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Department of Conservation. (n.d.) A Directory of Wetlands in New Zealand: Canterbury Conservancy. Page(s) 216-313.
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Keywords: altitude, Area, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, conservation measures, Cultural environment, ecological values, hydrological values, lake Coleridge, lake Ellesmere, lake Forsyth, Lake Lyndon, location, physical conditions, recreation, recreational values, social values, Te Waihora, wetland.
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Christchurch City Council. (n.d.) Bexley Wetland. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: birds, brackish, Contaminant source, fish, freshwater, grey duck, herons, Invertebrate, lagoon green corridor, NZ kingfisher, paradise shelduck, plant pests, plants, Pukeko, saltwater, shovelers, sickle grass, swallow.
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Christchurch City Council. (n.d.) Christchurch City and Lowland Canterbury: Streamside Planting. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: plantings, plants, shrubs, stream, trees, waterways.
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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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Christchurch City Council, Harris Consulting. (n.d.) Climate Change Case Study: Assessment of the impacts of sea level rise on floodplain management planning for the Avon River. (prepared for NZ Climate Change Office, Ministry for the Environment)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, avon River, climate change, damage assessment, economic costs, financial costs, flood events, flooding, present value of costs, sea level rise, sea levels, stopbanks, storm event probability, tidal barrage, wet weather events.
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Selwyn District Council. (n.d.) Land Transport Activity Management Plan: Part 5 - Life Cycle Management Plans: 5.3 - Drainage. (Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: assets, drainage, management, roadside drainage, soak holes, stormwater, sumps, transport.
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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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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.

Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu. (n.d.) Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu: Freshwater Policy.
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Keywords: fish habitats, fisheries, freshwater, instream flows, Kaupapa, Ngai Tahu, participation, performance indicators, policy, policy statement, te Runanga o Ngai Tahu, TRoNT, water flows.
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Hanelt, Dieter, Hawes, Ian, Howard-Williams, Clive, Rae, Rowena, Wubben, Dirk. (n.d.) UV transparency in NZ lakes and the impact of UV on freshwater zooplankton and benthic plants. (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research)
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Keywords: benthic plants, lake Coleridge, lakes, oligotrophic, organisms, transparency, UV, UV radiation, zooplankton.
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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.

Hreinsson, E, Ibbitt, R, McMillan, H, Poyck, S, Sturman, J, Tait, A, Woods, R. (n.d) Tool 2.1.2: Modelling future heavy rainfall. Impacts of Climate Change on Urban Infrastructure & the Built Environment - A toolbox. (NIWA, GNS Science, BRANZ and MWH)
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Keywords: Climate change, flooding, floods, heathcote river, predictions, Rainfall, rainfall intensities.
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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.

Steward, Michael K. (2012) A 40-year record of carbon-14 and tritium in the Christchurch groundwater system, New Zealand: Dating of young samples with carbon-14. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 430-431. Page(s) 50-68.
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Keywords: Age Determination, artesian aquifers, carbon-14, christchurch groundwater, groundwater, groundwater age, groundwater recharge, oxygen-18, recharge, trends, tritium.
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Hearnshaw, E J, Hughey, Ken. (2012) A novel tolerance range approach for the quantitative assessment of ecosystems. Science of The Total Environment. Vol. 420. Page(s) 13-23.
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Keywords: ecosystems, lake Ellesmere, little information, minimumal data, novel tolerance range, Quantitative analysis, quantitative assessment, species vulnerability, Te Waihora.
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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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Berry, Neil Webster-Brown, Jenny. (2012) A Summer Hydrological Budget for Lake Forsyth/Wairewa: Preliminary Findings. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management)
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Keywords: data collection, Evaporation, flow gauging, geology, geomorphology, groundwater inflows, groundwater seepage, lake Forsyth, lake water budget, Precipitation, runoff, Wairewa, water budget.
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Ministry of Health. (2012) Annual Report on Drinking-water Quality 2010-2011. (Ministry of Health)
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Keywords: 2010-2011 earthquakes, Canterbury earthquakes, drinking water, drinking water standards, drinking water supplies, E Coli, earthquakes, infrastructure damage, ministry of health, New Zealand Drinking water standards, water quality, water supplies.
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Torgeson, Lynn. (2012) Assessment of Environmental Effects for the Burwood Resource Recovery Park. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Burwood Resource Recovery Park)
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Keywords: AEE, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Burwood Resource Recovery Park, drainage to groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater quality, leachate, surface water, water table.
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URS New Zealand. (2012) Burwood Access Monitoring Database: Burwood Landfill. (prepared for Christchurch City Council. Job: 42171307)
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Keywords: Alkalinity, annual, burwood, burwood Landfill, changes, chemical oxygen demand, chloride, christchurch metropolitan landfill, database, electrical conductivity, groundwater, groundwater monitoring, groundwater quality, heavy metal concentration, landfill, landfill leachate, landfill leaching, Leachate, leachate plume, leaching, monitoring, nitrate, total alkalinity, trends, water quality indicators.

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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Earl-Goulet, Judith, Ettema, Marc, Tricker, James, Young, John. (2012) Canterbury Region water use report for the 2010/11 water year. #ISBN 978-1-927195-94. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Abstraction, Allocation, consent, Environment Canterbury, groundwater abstraction, surface water, surface water abstraction, water management zones, water metering, water use, water use.
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(2012) Canterbury regional urban stream sediment and biofilm quality survey. #ISBN 978- 1-927195-4. (Golder Associates, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Arsenic, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Biofilm Quality, Cadmium, Chromium, Contaminants, Copper, Halswell River, Heathcote river, Instream Ecological Values, Interim Sediment Quality Guidelines, ISQG, Lead, Mecury, Metals and Metalloids, Nickel, organic carbon, PAHs, Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons, Sediment, Styx River, Trace Elements, urban land use, Urban Stream, Zinc, Zinc.
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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.

Christchurch City Council. (2012) Christchurch City Council Annual Plan 2012 -13. #ISBN 978-0-9876571-8. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Annual plan, council services, Financial costs, land drainage, wastewater treatment, water supply, waterways.
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Groundwater Team Environment Canterbury. (2012) Christchurch Groundwater Quality Monitoring 2011. #ISBN: 978-1-927210-2. (Groundwater Team, Environment Canterbury Regional Council, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: annual surveys, cations, christchurch, christchurch groundwater, conductivity, dissolved Oxygen, drinking water quality, e coli, Earthquake, groundwater, groundwater quality, groundwater system, indicator, new Zealand Drinking Water Standards, ph, surveying, water quality, water quality indicators, well damage.
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Grove, Philip, Parker, Mark, Pompei, Mirella. (2012) Coastal wetland vegetation in Canterbury, 2004–2011. #978-1-927210-06-2. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Brooklands Lagoon, coastal wetlands, Coopers Lagoon Tentburn, estuarine, fen, field survey, GIS, lacustrine, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsyth, Lyttelton Harbour, maps, marsh, monitoring, palustrine, Rakaia River, riverine, saltmarsh, shallow water, Styx River, swamp, Te Waihora, vegetated coastal wetland, vegetated coastal wetland habitats, vegetation classification, wetland hydrosystems, wetland management, wetlands.
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Markham-Short, Ruth. (2012) Compilation of Lincoln University Water Quality Monitoring Data for Lake Ellesmere/Te Waihora catchment 1993 - 2011. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management)
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Keywords: Lake Ellesmere, te Waihora, water quality, water quality data.
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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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Loe, Barry. (2012) Estimating nitrogen and phosphorus contributions to water from discharges that are consented and permitted activities under NRRP. #978-1-927195-81-9. (Loe Pearce & Associates Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual nutrient loads, concentration, cumulative effects, discharge permit, discharges, effluent, leaching, Nitrogen, nitrogen contributions, NMAZ, NRRP, Nutrient Management Allocation Zones, phosphorus, phosphorus contributions, Point-source, sewerage.
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de Villers, Mary, E Hart, Deirdre. (2012) Examining the effects of the February 2010 far-field tsunami on the seabed sediments of Akaroa Harbour. #ISBN 978-1-927222-52. (Department of Geography: Canterbury University , prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Akaroa Harbour, baseline, earthquake, seabed, Tsunami.
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Close, M E, Leonard, M M, Lin, S, Webber, J B, Williamson, Wendy. (2012) Groundwater Biofilm Dynamics Grown In Situ Along a Nutrient Gradient. Ground Water. Vol. 50. #5. Page(s) 690-703.
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Keywords: biofilm Quality, biofilms, groundwater, groundwater biofilms, nutrient concentration, nutrient gradient, nutrients, Selwyn River.

