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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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) 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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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Aquatic Ecology Ltd, EOS Ecology Ltd, Kingett Mitchell Ltd. (2005) Aquatic Values & Management: South-West Christchurch Integrated Catchment Management Plan Technical Series. (EOS Ecology Ltd, Aquatic Ecology Ltd & Kingett Mitchell Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquatic ecology, aquatic ecosystems, biota, development, ecological values, ecosystems, fauna, Fish, fish sampling, freshwater resources, Golf course drain, Halswell Catchment, Heathcote Catchment, instream values, integrated catchment management plan, invertebrate, land use change, mitigation, monitoring, riparian buffer zones, rural land use, sampling, sediment control, South-West, South-West Christchurch, South-West Christchurch integrated catchment management plan, summer sampling, taxa, urban land use.

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.

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.

(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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.