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Jebbour, N, Kovocova, E, Moreau-Fournier, M, White, Paul, Zemansky, G. (2012) Groundwater-surface water interaction in the Waimakariri river, New Zealand, and groundwater outflow from the river bed. Journal of Hydrology (New Zealand). Vol. 51. #1. Page(s) 1-23.
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Keywords: Aquifer, groundwater, Springston Formation aquifer, surface water, Waimakariri River.
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Smith, F M. (2012) Investigating Cyanotoxin Production by Benthic Freshwater Cyanobacteria in New Zealand. Chemistry. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. Page(s) 232. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: algal bloom, benthic algae, benthic cyanobacteria, benthic cyanobacteria, benthic taxa, cyanobacteria, health risk, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsyth, nodularia, phormidium autumnale, sampling, scytonema, Selwyn River, surface water quality, taxonomy, The Groynes, Waimakariri River, water quality.

Greenwood, Michellle, McIntosh, A R. (2011) Cross-ecosystem disturbance influences on the life history and population size structure of a riparian predator. Austral Ecology. Vol. 36. Page(s) 593-604.
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Keywords: cross-ecosystem subsidies, dolomedes aquaticus, ecosystem subsidies, riparian fishing spider, sampling, spiders, waimakariri catchment.

Alqassab, N A, Edwards, S, Mohssen, M, Walters, A S. (2011) The impact of El Nino and La Nina weather patterns on Canterbury water resources. 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation: Sustaining our Future: Understanding and Living with Uncertainty. Page(s) 3601-3607.
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Keywords: El Nino, El Nino southern oscillation, ENSO, evapotranspiration, La Nina, rainfall, rainfall data, Rakaia, Rakaia River, river flow, southern oscillation, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, water balance, water budget.
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Jellyman, P G, McHugh, P A, McIntosh, A R. (2010) Dual influences of ecosystem size and disturbance on food chain length in streams. Ecology Letters. Vol. 13. Page(s) 881-890.
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Keywords: Broken River, Cass, Cass River, coach Stream, disturbance, dry stream, ecosystem size, food chain, food chain length, food webs, grasmere stream, patterns, porter river, stable isotope, stream ecosystems, streams.

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

McIntosh, A R, Woodford, D J. (2010) Evidence of source–sink metapopulations in a vulnerable native galaxiid fish driven by introduced trout. Ecological Applications. Vol. 20. #4. Page(s) 967-977.
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Keywords: Broken River, Brown trout, galaxias Vulgaris, galaxiids, Porter river, predation, Predator control, rainbow trout, salmo trutta, sink, source of groundwater, species distribution, species population, trout, Waimakariri catchment, waimakariri river.
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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.

Gray, Duncan, Harding, J S. (2010) Spatial variation in invertebrate communities in New Zealand braided rivers. Science for Conservation. Vol. 302.
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Keywords: benthic Invertebrates, Biodiversity, Braided River, ecological systems, Invertebrate, Rakaia, waimakariri.
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Larned, Scott, Pflüger, Yvonne, Rackham, Allan. (2010) The aesthetic value of river flows: An assessment of flow preferences for large and small rivers. Landscape and Urban Planning. Vol. 95. #1-2. Page(s) 68-78.
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Keywords: aesthetic quality, aesthetic values, aesthetics, canterbury rivers, Halswell River, river flow preferences, Selwyn River, Waimakariri River.
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Durney, P, Scott, D M. (2010) Waimakariri River Surface Water/Groundwater Interaction Study – Data Review. #ISBN: 978-1-877574-2. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: aquifer tests, borelogs, conductivity, groundwater, groundwater gradients, groundwater levels, monitoring, raw data, river recharge, slug tests, surface groundwater relationship, surface water, surface-groundwater interface, temperature, Waimakariri River, water level.

Gray, D, Harding, J S. (2009) Braided river benthic diversity at multiple spatial scales: a hierarchical analysis of beta diversity in complex floodplain systems. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. Vol. 28. #3. Page(s) 537-551.
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Keywords: benthic, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, beta diversity, braided River, Invertebrate, invertebrate biodiversity, invertebrate density, invertebrate diversity, lateral patterns, longitudinal, Rakaia River, spatial distribution, spatial Patterns, taxa, Waimakariri River.
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Abraham, Phil, Hanson, Carl. (2009) Depth and spatial variation in groundwater chemistry - Central Canterbury Plains. #ISBN 978-1-86937-969.
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Keywords: apline river recharge, aquifer stratigraphy, central plains groundwater, chemistry sampling, groundwater, groundwater flow, hydrogeological history, land Surface Recharge, Oxygen-18, Rakaia River, recharge sources, soil drainage.
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(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.