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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Cochrane, T., o'Sullivan, A.D., Wicke, D.. (2012) Heavy metal contamination in an urban stream fed by contaminated air-conditioning and stormwater discharges. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. Vol. 19. Page(s) 903-911.
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Keywords: air conditioning, air conditioning discharge, avon, discharge, metal concentration, metal contamination, okeover Stream, stormwater, stormwater flow, water quality.
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Kerr, G. N, Swaffield, Simon. (2012) Identifying Cultural Service Values of a Small River in the Agricultural Landscape of Canterbury, New Zealand, Using Combined Methods. Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal. Vol. 25. #12. Page(s) 1330-1339.
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Keywords: Aesthetic, aesthetic values, Agricultural development, agriculture, choice experiment, cultural service, ecosystem service, habitat, intensive agriculture, irrigation, land use change, land use intensification, lower selwyn River, management, Q method, recreation, Selwyn River, spirit recreational values, spiritual values, value, values.
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Branz, GNS Science, MWH New Zealand Ltd, NIWA. (2012) Impacts of Climate Change on Urban Infrastructure and the Built Environment: Toolbox Handbook.
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Keywords: climate change, climate change, flooding, heathcote river, Infrastructure, modelling, sea level rise, urban infrastructure.
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Crow, Shannon, Jellyman, Don, Robinson, P. (2012) Impacts of longfin eels (Anguilla dieffenbachii) on the behaviour of common bullies (Gobiomorphus cotidianus) held in captivity. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. Vol. 21. Page(s) 57-63.
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Keywords: common bullies, ecology, longfin eels, Selwyn River, Styx River.
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Greenwood, Michellle, Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, Niyogi, D K. (2012) Improving the effectiveness of riparian management for aquatic invertebrates in a degraded agricultural landscape: stream size and land-use legacies. Journal of Applied Ecology. Vol. 49. #1. Page(s) 213-222.
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Keywords: agricultural waterways, Aquatic ecosystems, Aquatic invertebrates, Canterbury Plains, instream habitat, riparian management, riparian zones, water quality.

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.

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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Cubrinovski, M, Hughes, M, Orense, R, Robinson, K, Taylor, Mark. (2012) Lateral spreading and its impacts in urban areas in the 2010-2011 Christchurch earthquakes. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics. Vol. 55. #3. Page(s) 255-269.
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Keywords: earthquake, February earthquake, gound damage, lateral spreading, lateral spreading, liquefaction, river banks, september earthquake.
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Bradley, B.A, Cubrinovski, M, Henderson, D. (2012) Liquefaction impacts in residential areas in the 2010-2011 Christchurch earthquakes. Tokyo, Japan: One Year after 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake: International Symposium on Engineering Lessons Learned from the Giant Earthquake, 3-4 March 2012. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering)
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Keywords: christchurch earthquakes, Earthquake, liquefaction, pipe network.
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Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR). (2012) Microbial Quality of the Avon River: The Effect of Major Earthquakes and Subsequent Discharges on the Quality of the Water and Sediments in the Avon River. (prepared for the Ministry of Health, Ministry for the Environment, Community and Public Health, Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, Campylobacter, Canterbury earthquakes, Christchurch earthquakes, contamination events, cryptosporidium, E. Coli, earthquakes, faecal indicator, faecal source tracking, faecal source tracking, giardia, health risk, indicator, indicator bacteria, Pathogens, recreational water, samples, water quality, water sampling.
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James, Alex, McMurtie, Shelley. (2012) Post-Quake Ecology of the Lower Avon River: Current State of the Fish and Invertebrate Community. #978-1-927222-11-9. (EOS Ecology, prepared for Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic habitat, aquatic species, Avon River, Earthquake, effect, fauna, fish, Invertebrate, macrophytes, raw sewerage, sediment mobilisation, sewerage, untreated sewerage.
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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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(2012) Proposed Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan Volume 1: Prepared under the Resource Management Act 1991. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: objectives, policies, Policies and rules, Proposed Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan, rules.
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Henderson-Fitzgerald, Maree. (2012) Recommendations for Establishing a Community Volunteer Bird Monitoring Program at Styx Mill Conservation Reserve. (Styx Mill Conservation Reserve)
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Keywords: bird, bird habitat, monitoring, monitoring, styx Mill Basin, Styx river.
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Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority. (2012) Recovery Strategy for Greater Christchurch. #ISBN 978-0-477-10361. (Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority)
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Keywords: Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, CERA, ecosystem health, waste, waterways, wetlands.
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Milton, Nadeine, Steele, Claire, Wiseman, Ian. (2012) Regional Council Practice for Setting and Meeting RMA-Based Limits for Freshwater Flows and Quality. (Sinclair Knight Merz, prepared for Ministry for the Environment)
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Keywords: allocation limits, freshwater flow, limits, Resource Management Act, RMA, water flow, water quality, water quantity.
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Irvine, J R M, Laird, T E, Reid, C M, Thompson, N K. (2012) Sand volcanoes in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary produced by the 2010-2011 Christchurch Earthquakes: implications for geological preservation and expression. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics. Vol. 55. #3. Page(s) 249-254.
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Keywords: 2010 earthquake, 2011 earthquake, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, christchurch, earthquake, liquefaction, sand volcanoes.
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Scott, Martha, Wilson, Nicola. (2012) Seawater intrusion network review. #ISBN 978-1-927210-26. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Abstraction Levels, Calcium, Chloride, Climate Change, Conductivity, CWMS Canterbury Water Management Strategy, Earthquake Damage, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, Groundwater Levels, Magnesium, monitoring, Natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, Potassium, recommendations, RMA Resource Management Act, RPS Regional Policy Statement, Sea-water interface, Seawater Intrusion Network, Sodium, Sulphate, trigger levels, water levels, water quality, wells, Woolston-Heathcote.
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Dann, C. (2012) Sewerage, Water and Waste - Dirt and Disease. (Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand)
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Keywords: christchurch sewerage system, Christchurch wastewater, death, disease, health risk, historical data, sewerage, sewerage system.
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Institute of Environmental Science and Research. (2012) Summary of Literature Impacts of Earthquakes on Groundwater Quality. (Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR), prepared for the Ministry of Health)
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Keywords: canterbury earthquakes, damage, drinking water quality, earthquake Damage, earthquakes, groundwater quality, health risk, seismic activity.
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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.

(2012) Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere Catchment Flow Review: Ecological Values and Flow Recommendations at Minimum Flow Sites. (Golder Associates, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 7DMALF, abstraction, allocation limits, aquatic vlaues, consent, cumulative effects, ecological input, ecological state, Lake Ellesmere, minimum flow sites, minimum flows, modelling, seven-day Mean Annual Low Flow, te Waihora.
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(2012) Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere Catchment: Ecological Impacts of Increasing Flow Allocation. (Golder Associates, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 7DMALF, allocation, dissolved Oxygen, ecological effects, ecological Impacts, flow, flow intermittency patterns, flow patterns, flushing flows, Invertebrate, minimum flow recommendations, modelling, River flows, seven-day Mean Annual Low Flow, taxa.

