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Christchurch City Council, Christchurch Coastal Pathway, Rob Greenaway & Associates, Wraight Associates. (n.d.) Christchurch Coastal Pathway (CCP). (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch, Christchurch Coastal Pathway, ecosystems, hydrological maps, hydrology, Mt Pleasant Redcliffs, recreation, Sumner, waterways history, wildlife.
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Environment Canterbury Regional Council. (2012) Canterbury Water Management Strategy Targets: Draft Progress Report. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council,)
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Keywords: allocation regimes, Canterbury water management strategy, collaborative management, cyanobacteria, drinking water, environmental flows, flow allocation, health risk, nutrient load limits, progress, recreation, sustainable management, Water availability, water characteristics, water flow, water quality, water quality.

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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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.

Beville, Stephen. T, Hughey, K. F. D, Kerr, G. N. (2012) Valuing impacts of the invasive alga Didymosphenia geminata on recreational angling. Ecological Economics. Vol. 82. Page(s) 1-10.
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Keywords: algae, angling, choice experiment, didymo, didymosphenia germinate, dollar value, fish, fishing, freshwater algae, recreational angling, recreational fishing.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2012) Water Quality for Contact Recreation and Shellfish Gathering: Results for 2011-2012, Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupo. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Enterococci concentrations, faecal contamination, Lyttelton, recreation, recreation grade, water quality.
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Marquet, Michelle Duncan, Ronlyn. (2012) What's in the water?: A Survey of Recreational Users of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai. (prepared for Lincoln University, Environment Canterbury and the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust)
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Keywords: attitudes, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, estuaries, estuary, health risk perceptions monitoring, health Risks, history, microbial pathogens, perceptions, pollution, recreation, recreational use, water quality.
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Goodwin, M. (2011) Canterbury Water: Regional Context - Recreational and Amenity Opportunities. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Amenity values, canterbury Water Management Strategy, cyanobacteria, eels, fishing, inanga, kayaking, mahinga kai, mountain biking, recreation, recreational activities, recreational values, swimming, toxic algae, tramping, tuna, water quality, whitebait.
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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.

Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2011) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai Water quality for contact recreation: Summary report on data collected over the summer of 2010-2011. #ISBN 978-1-927146-44. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, Contact recreation guideline, E coli, E coli, escherichia coli, faecal contamination, heathcote river, microbial assessment category (MAC), recreation, sanitary inspection category (SIC), sewerage disposal, stormwater drains, suitability for recreation grade (SFRG), water quality.
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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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(2010) State of the Environment Monitoring: Surface Water Quality. State of the Environment Monitoring. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Akaroa Harbour, beach, Christchurch City Council, E. coli, Enterococci concentrations, estuary, freshwater, Indicator reporting sheet, Kerrs Reach, Lyttelton Harbour, marine water, Microbiological Water Quality Guidelines for Marine and Freshwater Recreational Areas, Ocean Outfall Project, recreation, recreational use, rivers, State of the Environment, State of the Environment monitoring, surface water quality.
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(2010) State of the Environment Monitoring: Enterococci Levels at Northern Christchurch Swimming Beaches, 2009/2010. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: bacteria, Enterococci concentrations, faecal concentrations, Indicator reporting sheet, marine, Marine recreational beach water quality, recreation, State of the Environment, State of the Environment monitoring, swimming beaches, water quality.
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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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Crawford, Sheena Fountain, Joanna. (2010) Tourism and recreation around the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai: Current usage, awareness and perceptions of tourism and recreational opportunities. (prepared for Lincoln University, Environment Canterbury, the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust and the Tertiary Education Commission)
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Keywords: Attitudes, avon-Heathcote Estaury, behaviour, common activities, estuaries, estuary, estuary visits, ocean Outfall, ocean outfall pipe, perceptions, recreation, recreational activities, significant sites, surveys, tourism, tourism use, walking, water user profile.
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Lizamore, Catherine Montgomery, Roy. (2010) Tourism and the Avon-Heathcote Esuary Ihutai: A rapid appraisal of services offered and key stakeholder perspectives. (prepared for Environment Canterbury, Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust and the Tertiary Education Commission)
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Keywords: Attitudes, interviews, Perspective, Ramsar status, recreation, research project, restaurants, social change, tourism, tourism potential, water use.
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Gilpin, Brent, Moriarty, Elaine. (2009) Faecal source tracking in the Avon River, Christchurch March - May 2009. #ISBN 978-1- 877542-0. (Institute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, disease, E coli, Escherichia coli, faecal coliform concentrations, faeces, Fluorescent Whitening Agents, health Risks, public health problem, Recreation, Recreational water standards, samples, sewerage disposal, source tracking, storm rain, water quality.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2009) Healthy estuary and rivers of the City Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai Water quality for contact recreation: Summary report on data collected over the summer of 2008-2009. #ISBN: 978-1-877542-2. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, Contact recreation guideline, E coli, E coli, escherichia coli, faecal contamination, heathcote river, microbial assessment category (MAC), recreation, sanitary inspection category (SIC), sewerage disposal, stormwater drains, suitability for recreation grade (SFRG), water quality.
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O'Connor, Kevin. (2009) How and Why Christchurch City Council and the Community should Clean Up McCormacks Bay. (McCormacks Bay Steering Group)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, bathymetric, benthic, Benthos, biota, birds, causeway, culvert, ecology, ecosystem health, estuarine ecosystem, estuary, flow rates, goals, history, hydraulic analysis, Kayaking, McCormacks Bay, reclamation, recreation, sea lettuce, tidal exchange, tidal water surface extents, water quality, water quality, wetlands.
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(2009) State of the Environment Monitoring: Enterococci Levels at Northern Christchurch Swimming Beaches, 2008/2009. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch City Council, Enterococci concentrations, Indicator bacteria, Indicator reporting sheet, marine, recreation, recreational use, state of the Environment monitoring, swimming beaches, water quality.
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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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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2008) Ecological status of Okains Bay estuary. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-85. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Aquatic habitat, aquatic vegetation, baseline, birds, Chromium, cockle shells, copper, Ecological values, Estuary, fish, flushing, habitat loss, invertebrate taxa, Invertebrates, lead, low organic matter content, microbiological contamination, modification, monitoring, mud/sand flats, nickel, nutrient inputs, nutrients, Okains Bay, planning enhanement activities, recreation, recreational use, resource consent, resource consent applications, saltmarsh, sand flats, sediment inputs, sedimentation, shellfish, Toxic contaminants, vehicle disturbance, water quality, zinc.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2008) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai Water quality for contact recreation Summary report on data collected over the summer of 2007-2008. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-83. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, Contact recreation guideline, E coli, E coli, escherichia coli, faecal contamination, heathcote river, microbial assessment category (MAC), recreation, sanitary inspection category (SIC), sewerage disposal, stormwater drains, suitability for recreation grade (SFRG), water quality.
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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.

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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(2007) State of the Environment Monitoring: Enterococci Levels at Northern Christchurch Beaches, 2006/2007. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: bacteria, Christchurch City Council, Enterococci concentrations, Indicator reporting sheet, state of the Environment, state of the Environment monitoring, swimming beaches.
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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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Dodson, Sarah. (2006) Reality versus Perception: User Perceptions of the Avon and Heathcote Rivers.
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Keywords: Avon catchment, Avon River, Christchurch water quality, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote river, perceptions, public awareness, Public perspectives, sampling, water quality.
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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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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Christchurch City Environmental Trends 2003 - Draft: The Coastal Environment. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, beach, Brooklands Lagoon, Coastal wetlands, coastline, DIN, dissolved inorganic nitrogen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, estuaries, heavy metals, nutrient, nutrient inputs, recreation, recreational water quality, sea level rise, water quality.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Public Access. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: planning, Public Access, raised walkways, restricting access, Walkways.
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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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Greenaway, Rob. (2001) The Styx: A Recreation Vision for the Styx River. (Rob Greenaway & Associates, prepared for the Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: angling, canoeing, eductation, fishing, kayaking, rafting, recreation, recreational values, river access, Styx Mill Basin, Styx River, trout fishing, User conflicts, water quality, whitebaiting.