Scott, David, Thorley, Mike. (2009) Steady-state groundwater models of the area between the Rakaia and Waimakariri rivers. #ISBN 978-1-86937-940. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: AquiferSim Model, Central plains groundwater, groundwater flow, hydraulic conductivity, hydraulic conductivity distribution, model, model Uncertainty, nitrate discharge, uncertainty.
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Meredith, Adrian, Wilks, Taryn. (2009) Waimakariri tributary report. #ISBN 978-1-86937-927.
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Keywords: ammonia nitrogen, Concentration, Contact recreation guideline, degradation, discharge permit, dissolved inorganic nitrogen, dissolved Organic Carbon, ecosystem health, faecal indicator, monitoring, nitrogen, rainfall, Recreation, styx River, trends, waimakariri catchment, water physico-chemistry, water quality.
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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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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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Bind, Jochen, Duncan, Maurice. (2008) Waimakariri River bed sediment movement for ecological resetting. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abstraction, abstraction allocation, allocation, bed material, benthic, benthic ecology, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, channel morphology, ecological resetting, ecology, erosion, flood flows, flow modelling, flushing flow, flushing flow requirements, hydrograph, invertebrates, minimum flow, Waimakariri River.
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Logan, Robert. (2008) Waimakariri: An Illustrated History. (Phillips and King Publishers)
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Keywords: Christchurch floods, coast to coast, flooding, recreation, settlement, stopbanks, Waimakariri, Waimakariri Catchment, Waimakariri River, water race.

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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Gray, D, Harding, J S. (2007) Braided river ecology: a literature review of physical habitats and aquatic invertebrate communities. Science for Conservation. Vol. 279. Page(s) 19-50.
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Keywords: Braided River, ecology, floodplain habitat, future management, habitat, invertebrate, landscape valuee, management, Rakaia River, recreation, waimakariri River.
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(2007) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Assessment of Effects on the Environment for Long Tunnel. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Trust)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, consent, Cultural values, Environment Canterbury, Natural values, physical values, proposed NRRP, Selwyn District Council, social values, Transitional Regional Plan, tunnel, Waianiwaniwa Valley.
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Buckenham, Brigid, Fizgerald, Gerard, Perkins, Harvey, Taylor, Nick. (2007) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Social Impact Assessment. (Taylor Baines, Fitzgerald Applied Sociology and People & Places, prepared for URS Ltd and Central Plains Water Trust)
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Keywords: canal, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, communities, construction, dam failure, distribution channels, dust, economic benefits, flow regime, groundwater changes, land use, land use intensification, mitigation, noise, Rakaia, Rakaia River, recreation, recreational use, Reservoir, SIA, social environment, Social impact assessment, surface land use, surface water changes, traffic, waimakariri, waimakariri River, water abstraction.
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Burrell, Greg. (2007) Response to Request for Further Information Regarding Ecological Effects - Central Plains. (Golder Associates, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, construction, construction effects, diffuse pollution, drawing water, flood frequency, groundwater levels, lake Ellesmere, lake openings, land use intensification, mitigation, nitrate concentrations, point-source discharges, Rakaia River, reduced flood frequency, river flows, stream flows, waimakariri River, water quality, water use, wetland habitats.
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Ganeshalingham, R, Johnson, C, Oliver, Tony, van Kalken, T. (2007) Waimakariri Flood Protection Project: Hydraulic Modelling. #ISBN: 1-86937-632-3. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch flood hazard, flood hazard, flood mitigation, flooding, floodplain habitat, hydraulic modelling, laser topographic surveying, modelling, Selwyn District Flood hazard, stock bank proposal, Waimakariri River, Waimakariri River flooding.

