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Dymond, John. (n.d.) National Map of Nitrate Leaching. (Landcare Research)
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Keywords: canterbury, Contaminant concentrations, nitrate, nitrate leaching, soil contamination.
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Dymond, John. (n.d.) National Map of Phosphorus Leaching. (Landcare Research)
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Keywords: Eutrophication, landcare research, phosphorus, phosphorus leaching.
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Beck, Laura. (2012) Canterbury Region Dairy Report: 2011-2012 Season. #978-1-927222-30-0. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Canterbury Water Management Strategy, dairy, dairy expansion, dairy sector, effluent, effluent disposal, effluent storage, farmers, farming, iwi, Resource Management Act.
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Tricker, James. (2011) Canterbury Region Dairy Report 2010-2011 Season. #ISBN: 978-1-927161-8. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Canterbury Water Management Strategy, compliance, compliance monitoring, dairy, dairy expansion, dairy sector, effluent, effluent disposal, effluent storage, farm, farmers, farming, iwi, Resource Management Act.
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McFadden, Grant, Pearce, Andy, Whitehouse, Ian. (2011) Canterbury Strategic Water Study (CSWS) Stage 3: Multi-stakeholder evaluation of water storage options. (Canterbury Mayoral Forum)
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Keywords: Canterbury Strategic Water Study, Canterbury Water Management Strategy, CWMS, flow variability, irrigation demand, land use intensification, minimum flow, multi-stakeholder group, public consultation, storage options, water storage.
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Goodwin, Miria. (2011) Canterbury Water: Regional Context - Energy Security and Efficiency. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: canterbury water, canterbury Water Management Strategy, energy, energy efficiency, Energy security, hydro power, hydro schemes, hydroelectricity, Lake Coleridge, water storage.
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Goodwin, M. (2011) Canterbury Water: The Regional Context - Setting the Scene: Key challenges in Canterbury. Page(s) 12-28. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: canterbury Water Management Strategy, climate change, land use change, land use intensification, water allocation, water management, water quality.
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Stewart, Simon. (2011) Using Stable Isotopes to trace the sources and fates of nitrate within mixed land-use catchments on the Banks Peninsula New Zealand. Environmental Science. Vol. Master of Science in. Page(s) 191. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: agriculture, Banks Peninsula, Banks Peninsula catchment, broom, catchment, gorse, land use change, land use change, land use intensification, native regeneration, nitrogen, nitrogen cycling, nitrogen runoff, runoff, stable isotope, stable isotope analysis, streams.

