmere stream, kowai River, porter river, species populations, Thomas River, trout, waimakariri catchment, Waimakariri River catchment.

Facer, Suzanne. (2000) Interactions between the Streams and Groundwater in the Harts Creek and Birdlings Brook Catchments. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: birdlings Brook, clarity, detoriating water quality, fish numbers, groundwater, groundwater Levels, harts Creek, hydrogeology, irrigation recharge, lake Ellesmere, piezometric survey, rainfall, rainfall recharge, springs, stream clarity, stream depletion effect, streambed conductance, summer flows, surface water flow, water abstraction, water quality.
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Ismail, Salim. (2000) Investigation of the Suitability of Aquatic Invertebrates as Biological Indicators for Detecting the Presence of Campylobacter Spp. In Recreational Water Supplies. Plant and Microbial Sciences. Vol. Master of Science in. Page(s) 241. (Canterbury University)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bacterial indicators, birds, Bromley oxidation ponds, Campylobacter, Campylobacter Spp., Cockles, contaminant concentrations, drinking water, drinking water supplies, estuarine water, gastroenteritis, Groynes area, Heathcote River, marine mussels, Mudflat snails, recreational water, shellfish.

Loris, Phoebe. (2000) Investigation of Wood Creek and its Relationship to Groundwater and Surface Waters in the Lake Ellesmere Catchment. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: groundwater system, groundwater-surface water interface, interrelation, lake Ellesmere, relationship, stream depletion effect, system, te Waihora, Wood Creek.
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Selwyn District Council. (2000) Proposed District Plan: Natural Resources - 1.3: Water. Page(s) 39-46. (Selwyn District Council,)
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Keywords: contamination, Effluent, groundwater, lake margins, riparian margins, river margins, sewerage, surace waterways, water, water quality, water quality standards, water quantity.
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Biggs, Barry J, Kilroy, Cathy. (2000) Stream Periphyton Monitoring Manual. #ISBN 0-478-09099-4. (NIWA, prepared for the New Zealand Ministry for the Environment)
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Keywords: guidelines, halswell River, manual, Monitoring, Periphyton, Periphyton Biomass.
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Plew, D. R. (2000) Transverse Velocities and Shear Stresses in River Bends. Vol. Master of Civil Engi. Page(s) 183. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, bed shear stress, bed stress, channel, channel bends, flow velocity, modelling, shear stress, stream bends, velocity profiles, Waimari Stream.

Christchurch City Council. (2000) Vision 2000-2040: The Styx – Waterways, Wetlands and Surface Water: Community Planning for the Future. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Brooklands Lagoon, changing land use, ecology, eels, future management, Guardians of the Styx, heritage, historical overview, Kaputone Stream, management, recreation, reserve, riparian management, Smacks Creek, styx catchment, Styx River, Styx River catchment, sustainable management, tangata whenua, trout, urbanisation, Waimakariri River, water quality, wetlands, whitebaiting.

Gilson, M, Mitchell, K. (1999) Christchurch City Surface Water Quality Data 1995-97. Water Quality trends 1986-97. Page(s) 253. (Christchurch City Council Waste Management Unit Laboratory)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon River Catchment, bacteria, bacteria concentrations, Halswell Junction Road Retention Basin, Halswell River, Halswell River catchment, Heathcote River, Heathcote River Catchment, heavy metal concentrations, heavy metals, oxidation ponds, rainfall data, styx River, Styx River catchment.

Evans, Christopher John. (1999) Effects of Irrigation on Groundwater Recharge between the Rakaia and Selwyn Rivers, Canterbury, New Zealand. Environmental Science (Civil Engineering). Vol. Master of Science wi. Page(s) 148. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Agricultural development, border dyke irrigaiton, canterbury groundwater, central plains, geological data, groundwater, groundwater quantity, groundwater recharge, irrigation, irrigation efficiency, irrigation recharge, land use intensification, rainfall recharge, Rakaia River, recharge depths, Selwyn river, spray irrigation, water infiltration, water table.

Taylor, M.. (1999) Fish and invertebrate values of the Styx River catchment: a strategic review. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd, prepared for Waterways and Wetlands Team, Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: brooklands lagoon, Brown trout, common bullies, diversity, Eels, fauna, fish, fish spawning grounds, fish species, inanga, Invertebrate, species distribution, species diversity, styx catchment, styx river, water quality, water quality indicators, whitebait.
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Canterbury Regional Council, Jocelyn Darling Communications. (1999) Fresh Waters of Canterbury: Nga Wai o Waitaha. #ISBN: 1-86937-367-7. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: alpine rivers, alpine rivers, aquifers, aquifers, ecosystem, ecosystem, foothill rivers, foothill rivers, fresh water, fresh water, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater surface interface, groundwater surface interface, hydraulic connection, hydraulic connection, Lake Coleridge, Lake Coleridge, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsyth, Lake Forsyth, lakes, lakes, out of stream uses, out of stream uses, Rakaia, Rakaia, spring –fed, spring –fed, springs, springs, surface water, surface water, tangata whenua, tangata whenua, Te Waihora, Te Waihora, values, values, Waimakariri River, Waimakariri River, Wairewa, Wairewa, water allocation, water allocation, water quality, water quality, water quantity, water quantity, wetlands, wetlands.

(1999) Study of the Effects of Sea Level Rise for Christchurch. (Tonkin and Taylor Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, Brooklands Lagoon, Christchurch, climate change, coastal processes, erosion, estimates of sea level rise, groundwater, heathcote river, impacts, Inundation, planning, protection measures, river bank erosion, salinity, Sea level rise, sediment supply, sedimentation, storm effects, Waimakariri River, water levels.
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McCombs, Kate. (1998) Changes in Riparian Vegetation along the Avon, Heathcote and Styx Rivers 1992/93-1996/97. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Heathcote river, plant species, riparian vegetation, river bank, riverbank, sampling, Styx River, vegetation control Avon River.
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Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd. (1998) Report on Christchurch-West Melton Groundwater System Variations in Water Balance. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: aquifer throughflow, baseflows, Christchurch-West Melton groundwater system, groundwater abstractions, groundwater level fluctuations, rainfall recharge, river seepage, Stockwater Race leakage, stockwater races, vertical aquifer leakage, Waimakariri River Seepage, water balance, water balance variations, water level, water level fluctuations, water takes, Well abstractions.