(2012) Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere Catchment: Functional Significance and Sensitivity of Groundwater Fauna. (Golder Associates, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquifer, Catchments, ecosystems, groundwater biodiversity, groundwater contamination, groundwater ecosystems, groundwater fauna, Selwyn/Te Waihora catchment.
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Suren, Alistair. (2012) The invertebrate communities of the Styx River: summary of monitoring programme 2006-2011, and recommendations for future work. (prepared for, The Styx Living Laboratory)
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Keywords: correct data, habitat, invertebrate, monitoring, Quality assurance, quality control, styx catchment, Styx River, volunteer monitoring.
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Parry, Rosemary. (2012) Trace Elements in the Sediments of Lake Forsyth/Wairewa. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management)
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Keywords: lakes Lake Forsyth Wairewa Chromium Manganese Nickel Copper Zinc Arsenic Cadmium Lead Iron Organic Matter, metal contamination, sediment contamination, trace Elements, trace metal concentrations, trace metals, water quality.
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Christchurch City Council. (2012) Updated residential floor levels for areas throughout Christchurch. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: earthquake, flood management areas, flood risk, flooding potential, floor level assessments, floor levels, Residential activities.
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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.

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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Waihora Ellesmere Trust. (2012) Waihora Ellesmere Trust: Action Plan - Realising the vision for Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere. (Waihora Ellesmere Trust)
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Keywords: goals, lake Ellesmere, plan, Te Waihora, visions, Waihora Ellesmere Trust.
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City Water and Waste Unit, Christchurch City Council. (2012) Wastewater Overflow Information for Christchurch as at 17th October 2012. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Akaroa Harbour, Avon River, earthquake damage, heathcote river, overflow, sewer, wastewater, wet weather events.
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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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(2012) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Stormwater Treatment Systems. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: ANZECC, ANZECC trigger levels, chemicals, Christchurch, Christchurch City Council, Constructed wetlands, Contaminant source, discharge concentrations, environmental values, Erosion, first flush interception, Macropollutant traps, particulate matter, Point-source, point-source contaminants, rainfall events, sediment retention, sediment retention ponds, soakage system models, stormwater, stormwater treatment, swales, urban contaminants, wet weather events.
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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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Hunt, Sarah Margarette. (2011) A Comparison of the performance of contrasting stormwater treatment systems, Ryelands Subdivision, Lincoln, Canterbury. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. Page(s) 90. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Contaminant concentrations, contaminant loadings, Lincoln, performance, stormwater, stormwater treatment, stormwater treatment systems, Urban stormwater.
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Simons, Gijs, Voogt, Maurits. (2011) Assessment of Water Consumption from the irrigated Canterbury Plains. #ISBN: 978-1-927161-6. (WaterWatch, prepared for Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: algorithm, Canterbury Plains, evapotranspiration, feasibility, groundwater, irrigated area assessment, irrigated Canterbury Plains, irrigation demand, meteorological data, modelling, modelling, precipitation, satellite technology, soil moisture deficit, surface water, water accounting.

Davies, Tim McSaveney, Mauri. (2011) Bedload sediment flux and flood risk management in New Zealand. Journal of Hydrology (New Zealand). Vol. 50. #1. Page(s) 181-190.
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Keywords: Christchurch, Christchurch flood hazard, dam creation, earthquake, flood assessment, flood events, flood risk, flooding, Natural hazards, porters pass fault, sediment flux, sediment quantity, stopbanks, Waimakariri.
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Kirk, Nick, Memon, Ali. (2011) Breaking New Ground: Re-Inventing Maori Role in Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere's Governance. (Department of Environmental Management, Lincoln University)
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Keywords: collaborative governance approach, Joint management, Joint Management Plan, lake Ellesmere, Maori, Ngai Tahu, tangata whenua, Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu, Te Waihora, TRONT, water governance.
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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 - The Regional Context: Drinking Water - Chapter 6. Page(s) 85-96. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: canterbury Water Management Strategy, cyanobacteria, disease, drinking water, drinking water resources, drinking water standards, New Zealand Drinking Water Standards, nitrate, nitrates, safe drinking water, safe water, water quality.
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Goodwin, Miria. (2011) Canterbury Water - The Regional Context: Supporting the Canterbury Water Management Strategy. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Amenity values, biodiversity, Braided River, canterbury water, canterbury Water Management Strategy, drinking water, economic indicators, ecosystem, ecosystem health, energy efficiency, energy security energy, environment Canterbury, environmental limits, irrigated land area, irrigation, kaitiakitanga, recreation, recreational activities, reliability of supply, river characteristics, strategy, water use efficiency, waterway health.
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Goodwin, M. (2011) Canterbury Water: Regional Context - Irrigated Land Area. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Canterbury water, canterbury Water Management Strategy, climate Change, economic benefit, Irrigated area assessment, irrigated land area, irrigation, irrigation potential.
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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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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: Regional Context - Kaitiakitanga. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: longfin eel, Ngai Tahu, runanga, Tangata whenua, water quality, water quantity.
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Goodwin, M. (2011) Canterbury Water: Regional Context - Natural Character of Braided Rivers. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: banded dotterel, birds, black stilt, black-billed gull, black-fronted terns, Braided River, braided river, canterbury water, canterbury Water Management Strategy, fish, habitat, Natural character, river ecosystems, river fish, species, threats, wrybill.
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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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Goodwin, M. (2011) Canterbury Water: Regional Context - Water Use Efficiency. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch city water use, efficiency, Efficient water use, storage, water demand irrigation, water metering, water quantity, water use, water use efficiency.
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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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Goodwin, M. (2011) Canterbury Water: The Regional Context - The Canterbury Water Management Strategy: Integrated Management from the Mountains to the Sea. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: canterbury water, canterbury Water Management Strategy, regional context, strategy, targets, visions, water values.
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Clough, T, Elberling, Bo, Gray, Duncan, Harding, J S, Horton, T, Winterbourn, M. (2011) Carbon Cycling in Floodplain Ecosystems: Out-Gassing and Photosynthesis Transmit Soil d13C Gradient Through Stream Food Webs. Ecosystems. Vol. 15. Page(s) 583-597.
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Keywords: benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic Invertebrates, Biodiversity, carbon, carbon, carbon cycling, dissolved inorganic carbon, inorganic carbon, invertebrate biodiversity, spring streams, spring-fed streams.
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Christchurch City Council. (2011) Central City Plan: Draft Central City Recovery Plan - For Ministerial Approval December 2011. Vol. 1. #ISBN 978-0-9876571-4. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, groundwater, stormwater, stormwater management, surface water, wastewater, water quality.
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Christchurch City Council. (2011) Christchurch City Council: Annual Report 2011. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: chlorination plants, Christchurch City Council, earthquake, Reliabilty of supply, wastewater, wastewater treatment, water conservation Order, water supply, water treatment plants.
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Christchurch City Council. (2011) Christchurch City Council: Annual Report 2011 Summary. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: annual report, water.
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James, Alex, McMurtie, Shelley. (2011) Christchurch February Earthquake: Effect on Freshwater Fish of the Upper Avon River. #ISBN: 978-1-927195-8. (EOS Ecology: Aquatic Research Consultants, prepared for Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, Bank collapse, bank slumping, bluegill bully, brown trout, changes, Christchurch earthquakes, common bullies, common bully, Earthquake, fish, fish community, freshwater fish, giant bully, liquefaction, longfin eel, raw sewerage, sampling, sand/silt, shortfin eels, streambed uplift, suspended sediment, suspended silt, trends, Upland bullies, upland bully, upper avon river, wastewater, yellow eyed mullet.
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James, Alex, McMurtie, Shelley. (2011) Christchurch February Earthquake: Effect on Invertebrates of the Lower Rivers. #ISBN: 978-1-927195-8. (EOS Ecology: Aquatic Research Consultants, prepared for Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic ecosystems, Aquatic invertebrates, Avon River, broken wastewater pipe, Christchurch, christchurch earthquakes, February earthquake, Heathcote River.
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(2011) City Plan Monitoring: Natural Environment: Annual Groundwater Abstraction, Christchurch. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Abstraction, Annual Groundwater Abstraction, Christchurch, Christchurch City Council, Christchurch Metropolitan Aquifer System, Christchurch-West Melton aquifer system, City Plan Monitoring, Groundwater Abstraction, Groundwater Consumption, Indicator reporting sheet.
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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.

