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Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, O'Brien, J M. (n.d.) Riparian Plantings Protect the Health of Urban Streams. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, The University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: ecosystem health, invertebrate, invertebrate communities, riparian, riparian buffer, riparian planting, riparian restoration, stream health, urban stream, water quality, waterway health, waterway restoration.

Christchurch City Council. (n.d.) Wetland Birds: Attracting Native Wetland Birds back to Christchurch. (Waterways and Wetlands Team, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Australasian coot, birds, black-billed gull, grey duck, grey teal, habitat restoration, heron, Janet Stewart reserve, kingfisher, native birds, native vegetation, native wetland bird species, new Zealand shoveler, pied stilt, plants, plover, pukeko, reptile, stilt, swallow, vegetation, waterway restoration, Wetlands, wetlands.

Collins, Kathryn, Doscher, Crile, Rennie, Hamish, Ross, James, G. (2013) The Effectiveness of Riparian ‘Restoration’ on Water Quality—A Case Study of Lowland Streams in Canterbury, New Zealand. Restoration Ecology. Vol. 21. #1. Page(s) 40-48.
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Keywords: chemical analysis, Lake Ellesmere, lowland streams, macroinvertebrate, macroinvertebrate community, restoration, riparian, riparian planting, riparian vegetation, Te Waihora, water quality, waterway restoration.

Freshwater Ecology Research Group. (2012) Is Our Stream Riparian Protection in the Right Place?. (The University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: location of vegetation, riparian, riparian management, riparian restoration, riparian vegetation, waterway restoration.
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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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Ancion, P-Y, Harding, J S, Lear, G, Lewis, G. D. (2012) Use of bacterial communities to assess the ecological health of a recently restored stream. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 46. #3. Page(s) 291-301.
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Keywords: bacterial community, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, ecological health indicators, indicators, macroinvertebrate, macroinvertebrate community, modified waterawy, okeover Stream, stream health, stream restoration, university of Canterbury, water quality indicators.

Goodwin, M. (2011) Canterbury Water: Regional Context - Ecosystem Health and Biodiversity. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Biodiversity, Biodiversity, canterbury water, canterbury waterways, ecosystem, ecosystem health, species, species distribution, water quality, waterway health, waterway restoration.
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Collins, Kathryn. (2011) Evaluating the effectiveness of riparian plantings on water quality: A case study of lowland streams in the Lake Ellesmere catchment. Department of Environment, Society and Design. Vol. Master of Resource S. Page(s) 109. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: bacteria, instream health, Lake Ellesmere, macroinvertebrate, monitoring, riparian, Riparian areas, Riparian buffer, Riparian management, Riparian margins, Riparian planting, riparian restoration, Riparian vegetation, samples, te Waihora, Waihora Ellesmere Trust, water quality.
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Scrinivasan, M S. (2011) Rapid Response to Quake. Water & Atmosphere. #2. Page(s) 8.
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Keywords: earthquake, flow, flow surges, monitoring.
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Watts, Robert H. (2011) The Christchurch Waterways Story. Landcare Research Science Series No. 38. (Landcare Research New Zealand)
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Keywords: Christchurch, enhancement, historical overview, restoration, restoration, settlement, swamps, Urban development, urbanisation, waterways.
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Nazra, Aminath. (2011) Understanding the spread of riparian restoration in the Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere catchment. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. Page(s) 106. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: economic barriers, economic costs, lake Ellesmere, Lake Ellesmere catchment, riparian, Te Waihora, Waihora Ellesmere Trust.
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Reck, R A, Thorpe, H R. (2010) Habitat Restoration: An Aspect of Sustainable Management. Climate Change and Sustainable Development. Page(s) 231-238. (Linton Atlantic Books, Ltd)
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Keywords: Avon River, birdlife, birds, ecosystem, fish, habitat, habitat restoration, Heathcote River, historical overview, history, invertebrate, jacksons Creek, nottingham Creek, papanui, riparian, riparian vegetation, smacks Creek, steamwharf, styx catchment, Styx River, sustainability, sustainable management, swamp, waterway, waterway restoration.

Pugh, Andrew. (2010) “SQMCI assessment of eight volunteer-monitored sites in the Styx River Catchment, Christchurch”. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: aquatic macroinvertebrates, biotic index, community gathered data Styx Mill conservation reserve restoration, kaputone, riparian restoration, SQMCI, Styx Mill Basin, Styx River.
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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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Grove, Philip. (2009) Biodiversity values and management recommendations for the Styx River mouth reserve, Lower Waimakariri Regional Park. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: habitat, Indigenous biodiversity, Instream values, invasive weeds control, native planting, predator control, protection, Public Access, saltmarsh, Styx River, Styx River mouth reserve, swamp birds, threats, weed control, weed growth, wetland habitats, wildlife.
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Drake, Deanne, Stewart, Simon. (2008) A Baseline Description of Nitrogen Sources and Food Webs Prior to Large-Scale Restoration in Te Ihutai, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, New Zealand.
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estaury, biogeochemistry, eutrophic status, Eutrophication, food webs, isotopes, isotopic description, nutrient, nutrient status, ocean Outfall, ocean outfall pipe, ocean Outfall Project.
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Coleman, Guinevere. (2007) The effectiveness of restoring the Radcliffe Drain: A Comparison with the Styx River. (Styx Living Laboratory Trust)
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Keywords: aethteti, invertebrates, restoration, waterways restoration Avon River Styx Riefer.
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Blakely, T, Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, Winterbourn, M. (2006) Barriers to the recovery of aquatic insect communities in urban streams. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 51. #9. Page(s) 1634-1645.
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Keywords: Avon River, benthic, benthic community, caddisflies, christchurch urban waterways, culvert, Heathcote River, okeover Stream, restoration, road culverts, species, taxa, waterway restoration.