Crossland, Andrew. (1998) The birdlife of Christchurch’s tributary waterways. (Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avoca Valley Stream, birdlife, birdlife habitat, Christchurch steams, Christchurch waterways, Habitat, Hoon Hay Valley Stream, Horseshoe Lake, Jacksons Creek, Kaputone, Nottingham Stream, Old Lake Outlet, Papanui, Smacks Creek, Streamwharf Stream, Upper Tributaries, Wairarapa Stream.

Scholes, Paul. (1997) Assessing Urban Nonpoint Source Water Pollution in Christchurch. Vol. Master of Resource S. Page(s) 187. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: biology, Christchurch waterways, contaminants, degradation, freshwater, heavy metals, non-point source discharges, non-point source pollution, Nutients, pollution, sediments, Urban waterway health, Urbanisation, zinc.
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Pattle Dalamore Partners Ltd. (1997) Enhancement of Flow in Christchurch City Waterways via Stock Water Race Discharges. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: aesthetics, Christchurch streams, cultural issue, economic costs, environmental issues, flooding, flow levels, increased flow levels, low flow mitigation, stream enhancement, tangata whenua, turbitidy, Waimakariri River, water race scheme, western Christchurch waterways.

Sanders, R. A.. (1997) Irrigation Water Use Survey: Report on a Three Year Survey of Groundwater Use on the Canterbury Plains, 1994 - 97. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Canterbury Plains, central Canterbury plains, cumulative use, evaporation, groundwater, groundwater abstractions, groundwater sourced irrigation, irrigation, irrigation water use survey, monitoring, patterns, quantity estimations, rainfall, Rakaia River, water quantity.

Barker, Rachel, Davies, Louisa, Morland, Kim. (1997) Restoring Nottingham Stream: Developed by Christchurch City Council and the Residents of Halswell. #ISBN: 0-9597973-8-6. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: catchment, community plan, cultural values, ecology, Ecology, fences, flood management, future management, future visions, geology, Groundwater system, Halswell, Halswell River, Historical overview, Maori, Nottingham Stream, recreation, stream restoration, water flow, water flow.

McMurtie, Shelley, Milne, Juliet. (1997) Smacks Creek: Biological Habitat Assessment Survey - Summary Report. (Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Invertebrate, invertebrate density, invertebrates, sediments, smacks creek, species diversity, styx river, taxa, taxanomic, water quality.
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Holt, S, Shulmeister, J, Soons, J. M. (1997) The Holocene evolution of a well nourished gravelly barrier and lagoon complex, Kaitorete “Spit”, Canterbury, New Zealand. Marine Geology. Vol. 138. #1-2. Page(s) 69-90.
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Keywords: fluvial control, fluvial management, historical overview, kaitorete Spit, river avulsions.
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Christchurch City Council. (1997) The Woolston Tidal Barrage: The Story of the Woolston Tidal Barrage and its construction on the Heathcote River, Christchurch. (Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: dying trees, ecological implications, flood, flood mitigation, Flood protection, flooding, Heathcote River, mud crabs, Opawaho, root decay, salinity, willow trees, Woolston Cut, Woolston Tidal Barrage.

Rodrigo, Yvette. (1996) Algae and water quality: A survey of the filamentous algae in the Heathcote River. Department of Plant and Microbial Sciences. Vol. Master of Science (E. Page(s) 202. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: algae, algae concentration, algae monitoring, algae presence, environmental change, environmental change indicator, filamentous algae, floating mats, heathcote river, spatial distribution, temporal distribution, water quality, Woolston Cut.

Fox, V. J, Taylor, C. B. (1996) An isotopic study of dissolved inorganic carbon in the catchment of the Waimakariri River and deep ground water of the North Canterbury Plains, New Zealand. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 186. Page(s) 161-190.
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Keywords: Age Determination, Canterbury Plains, groundwater, groundwater characteristics, isotope composition, isotope ratios, river recharge, Waimakariri River, Waimakariri River recharge.
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Gilson, M. (1996) Christchurch City Surface Water Quality Data 1994-95. (Christchurch City Waste Management Unit Laboratory, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon catchment, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bacteria, bacteriological concentrations, biological data, chemical data, Christchurch rivers, drains, Estuary, Halswell catchment, Halswell River, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, heavy metals, metal concentrations, monitoring, oxidation ponds, raw data, Styx Catchment, Styx River, surface water, tributaries, water quality data.

Sanders, R. A.. (1996) Effects of Groundwater Abstractions on Surface Water Flows in the Lower Waimakariri River and its Tributaries. #ISBN: 1-86937-292-1. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: groundwater abstraction, groundwater takes, hydraulic connection, Jenkins method, Lower Waimakariri River, stream depletion effect, stream management, surface water flow rates, Surface water flows, surface-groundwater interface, Waimakariri Catchment, Waimakariri tributaries, water permits, well controls.

Sanders, R. A.. (1996) Irrigation Water Use Survey 1995 – 1996 Interim Report: Year 2 of a 3 Year Study. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Central Canterbury Plains, estimations, flowmeters, groundwater quantity, groundwater usage estimations, irrigation, power rating method, Precipitation, Rainfall, rainfall data, Rakaia, Waimakariri.

Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd. (1996) Water Allocation in the Kowai River Water Resource. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: abstractions effect, allocated water, available water, consents, consequences, impacts, Kowai River, low flow conditions, monitoring, Waimakariri River, water abstractions, water allocations, water levels.

