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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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Rennie, Hamish. (2012) Profiles of Priority Riparian Restoration Streams in the Waihora Ellesmere Trust Riparian Restoration Programme. (prepared for the Waihora Ellesmere Trust)
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Keywords: Ellesmere catchment, Hororata River, Johnsons road drain, kaituna river, Lake Ellesmere, leeston creek, Liffey Stream, raw data, silverstream, stream health, Te Waihora, waianiwaniwa river, waihora, Waikekewai, water quality.
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Broady, P. A, Gaw, Sally, Kelly, Dave, Smith, F. M. J, Wilks, Taryn, Williamson, Wendy, Wood, S. A. (2012) Survey of Scytonema (Cyanobacteria) and associated saxitoxins in the littoral zone of recreational lakes in Canterbury, New Zealand. Phycologia. Vol. 51. #5. Page(s) 542-551.
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Keywords: Aquatic ecology, blue-green algae, Cyanobacteria, Lake Coleridge, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsysth, neurotoxins, saxitoxins, scytonema, Te Waihora, toxic contaminants, toxins, wairewa.

Broady, Paul, Gaw, Sally, Kelly, David, Smith, Francine, Wilks, Taryn. (2011) Distribution of Scytonema (cyanobacteria) and associated saxitoxins in recreational lakes in Canterbury. #ISBN: 978-1-927161-5. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: cyanobacteria, groynes, health, health risk, lakes, recreational lake, sampling, Scytonema, toxin, toxin analysis, water quality.

Broady, P. A, Gaw, Sally, Smith, F. M. J, van Ginkel, R, Wood, S. A. (2011) First report of saxitoxin production by a species of the freshwater benthic cyanobacterium, Scytonema Agardh. Toxicon. Vol. 57. #4. Page(s) 566–573.
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Keywords: freshwater cyanobacteria, groynes, lakes, neurotoxins, recreational reserve, saxitoxins, the Groynes.

Horrell, Graeme. (2011) Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere) Water Balance Modelling. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA), prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: lake Ellesmere, lake openings, modelling, te Waihora, tributaries, water balance model.
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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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Clark, Dan. (2011) The surface water resource of the Lake Ellesmere/ Te Waihora catchment. #ISBN: 978-1-927161-3. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: baseflow, cumulative, eigen Model, evaporation, flow predictions, Lake Ellesmere, longitudinal flow distribution, rainfall-runoff modelling, Regression equations, regression models, surface water, surface water analysis, te Waihora.
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Hicks, Murray, Horrell, Graeme, McKerchar, Alistair, Örn Hreinsson, Einar, Renwick, James, Verburg, Piet. (2010) Climate change impacts on Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora). #NIWA Project: ENC103. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: climate Change, El Nino, evaporation, freshwater inflows, future scenario, groundwater inflows, hydrological cycle, interdecadal Pacific Oscillation, irrigation, Lake Ellesmere, lake levels, Rainfall, Rainfall, sea levels, Te Waihora, Temperature, Tributory inflows.
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Williams, Howard. (2010) Groundwater resources in the Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere catchment: management issues and options. #ISBN 978-1-877542-63. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abstraction entitlement, Abstraction Levels, Adaptive management, bottom lines, drawdown, environmental bottom lines, Groundwater levels, land use intensity, Management Issues, MAR (managed aquifer recharge), Minimum flows, rainfall recharge, Surface flows in spring-fed stream, Trigger levels, Uncertainties, water flow.
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Abell, J, Hamill, K, Unwin, M, Verburg, Piet. (2010) Lake Water Quality in New Zealand 2010: Status and Trends. (NIWA, prepared for Ministry for the Environment)
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Keywords: chlorophyll A concentration, dissolved Oxygen, ecological health indicators, Eutrophication, Lake Clearwater, lake Coleridge, lake Ellesmere, lake Forsyth, lake Lyndon, Lake Pearson, lakes, oligotrophic, Secchi Depth, total nitrogen, total phosphorus, trends, trophic, trophic Level Index, water quality, water quality trends.
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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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de Winton, Mary, Jellyman, Don, Sutherland, Donna, Walsh, Jeremy. (2009) A review of the potential to re-establish macrophyte beds in Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere). #ISBN 978-1-86937-968. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: "flipped" lakes, Benthic Invertebrates, eels, flipped lakes, Lake Ellesmere, lake rehabilitation, macrophytes, Ngai Tahu, restoration, self-sustaining, Te Waihora.
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Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R, Wissinger, S A. (2009) Absence of species replacements between permanent and temporary lentic communities in New Zealand. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. Vol. 28. #1. Page(s) 12-23.
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Keywords: benthic communities, cass, different habitats, habitats, Invertebrate, lakes, lentic, lentic communitieis, nestedness, permanence gradient, taxa, taxanomic, wetlands.
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Hayward, Shirley, Meredith, Adrian, Stevenson, Michele. (2009) Review of proposed NRRP water quality objectives and standards for rivers and lakes in the Canterbury region. #ISBN 978-1-86937-932. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abiotic, algae, biotic, clarity, Drinking water quality, ecological health indicators, ecosystem health, Eutrophication, groundwater recharge, habitat of trout and salmon, macroinvertebrate, macrophyte, management units, microbiological quality, natural Resources Regional Plan, Ngai Tahu, NRRP, nutrient concentration, nutrient guidelines, periphyton, QMCI, river classification, sedimentation, Trophic, values, water clarity, water quality indicators, water quality standards, water quality standards.
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Spigel, Robert. (2009) Salinity balance model for Lake Ellesmere/Te Waihora and results from salinity – temperature surveys. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: climate variables, dilution, evaporation, Lake Ellesmere, salinity, Salt, salt balance model, sea inflow, seawater, spatial patterns, spatial variations, te Waihora, water balance, water quality, wave, wave direction, wave height.
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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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Samad, Shameer Sheik. (2007) An analysis of the impact of sea level rise on Lake Ellesmere - Te Waihora and the L2 drainage network, New Zealand. Civil Engineering. Vol. Master of Engineerin. Page(s) 181. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: climate change, drainage, groundwater abstraction, hydraulic analysis, hydrological characteristics, hydrological modelling, hydrological system, lake, lake Ellesmere, lake openings, modelling, sea level rise, simulation, surface runoff, surface water takes, Te Waihora, water balance, water balance analysis, water level, water level loggeres.
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Meredith, Adrian, Wilks, Taryn. (2007) Canterbury high country lakes water quality monitoring programme: Results of the third year monitoring 2007. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-67. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: algal blooms, Chlorophyll A concentration, climate, Degradation, Dissolved Reactive Phosphorus, DRP, High Country Lake, Lake Coleridge Lake Lyndon Lake Pearson, lake cycles, Lake Grassmere Lake Sarah Lake Georgina, Land surface Activities, land use change, mesotrophic, mesotrophic, monitoring, natural lake cycles, netative water level, NNN, nutrient limited, oligotrophic, Rainfall, TLI, trends, trophic, Trophic Level Index, turbid episodes, water quality.
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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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Meredith, Adrian, Wilks, Taryn. (2006) Canterbury high country lakes water quality monitoring programme: Results of 2006 monitoring and assessment of nutrient indices.. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: algal blooms, Chlorophyll A concentration, Degradation, Dissolved Reactive Phosphorus, DRP, Lake Coleridge Lake Lyndon Lake Pearson, Lake Grassmere Lake Sarah Lake Georgina, mesotrophic, netative water level, NNN, nutrient limited, oligotrophic, TLI, trophic, Trophic Level Index, turbid episodes, water quality.
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Larned, Scott, Schallenberg, Mark. (2006) Constraints on phytoplankton production in Lake Ellesmere/Te Waihora. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: atmospheric deposition, biomass, groundwater seepage, Lake Ellesmere, Light, long term trends, nutients, nutrient limitation, nutrient sources, Nutrient-light interactions, phytoplankton, Rainfall, stormflows, Te Waihora, temperature, tributary inputs.
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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.