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

Gardner, Matthew, Lewthwaite, Walter, Marbin, Mark, Murray, Daniel, Ohlbock, Klaus, Tipler, Cliff. (2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Assessment of Environmental Effects for Resource Consent Applications to Canterbury Regional Council. (URS, prepared for Central Plains Water Trust)
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Keywords: AEE, Agricultural development, Agricultural land use, assessment of Environmental Effects, biota, canal, Central Plains, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Central Plains Water Trust, construction, discharge points, distribution channels, dust, Environment Description, Evapotranspiration, fish screens, groundwater, groundwater level, groundwater quantity, headrace, hydrology, instream values, Irrigation, lake Ellesmere, maori, mitigation, noise, phosphorus, Pumping stations, Rainfall, Rakaia, Rakaia River takes, Reservoir, sediment removal, Te Waihora, traffic, Waianiwaniwa Dam, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River takes, Water distribution network, water diversion, Water enhancement, water quality.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Effects of Construction, Damming, Diversion and Water Use on Benthic Ecology. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: aquatic invertebrates, Benthic, Benthic ecology, biota, Bywash, bywash discharges, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Construction effects, ecological values, groundwater levels, Invertebrate, lake Ellesmere, lowland streams, macrophyte, Periphyton, Rakaia River, stream flows, Te Waihora, waianiwaniwa River Valley, waimakariri River, water diversion, wetlands.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Effects of Construction, Damming, Diversion and Water Use on Fish and Recreation. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: Canterbury galaxias, Canterbury mudfish, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, construction, galaxias, Halswell River, Lake Ellesmere, longfin eel, mudfish, Rakaia River, recreation, recreational use, recreational values, reservoir, selwyn River, shortfin eels, upland bully, waianiwaniwa River, waimakariri River.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Effects of Construction, Damming, Diversion and Water Use on Instream Habitat. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: AEE, Aquatic habitat, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Brooklands Lagoon, bywash, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Construction effects, habitat values, instream habitat, Lake ellesmere, Rakaia River, seeps, side braids, springs, waianiwaniwa River Valley, waimakariri River, water races, wetlands.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Effects of Construction, Damming, Diversion and Water Use on Water Quality. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: algae, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Construction effects, discharges, dissolved Oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, estuares, hydrodynamics, hydrology, lake Ellesmere, lowland streams, microbiology, Nitrogen, nutrient concentration, nutrients, Pesticides, phosphorus, Rakaia, Selwyn River, surface runoff, surface water, surface water quality, suspended solids, te Waihora, temperature, turbidity, turbidity, Waianiwaniwa River Valley, waianiwaniwa Valley, waimakariri, water clarity, water quality, water quality, water races, wetlands.
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(2006) Central Plains Water Scheme Effects of Water Abstraction on the Waimakariri River. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Limited)
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Keywords: Abstraction, aquatic ecosystems, Biological communities, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, channels, flood duration, flood freqency, floods, Instream habitat, low flows, Rakaia, Rakaia River, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, water abstraction, water quality.
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Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R, 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.

Gray, D, Harding, J S, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2006) Spatial biodiversity patterns in a large New Zealand braided river. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 40. Page(s) 631-642.
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Keywords: benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrate communities, benthic Invertebrates, Braided River, braided river catchments, distribution patterns, Invertebrate taxa, sampling, spatial distribution, species distribution, taxa, Waimakariri River.
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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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Fenwick, Graham, Kilroy, Cathy, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2004) Freshwater Biodiversity: Dimensions in biodiversity of a braided river. Water & Atmosphere. Vol. 12. #3.
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Keywords: Algae, algal taxa, aquatic habitat, Biodiversity, Braided River, Invertebrate, taxa, waimakariri River.
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Kerr, Geoffrey N., Leathers, Kenneth L., Sharp, Basil M. H.. (2004) Instream water values : Canterbury's Rakaia and Waimakariri Rivers. #ISBN: 0-909042-55-1. (Lincoln University. Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit.)
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Keywords: Contingent valuation method, dollar value, fish, fishing, flow protection, flows, instream flows, instream values, rakaia, Rakaia River, raw data, resident surveys, salmon, surveys, travel cost, Waimakariri, Waimakariri River, water quality, willingness to pay.
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(2004) Waimakariri River Regional Plan. #ISBN 1-86937-502-5. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic values, Central Plains, groundwater, Lake beds, minimum flows, River Beds, surface water, sustainable management, Waimakariri River, Water Quality, water quality standards, Water quantity.