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.

Fisher, Kelly. (2011) Diurnal Variation in Te Waihora Water Quality. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management)
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Keywords: diurnal, diurnal variation, lake Ellesmere, monitoring, samples, Te Waihora, variation, water quality parameters, weather conditions.
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Robertson, Pauline. (2011) Diurnal Variation in Wairewa Water Quality. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management)
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Keywords: coastal lake, Conductivity, depth profile, dissolved Oxygen, diurnal, diurnal variation, hypertrophic, Lake Forsyth, Nitrate, Ph, phosphorus, temperature, turbidity, Wairewa, water quality parameters.

(2011) Earthquake Impacts on Groundwater - Update # 1. (Environment Canterbury Groundwater Resources Section, Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Christchurch, earthquake, fload and counterweight, groundwater, groundwater Levels, monitoring, pressure transducer, recorder wells.
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(2011) Earthquake Impacts on Groundwater - Update # 2. (Environment Canterbury Groundwater Resources Section, Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: alkalinity, ammonia nitrogen, anions, baseline, Calcium, cations, Chloride, Conductivity, dissolved Oxygen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, earthquake, earthquake damage, groundwater, groundwater flow patterns, groundwater quality, infrastructure, Ions, iron, magnesium, manganese, nitrate Nitrogen, pH, Potassium, sodium, sulphate, temperature.
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(2011) Earthquake Impacts on Groundwater - Update # 3. (Environment Canterbury Groundwater Resources Section, Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: bores, damage, Earthquake, earthquake-induced springs, groundwater quality, public supply wells, Recorder wells, springs, turbidity, water table.
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Blair, Winsome, Taylor, Mark. (2011) Effects of seismic activity on Inaka spawning grounds on City rivers. #ISBN 978-1-927195-89. (Aquatic Ecology Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon, Avon River, Christchurch earthquakes, earthquake, galaxias, Galaxias maculatus, Heathcote, heathcote river, inaka, inanga, liquefaction, september earthquake, spawning habitats, Styx River, suspended silt, whitebait.
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Schiel, Dave, Skilton, Jen, South, Paul, Zeldis, John. (2011) Effects of the Canterbury earthquakes on Avon- Heathcote Estuary / Ihutai ecology. #ISBN 978-1-927195-91. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: ammonia-N, ANZECC, arsenic, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, bed height, Biota, carbon, Earthquake, epifauna, eutrophication, fauna, grain size, heavy metals, infaunal species, isotope ratios, Liquefaction, mut flats, nitrate, nitrogen, nutrient concentration, organic content, phosphorus, sediment, sediment size.
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Hudson, N, Rutherford, J C. (2011) Effects of wastewater overflows on oxygen and ammonia in the Avon and Heathcote Rivers. #ISBN 978-1-927195-85. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 2011 earthquake, ammonia, Avon River, Dissolved Oxygen, earthquake, fish, heathcote river, invertebrates, plants, siltation.
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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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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.

Waters, Sean. (2011) Getting the stormwater message across: Supporting information on the effects of selected residential activities on stormwater quality (with particular reference to the aquatic ecosystems of the Avon River/ ?t ?karo and Heathcote River/. #ISBN 978-1-927195-33. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, BAC EDTA, Catchments, Concentration, DDAC, Ecological Impacts, Heathcote river, Metals, Opawaho, Otakaro, Petroleum Hydrocarbons, Sodium Hypochlorite, stormwater, Urban land use, Water Quality.
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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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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2011) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Water quality of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai: Summary report on data collected in 2010. #ISBN 978-1-927146-48. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 2010, ammonia nitrogen, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, chlorophyll A concentration, Chromium, copper, Dissolved Oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, lead, metals, monitoring, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, salinity, suspended solids, trigger value, water quality, water quality parameters, zinc.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2011) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: The sediments and biota of the Avon- Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai and tidal reaches of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected i. #ISBN 978-1-927146-41. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: anemones, animals, biota, birds, cockles, contaminants, crabs, estuary, grain size, hoppers, mudflats, organic matter content, oxygenated, salinity, sediment, sediment quality, shellfish worms, snails, tidal reaches, water quality.
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Stevenson, Michele. (2011) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Water quality of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected in 2010. #ISBN 978-1-927146-46. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia, ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, Avon River, biochemical oxygen demand, biota, Cadmium, concentrations, Copper, dissolved Oxygen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, ecosystem health, Escherichia coli, groundwater fed, heathcote river, heavy metals, heavy metals, land use, lead, mercury, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, nutrients, oxygen, River habitiat, spring-fed, suspended sediment, suspended soils, trigger levels, turbidity, water quality, water quality parameters, zinc.
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Fifield, R. L. (2011) Integrated stormwater management in the Avon River. Vol. Master of Landscape . (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Avon river, benefits, ecosystems, Integrated management, retrofitting, stormwater, stormwater management, stormwater system, swales, wetlands.

Drake, D. C. (2011) Invasive legumes fix N2 at high rates in riparian areas of an N-saturated, agricultural catchment. Journal of Ecology. Vol. 99. Page(s) 515-523.
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Keywords: agriculture, broom, gorse, nitrate, nitrogen, nitrogen fixing, riparian zones, Selwyn River.

Blackstock, Joshua Michael. (2011) Isotope study of moisture sources, recharge areas, and groundwater flow paths within the Christchurch Groundwater System. Geological Sciences. Vol. Master of Science. Page(s) 106. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River springs, Canterbury plains aquifers, christchurch groundwater, Christchurch groundwater system, discharge, geochemistry, groundwater, groundwater flow, groundwater quantity, groundwater recharge, groundwater system, hydrogeology, infiltration, isotopes, potentiometric surface, precipitation, rainfall events, rainfall infiltration, recharge area, springs, stable isotope analyses, stable isotope hydrology, surface – groundwater interface, surface – groundwater relationship, water availability, water isotopologues, water use.
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Kirk, N A, Memon, A, Selsky, J W. (2011) Limits to Ecological Modernisation as a framework for sustainable fresh water governance. Land Use Policy. Vol. 28. #3. Page(s) 534-541.
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Keywords: Canterbury Water Management Strategy, ecological modernisation, fresh water, governance, management, policies, policy, policy initiatives, resource management, resource management act.

McIntosh, A R, Woodford, D J. (2011) Location of demographic sources affects the distributions of a vulnerable native fish in invaded river networks. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 56. #2. Page(s) 311-324.
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Keywords: Broken River, densities, g. vulgaris, geographical information systems, gis, network configuration, Porter river, predators, refugia, trout, waimakariri, waimakariri catchment, waimakariri River catchment.