Sanders, R. A.. (1995) Irrigation Water Use Survey 1994 – 1995 Interim Report: Year 1 of a 3 Year Study. (Christchurch)
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Keywords: Canterbury Plains, central Canterbury plains, evaporation, groundwater, groundwater abstractions, groundwater sourced irrigation, irrigation, irrigation water use survey, monitoring, patterns, power rating method, quantity estimations, rainfall, Rakaia, Rakaia River, Rakaia River, water quantity.

Corboy, Craig. (1995) The Avon River: a recreational resource. Vol. Diploma of Parks and. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, history, recreation, recreational use.
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Robb, J.A.. (1994) Christchurch City Surface Water Quality Data 1993-94. (Christchurch City Council Waste Management Unit Laboratory, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon catchment, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bacteria, bacteriological concentrations, biological data, chemical data, Christchurch rivers, drains, Estuary, Halswell catchment, Halswell River, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, heavy metals, metal concentrations, monitoring, oxidation ponds, raw data, Styx Catchment, Styx River, surface water, tributaries, water quality data.

Ettema, M. H. J. (1994) Ground Water Level Monitoring Network Optimisation: Central Plains. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Central Canterbury Plains, Central Plains, data quality assurance, groundwater, groundwater data, groundwater level, Monitoring data, quality assurance, Rakaia, Rakaia River, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River.

Anderson, B. (1994) Groundwater between the Selwyn and Rakaia Rivers, Canterbury, New Zealand: A Hydrogeological Modelling Study. Geography. Vol. Master of Science wi. Page(s) 285. (University of Otago)
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Keywords: aquifer structure, artificial aquifer recharge, artificial discharge, geology, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater recharge, hydrogeological investigations, inter-aquifer recharge, land use change, land use intensification, modelling, piezometric data, rainfall recharge, Rakaia catchment, Rakaia River, raw data, recharge, river characteristics, river-aquifer interaction, Selwyn catchment, Selwyn River, Selwyn-Rakaia groundwater, surface-groundwater interface, Transmissivity, water abstraction, water availability, water balance.

Collier, K J, Roper-Lindsay, Judith. (1994) Restoration of Aquatic Habitats: Tales of the Riverbank - examples of bank restoration on urban rivers. New Zealand Limnological Society 1993 Annual Conference. Page(s) 125-143. (Department of Conservation)
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Keywords: Avon River, bank collapse, bank erosion, Bank restoration, brown trout, calcium, ecological values, galaxias, Heathcote river, mud crabs, reno mattresses, Restoration, river bank, saltwater, slumpting, sodium, willows, woolston cut.
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Canterbury Regional Council. (1994) Shining Waters – Issues of an Urban Catchment. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bank erosion, discharges, ecology, estuarine environment, Heathcote River, industrial pollution, land use, landscape values, mud crabs, oxidation ponds, Planning Issues, recreation, salinity, sewerage, urban development, urbanisation, Water Quality, wetland, wildlife population, Woolston Cut.

Davies, J D G, Galloway, L, Nutt, A H C. (1994) Waihora/Lake Ellesmere: past-present-future. (Lincoln University Press and Publishing Services and Daphne Brasell Associates Ltd)
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Keywords: agricultural land use, aquatic environment, birdlife, commercial fishing, farming, fish life, flora and fauna, future management, lake ecology, Lake Ellesmere, lake history, lake lizards, land use change, Maori history, Maori interests, Maori view, plant life, resource management, Te Waihora, Wahi Tapu, Waihora.

Robb, J. A, Voyce, L I Wilson, M D. (1993) A biological re-evaluation of the Kaputone Stream. (Christchurch City Council Drainage and Waste Management Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: benthic invertebrate biodiversity, biological data, ecological values, ecology, fish, invertebrate, kaputone, Kaputone stream, plant distributions, plants, species distribution, styx catchment, styx river, taxa, taxanomic.
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Edwards, J C, Sevicke-Jones, G T, Taylor, K J W. (1993) Bathing Water Quality in Canterbury: Recreational Water Quality Survey Results for 1992/93. #ISBN: 1-86937-221-2. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Akaroa, Akaroa Harbour, Akaroa Harbour beaches, Avon River, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Bacteria, Camp Bay, Cass Bay, Church Bay, Contact Recreation, Corsair Bay, Diamond Harbour, faecal coliform, French Farm, Heathcote River, indicator bacteria, Lyttelton Harbour, Lyttelton Harbour beaches, Pegasus Bay, Purau Bay, Recreation, Robinsons Bay, Selwyn River, Swimming, Tikao Bay, Wainui, Water Quality, Water Quality Standards for Contact Recreation.

Robb, J. A. (1993) Christchurch City Surface Water Quality Data: 1992-93. (Christchurch City Council Drainage and Waste Management Unit Laboratory, prepared for the Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon river, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, bacteriological, cadmium, cashmere stream, chemical, chloride, chromium, city outfall drain, copper, dissolved oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, Dudley Creek, E Coli, faecal coliforms, halswell river, haytons drain, Heathcote river, heavy metal concentration, heavy metals, Horseshoe Lake, kaputone stream, knights steram, lead, metal concentrations, moncks bay, nickel, nitrate, Nottingham stream, oxidation ponds, ph, smacks creek, styx river, Suspended solids, Waiarapa Stream, Waimairi Stream, zinc.

Cullen, Ross, Ferguson, Tess, Kerr, G. N, Sheppard, Ron. (1993) Contingent Valuation of Improved Water Quality in the Lower Waimakariri River. #ISSN 1170-7682. (Agribusiness and Economics Unit, Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Benefits, contingent valuation method, cost benefit analysis, cost estimates, dollar value, economic benefit, fishing, picknicking, recreation, recreational values, safe water, surveys, Waimakariri, waimakariri River, walking, water quality.
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Duncan, Maurice, Hicks, D M. (1993) Sedimentation in the Styx River Catchment and Brooklands Lagoon.
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Keywords: Brooklands Lagoon, dredging, river channel, sediment load, sediment loads, sediment production, sediment profile, sediment source areas, sediment yield, sedimentation, sedimentation rates, Styx River.
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McCombs, Kate, Partridge, Trevor. (1992) Vegetation of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch. (prepared for the Parks Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: avon river, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, bexley, calders green, estuary, heathcote river, Ihutai, marsh, oxidation pond, penguin st, rat island, sandy point, sea rush, sea rush salt marsh, south brighton, vegetation characteristics, vegetation distribution, vegetation survey, wetland.