Christchurch City Council. (2003) Christchurch City Environmental Trends 2003 - Draft: Natural Hazards. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: flood, flooding, floodwaters, Heathcote river Channel, natural hazards, Waimakariri River, waimakariri River flood risk.
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Duncan, Maurice, Kelly, Greg, Sagar, Paul, Wild, Michelle. (2003) Habitat use of Waimakariri River by Black-fronted Terns. (NIWA, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: Black-fronted terns, Central Plains Irrigation, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Irrigation, Waimakariri River.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Soils and Geomorphology of Christchurch. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Black Maps, geomorphology, land use, Piezometric contours, River flood channels, sea level rise, soils, springs, surface land use, swswamps, urban development, Urban growth, Waimakariri River channels, water flow.
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Adams, Brian, Anderson, Clive, Blackmore, David, Bright, John, Gamble, Brett, Glova, Gordon, Hulley, Gavin, Ingles, Allen, O'Connell, David, Taylor, Nick, Tipler, Cliff. (2002) Central Plains Water Enhancement Feasibility Study. (URS, prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement Committee, Selwyn District Council and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: affordability, Availability, base cost, base option, benthic, Central Plains, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Christchurch Aquifers, community, Cultural environment, dairy farm conversion, dam, Drinking water standards, earthworks, economic benefits, economic costs, effects, equity, feasibility, feasible, financial costs, fish passage, fish screening, groundwater level increases, groundwater recharge, hydraulic analysis, Irrigated land, irrigation, irrigation, land area, land use, leaching, Maori impacts, Maori values, mitigation, Ngai Tahu, Ngai Tahu values, nitrates, options, Periphyton, Rakaia River, recharge, recharge water, recreation, relocation, Reservoir, riparian vegetation, scheme options, social change, social impact, techncially feasible, waimakariri River, water balance, water charge, water demand, water price, water quality, Water scheme.
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Lynch, P A. (2002) Microbial water quality of rivers used for contact recreation in the Canterbury Region. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. Page(s) 67. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: contact recreation, Contact recreation guideline, contamination, management, microbial water quality, Recreation, recreational use, Selwyn River, waimakariri River, water quality, water quality.
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Borrie, Neal, Keller, Jeanine. (2001) Assessment of Environmental Effects for Waimakariri and Rakaia Rivers Water Takes. (URS New Zealand Ltd and Lincoln Environmental, prepared for Christchurch City Council, Selwyn District Council and Ashburton Community Water Trust Inc)
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Keywords: AEE, Amenity values, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Benthic, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, consents, cultural environment, Cultural values, economic costs, fish, flows, geomorphology, mitigation, Periphyton, Rakaia River, recreation, riparian vegetation, social values, Waimakariri River, water takes.
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Anderson, Clive, Bright, John, McMorran, Tim. (2001) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme Concept for Consultation. (URS Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, channel, community irrigation, enhancement flows, irrigation, Lake Coleridge, Options, pumping capacity, Rakaia River, Reliabilty of supply, storage, storage site, supply reliability, Waianiwaniwa Valley, waimakariri River, Wairiri Valley, water demand, water storage.
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Duncan, Maurice, Glova, Gordon, Henderson, Roddy, Kelly, Dave, Walsh, Jeremy. (2001) Central Plains Water Enhancement: an assessment of potential environmental effects. (NIWA, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: Assessment of Environmental Effects, benthic Invertebrates, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, dissolved Oxygen, fish, fish passage, gravity flow, habitat, habitat effect, irrigation, Lake Coleridge turbidity, mudfish, Periphyton, Rakaia, Rakaia River, sedimentation, thermal stratification, trout, waimakariri, waimakariri River, Wairiri Valley, water flows, water quality, weed growth.
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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.

(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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Pattle Dalamore Partners Ltd. (1997) Enhancement of Flow in Christchurch City Waterways via Stock Water Race Discharges. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: aesthetics, Christchurch streams, cultural issue, economic costs, environmental issues, flooding, flow levels, increased flow levels, low flow mitigation, stream enhancement, tangata whenua, turbitidy, Waimakariri River, water race scheme, western Christchurch waterways.

Fox, V. J, Taylor, C. B. (1996) An isotopic study of dissolved inorganic carbon in the catchment of the Waimakariri River and deep ground water of the North Canterbury Plains, New Zealand. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 186. Page(s) 161-190.
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Keywords: Age Determination, Canterbury Plains, groundwater, groundwater characteristics, isotope composition, isotope ratios, river recharge, Waimakariri River, Waimakariri River recharge.
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Sanders, R. A.. (1996) Effects of Groundwater Abstractions on Surface Water Flows in the Lower Waimakariri River and its Tributaries. #ISBN: 1-86937-292-1. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: groundwater abstraction, groundwater takes, hydraulic connection, Jenkins method, Lower Waimakariri River, stream depletion effect, stream management, surface water flow rates, Surface water flows, surface-groundwater interface, Waimakariri Catchment, Waimakariri tributaries, water permits, well controls.

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

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

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

Blackford, Carolyn. (1990) Public Perceptions of Risk from the Waimakariri River. #ISBN: 1-86931-021-7. (Centre for Resource Management, University of Canterbury and Lincoln University)
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Keywords: flood management, flooding, Perceptions, risk, risk mitigation, stopbanks, Waimakariri River.
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Biggs, Barry J, Close, M E. (1989) Periphyton biomass dynamics in gravel bed rivers: the relative effects of flows and nutrients. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 22. Page(s) 209-231.
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Keywords: alpine rivers, Ashley, Avon River, biomass, chlorophyll A concentration, dissolved reactive phosphorus, drp, flows, foothill river, nitrogen, nutrient, Periphyton, periphyton Biomass, periphyton chlorophyll river flow, Rakaia, regulation, Selwyn River, spring fed river, WAimakariri River.
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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.

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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Souhangir, A. A. (1977) Water-Table Geometry and Related Groundwater Recharge near Halkett, Waimakariri River, New Zealand. Department of Agricultural Engineering. Vol. Master of Agricultur. Page(s) 80. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquifers, feeding, groundwater, groundwater recharge, Halkett, hydraulic analysis, hydraulic gradient, recharge, underflow, water table.
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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.

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.

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

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