Boyd, Felicity. (2010) A Recreational and Social History of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. (prepared for Environment Canterbury Regional Council and the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust)
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Keywords: attitudes, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, changes, changing land use, environmental issues, european settlement, historical overview, history, maori, ngai tahu, perceptions, pre-European, recreation, recreational activities, residential activities, urban development, water quality.
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Hayward, Shirley, Stevenson, Michele, Wilks,Taryn. (2010) An overview of the state and trends in water quality of Canterbury’s rivers and streams. Environment Canterbury Technical Report. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Ammonia, best management farming practices Phosphorus Nitrogen River Types, Canterbury’s Natural Resources Regional Plan, Conductivity, degraded state of small streams, Dissolved inorganic nitrogen, Dissolved Organic Carbon, Dissolved Oxygen, Escherichia coli E coli, excessive sediment inputs, existing guidelines and recommended water quality objectives, faecal contamination, geographical patterns, nitrate toxicity, nutrient enrichment, Nutrients, pH, significant temporal trends, siltation of river beds, Suspended Soils Turbidity, Sustainable management, Temperature, Upland Lower, water quality.
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Bidwell, Vince, Ford, Raymond, Lilburne, Linda, Webb, Trevor. (2010) Estimating nitrate-nitrogen leaching rates under rural land uses in Canterbury. #ISBN 978-1-927137-77. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: land use change, leaching, leaching values, nitrate-N, point-source, point-source discharges, rural land use, water quality.
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Christchurch City Council. (2009) Surface Water Strategy 2009 - 2039. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: climate Change, development standards, ecosystem health, land use intensification, planning, policies, pollution, recreation, stormwater management, Surface water, surface water strategy, tangata whenua, urban growth, water quantity.
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Hardy, Rochelle, Heremaia, Christine, Keller, Jeanine, Partridge, Trevor. (2008) Belfast Area Plan: Phase 1 Report - An Assessment of Natural Values. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Belfast, hydrology, Kaputone Stream, land use, riparian, riparian buffer strips, Smack's creek, Styx Mill Conservation reserve, styx River, surface land use, Urban growth, urbanisation, waterways, wetlands, Wilson's Swamp.
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(2008) Canterbury Regional Environment Report 2008: Chapter 2 Surface water quantity, quality and ecosystems. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: allocation, biotic, chlorophyll A concentration, climate, ecosystem health, evapotranspiration, faecal indicator, flows, groundwater Levels, lakes, land use intensification, Nutrient inputs, precipitation, rainfall, rivers, sedimentation, storage, surface water use, values, water availability, water levels.
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(2008) Canterbury Regional Environment Report 2008: Chapter 3 Groundwater. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Abstraction, climate, contamination, ecological effects, ecological values, groundwater, groundwater Levels, irrigation, land use change, low flows, nitrates, recharge, sustainability.
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(2008) Canterbury Regional Environment Report: Chapter 4 Indigenous habitats and biodiversity. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Biodiversity, biodiversity loss, Indigenous biodiversity, land use intensification, regional pest management strategy, statutory role.
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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.

Weir, Julian. (2007) Canterbury Groundwater Model 2. (Aqualinc Research Limited)
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Keywords: abstraction, abstraction Levels, alluvial deposits, aquifer, climate, groundwater, groundwater flow, groundwater levels, groundwater model, Hydrogeological overview, irrigation, land use change, modelling, piezometric, predictions, rainfall, Rangitata Diversion Race, river flows, river inputs, saltwater intrusion, simulation, suitability, surface water.
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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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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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Claassen, K, Evers, N, Harding, J S. (2006) Can forest fragments reset physical and water quality conditions in agricultural catchments and act as refugia for forest stream invertebrates?. Hydrobiologia.
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Keywords: agricultural effects, agricultural impacts, agriculture, Banks Peninsula, conservation reserves, forest fragments, kaituna river, Narbey Stream, Negative externalities, okuti river, pigeon bay stream, refugia, riparian, Taxonomic analysis, water quality.
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Krom, Thom, Weir, Julian. (2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme - Assessment of Effects on the Groundwater Environment. (Aqualinc Research Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: base flow, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Evapotranspiration, geological data, groundwater, groundwater environment, groundwater quality, groundwater quantity, groundwater system, hydrogeology, irrigation, land use change, mitigation, modelling, nitrate-N, nitrates, Pesticides, phosphorus, rainfall, surface water.
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Cullen, Ross, Tait, Peter R. (2006) Some External Costs of Dairy Farming in Canterbury. Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Annual Conference, 8-10 February 2006. (Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society)
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Keywords: contamination, dairy farm, dairy farming, degradation, economic costs, external costs, groundwater, land use change, land use intensification, lowland streams, negative externalities, recreational values, surface water.
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Bidwell, Vince, Di, H J Cameron, K. C, Hanson, Carl, Morgan, Matthew. (2005) A pilot regional scale model of land use impacts on groundwater quality. Management of Environmental Quality. Vol. 16. #3. Page(s) 220-234.
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Keywords: dairy expansion, intensive farming, land use change, land use intensification, modelling, nitrate, nitrate concentrations, water quality.