Roper-Lindsay, Judith. (1991) Environmental Manual: Rivers Engineering Works in Canterbury Region. #ISBN: 1-86937-138-0. (Boffa Miskell Partners, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, BAnks Peninsula Streams, canterbury rivers, catchment map, cultural sites, ecological times, Ellesmere area streams, Ellesmere system, habitats, halswell River, Hawkins, Heathcote River, Hororata River, Irwell, kaituna river, long bay stream, maps, okuti river, Rakaia River, Selwyn River, significant sites, species, Styx River, Waianiwaniwa River, waterway threats.

Broady, P. A, Ingerfeld, M. (1991) Placoma regulare sp. nov. (Entophysalidaceae, Cyanobacteria) from New Zealand streams. Phycologia. Vol. 30. #6. Page(s) 547-555.
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Keywords: Banks Peninsula, cyanobacteria, ecology, entophysalidaceae, hinewai reserve, Narbey Stream, Placoma regulare, raw data, sampling, streams.

Close, M E. (1990) Baseflow water chemistry in New Zealand Rivers 1. Characterisation. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 24. #3. Page(s) 319-341.
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Keywords: base flow, calcium, chemical analysis, dissolved reactive phosphorous, flow rate, median conditions, median flow, new Zealand rivers, potassium, raw data, rivers, Selwyn River, sodium, surface water, temperature, turbidity, Waimakariri river, water chemistry, water quality.

Blackford, Carolyn. (1990) Public Perceptions of Risk from the Waimakariri River. #ISBN: 1-86931-021-7. (Centre for Resource Management, University of Canterbury and Lincoln University)
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Keywords: flood management, flooding, Perceptions, risk, risk mitigation, stopbanks, Waimakariri River.
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Watts, Robert. (1990) Styx River: Issues and Options Report. (Drainage and Waste Management Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: biology, brooklands lagoon, catchment characteristics, climate change, flood, flood mitigation, flooding, flooding nature, floodplain, greenhouse effect, land use change, minimum flow, policies, recreation, river control, river flooding, styx catchment, Styx River, water quality.
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Hayes, L, McDermott, C, Paterson, M. S, Robb, J. A, Swain, T. (1989) A Biological Survey of the Styx River Catchment. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Aquatic macrophytes, biological Survey, Christchurch Drainage Board Report, freshwater invertebrates, kaputone Stream, Sampling, Smacks Creek, Styx River, Styx River Catchment, surface water quality, water quality.

Wilson, John. (1989) Christchurch Swamp to City: A Short History of the Christchurch Drainage Board 1875-1989. (Te Waihora Press, for the Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Avon River, avon-Heathcote Estaury, Black Maps, Christchurch Drainage Board, dredging, flood, flood events, flood relief, flooding, Heathcote River, historical overview, pollution, pumping stations, reticulation, settlement, sewer, sewer construction, swamps, treatment of water, Waimakariri.

Bonnett, M. L, Eldon, G. A, Kelly, G. R, Taylor, M.. (1989) Fisheries Survey of the Heathcote River: January 1989. #ISBN: 0-477-08179-7. (Freshwater Fisheries Centre MAFFish, prepared for the Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: bullies, common bully, fish diversity, fish habitat, fish passage, fish species, fishing resource, giant bully, habitat, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, inanga, inanga spawning, long-finned eel, recommendations, seasonal patterns, short-finned eel, spawning, species diversity, upland bully, yellow-eyed mullet.

Flain, M, Glova, G, Lucas, F. (1989) Lake Ellesmere Water Management Plan: Age and Size of the Selwyn River Brown Trout Spawning Runs, 1912-1987. (Maffish, Freshwater Fisheries Centre, prepared for Science and Research Conservation Sciences Centre, Department of Conservation)
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Keywords: brown trout, fish, fish characteristics, fish stock, patterns, Selwyn River, spawning runs, surface water, trends, trout age, trout size.

Biggs, Barry J, Close, M E. (1989) Periphyton biomass dynamics in gravel bed rivers: the relative effects of flows and nutrients. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 22. Page(s) 209-231.
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Keywords: alpine rivers, Ashley, Avon River, biomass, chlorophyll A concentration, dissolved reactive phosphorus, drp, flows, foothill river, nitrogen, nutrient, Periphyton, periphyton Biomass, periphyton chlorophyll river flow, Rakaia, regulation, Selwyn River, spring fed river, WAimakariri River.
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Brailsford, G. W, Brown, L. J, Burden, R. J, Stewart, M. K, Taylor, C. B, Wilson, D. D. (1989) Sources and Flow of North Canterbury Plains Groundwater, New Zealand. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 106. #3-4. Page(s) 311-340.
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Keywords: Artesian aquifers, Canterbury Plains, christchurch Aquifers, Christchurch drinking water, Confined aquifers, drinking water, flow patterns, groundwater, groundwater flow, groundwater source, infiltration, recharge sources, river recharge.
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Noonan, M. J, Robb, J. A. (1988) Confirmed and Faecal Coliform Bacteria in Cockles (Chione Stutchburyi) in Estuaries near Christchurch, New Zealand. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, biological parameters, Brooklands Lagoon, Chione Stutchburyi, cockle beds, cockles, estuary, faecal coliform, faecal coliform bacteria, faecal coliform concentrations, microbiological, monitoring, surface water quality, trends, water quality.

Catchment Planning Advisory Group. (1988) Heathcote River Catchment – Policy Framework for Management of Flood Control. (Catchment Planning Advisory Group, prepared for the Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Christchurch Drainage Board, flood management, flood mitigation measures, flooding, future management, Heathcote River, Heathcote river catchment, Heathcote River flooding, policy, policy framework, recommendations, Woolston Cut.