Ismail, Salim. (2000) Investigation of the Suitability of Aquatic Invertebrates as Biological Indicators for Detecting the Presence of Campylobacter Spp. In Recreational Water Supplies. Plant and Microbial Sciences. Vol. Master of Science in. Page(s) 241. (Canterbury University)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bacterial indicators, birds, Bromley oxidation ponds, Campylobacter, Campylobacter Spp., Cockles, contaminant concentrations, drinking water, drinking water supplies, estuarine water, gastroenteritis, Groynes area, Heathcote River, marine mussels, Mudflat snails, recreational water, shellfish.

Christchurch City Council. (2000) Vision 2000-2040: The Styx – Waterways, Wetlands and Surface Water: Community Planning for the Future. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Brooklands Lagoon, changing land use, ecology, eels, future management, Guardians of the Styx, heritage, historical overview, Kaputone Stream, management, recreation, reserve, riparian management, Smacks Creek, styx catchment, Styx River, Styx River catchment, sustainable management, tangata whenua, trout, urbanisation, Waimakariri River, water quality, wetlands, whitebaiting.

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

Corboy, Craig. (1995) The Avon River: a recreational resource. Vol. Diploma of Parks and. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, history, recreation, recreational use.
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Edwards, J C, Sevicke-Jones, G T, Taylor, K J W. (1993) Bathing Water Quality in Canterbury: Recreational Water Quality Survey Results for 1992/93. #ISBN: 1-86937-221-2. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Akaroa, Akaroa Harbour, Akaroa Harbour beaches, Avon River, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Bacteria, Camp Bay, Cass Bay, Church Bay, Contact Recreation, Corsair Bay, Diamond Harbour, faecal coliform, French Farm, Heathcote River, indicator bacteria, Lyttelton Harbour, Lyttelton Harbour beaches, Pegasus Bay, Purau Bay, Recreation, Robinsons Bay, Selwyn River, Swimming, Tikao Bay, Wainui, Water Quality, Water Quality Standards for Contact Recreation.

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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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.

Pryor, R J. (1984) The Avon River: a recreation reserve for Christchurch. Vol. Diploma of Landscape. Page(s) 86. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Aesthetic, aesthetics, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon Loop, Avon River, historical overview, history, kerrs Reach, land ownership, Public Access, Recreation, visual characteristics.
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Saville-Smith, K. J. (1983) Recreation and the Rakaia River: On-Site Survey Data. (Recreation and the Rakaia River: On-Site Survey Data)
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Keywords: on-site surveying, Rakaia catchment, Rakaia River, recreation, recreational activities, recreational use, recreational users’ profile, river characteristics, water conditions.

Glennie, J. M, Miskell, D. J, Saville-Smith, K. J. (1983) The Rakaia River and Catchment – A Resource Survey (Volume 4). (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: aesthetic values, angling, boating, effluent dilution, existing water rights, fish farming, future demands, hydro-electricity generation, irrigation, irrigation supply, landscape values, power generation, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia River, Rakaia River Mouth, recreation, recreation resources, recreational activities, recreational values, resource survey, resource use, Stockwater, visual values, water demands, water rights, water use, wildlife.

Hughey, Ken. (1980) Hydrological aspects of brown trout management in the Selwyn River system, Canterbury, New Zealand. Vol. Master Thesis. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: brown trout, hydrology, management, recreation, Selwyn River, trout.
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North Canterbury Catchment Board, Regional Water Board. (1980) Lake Ellesmere Symposium 20 November 1980: Unpublished verbatim transcript of proceedings.
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Keywords: Agricultural development, agricultural use, commercial fisheries, fishing, flood mitigation, flood protection, habitat, historical overview, lake Ellesmere, lake level control, lake levels, lake openings, lake sediements, recreational fishing, recreational use, sediments, shooting, water biology, water chemistry, water quality, wildlife, wildlife habitat.

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.

Stephen, G D. (1972) The Water Resources of the Rakaia Catchment. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: abstractions, catchment characteristics, continuous flow data, daily mean discharges, discharges, flow data, flow data, future abstractions, future water use, geology, groundwater, irrigation, Lake Coleridge, Lake Heron, North Canterbury Catchment Board, rainfall, rainfall levels, rainfall quantities, Rakaia, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia Gorge, Regional Water Board, run-off, surface water, water quality, water quantity, water use.