Vincent, Craig. (2005) The Hydrogeology of the Upper Selwyn Catchment: MSc thesis summary. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquifer characteristics, aquifers, aquifers, dairy expansion, farming, farming practices, Future management, geology, geomorphology, Geomorphology, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater age, groundwater ages, groundwater chemistry, groundwater demand, Groundwater flow, groundwater recharge, groundwater recharge, groundwater-surface water interface, Hororata River, Hororata River, hydrology, Hydrology, intensive farming, intensive land use, irrigation, Irrigation, land surface activities, land use change, management, nitrate-nitrogen, oxygen-18, piezometric contours, Recharge, recharge sources, river gaugings, Selwyn catchment, Selwyn Plains, selwyn River, Selwyn River, spring-fed, Springs, Surface water, Upper Selwyn Catchment, Upper Selwyn Plains, Waianiwaniwa River, water chemistry, water levels, water quality, water quantity.
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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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Lough, Hilary. (2004) The Evaluation of Hydrogeological Parameters for Stream Depletion Assessments. Department of Civil Engineering. Vol. Master of Engineerin. Page(s) 281. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Doyleston Drain, drawdown, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater drawdown, modelling, Pumping, selwyn District, stream depletion effect, stream depletion impacts.

Bright, John, Morgan, Matthew. (2003) Canterbury's Irrigation Water Resources. South Island Dairy Event (SIDE) Conference. (South Island Dairy Event)
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Keywords: future demand, groundwater, irrigation, land use, surface water, water balance, water demand.
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Harding, J S. (2003) Historic Deforestation and the fate of Endemic Invertebrate Species in Streams. Vol. 37. Page(s) 333-345.
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Keywords: balguerie stream, Banks Peninsula, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrate species, deforestation, historical deforestation, indigenous biodiversity, indigenous forest catchment, Invertebrate, kaituna river, land use change, le bons stream, little akaroa stream, Narbey Stream, Okana River catchment, okuti river, opara stream, pigeon bay stream, species distribution, stream fauna, taxanomic richness, Taxonomic analysis.

Blakely, T, Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R. (2003) Impacts of Urbanisation on Okeover Stream, Christchurch. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Aquatic ecology, aquatic health, avon stream, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrates, culverts, ecological health indicators, fauna, invertebrate fauna, Okeover Stream, physical characteristics, restoration, sampling, sediment, sediment, stream health, streams, surface water quality, University of Canterbury, waimairi Stream, water chemistry, water quality, waterway restoration.
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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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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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Close, M E, Noonan, M J, Savill, M. (2002) The Impact of Grazing Animals on Microbial Quality of Groundwater in Canterbury - A Review. (Environmental Science and Research (ESR) and Lincoln University, prepared for Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: animal grazing, aquifer system, Border dyke irrigaiton, Burnham, canterbury Plains, dairy, E coli, faecal coliform, faecal matter, fecal matter, flood irrigation, groundwater quality, leachign, lincoln, spray irrigation, Templeton.

Bright, John, Hulley, Gavin, Robb, Christina. (2000) Central Plains Water Enhancement: Scoping Study. (URS, prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement Committee, Selwyn District Council and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement, community schemes, cultural criteria, economic benefits, Economic issues, economically viable, environmental issues, environmental issues, environmental values, irrigation, reliability of supply, Scoping benefits, Social issues, technical options, technological, water availability, water demand.

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.

Evans, Christopher John. (1999) Effects of Irrigation on Groundwater Recharge between the Rakaia and Selwyn Rivers, Canterbury, New Zealand. Environmental Science (Civil Engineering). Vol. Master of Science wi. Page(s) 148. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Agricultural development, border dyke irrigaiton, canterbury groundwater, central plains, geological data, groundwater, groundwater quantity, groundwater recharge, irrigation, irrigation efficiency, irrigation recharge, land use intensification, rainfall recharge, Rakaia River, recharge depths, Selwyn river, spray irrigation, water infiltration, water table.