Dang, Oanh, Gilson, M, Gnad, P. A, Robb, J. A., Rowell, P. B, Sibly, K. J, Sutherland, B. E, van der Velden, H. N. (1988) Heavy Metals in the Rivers and Estuaries of Metropolitan Christchurch and Outlying Areas. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, biota, Christchurch Drainage Board, Christchurch treatment works, city outfall drain, cockles, copper, Heathcote River, heavy metal concentration, heavy metals, lead, mudflat snails, oxidation ponds, raw data, sampling, sediment characteristics, sediment size, spatial distribution, Styx River, wasterwater treatment, water resources, zinc.

Ministry for the Environment. (1988) National Water Conservation (Rakaia River) Order 1988.
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Keywords: Rakaia River, Water conservation Order.
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Barker, Rachel, Couling, Ken, Cutler, Alan, O’Brien, Leanne, Rance, Chris, Watson, Allan, Weston, Jeff. (1988) Restoring the Waterways within the University of Canterbury: A Partnership Plan – Analysis and Preliminary Proposals. (The Waterway and Wetlands Team, Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, ecological values, ecology, Ilam River, in-stream values, management, Okeover Stream, restoration, riparian vegetation, self-maintaining, stream bank, stream bed, stream flows, sustainability, University of Canterbury, Water quality, water quantity.

Smart, G M, Williman, E B. (1987) Catalogue of New Zealand Rivers with Control Works. (Hydrology Centre, Ministry of Works and Development)
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Keywords: control works, erosion, flood mitigation, flooding, modification, river characteristics, rivers, Selwyn river, Waimakariri River.

(1987) Managing Our Soil and Water Resources: Proceedings of the New Zealand Association of Soil Conservators Annual Conference. New Zealand Association of Soil Conservators Conference. (New Zealand Association of Soil Conservators)
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Keywords: confererence, groundwater abstraction, hydrological modelling, hydrology, integrated management, land use, modelling, north canterbury, water resources.

Musgrove, R. J, Robb, J. A. (1986) A Biological Survey within the Lower Reaches of the Heathcote River. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: benthic fauna, benthic invertebrates, benthic macrophytes, biological survey, Christchurch Drainage Board, flood relief, flora, flora invertebrates, future monitoring, Heathcote River, invertebrate fauna, lower Heathcote River, salinity, sampling, taxa, Woolston Cut.

Carroll, K. D, Robb, J. A. (1986) A Botanical Survey of Rivers in the Metropolitan Christchurch Area and Outlying Districts: The Avon, Heathcote and Styx Rivers and their tributaries. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: aquatic macrophytes, Avon catchment, Avon River, Christchurch Drainage Board, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, Horseshoe lake, species characteristics, species distribution, Styx catchment, Styx River, taxa, taxanomic, weed beds.

Scott, D M, Thorpe, H R. (1986) Ground water resources between the Rakaia and Ashburton Rivers. #ISSN: 0112-1197. (Hydrology Centre)
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Keywords: Aquifer, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater quantity, groundwater system, hydrological characteristics, irrigation, irrigation expansion, land use change, modelling, piezometric levels, Rakaia and Ashburton River groundwater, river recharge, soil moisture, Stock race leakage, water levels, water quantity.

Fergusson, Jack E, Purchase, Nigel G. (1986) The Distribution and Geochemistry of Lead in River Sediments, Christchurch, New Zealand. Environmental Pollution (Series B). Vol. 12. Page(s) 203-216.
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Keywords: Avon River, contamination, heathcote river, lead, lead concentrations, river flow, sediment profile.
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Carson, M A. (1986) Transport of Gravel in Alluvial channels: A review with special reference to the Canterbury Plains, New Zealand. #ISBN: 0-908764-04-9. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: Braided River, Canterbury rivers, formulas, gravel loads, gravel movement, meandering river, modelling, sediment transport, thresholds, transportation.

Cowie, B, Glennie, J. M, Lovis, P. M, Mason, C. R, McCallum, L. R. (1986) Waimakariri River and Catchment Issues and Options – An Introduction to Issues and Options for Land and Water Resource Management. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: brooklands lagoon, flooding, Future management, groundwater, irrigation water, management, plan, public discussion document, recreation, resource management issues, salmon spawning, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, Waimakariri River and Catchment, water allocation, water supply, wetlands, wetlands.

Carter, M. C, Cowie, B, Dimbleby, B. R, Glennie, J. M, Griffiths, G. A, Lineham, I. W, Lovis, P.M, Mason, C. R, Milne, P.J, Mosley, M. P, Talbot, J. D, Walker, S. W, Weeber, J. W. (1986) Waimakariri River and Catchment Resource Survey – Volumes 1 to 3. #ISBN: 0-908764-00-6. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: aquatic invertebrate, brooklands lagoon, catchment characteristics, catchment location, fish, fish species, flood protection, flooding, groundwater, hydrology, land use, legislation, North Canterbury Catchment Board, physical description, recreation, Resource Survey, soil, surface water, tributaries, vegetation, Waimakariri Catchment, waimakariri catchment, Waimakariri River, water availability, water quality, wetlands, wildlife.

Dimbleby, B. R., McIntyre, S. J, Norton, A. C. (1985) Ellesmere Reserves: Resource Assessment and Management Plan. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: Ahuriri Lagoon, Ahuriri Reserves, climate, culture, Ellesmere, Ellesmere Area, Ellesmere County, Ellesmere Reserves, farming, future management, Halswell Reserves, Halswell River, Kaitorete Spit, Lake Ellesmere, land use, landscape, legislation, management, North Canterbury Catchment Board, policies, Regional Water Board, Soil, Te Waihora, topography, vegetation, wildlife.

