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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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Christchurch City Council. (2012) Updated residential floor levels for areas throughout Christchurch. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: earthquake, flood management areas, flood risk, flooding potential, floor level assessments, floor levels, Residential activities.
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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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Griffiths, George, McKerchar, Alistair, Pearson, Charles. (2011) Review of flood frequency in the Canterbury region. #ISBN 978-1-927161-80. (NIWA, prepared Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual maximum, climate change, el Nino, El Nino southern oscillation, flood, flood freqency, flood frequency factor, flood peaks, Generalised Extreme Value Distribution, Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation, mean annual flood factor, rainfall intensities.
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(2011) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Appendix 10: Christchurch Rainfall Intensities. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: annual rainfall, Christchurch, rainfall duration, Rainfall Intensities, rainfall volumes.
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(2011) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Rainfall and Runoff. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Analysis, Annual Exceedance Probability, Banks Peninsula, catchments, concentration time, design storm duration, discharge, flood, hydraulic analysis, hyetographs, overland flow, Rainfall, rainfall intensities, Rational Method, runoff.
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Christchurch City Council. (2010) State of the Environment Monitoring: Yearly Rainfall Levels in Christchurch, 1980 to 2009. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: annual, Christchurch airport, climate averages, Indicator reporting sheet, natural hazards, rainfall, rainfall levels, rainfall recharge, state of the Environment monitoring, trends, yearly rainfall.
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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.

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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Golder Kingett Mitchell Ltd. (2008) Integrated Catchment Management Plan for South-West Christchurch. (Golder Associates (NZ) Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: catchment characteristics, catchment plan, drainage system, ecology, erosion control, Flood management, Flood mitigation, freshwater quality, geology, groundwater characteristics, groundwater use, integrated management, land use change, management, monitoring, Plan, sediment quality, South-West Area Plan, South-West Christchurch, springs, stormwater control, stormwater quality, surface water, SWAT, water quality, waterway enhancement.

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.

Jennings, Ross, Martin Zalhoefer, Jens. (2007) Proposed District Centre Plan Change Styx Centre - Infrastructure and Engineering Design Considerations and Assessment of Environmental Effects on the Environment. (Eliot Sinclaire & Partners Ltd, prepared for Calco Developments Ltd)
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Keywords: Aquifer 0, contamination, development, flood, flood management, groundwater, groundwater age, groundwater balance, groundwater velocity, mitigation, sewer network, source of groundwater, stormwater discharge, surface water contamination, urban contaminants, Urban development, water flows, water quantity.
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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.

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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McCahon, Ian. (2003) Proposed Selwyn District Plan - Township and Rural Volumes: Technical Report on Otahuna Valley Flooding. (Geotech Consulting Ltd)
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Keywords: flood flows, flooding, ponding, stormwater, Urban development.
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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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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Inundation Design Performance Standards. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Catchments, climate change, flood, flooding, floodplain management, inundation, rainfall, secondary flow paths, storms, surface water, waterways.
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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.