Datry, T, Diettrich, J, Dumas, J, Konrad, C, Larned, S T, Schmidt, J. (2011) Longitudinal river ecohydrology: flow variation down the lengths of alluvial rivers. Ecohydrology. Vol. 4. #4. Page(s) 532-548.
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Keywords: empirical longitudinal flow model, flow estimation, flow frequencies, flow magnitude, longitudinal study, Selwyn River, trends.
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Arnold, Jade, Bind, Jo, Hicks, Murray, Measures, Richards, Shankar, Ude, Zeldis, John. (2011) Mapping earthquake induced topographical change and liquefaction in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. #ISBN 978-1-927195-90. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aerial photos, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, evaluation, LiDAR, liquefaction, mean sea level, subsidence, tidal water surface extents, topographic change, topographic survey data, wetted area.
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Williams, Howard. (2011) Modelling of stream discharge and groundwater levels in the Te Waihora /Lake Ellesmere catchment. (Elemental Geoconsulting Limited)
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Keywords: Adaptive management, allocation levels, aquifer recharge, consent, consented allocation, Eigen Model, environmental indicators, Groundwater levels, land surface Activities, Land Use, management issues, MAR (managed aquifer recharge), Recharge, stream discharges, water balance.
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Cochrane, T, McHugh, P A, McIntosh, A R, Woodford, D J. (2011) Modelling spatial exclusion of a vulnerable native fish by introduced trout in rivers using landscape features: a new tool for conservation management. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. Vol. 21. Page(s) 484-493.
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Keywords: g. vulgaris, geographical information systems, GIS, interactions, native fish, populations, river network, stream size, trout, vulgaris, waimakariri catchment, waimakariri river.

Corti, Roland, Datry, T, Drummond, Laura. Rose, Larned, S T. (2011) Natural variation in immersion and emersion affects breakdown and invertebrate colonization of leaf litter in a temporary river. Aquatic Sciences. Vol. 73. Page(s) 537-550.
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Keywords: air exposure, leaf litter, selwyn River, submerged, terrestrial leaf litter.
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(2011) Proposed Highfield Subdivision Development, Christchurch: Ecology Assessment.
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Keywords: bed sediments, Catchments, channel form, Conductivity, constructed wetlands, fish, flow, grain size, habitat health, Horners Drain, macroinvertebrate, pH, riparian vegetation, roadside drainage, runoff, sensitivity, styx River, swales, temperature, urban development, water quality.
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New Zealand Conservation Authority. (2011) Protecting New Zealand's Rivers. #ISBN: 978-0-478-1491. (New Zealand Conservation Authority)
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Keywords: Biodiversity, Conservation measures, ECAN Act 2010, electricity generation, maori values, National Policy Statements, Protection, recreational values, Resource Management Act, Resource Management Act, rivers, RMA, social values, Water Conservation Order, water flow, water quality, water quantity.
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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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Edwards, S. (2011) Regionally Dissected Temperature and Rainfall Models for the South Island of New Zealand. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. Page(s) 152. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: ARIMA, climate, future trends, modelling, patterns, Predictions, rainfall, rainfall trends, raw data, regions, regression equations, simulation, temperature, temperature trends, trends.
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Griffiths, George, McKerchar, Alistair, Pearson, Charles. (2011) Review of flood frequency in the Canterbury region. #ISBN 978-1-927161-80. (NIWA, prepared Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual maximum, climate change, el Nino, El Nino southern oscillation, flood, flood freqency, flood frequency factor, flood peaks, Generalised Extreme Value Distribution, Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation, mean annual flood factor, rainfall intensities.
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Memon, A, Painter, B, Weber, E P. (2011) Science, society, and water resources in New Zealand: recognizing and overcoming a societal impasse`. Environmental Policy and Planning Journal. Vol. 13. #1. Page(s) 49-69.
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Keywords: canterbury water, collaborative governance approach, groundwater, groundwater models, groundwater science models, selwyn District.
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Martin, Adam, Poulsen, David. (2011) State of the Water Resource Report 2011: This report is a summary of the water resource for the Canterbury region for the period May to September 2011. #ISBN: 978-1-927146-5. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Canterbury Water Management Strategy, Climate, CWMS, groundwater flow, Rainfall, River flows, soil Moisture, trends, water quality, zone.
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Christchurch City Council. (2011) Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Plan: How we plan to fix our earthquake damaged roads and underground services. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch City Council, Earthquake, mains, pipelines, Sewer, wastewater, wastewater discharges, wastewater network, wastewater treatment, wastewater treatment plant, water mains, water network above ground.
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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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(2011) Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere Catchment: Ecological Values and Flow Requirements. (Golder Associates, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquatic health, birdlife, Cumulative, dissolved Oxygen, ecosystems, eels, fish, flow regime requirements, flushing flows, instream Ecological Values, instream values, lake Ellesmere, local effects, long term patterns, long term trend, minimum flow, mudfish, nutrients, te Waihora, temperature, trends, trout, water quality.

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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Callander, Peter, Thomas, Neil. (2011) Technical Review of the Effectiveness of the Existing Groundwater Management Regime Operating in the West Melton Special Zone. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abstractions, bores, goudnwater patterns, Groundwater, groundwater zone, management Issues, monitoring bores, trigger levels, West Melton.
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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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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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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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Brough, Andrew. (2011) Three Water Servicing for Proposed Plan Change for Highfield Park. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Highfiled Park Limited)
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Keywords: groundwater, stormwater, surface water, wastewater, water quality, water quantity, water supply.
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(2011) Tonkin & Taylor: Christchurch Central City: Geological Interpretative Report. (Tonkin and Taylor, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: artesian groundwater, avon River, Black Maps, boreholes, buried channels, CBD, Christchurch Central Business District, earthquake, Geomorphology, geotechnical conditions, Groundwater, groundwater level monitoring, groundwater Levels, infilled channels, liquefaction, piezocone calibration, well records.
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Joynt, Peter. (2011) Trace Elements in the Sediments of Te Waihora. (Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management)
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Keywords: anthropogenic source, arsenic, Cadmium, chromium, cobalt, copper, Lake Ellesmere, lead, manganese, metal contamination, Nickel, sediment, sediment sampling, te Waihora, trace Elements, trace metals, vanadium.
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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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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.

Horn, Chrys, Lynch, Pip. (2011) Wai/Water - 2011/2012. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Canterbury Water management Strategy, conflicting interests, conflicting views, drinking water, irrigation, legislation, Ngai Tahu, Plans and policy, resource management, Te Runanga O Ngai Tahu, water body types, water management, zone committees.