Miskell, D.J.. (1985) Heathcote River Environmental Impact assessment. (Boffa Miskell & Partners Landscape Architects, prepared for Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: EIA, Environmental impact assessment, flood problem, flood protection, flooding, heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, landscape assessment, salinity, sensitive sites, water quality, Woolston Cut.

Ross, D M Le Page, D K. (1984) Canterbury Irrigation Review. #ISBN: 0-477-03013-0. (Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries)
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Keywords: agriculture, Central Plains Surface Water Irrigation Proposal, Central Plains water, development, groundwater, irrigated land, irrigation, irrigation schemes, land use, Surface water.

Dimbleby, B. R., McCallum, L. R., Norton, A. C.. (1984) Rakaia Reserves: Resource Assessment and Draft Management Plan. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: aesthetics, area, braided river, braided riverbed, climate, Ellesmere County, farming, Forestry, Future management, historical overview, location, management framework, Management objectives, Management plan, North Canterbury Catchment Board Report, North Rakaia River Board, policies, policy, Rakaia, Rakaia catchment, Rakaia River, Rakaia transport barrier, recreation, sheep runs, Soils, topography, vegetation, Wildlife.

Pryor, R J. (1984) The Avon River: a recreation reserve for Christchurch. Vol. Diploma of Landscape. Page(s) 86. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Aesthetic, aesthetics, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon Loop, Avon River, historical overview, history, kerrs Reach, land ownership, Public Access, Recreation, visual characteristics.
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Ayrey, R. B, Curtis, J, Glennie, J. M, Lineham, I. W, Lord, P. I, Mason, C. R, Shadbolt, N, Talbot, J. D, Thompson, D. A, Weeber, J. H. (1983) Interim Report of the Groundwater Resource of the Central Plains. (Resource Investigations Division of the North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: abstractions, agriculture, aquifers, artificial recharge, Central Canterbury Plains, Central Plains Aquifer System, Christchurch groundwater, climate, drinking water, economic benefits, Future management, geography, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater quality, groundwater quantity, Groundwater recharge, groundwater resource, historical overview, hydrological system, hydrology, intensive farming, irrigation, land use change, long term impacts, North Canterbury Catchment Board, rainfall, Rakaia River, recharge, river seepage, Selwyn River, soils, topography, vegetation, Waimakariri River, Water conflict, water level, water quantity.

Ayrey, R. B, Bowden, M. J, Cathcart, R. W, Glennie, J.M, Saville-Smith, K. J. (1983) Rakaia River Catchment and the Adjacent Plains: An Introduction to the Issues and Options. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: central plains, discussion document, erosion, flooding, future management, groundwater, groundwater area, irrigation, Lake Ellesmere, legislation, management plan, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia groundwater, Rakaia River, water quality.

Saville-Smith, K. J. (1983) Recreation and the Rakaia River: On-Site Survey Data. (Recreation and the Rakaia River: On-Site Survey Data)
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Keywords: on-site surveying, Rakaia catchment, Rakaia River, recreation, recreational activities, recreational use, recreational users’ profile, river characteristics, water conditions.

Ayrey, R. B, Bowden, M. J, Cowie, B, Duffield, D. N, Glennie, J. M, Kirk, R.M, Lineham, I. W, Mason, C.R, Miskell, D. J, Moore, K, Saville-Smith, K., Talbot, J. D, Weeber, J. H. (1983) The Rakaia River and Catchment – A Resource Survey (Volume 1). (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: agriculture, conflicts, erosion, farming, forestry, geology, historical overview, introduced animals, Land use capability, major issues, management, precipitation, present land use, rainfall, Rakaia, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia River, Rakaia Water Resources, relief, soils, temperature, topography, vegetation, wild animals.

Bowden, M. J, Kirk, R.M, Talbot, J. D. (1983) The Rakaia River and Catchment – A Resource Survey (Volume 2). (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: catchment runoff, groundwater, groundwater recharge, Lake Coleridge, Rakaia, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia River, Rakaia River, Rakaia River mouth, resource survey, river flow, river mouth surface groundwater interface, runoff characteristics, surface water abstraction, surface – groundwater relationship, water resources.

Bowden, M. J, Cowie, B, Lineham, I. W, Saville-Smith, K. J. (1983) The Rakaia River and Catchment – A Resource Survey (Volume 3). (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: aquatic invertebrates, fish community, fisheries, flood, flow, Lake Coleridge, lake water quality, lakes, Rakaia, Rakaia catchment, Rakaia River, river abstractions, riverbed vegetation, vegetation, water quality, wetlands, wildlife, wildlife community.

Glennie, J. M, Miskell, D. J, Saville-Smith, K. J. (1983) The Rakaia River and Catchment – A Resource Survey (Volume 4). (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: aesthetic values, angling, boating, effluent dilution, existing water rights, fish farming, future demands, hydro-electricity generation, irrigation, irrigation supply, landscape values, power generation, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia River, Rakaia River Mouth, recreation, recreation resources, recreational activities, recreational values, resource survey, resource use, Stockwater, visual values, water demands, water rights, water use, wildlife.

Brown, W. A. N., Cree, A. M., Gough, J., Knowles, I. S., Laing, M. T., Leathers, Kenneth L., Lochhead, Lynnette E., Sharp, Basil M. H., Williams, D.. (1983) Water and choice in Canterbury : review and assessment of research priorities for lower Rakaia and central plains irrigation planning. #ISSN: 0069-3790. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit)
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Keywords: abstraction, abstraction, Canterbury plains, ecological Impacts, Electricity generation, flow levels, groundwater resources, irrigation, power generation, Rakaia, Rakaia River, Rakaia River Catchment, recreation, water systems.
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Walker, E. A. (1983) Water – New Zealand Impressions. (Whitcoulls Publishers)
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Keywords: Avon River, Lake Coleridge, Rakaia River, Surface Water.