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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Hayward, S, Lavender, R M, Main, M R. (2003) The Okana River: assessment of water quality and ecosystem monitoring, July 1992 to May 2002 and water quality implications for Lake Forsyth/Wairewa. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: algae, algae blooms, ammonia nitrogen, biological health monitoring programme, chlorophyll A concentration, Conductivity, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, faecal coliform concentrations, invertebrate, Lake Forsyth, Land surface Activities, Land use change, monitoring, nitrate, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, nutrients, Okana River catchment, periphyton, pH, stream flows, temperature, total nitrogen, turbidity.
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Fenwick, Graham, Image, Katie. (2002) Effect of Lakes Ellesmere and Forsyth openings on the Banks Peninsula coastal environment. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury and Banks Peninsula District Council)
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Keywords: Akaroa, lake Ellesmere, lake openings, nutrient data, nutrients, phytoplankton, Rock lobsters.
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Kirk, R. M, Lauder, G. A. (2000) Significant Coastal Lagoon Systems in the South Island, New Zealand: Coastal Processes and lagoon mouth closure. (Department of Conservation)
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Keywords: climate, coastal lakes, lagoon, Lake Ellesmere, Te Waihora, Waituna-type lagoon, Weather conditions.
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Ettema, Marc, Moore, C R. (1995) Seepage in Lake Ellesmere.
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Keywords: confined aquifers, drainage to groundwater, groundwater, hydraulic gradient, inflow, lake Ellesmere, salinity, sedimentation, seepage, seepage meters, spatial distribution, water balance.
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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.

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.

Yusoff, E. (1977) Reclamation assessment of Lake Ellesmere shorelands. Vol. Master of Agricultur. Page(s) 122. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: inflow, inundation, lake Ellesmere, lake level control, land reclamation, productivity, salinity, stock banks, Te Waihora.
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Dalmer, Erle. B. (1970) Lake Ellesmere: A report upon the opening of Lake Ellesmere to the sea. (North Canterbury Catchment Board)
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Keywords: historical overview, lake Ellesmere Ellesmere Lands Drainage Board, lake levels, lake openings, method of lake openings, North Canterbury Catchment board, wind.

Packard, William P. (1947) Lake Coleridge Catchment: a Geographic Survey of its problems. (Geography Department, Canterbury University College)
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Keywords: coleridge catchment, Electricity generation, lake characteristics, lake Coleridge.

Harris, H. W. (1947) Report on Lake Ellesmere. (North Canterbury Catchment Board Report)
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Keywords: chronology, dollar cost, drainage, economic cost, future management, historical overview, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsyth, lake history, lake openings, mechanical openings, North Canterbury Catchment Board, salinity, Te Waihora.