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Christchurch City Council. (n.d.) Bexley Wetland. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: birds, brackish, Contaminant source, fish, freshwater, grey duck, herons, Invertebrate, lagoon green corridor, NZ kingfisher, paradise shelduck, plant pests, plants, Pukeko, saltwater, shovelers, sickle grass, swallow.
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Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu. (n.d.) Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu: Freshwater Policy.
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Keywords: fish habitats, fisheries, freshwater, instream flows, Kaupapa, Ngai Tahu, participation, performance indicators, policy, policy statement, te Runanga o Ngai Tahu, TRoNT, water flows.
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Golder Associates. (2012) A Review of Critical Lake Opening Periods, Habitats and Locations for fish in the Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere catchment. (Golder Associates, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: brook trout, brown trout, catchment characteristics, common bullies, eels, fish, fish habitats, fish populations, fish spawning grounds, fish species, flatfish, freshwater eels, Inanga, koura, lake Ellesmere, lake openings, land use change, mudfish, patterns, smelt, spawning grounds, te Waihora.
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Fenwick, Graham, Hadfield, Mark, Woods, Chris. (2012) Effects of Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora) openings on the coastal environment of Banks Peninsula. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: algae, aqauculture, banks Peninsula, benthic Invertebrates, discharges, fisheries, invertebrates, Lake Ellesmere, mahinga kai, modelling, opening, plumes, recreation, rock lobsters, salinity, salmon, seawater dilution, species, Te Waihora, tourism.
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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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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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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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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2012) Water Quality for Contact Recreation and Shellfish Gathering: Results for 2011-2012, Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupo. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Enterococci concentrations, faecal contamination, Lyttelton, recreation, recreation grade, water quality.
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Goodwin, M. (2011) Canterbury Water: Regional Context - Ecosystem Health and Biodiversity. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Biodiversity, Biodiversity, canterbury water, canterbury waterways, ecosystem, ecosystem health, species, species distribution, water quality, waterway health, waterway restoration.
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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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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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Fisher, Kelly. (2011) Diurnal Variation in Te Waihora Water Quality. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management)
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Keywords: diurnal, diurnal variation, lake Ellesmere, monitoring, samples, Te Waihora, variation, water quality parameters, weather conditions.
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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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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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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.

(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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(2011) Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere Catchment: Ecological Values and Flow Requirements. (Golder Associates, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquatic health, birdlife, Cumulative, dissolved Oxygen, ecosystems, eels, fish, flow regime requirements, flushing flows, instream Ecological Values, instream values, lake Ellesmere, local effects, long term patterns, long term trend, minimum flow, mudfish, nutrients, te Waihora, temperature, trends, trout, water quality.

Burrell. (2011) Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere Catchment: Ecological Values and Flow Requirements. (Golder Associates, prepared for ECAN)
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Keywords: aquatic habitat, consents, Cumulative effects, dissolved Oxygen, ecological values, ecology, eels, fish, fish and birds, flow effects, flushing flow requirements, instream values, invertebrates, invertebrates, Lake Ellesmere, local effects, macrophytes, Minimum flows, Nutients, periphyton, periphytons, Te Waihora, Temperature, trends, trout, water flow, water quality.
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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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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.

Davey, Gabrielle, Marsden, Islay. (2010) Population of Redcliff's Shrimp (Palaemon affinis). (prepared for the University of Canterbury, Environment Canterbury Regional Council and the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estaury, estuary, Palaemon Affinis, redcliff's, salinity, shrimp, species distribution.
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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.

Fisher, Kelly. (2010) The Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Summer Research Projects. Lincoln Planning Review. Vol. 2. #2. Page(s) 28-29.
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, food gathering, history, recreation, shrim, tourism.
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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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Dibley, Douglas. (2009) Cockle resources in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. (prepared for University of Canterbury and the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust)
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Keywords: Austrovenus stutchburyi, avon-Heathcote Estaury, biological habitat, cockle, cockles, ecological habitat, estuaries, estuary, geographical information systems, GIS, patterns, sampling, stutchburyi, trends.
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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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(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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Hughey, K. F. D, Taylor, K. (2009) Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere: State of the Lake and Future Management. (EOS Ecology)
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Keywords: Bird habitat, birdlife, commercial fisheries, cultural health, economic benefits, economic value, fish, future management, groundwater system, lake Ellesmere, management, native fish, nutrient levels, recreational values, tangata whenua, Te Waihora, Waihora Ellesmere Trust, water quality.
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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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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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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2008) Ecological status of Okains Bay estuary. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-85. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Aquatic habitat, aquatic vegetation, baseline, birds, Chromium, cockle shells, copper, Ecological values, Estuary, fish, flushing, habitat loss, invertebrate taxa, Invertebrates, lead, low organic matter content, microbiological contamination, modification, monitoring, mud/sand flats, nickel, nutrient inputs, nutrients, Okains Bay, planning enhanement activities, recreation, recreational use, resource consent, resource consent applications, saltmarsh, sand flats, sediment inputs, sedimentation, shellfish, Toxic contaminants, vehicle disturbance, water quality, zinc.
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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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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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De Vries, Wybren, Hart, Deirdre E, Marsden, Islay D, Todd, Derek J. (2008) Mapping of the Bathymetry, Soft Sediments, and Biota of the Seabed of Upper Lyttelton Harbour. #978-1-86937-823-3. (Department of Geography, School of Biological Sciences, DTec Consulting Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: bathymetry, biological communities, Cockle shells, intertidal biota, lyttelton, marine ecosystems, mud snail, seabed, sediment textures, sedimentation, shellfish beds, soft-sediment.
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de Vries, Wybren, Hart, Deirdre E, Marsden, Islay D, Todd, Derek J. (2008) Mapping of the Bathymetry, Soft Sediments, and Biota of the Seabed of Upper Lyttelton Harbour Estuarine Research Report 36. #ISBN 978-1-86937-823. (Department of Geography, University of Canterbury and DTec Consulting Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: bathymetry, biogenic, bivalves, Cockle shells, gastropods, macrofaunal, marine ecosystems, mud crabs, seabed, sediment seabed, sedimentation, shellfish, taxonomic analysis.
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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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.