Brown Copland and Co. Ltd, Poynter, R H, Reid, R E. (1982) The Waimakariri River Improvement Scheme: 1982 Review. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: aggradation, assessment, birds, economic evaluation, environmental effects, fish, flood damage, flood protection, historical overview, maintenance, recreation, scheme performance, stopbanks, vegetation, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, WAimakariri River Improvement Scheme.

Adams, Julia S. (1982) The Waimakariri riverbed changes in vegetation 1850 - 1982. Vol. Diploma of Landscape. Page(s) 98. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: flood mitigation, forestry, hydrology, land tenure, recreation, river control, riverbed, Riverbed vegetation, topography, trends, vegetation, waimakariri, waimakariri River.
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Bennet, J, Catton, S. L, Claman, S. P, Climo, C, De’ath, C. P, Gilson, M, Kearns, N. B. F, Kelly, B, Robb, J. A, Sibly, K J. (1981) A Biological Survey of Rivers in the Metropolitan Christchurch Area and Outlying Districts: The Halswell River Catchment. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: biological data, biological survey, channel width, freshwater invertebrates, halswell, Halswell River, Halswell River catchment, invertebrate fauna, invertebrates, Knights Creek, macrophytes, Nottingham Creek, Old Course, raw data, sediment characteristics, water chemistry.

Climo, C. Y, Gordon, M. A, Hunter, I. C, Ricketts, O. N. (1981) Heathcote River Catchment Investigation: Stage 1 – Planning Options, Storm Flows, Woolston Cut, Lower Reaches. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: benefits, channel improvements, cost estimates, Flood, flood control schemes, flood history, Flood mitigation, flood retention basins, flooding, flow estimates, Heathcote River, Heathcote River Catchment, Heathcote River flooding, Historical overview, residential floor levels, river cuts, river monitoring, Stopbanks, stopbanks, storm flows, Woolston Cut.

Robb, J. A. (1980) A Biological Survey of Rivers in the Metropolitan Christchurch Area and Outlying Districts: The Avon, Heathcote and Styx Rivers and their tributaries. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: aquatic macrophytes, Avon catchment, Avon River, biological data, biological survey, city outfall drain, Heathcote Catchment, Heathcote River, horseshoe lake, invertebrate fauna, invertebrate taxa, macrophytes, raw data, sampling, sediment characteristics, Styx catchment, Styx River, surface water, taxa, water chemistry, water quality.

Hughey, Ken. (1980) Hydrological aspects of brown trout management in the Selwyn River system, Canterbury, New Zealand. Vol. Master Thesis. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: brown trout, hydrology, management, recreation, Selwyn River, trout.
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Ackroyd, P, Murray, Daniel. (1979) Physical Hydrology: New Zealand Experience. (New Zealand Hydrological Society)
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Keywords: catchment models, groundwater, hydrology, New Zealand, Precipitation, rainfall, slope instability, storm runoff, suspended sediment, water resources.

Gilson, M, Matthews, D, Ricketts, O, Rid, D S, Robb, James A, Sibly, K J, Wright, C F. (1978) Environmental Assessment of the Woolston Cut and Associated Stopbanking on the Heathcote River. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: assessment of Environmental Effects, bacteria, Chemical concentrations, Christchurch Drainage Board, environmental effects, existing environment, fauna, flood flows, flooding, flora, Heathcote River, history, modification, residential flooding, salinity, stopbanks, water levels, woolston cut.

North Canterbury Catchment Board. (1978) The Halswell in the 1980's. (North Canterbury Catchment Board)
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Keywords: drainage, Halswell, Halswell Catchment Area, Halswell River, Halswell River hill catchment, Halswell River Improvement Scheme, Halswell River Plains, Halswell River tributaries, maps, North Canterbury Catchment board, swamps.

Zare, M. (1977) Infiltration and underflow near Halkett in the braided Waimakariri Riverbed, New Zealand. Vol. Master of Agricultur. Page(s) 85. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: groundwater, groundwater quantity, groundwater recharge, Infiltration, recharge, underflow.
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Souhangir, A. A. (1977) Water-Table Geometry and Related Groundwater Recharge near Halkett, Waimakariri River, New Zealand. Department of Agricultural Engineering. Vol. Master of Agricultur. Page(s) 80. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquifers, feeding, groundwater, groundwater recharge, Halkett, hydraulic analysis, hydraulic gradient, recharge, underflow, water table.
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Mulcock, C M. (1976) Bacteriological Studies of the Avon River, Christchurch, N.Z.. Joint Centre for Environmental Sciences: University of Canterbury and Lincoln College. Vol. Master of Science. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: animal pollution, Avon, Avon River, bacteria, baseline, faecal coliform concentrations, low flows, pollution, rainfall, rainfall intensities, runoff, salmonella, water quality, wet weather events.
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Southern Energy Group. (1976) Hydro Energy and Irrigation - Rakaia River Concept Study: Summary. (Southern Energy Group, prepared for the New Zealand Energy Research and Development Committee)
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Keywords: catchment, catchment characteristics, Electricity generation, irrigation, irrigation races, lake Coleridge, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia River, recreation, storage, water control, water races, water storage.

Robb, James A. (1975) An ecological study of the Bromley oxidation ponds and surrounding environs. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. Page(s) 289. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Bromley sewerage station, heathcote river, nutrients, oxidation ponds, oxidation ponds nutrients, patterns, ph, sewerage treatment plant.
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Mandel, S. (1974) The Groundwater Resources of the Canterbury Plains. (New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute, Lincoln College, Canterbury, New Zealand)
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Keywords: Canterbury plains, Canterbury Plains groundwater, climate, exploitation, flow, future demand, future water use, geography, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater exploitation, groundwater flow, groundwater system, infiltration, irrigation, irrigation limits, limits, permeability, recharge, river flow, surface water, system characteristics.
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Powell Fenwick and Partners, Royds Sutherland and McLeay. (1973) Report on Christchurch Drainage Investigation, with special reference to the Avon and Heathcote Rivers and Estuary. (Royds, Sutherland and McLeay and Powell Fenwick and Partners (Consulting Engineers), prepared for the Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, barrages, channel improvement, Christchurch Drainage Board, Christchurch flooding, costs, drainage, dredging, flood flows, flood frequency, flood mitigation, flooding, flooding, Heathcote River, river diversion, river mouth pumping, stockbanks, stormwater flooding, tidal flooding, waterway enlargement, Woolston Cut.