Good, Joseph F. (2011) Water Quality Treatment and Hydraulic Efficacy of Laboratory and Field Rain Gardens. Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering. Vol. Master of Engineerin. Page(s) 160. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: christchurch, contamination, mitigation, rain gardens, stormwater runoff, urbanisation.
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(2011) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Appendix 10: Christchurch Rainfall Intensities. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: annual rainfall, Christchurch, rainfall duration, Rainfall Intensities, rainfall volumes.
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(2011) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Rainfall and Runoff. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Analysis, Annual Exceedance Probability, Banks Peninsula, catchments, concentration time, design storm duration, discharge, flood, hydraulic analysis, hyetographs, overland flow, Rainfall, rainfall intensities, Rational Method, runoff.
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Curran, J, Fan, V Neale, M. W, Lewis, G. D Washington, V Lear, G, Roberts, K. (2010) A Bacterial Community Index (BCI) for New Zealand Streams - Year 1. #ISBN: 978-1-927135-2. (Auckland Regional Council)
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Keywords: avon River, bacteria, bacterial community, bacterial community index, bacterial indicators, BCI, Biofilm Quality, ecosystem health, heathcote river, regional differences, selwyn River, styx River, water quality, water quality indicators, waterway health.
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(2010) A Healthy City: Drinking Water Quality. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquifer, Christchurch City Council, Christchurch City Council Water Supply Zones, Community Outcomes, drinking water quality, Indicator reporting sheet, New Zealand Drinking Water Standards, shallow groundwater supplies, surface water supplies, water quality, Water Suppy Zones, water treatment.
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Scott, D M, Thorley, M J. (2010) A methodology to model groundwater flow in sub-areas of the Canterbury Plains. #ISBN 978-1-877574-17. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Abstraction Wells, Applied Research Associates New Zealand, Aquifer Structural Composition, Aquifer System, Canterbury Plains, Constant Heads, Environment Canterbury, Flux, Geological Model, Geological Structure, Goundwater Flow Model, Groundwater Vistas, Land Surface Recharge, Leapfrog Hydro, Methodologies, Model Uncertainty, MODFLOW model, Numerical Flow Models, PEST Parameter Estimation Tool kit, Predictions, Recharging Wells, United States Geological Survey, USGS.
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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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Hearnshaw, Edward J. S., Hughey, Kenneth F. D.. (2010) A tolerance range approach for the investigation of values provided by Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere. #ISBN: 978-0-86476-23. (Lincoln University. Faculty of Environment, Society and Design.)
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Keywords: environmental conditions, lake Ellesmere, lake values, sustainable lake conditions, Te Waihora, tolerance range approach.
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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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(2010) Annual Groundwater Quality Survey 2010. Environment Canterbury Groundwater Resources Section. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 2010, anions, Annual, cations, drinking water quality, E-Coli, Groundwater, Iron, Long-term patterns, Manganese, microbiological indicators, Nitrate Nitrogen Concentrations, State of the Environment, trends, Water Quality.
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Abraham, Phil, Hanson, Carl. (2010) Annual groundwater quality survey, spring 2009. #ISBN 978-1-877574-25. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 2009, Aesthetic, ammonia, anions, Annual, Arsenic, cations, Changing land use, Chloride, drinking water quality, E-Coli, Groundwater, Iron, Long term trend, Long-term patterns, Manganese, MAV, microbiological indicators, Nitrate, Nitrate Nitrogen Concentrations, pH, State of the Environment, Surface land use, trends, Water Quality.
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Arscott, D, Lambert, Paul, Larned, S T, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2010) Aquatic invertebrate community structure along an intermittence gradient: Selwyn River, New Zealand. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. Vol. 29. #2. Page(s) 530-545.
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Keywords: benthic, benthic Invertebrates, Ephemeral waterways, flow duration, flow duration, Intermittent flow, Invertebrate, location, perennial-losing, perrennial-gaining, River habitat, Selwyn River.

Christchurch City Council. (2010) Banks Peninsula Rural Landscape Development Guidelines. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: development, drinking water supply, effluent, environmental values, Ephemeral waterways, erosion, esplanade, kaitiakitanga, lakes, natural springs, Ngai Tahu values, rainfall, springs, streams, water sources.
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Chambers, Rodney, Crossland, Andrew, Hay, Mary, Holder, Kay, Leiataua, Steve, Lobb, Andrea, Partridge, Trevor, Roozen, Derek, Shadbolt, Antony. (2010) Brooklands Lagoon/Te Riu o Te Aika Kawa Area: Parks Master Plan. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquatic fauna, Birdlife, birdlife habitat, Brooklands Lagoon, fauna, Flood management area, Ngai Tahu, Ngai Tahu values, recreation, saltmarsh, saltmarsh vegetation, Spencer Park, Styx River, Tangata whenua.
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Tricker, James, Wells, Tommy. (2010) Canterbury Region Dairy Report 2009-2010 Season. #ISBN: 978-1-927137-5. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abatement notices, Clean Streams Accord, compliance, compliance monitoring, dairy farm, dairy shed effluent, DairyNZ, discharge permit, discharge permit conditions, effluent discharge, effluent disposal, effluent ponding, effluent storage, Environmental Protection Officers, Fonterra, iwi, management practices, New Zealand Dairies Limited, Ngai Tahu, nitrogen loaded, nutrients, resource consent, resource consent conditions, sumps, Synlait, Transitional Regional Plan, undiluted dairy effluent.
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Christchurch City Council. (2010) Christchurch City Council Infrastructure Design Standard: Part 5 - Stormwater and Land Drainage. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: consent issues, Constructed waterways, discharge, drainage, integrated stormwater, land drainage, land use, outfall, pipe flow, Resource consent, reticulation, runoff, secondary flow paths, Soakage system models, stormwater, stormwater pumping, swales, waterways.
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(2010) Christchurch City Council Infrastructure Design Standard: Part 7 - Water Supply. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch, flow, mains, pressure, pumping capacity, pumps, resource constraints, storage reservoirs, submains, water supply, water supply network, water supply system.
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(2010) City Plan Monitoring: Drinking Water Quality in Christchurch City Council Water Supply Zones. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch City Council, Christchurch City Council Water Supply Zones, City Plan Monitoring, Indicator reporting sheet, New Zealand Drinking Water Standards, Water Supply Zones.
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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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Cochrane, Tom, O'Sullivan, Aisling, Wicke, Daniel. (2010) Contaminant Sources, transport and fate in stormwater runoff in Christchurch, New Zealand. 17th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of the International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research incorporating the 7th International Urban and Watershed Management Conference. (University of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources Engineering)
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Keywords: Christchurch, contaminant loading, ecological degradation, model, modelling, stormwater, stormwater management, stormwater modelling, stormwater quality, stormwater runoff, urban runoff, urban waterways, urbanisation.
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Close, Murray. (2010) Critical review of contaminant transport time through the Vadose Zone. #ISBN 978-1-927137-54. (Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR), prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: age Determination, alluvial gravel, Canterbury Plains, contaminant transport, goundwater monitoring, groundwater nitrate concentrations, groundwater recharge, microbes, nitrate, recharge events, seasonal changes, Templeton, transport of nitrate, travel time, Vadose Zone.
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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.

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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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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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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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.

McMurtie, Shelley. (2010) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Heavy metals in fish and shellfish from Christchurch rivers and Estuary: 2010 Survey: Summary report on data collected in 2009. #ISBN 978-1-927146-09. (EOS Ecology, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Arsenic, Cadmium, Concentration, Contaminant source, fish, heavy metals, lead, mecury, shellfish.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2010) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: The sediments and biota of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai and tidal reaches of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected in. #ISBN 978-1-927146-07. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: anemones, animals, biota, birds, cockles, contaminants, crabs, estuary, grain size, hoppers, mudflats, organic matter content, oxygenated, salinity, sediment, sediment quality, shellfish worms, snails, tidal reaches, water quality.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2010) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Water quality of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai: Summary report on data collected in 2009. #ISBN 978-1-927137-60. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, biota, Chlorophyll-a, concentration, dissolved Oxygen, dissolved oxygen saturation, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, ecosystem health, Estuary, monitoring, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, Nutrients, oxygen, river habitiat, salinity, Suspended solids, tidal reaches, trigger levels, trigger value, water quality, water quality parameters, water temperature.
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Arbouw, Paula, Bond, Jenny. (2010) Improving Urban Waterway Health: Local Public Perceptions of Stormwater and the Okeover Stream, Christchurch. #ISBN: 978-1-877574-1. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Canterbury University, Okeover Stream, perspectives, public awareness, public perspectives, river system, Social Research, stormwater, stormwater polluting activities, stormwater system, Stream health.