(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.

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.

Good, Marlynne, Taylor, Mark. (2006) Brown trout spawning in the Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora) tributaries, and some surrounding catchments. (Aquatic Ecology Limited, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: bank erosion, fish passage, flushing flow requirements, flushing flows, Lake Ellesmere, minimum flows, riparian, riparian management, siltation, spawning gravels, stock access, surveys, Te Waihora, trout, trout spawning, trout spawning habitat.
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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 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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Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R, Wissinger, S A. (2006) Impacts of introduced brown and rainbow trout on benthic invertebrate communities in shallow New Zealand lakes. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 51. #11. Page(s) 2009-2028.
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Keywords: benthic communities, benthic invertebrate communities, benthos, Brown trout, caddisflies, dragonflies, Introduced animals, introduced species, Invertebrate, invertebrate communities, lake, predation, predators, rainbow trout, Rakaia Catchment, shallow lakes, trout, waimakariri catchment.

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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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.

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.

Zollhoefer, J. M. (2006) The Styx, Purakaunui: Redwood Spring - Ecological Values, Safety Analysis, Community Flow Monitoring and Long-Term Protection. (Eliot Sinclair & Partners Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: community monitoring, community water quantity monitoring, fauna, fish, flora, flora and fauna, Instream values, public access, Redwood Spring, riparian vegetation, spring flow, spring flows, styx catchment, Styx Esplanade reserve, water quantity.
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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.

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.

Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley, Main, Malcolm. (2005) Nutrient water quality Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai Inputs, concentrations and potential effects. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: algae, algae decomposition, ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Concentration, dissolved reactive phosphorus, drains, drp, fish, macroalgae, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, nutrient concentration, nutrient sources, nutrients, oxidation ponds, phytoplankton, sediments, seepage, stormwater, stormwater discharge, toe drains, total nitrogen, TP, trigger levels, trigger value, water quality.
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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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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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Hawes, Ian, Jellyman, Don, Kelly, David, Sagar, Paul, Stephens, Scott. (2004) Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora): a review of water clarity and the potential for macrophyte growth, and the benthic invertebrates, fisheries and birds, and their feeding relationships. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: attentuation of light, birdlife, birds, bullies, chlorophyll A concentration, commercial fisheries, eels, fish, food webs, gulls, herons, inanga, invertebrates, lake depths, Lake Ellesmere, Land surface Activities, land use change, macrophytes, mahinga kai, model, modelling, mullet, oestrogens, sediment, sediment inputs, shags, shortfin eels, stable isotope analyses, suspended sediment concentrations, taxonomic analysis, Te Waihora, trophic, vegetation, waders, water clarity, water quality, waterfowl, wave, wave model, wind.
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Jellyman, Don, Lambert, Paul. (2004) Shortfin eels in Te Waihora. Water & Atmosphere. Vol. 12. #1.
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Keywords: ecology, fisheries, food webs, isotopes, Lake ellesmere, shortfin eels, te Waihora.
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McIntosh, A R, Nystrom, Per. (2003) Are impacts of an exotic predator on a stream food web influenced by disturbance history?. Oecologia. Vol. 136. Page(s) 279-288.
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Keywords: algae, caddisflies, Cass, disturbance, fish, fish, galaxiids, grasmere stream, interactions, invertebrate communities, invertebrate grazer, predators, predatory fish, relationship, stream food web.
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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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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Fish, Invertebrates, Birds and their Habitat. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: amphipods, Bird species, birds, bitterns, bullies, bully, Canterbury mudfish, chironomids, common bully, damselflies, dotterels, fish, food webs, Galaxias, godwits, grey duck, habitat, habitat, herons, herons, Inanga, Indigenous fish, instream communities, Instream Ecological Values, invertebrate, invertebrates habitat, kingfisher, longfin eel, macrophyte, mayflies, mayfly, mudfish, oystercatcher, pukeko, short fin eel, snails.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Impacts of Development. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Bank erosion, base flow, channel erosion, channelisation, chemical contaminants, development, drainage, fish, flood flows, hydrocarbons, invertebrates, metals, modification, PAHs, peak flow, riparian, riparian vegetation, rural development, rural land use, sediment, stock access, stock access to waterways, stormwater, urban development, urbanisation, Urbanisation, vegetation, water quality, wetlands, willows.
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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: 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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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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Glova, Gordon, Kelly, Dave, Sykes, Julian, Walsh, Jeremy. (2002) Central Plains Water Enhancement: an assessment of potential environmental effects of the Waianiwaniwa Reservoir site. (NIWA, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: anoxia, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, comparison, eels, endangered, Eutrophication, fish, irrigated land, irrigation, low dissolved oxygen, mudfish, predators, rare, reservoir site, sediment, sediment load, stratification, water clarity, water quality, weed growth.
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Parks and Waterways Unit Christchurch City Council. (2002) The Groynes: a concept for the future. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: ecology, fishing, history, lakes, Maori, recreationals, riparian vegetation, sacred sites, swimming ponds, water, waterways, wetlands.
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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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Adams, Brian, Glova, Gordon, Kelly, Dave, McMorran, Tim, Sykes, Julian, Tipler, Cliff, Walsh, Jeremy. (2002) Waianiwaniwa Reservoir Feasibility. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement)
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Keywords: anoxia, construction, costs, cultural sites, dust, economic costs, environmental effects, environmental values, Eutrophication, financial costs, fish, flooding, heritage, irrigation, land ownership, noise, recreation, reservoir, risks, Roading, sedimentation, stratification, suspended sediment, Waianiwaniwa Dam, waianiwaniwa Valley, water clarity, water levels, water quality, water quality, weed growth.
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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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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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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.

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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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.

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.

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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New Zealand Water and Wastes Association. (1999) Valuing Our Environment: Dollars and Sense. NZWWA 41st Annual Conference & Expo, 22 – 24 September 1999. (New Zealand Water and Wastes Association Inc)
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Keywords: aeration, birds, Christchurch waste water outfall project, Christchurch wastewater, Fish, heavy metals, ocean outfall, odour, oxidation ponds, proposed ocean outfall, proposed upgrade, recreation, sea lettuce, treatment plant, wastewater, wastewater treatment, water and wastes, water quality.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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North Canterbury Catchment Board, Regional Water Board. (1980) Lake Ellesmere Symposium 20 November 1980: Unpublished verbatim transcript of proceedings.
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Keywords: Agricultural development, agricultural use, commercial fisheries, fishing, flood mitigation, flood protection, habitat, historical overview, lake Ellesmere, lake level control, lake levels, lake openings, lake sediements, recreational fishing, recreational use, sediments, shooting, water biology, water chemistry, water quality, wildlife, wildlife habitat.

Taylor, C. N. (1974) Culture and ecology in the Lake Ellesmere ecosystem: a study of the origins and interactions of user-group conflicts. Vol. Master of Science. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: angling, boating, commercial fisheries, Eutrophication, farm development, farming, game bird management, interest, interest-groups, lake Ellesmere, lake levels, management, Perspective, pollution, recreation, recreation, shooting, Te Waihora, view.
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Close, M E. (1973) Fish Populations of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. 2: Breeding and Gonad Maturity. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 7. #1. Page(s) 45-66.
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, fish, fish populations, flounder, Ihutai, kahawai, mullet, nursery.

Webb, B F. (1972) Fish Populations of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. 1: General Ecology, Distribution and Length-Frequency. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 6. #4. Page(s) 570-601.
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, feeding area, fish, fish populations, fish species, habitat, Ihutai.

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.

Webb, B F. (1966) A study in the biology of the fish population of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch. Vol. Master of Science. Page(s) 413. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, estuarine, estuary, fish biology, fish biota, fish species, habitats, parasites.
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Chilton, Chas. (1924) The Christchurch Artesians and the City Water Supply. (Lyttelton Times Company, Limited)
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Keywords: artesians, Christchurch artesian, drinking water, fire prevention, fish, flow characteristics, formation of the groundwater resource, groundwater resource, high pressured water supply, radio-activity, reservoirs, water supply, well records, well sinking.

Christchurch City Council, Travis Wetland Trust. Travis Wetland September 2011. Christchurch City Council.
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Keywords: drainage, Earthquake, fauna, flora, liquefaction, mudfish, shovelers, water quality.