Kilner, A R, Knox, G. A. (1973) The Ecology of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. (The Estuarine Research Unit, University of Canterbury, prepared for the Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: aesthetics, Algae, algae growth, algal blooms, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, benthic microfauna, biota, dredging, effluent discharge, effluent dispersal, estuary, eutrophication, fauna, flood control, flood mitigation, flora, future management, Heathcote river, history, Nutrient, organic content, Pollution, Public Access, recreational use, salinity, sediment distribution, sediments, tidal movements, tide.

Stephen, G D. (1972) The Water Resources of the Rakaia Catchment. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: abstractions, catchment characteristics, continuous flow data, daily mean discharges, discharges, flow data, flow data, future abstractions, future water use, geology, groundwater, irrigation, Lake Coleridge, Lake Heron, North Canterbury Catchment Board, rainfall, rainfall levels, rainfall quantities, Rakaia, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia Gorge, Regional Water Board, run-off, surface water, water quality, water quantity, water use.

Dalmer, Erle. B. (1971) The Waimakariri River as a Water Resource: A report presented to the North Canterbury Catchment Board on 2 October, 1970. (The North Canterbury Catchment Board)
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Keywords: Abstraction, discharge quantities, discharges, fish, flow data, industrial waste, infiltration, irrigation, low flows, North Canterbury Catchment board, Pollution, Precipitation, rainfall levels, recreation, river characteristics, river classification, river use, surface water, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, water rights, water takes, wildlife.

Cameron, J. (1970) Biological Aspects of Pollution in the Heathcote River, Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 4. #4. Page(s) 431-444.
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Keywords: bacteria, bacterial analysis, biological indicators, chemical, chemical analysis, Heathcote River, pollution, water quality.

Wallingford. (1970) Hydraulics Research Station: Christchurch, New Zealand: Model Studies of Flood Alleviation - Part 1. (The Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: barriers, Currents, drainage, dredging, flood barriers, flood mitigation, flooding, Heathcote River, modelling, reclamation, river flooding, river flows, salinities, tidal flooding, tides, wave records.

Thompson, Stephen. (1963) A Study of the Transportation of Gravel by Turbulent Water Flows. Vol. Master of Engineerin. Page(s) 161. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: sediment flow, sedimentation, transportation, turbid episodes, turbulent water flows, WAimakariri River.

Scott, E. F. (1963) Christchurch Data: Notes and Comments on the Christchurch Drainage and Sewerage Systems. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Avon River, Christchurch Drainage, Christchurch Drainage Board, climate, drainage, drainage, Flood events, flooding, Heathcote River, historical data, land drainage, rainfall data, rainfall levels, river weeds, sewerage, sewerage flows, sewerage system, Sewerage systems, spring tides, stormwater, Styx River, tides, Tsunami, Waimakariri River, Waimakariri River floods.

North Canterbury Catchment Board. (1958) Report on Waimakariri River Flood of 27/12/57. (North Canterbury Catchment Board)
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Keywords: Christchurch, damage, flood, flood damage, flood duration, flood event, flood frequency, flood levels, flood log, flood mitigation, flooding, Historical overview, hydrograph, previous floods, rainfall, rainfall, river characteristics, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, weather.

Ross, J. A. (1954) The Physiography of the Selwyn River Catchment. Vol. Master of Arts and H. Page(s) 41. (Canterbury University College)
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Keywords: catchment characteristics, geology, glaciation, homogenous, landscape change, Landscape evolution, moraine, physiographic history, propositions, river course, river path, Selwyn catchment, Selwyn River, Selwyn River catchment, shingle fans, stream erosion.

Bruce, A. (1953) Report on a Biological and Chemical Investigation of the Waters in the Estuary of the Avon and Heathcote Rivers. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: annotated maps, Avon, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, bacteriological survey, biological, biological data, birds, chemical data, Christchurch Drainage Board, contaminant concentrations, contaminants, estuary, gastropoda, gastropods, heathcote, Heathcote River, maps, pollution, raw data, salinity, water quality, water quality indicators.

Farr, C. C, Florance, D C. (1910) The Radio-Activity of the Artesian-Water System of Christchurch; and the Influence of Ripples on the Gas Content of the Artesian Waters of Christchurch.
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Keywords: Artesian-water, Christchurch, Christchurch groundwater, gas content, groundwater supply, historical data, Historical overview, radio-activity, water samples, wells.

Messrs. E Dobson & Son. (1880) A Review of the Gravitation and Artesian Schemes of Water Supply, adopted by the City Council for submission to the ratepayers of Christchurch. Lyttleton Times, April 3.
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Keywords: Artesian aquifers, artesian Water Supply, christchurch water, christchurch water supply, cylinders, economic cost, fire fighting, gravitational supply, historical data, historical overview, pipes, pumping, reticulation, water quality, water supplies, water supply, water supply system.

Blackwell, L. B. (1879) Christchurch Water Supply: A report on the feasibility of supplying Christchurch with water from the River Waimakariri through the media of cylinders as proposed by Mr. W. White. (City Council)
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Keywords: benefits, Christchurch water supply, cylinders, feasibility, historical data, historical overview, transportation, Waimakariri River, water demand, water supply, water use.

Datry, T, Fenwick, Graham, Kelly, Dave, Larned, S T, Scarsbrook, Mike. The Perennial, Intermittent, and Ephemeral: Selwyn River, New Zealand. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research)
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Keywords: baseline, baseline data, cross-section, ephemeral channel, ephemeral river, flow monitoring, flow path, groundwater level, Intermittent flow, monitoring, Perennial-losing, piezometers, sampling, Selwyn River, trends, well monitoring.
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