Chrystall, Leila. (2010) Improving urban waterway health: Okeover Stream Focus Group report. #ISBN 978-1-877574-50. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Focus group, Improving Urban Waterway Health, surveys, urban stream health.
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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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Greenwood, Michellle, McIntosh, A R. (2010) Low river flow alters the biomass and population structure of a riparian predatory invertebrate. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 55. #10. Page(s) 2062-2076.
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Keywords: Dolomedes aquaticus, fishing spider, future, impacts, low flows, low river flow, predictions, riparian fishing spider, river drying, river flow, Selwyn River, spatial distribution.

Sinclair Knight Merz. (2010) Managed Aquifer Recharge Feasibility Study. #Sinclair Knight Merz. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquifer recharge, canterbury plains, central Canterbury Plains, central plains water, christchurch West Melton, christchurch West Melton groundwater system, groundwater level, groundwater quantity, groundwater recharge, hydrogeological conditions, incharge, managed aquifer recharge, recharge, recharge, recharge wells, water availability, water demand, west melton.
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Close, Murray, Hewitt, Allan, Lilburne, Linda, McLeod, Malcolm, Webb, Trevor. (2010) Mapping of vulnerability of nitrate and phosphorus leaching, microbial bypass flow, and soil runoff potential for two areas of Canterbury. #ISBN 978-1-927137-74. (Landcare Research and Environmental Science and Research, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: agricultural land use, aquifers, bypass flow, Central Plains, denitrification, leachate, leaching, management Issues, microbes, microbes, Nitrogen, nutrient, organic molecules, pesticides, phosphorus, phosphorus, riparian buffer strips, runoff, sediment, soil, soil depth, water table, water table depth.

Bright, John, Close, M E, Hector, R, Noonan, M J. (2010) Microbial Transport from Dairying under Two Spray-Irrigation Systems in Canterbury, New Zealand. Journal of Environmental Quality. Vol. 39. #3. Page(s) 824-833.
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Keywords: bacteria, campylobacter, centre pivot irrigation, Dairy farm, E coli, E. coli, faecal coliform, farming, fecal coliform, groundwater, irrigation, irrigation system, lincoln, Lincoln University Dairy Farm, microbes, microbial quality, pathogens, rainfall, Te Pirita, transportation, travelling irrigator, Vadose Zone.

Bidwell, Vince, Close, M E, Dann, R, Thomas, S, Wohling, T. (2010) Modeling of Nonequilibrium Bromide Transport through Alluvial Gravel Vadose Zones. Vadose Zone Journal. Vol. 9. Page(s) 731-746.
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Keywords: bromide, contaminant concentrations, contaminants, dunsandel, estimation, groundwater, leachate, leaching, lincoln, long term nonequliibrium, modelling, nonequilibrium, solutes, surface – groundwater interface, transportation, vadose zone.

Buchan, G D, Close, M E, Jiang, S, Noonan, M J, Pang, Liping, Simunek, J. (2010) Modeling water flow and bacterial transport in undisturbed lysimeters under irrigations of dairy shed effluent and water using HYDRUS-1D. Water Research. Vol. 44. #4. Page(s) 1050-1061.
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Keywords: bromide, contamination, dairy farm, dairy shed effluent, effluent, faecal coliform, groundwater, leaching, lysimeter, transportation, waterway.

Watkins, Matthew James McGuire. (2010) Nutrient trading: a viable solution to water quality management in Selwyn District?. Vol. Master of Environmen. Page(s) 60. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: economics, management, market based instruments, markets, nutrient enrichment, nutrient trading, nutrient trading programmes, nutrients, selwyn District, water quality.
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Moore, John. (2010) Ocean Outfall - Issue 12. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: christchurch wastewater, ocean Outfall, Pipelines, wastewater discharges.
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Davey, Gabrielle, Marsden, Islay. (2010) Population of Redcliff's Shrimp (Palaemon affinis). (prepared for the University of Canterbury, Environment Canterbury Regional Council and the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estaury, estuary, Palaemon Affinis, redcliff's, salinity, shrimp, species distribution.
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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.

Pinkerton, Matthew H, Schwarz, Jill N, Wood, Simon, Zeldis, John. (2010) Remote sensing of river plumes in the Canterbury Bight. Stage II: final report. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Akaroa Harbour modelling, Canterbury Bight, Chlorophyll, climatology, eutrophication, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsyth, NASA MODIS-Aqua Sensor, offshore excursion, phytoplankton, River Plumes, Satellite data, surface temperature.
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James, Alex, McMurtie, Shelley. (2010) Sources of sediment input into Cashmere Stream. #978-1-877542-64-0. (EOS Ecology, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Cashmere Stream, clarity, cocnentration, grain size, Heathcote River confluence, mighty gripper device, particle size, pipe inputs, rainfall events, suspended sediment, suspended solids, total suspended solids, tributary inputs, turbidity.
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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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(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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Christchurch City Council. (2010) State of the Environment Monitoring: Yearly Rainfall Levels in Christchurch, 1980 to 2009. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: annual, Christchurch airport, climate averages, Indicator reporting sheet, natural hazards, rainfall, rainfall levels, rainfall recharge, state of the Environment monitoring, trends, yearly rainfall.
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Ezzy, Tim, Martin, Adam. (2010) State of the Water Resource Report 2010: This report is a summary of the water resource for the Canterbury region for the period May to September 2010. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Canterbury Water Management Strategy, Climate, CWMS, groundwater flow, Rainfall, River flows, soil Moisture, trends, zone.
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(2010) Stormwater Management Protocol. #ISBN: 978-1-927146-0. (Christchurch City Council and Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Christchurch City Council, Environment Canterbury, Integrated Catchment Management Plans, integrated planning, land use, Long term plans, planning, principles, Stormwater, stormwater management, Stormwater management protocol, surface water, water quality.
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McClure, Christine. (2010) Survey of the Lizard Fauna of Janet Stewart and Styx Mill Conservation Reserves, Christchurch. (Prepared for Styx Living Laboratory Trust 2010)
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Keywords: Janet Stewart reserve reptile, lizard, lizard habitat habitat, Styx Mill Conservation reserve, Styx River, vegetation.
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Hughey, K. F. D. (2010) Te Waihora Lake Ellesmere - the 2009 Living Lake Symposium: a summary of the key findings and conclusions. (Waihora Ellesmere Trust)
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Keywords: future management, lake Ellesmere, lake openings, living lake symposium, macrophyte, modelling, salinity, symposium, Te Waihora, water balance, water balance model, water quality, willows.
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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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Fisher, Kelly. (2010) The Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Summer Research Projects. Lincoln Planning Review. Vol. 2. #2. Page(s) 28-29.
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, food gathering, history, recreation, shrim, tourism.
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Lomax, Adrienne, Memon, Ali, Painter, Brett D. M.. (2010) The Canterbury Water Management Strategy as a collaborative planning initiative: a preliminary assessment. (Lincoln Ventures Ltd.)
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Keywords: Canterbury Water Management Strategy, CWMS, evaluation, institutional arrangements, irrigation, longitudinal, water, water management.
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Rennie, Hamish. (2010) The ECan Act: Understanding the New Provisions for Planners. Lincoln Planning Review. Vol. 2. #2.
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Keywords: canterbury, ECAN Act 2010, Environment Canterbury, management, moratoria, water conservation Order.
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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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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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Creagh, Karen Kviberg. (2010) Value and price: a transdisciplinary approach to ecologically sustainable urban water management. School of Environment, Faculty of Science. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. Page(s) 259. (The University of Auckland)
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Keywords: attitudes, Christchurch City, future management, perceptions, preferences, sustainable management, transdisciplinary appraoch, water management, Water metering, water price, willingness to pay.
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Varona, Golda. (2010) Waihora Ellesmere Trust. Lincoln Planning Review. Vol. 2. #1. Page(s) 19.
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Keywords: Lake Ellesmere, te Waihora, waihora Ellesmere Trust, wetlands.
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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.