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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Harding, J S, Neumegen, R E, Smith, I L. (2005) Spiders, Culverts and Urban Streams. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: avon stream, caddis, caddisflies, culvert, culverts, ecology, monitoring, okeover Stream, restoration, spiders, water quality.

Grove, Philip. (2004) Management Plan for Wetlands On Council Endowment Land at Kaitorete Spit and Ahuriri Reserves. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Ahuriri Reserves, Indigenous biodiversity, indigenous vegetation, Kaitorete Spit, Lake Ellesmere, management, management plan, Motukarara, Riparian, riparian areas, wetland, wildlife.
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(2004) Styx Esplanade Reserve: Community Planning for the Future. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Esplanade, Esplanade Reserve, habitat, Indigenous vegetation, motorway, native plants, restoration, retention basins, Styx River, swales, Urban contaminants, urban developoment, urbanisation, water quality.
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Meurk, Colin. (2004) The Styx: Purakaunui - Vegetation & Landscape Potential Styx River Catchment. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: ecological restoration riparian restoration, Styx river styx catchment vegetation, waterway restoration.
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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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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Lowland Waterways. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Channel morphology, Downstream Rivers, drainage, drains, Hill Waters, low flows, lowland river, Lowland waterways, Open Utility Waterways, restoration, river maintenance, surface run off, surface run off interception, timber lined drains, tributaries, Upstream Rivers, Utility Waterways, water races, water races, waterway categories, waterway network, waterway restoration.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Restoring Waterway Form. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic habitat, Aquatic vegetation, channel cross-section, channel depth, channel meander, channel width, habitat, hydraulic capacity, longitudinal, meander, physical diversity, pool, restoration, riffle, Runanga, stormwater outfall pipes, stream bank, streams, values, waterways.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Restoring Wetlands. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: biotic, birds, Ephemeral waterways, estuaries, Estuarine, fish, Groynes, habitat health, lagoons, lake margins, light, marsh, mudfish, Nutrients, plants, restoration, Riccarton Bush, river margins, Saline wetlands, sediment, swamp, swamp wetlands, Travis Wetland, trophic, vegetation, water levels, wetland preservation, wetlands.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Riparian Planting. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: bank consolidation, bank stabilisation, biosecurity, fertiliser, instream habitat, maintenance, mulch, pest management, pests, plants, restoration, riparian, riparian buffer, riparian planting, riparian zone, spawning sites, trees, weedmats, weeds, woolmats.
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Morland, Kim. (2001) Restoring Bexley Wetlands: Bexley Wetland Development Plan August 2001. (City Design, prepared for Parks, Waterways and Wetlands, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Bexley, bird habitat, birds, community clean up, community involvement, contaminated sites, development plan, education, habitat, history, plant pests, plants, recreation, restoration, salt marsh, stopbanks, vegetation, Wetland.
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Blakely, T, Harding, J S. (20005) Longitudinal Patterns in Benthic Communities in an Urban Stream under Restoration. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 39. Page(s) 17-28.
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Keywords: ANZECC, avon River, benthic fauna, benthic macroinvertebrate, biological communities, hydrological characteristics, ISQG, macroinvertebrate community, okeover Stream, restoration, riparian, stream restoration, taxa, Taxonomic analysis, Trigger levels, trigger values, urban stream, waimairi Stream.
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McCombs, Kate. (1998) Changes in Riparian Vegetation along the Avon, Heathcote and Styx Rivers 1992/93-1996/97. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Heathcote river, plant species, riparian vegetation, river bank, riverbank, sampling, Styx River, vegetation control Avon River.
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Sullivan, B J. (1998) Public perceptions of wetlands: implications for wetland conservation and management. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: perceptions, priorities, wetland conservation, wetland management, wetland restoration, wetlands.
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Barker, Rachel, Davies, Louisa, Morland, Kim. (1997) Restoring Nottingham Stream: Developed by Christchurch City Council and the Residents of Halswell. #ISBN: 0-9597973-8-6. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: catchment, community plan, cultural values, ecology, Ecology, fences, flood management, future management, future visions, geology, Groundwater system, Halswell, Halswell River, Historical overview, Maori, Nottingham Stream, recreation, stream restoration, water flow, water flow.

Morland, K M. (1996) Development and Assessment of an Approach for Urban Riparian Restoration. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. Page(s) 230. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Christchurch, frost, riparian, riparian vegetation, Riparian zone, slope instability, soil Moisture, soil pH, urban riparian zones, urbanisation.
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Collier, K J, Roper-Lindsay, Judith. (1994) Restoration of Aquatic Habitats: Tales of the Riverbank - examples of bank restoration on urban rivers. New Zealand Limnological Society 1993 Annual Conference. Page(s) 125-143. (Department of Conservation)
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Keywords: Avon River, bank collapse, bank erosion, Bank restoration, brown trout, calcium, ecological values, galaxias, Heathcote river, mud crabs, reno mattresses, Restoration, river bank, saltwater, slumpting, sodium, willows, woolston cut.
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Barker, Rachel, Couling, Ken, Cutler, Alan, O’Brien, Leanne, Rance, Chris, Watson, Allan, Weston, Jeff. (1988) Restoring the Waterways within the University of Canterbury: A Partnership Plan – Analysis and Preliminary Proposals. (The Waterway and Wetlands Team, Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, ecological values, ecology, Ilam River, in-stream values, management, Okeover Stream, restoration, riparian vegetation, self-maintaining, stream bank, stream bed, stream flows, sustainability, University of Canterbury, Water quality, water quantity.