Anderson, B. (1994) Groundwater between the Selwyn and Rakaia Rivers, Canterbury, New Zealand: A Hydrogeological Modelling Study. Geography. Vol. Master of Science wi. Page(s) 285. (University of Otago)
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Keywords: aquifer structure, artificial aquifer recharge, artificial discharge, geology, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater recharge, hydrogeological investigations, inter-aquifer recharge, land use change, land use intensification, modelling, piezometric data, rainfall recharge, Rakaia catchment, Rakaia River, raw data, recharge, river characteristics, river-aquifer interaction, Selwyn catchment, Selwyn River, Selwyn-Rakaia groundwater, surface-groundwater interface, Transmissivity, water abstraction, water availability, water balance.

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.

Thomson, S. D, Wong, C.C.P. (1992) Distribution of the Cockle, Chione Stutchburyi in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Christchurch, New Zealand. (Christchurch Drainage Laboratory, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, biomass, biotic characteristics, Chione Stutchburyi, cockle, densities, land use change, oxidation pond, physical characteristics, sampling.

Peters, H J, Scott, D M, Thorpe, H R. (1991) Ground water of the Canterbury Plains. Ground Water in the Pacific Rim Countries: proceedings of the Symposium July 23-25, 1991. Access from the University of Canterbury Library. Page(s) 134-140.
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Keywords: artificial aquifer recharge, artificial recharge, Canterbury plains, groundwater, groundwater aquifer, groundwater characteristics, groundwater quality, groundwater quantity, groundwater recharge, irrigation, Lake Ellesmere, land use change, management, modelling, pollution, recharge, resource management, water use.

Scott, D M, Thorpe, H R. (1986) Ground water resources between the Rakaia and Ashburton Rivers. #ISSN: 0112-1197. (Hydrology Centre)
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Keywords: Aquifer, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater quantity, groundwater system, hydrological characteristics, irrigation, irrigation expansion, land use change, modelling, piezometric levels, Rakaia and Ashburton River groundwater, river recharge, soil moisture, Stock race leakage, water levels, water quantity.

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, W. A. N., Cree, A. M., Gough, J., Knowles, I. S., Laing, M. T., Leathers, Kenneth L., Lochhead, Lynnette E., Sharp, Basil M. H., Williams, D.. (1983) Water and choice in Canterbury : review and assessment of research priorities for lower Rakaia and central plains irrigation planning. #ISSN: 0069-3790. (Lincoln College. Agricultural Economics Research Unit)
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Keywords: abstraction, abstraction, Canterbury plains, ecological Impacts, Electricity generation, flow levels, groundwater resources, irrigation, power generation, Rakaia, Rakaia River, Rakaia River Catchment, recreation, water systems.
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Hunt, Bruce, Young, John. (1980) A Landfill Groundwater Study in Christchurch, New Zealand. 7th Australasian Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics Conference, 18-22 August, 1980.
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Keywords: burwood, contaminant concentrations, darcy Equation, darcy's law, drinking water supplies, groundwater, groundwater quality, health risk, Landfill, leachate, leaching, pollution, unconfined aquifer, water table.

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.

Southern Energy Group. (1976) Hydro Energy and Irrigation - Rakaia River Concept Study: Summary. (Southern Energy Group, prepared for the New Zealand Energy Research and Development Committee)
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Keywords: catchment, catchment characteristics, Electricity generation, irrigation, irrigation races, lake Coleridge, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia River, recreation, storage, water control, water races, water storage.

Mandel, S. (1974) The Groundwater Resources of the Canterbury Plains. (New Zealand Agricultural Engineering Institute, Lincoln College, Canterbury, New Zealand)
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Keywords: Canterbury plains, Canterbury Plains groundwater, climate, exploitation, flow, future demand, future water use, geography, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater exploitation, groundwater flow, groundwater system, infiltration, irrigation, irrigation limits, limits, permeability, recharge, river flow, surface water, system characteristics.
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