Horn, Chrys. (2010) Waitaha Wai: Waterways of Christchurch. #ISBN: 978-1-877574-0. (Environment Canterbury Regional Council and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, brooklands estuary, Brooklands Lagoon, Cashmere Stream, christchurch water supply, drainage, groundwater, halswell river, Ihutai, maori water values, monitoring, Ngai Tahu, Pollution, stream monitoring, styx catchment, surface water, Travis Swamp, Travis Wetland, values, water quality, water supplies, water values.
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Anstey, Nicola. (2010) Water quality and environmental monitoring of the Avon and Heathcote Rivers. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: acidity, Avon River, baseline, Biochemical oxygen demand, biological parameters, Conductivity, discharge consent, discharges, dissolved Oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, E coli, E. coli, faecal coliform concentrations, Heathcote River, long term patterns, long term trends, monitoring, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, pollution, stormwater, suspended solids, temperature, turbidity, water quality, water quality parameters.
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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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Braidwood, Jasmine. (2009/10) Assessment of algal diversity in the Styx River catchment. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: algae, algae distribution, Algal blooms, algal growth, distribution, diversity, kaputone stream, Smacks Creek, Styx catchment, Styx River.

Blake-Manson, Hugh, Carran, Paul. (2009) 5Waters Activity Management Plan - Part II: Community of Interest Plans. (Opus International Consultants Limited, prepared for Selwyn District Council: Eastern Selwyn Community)
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Keywords: Asset management plan, climate change, drainage, drinking water, Drinking water standards, Eastern Selwyn, fire fighting, health, irrigation, issues, land use patterns, population growth, reticulation network, risk management, silt ponds, soakholes, storage, stormwater, sustainability, treatment of water, wastewater, wastewater treatment, water gradings, water quality, water races, water supplies, water supply.
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Blake-Manson, Hugh, Carran, Paul. (2009) 5Waters Activity Management Plan - Part III: Asset Management Delivery Processes. (Opus Consultants Ltd, prepared for Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: demand, future management, growth, management, networks, planning.
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Hickey, C W, Martin, M L. (2009) A review of nitrate toxicity to freshwater aquatic species. #ISBN 978-1-86937-997. (NIWA, prepared for ECAN)
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Keywords: acute and chronic limits, Canterbury's aquatic ecosystems, chronic nitrate concentrations, concentrations, contaminants, cumulative effects, Environment Canterbury, Natural Resources Regional Plan, non-point source discharges, NRRP, numerical limits, nutients, pathogens, sediment, species sensitivity to contaminants, toxicity.
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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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Lim, Elena. (2009) A Risk Assessment of Northwest Christchurch Water Supply: Systematic Review of Lead Contaminants. Vol. Masters of Health Sc. Page(s) 102. (Canterbury University)
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Keywords: contaminant leaching, contamination, drinking water, health, health effects, leaching, Lead, lead leaching, lead poisoning, lead use, Northwest Christchurch water system, Pb, pipe corrosion, toxic contaminants, water reticulation, water reticulation systems.
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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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Land Environment and People. (2009) Akaroa Tourism Carrying Capacity. #ISBN 978-0-86476-219. (LEaP Lincoln University, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Akaroa, climate, commercial use, demand, garden watering, high water demand, rainfall, recreational use, storage, temperature, tourism numbers, water quantity, water supply.
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Bidwell, Vince, Rupp, David E, Schmidt, J, Woods, R. (2009) Analytical assessment and parameter estimation of a low-dimensional groundwater model. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 377. #1-2. Page(s) 143-154.
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Keywords: alluvial plain system, groundwater, modelling, Selwyn River, Selwyn River Basin.
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White, Paul A. (2009) Avon River springs catchment, Christchurch City, New Zealand. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences. Vol. 56. Page(s) 61-70.
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Keywords: Christchurch groundwater, Christchurch groundwater system, drinking water, groundwater, groundwater recharge, Recharge, water quality.
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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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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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Barlow, H, Close, M E, Dann, R, Flintoft, M, Francis, G S, Hector, R, Thomas, S. (2009) Characterization and Estimation of Hydraulic Properties in an Alluvial Gravel Vadose Zone. Vadose Zone Journal. Vol. 8. #3. Page(s) 651-663.
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Keywords: alluvial gravel vadose zone, burnham, canterbury plains, drinking water, dunsandel, groundwater, hydraulic properties, lincoln, physical characteristics, sandy gravel, sandy gravel, transportation, Vadose Zone.
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Soper, Ellena. (2009) Charlesworth Wetlands.
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Keywords: benthic invertebrate biodiversity, birds, Charlesworth Wetlands, contaminants, historical overview, invertebrate communities, macroinvertebrate, recommendations, samples, sediment sampling, species distribution, Wetlands.
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(2009) Christchurch City Council: Draft Surface Water Strategy 2009: Summary Document. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch City Council, climate change, ecosystem health, flooding, goals, Ngai Tahu, Ngai Tahu values, objectives, recreation activities, stormwater management, stormwater runoff, Strategy, Surface Water, surface water management, urban growth, urban intensification, water quality, water quality.
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(2009) Christchurch Long Term Council Community Plan 2009-2019: Community Outcomes. Page(s) 52-57. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Community Outcomes, ecological heritage sites, groundwater abstraction, groundwater use, long term council community plan, recreation, recreational water quality, water quality.
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Dibley, Douglas. (2009) Cockle resources in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. (prepared for University of Canterbury and the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust)
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Keywords: Austrovenus stutchburyi, avon-Heathcote Estaury, biological habitat, cockle, cockles, ecological habitat, estuaries, estuary, geographical information systems, GIS, patterns, sampling, stutchburyi, trends.
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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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Cochrane, T., Funnell, E., Hutchinson, J., O'Sullivan, A.D., Wicke, D.. (2009) Developing a rainfall contaminant relationship model for Christchurch urban catchments. 2009 Stormwater Conference, 29 Apr-1 May 2009.
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Keywords: Avon River, Clyde Road carpark, Contaminant concentrations, Copper, lead, modelling, rainfall contaminant relationship, stormwater, stormwater conditions, stormwater contaminants, zinc.
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Cochrane, Tom, O'Sullivan, Aisling, Wicke, Daniel. (2009) Environmental CSI of the Okeover Stream in Christchurch. (Hydrological and Ecological Group, Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering, Canterbury University)
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Keywords: Contaminant concentrations, copper, metal concentration, okeover Stream, university of Canterbury, water flow, water quality.
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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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Pearson, Renee. (2009) Foraminifera of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. (prepared for the University of Canterbury, Environment Canterbury Regional Council and the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estaury, benthic foraminifera's, foraminifera, mapping, Protozoa, sampling, sediment sampling, species distribution.
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Williams, Howard. (2009) Groundwater resources associated with the Rakaia riparian sub-area: assessment of technical and allocation issues. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-97. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Adaptive management, aquifer structure, bores, confining layers, consented water use, groundwater, groundwater age, groundwater allocation, groundwater hydrology, groundwater levels, low flows, minimum flows, nitrate, oxygen isotope data, Rakaia, Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Allocation Zone, Rakaia-Selwyn zone, recharge, recharge sources, Riparian sub area, riparian zone, Southbridge Water Users Group, springs, surface water hydrology, trigger levels, Uncertainties, water chemistry.
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Flanagan, Marty, Gadd, Jennifer, Moores, Jonathan, Wech, Janine. (2009) Haytons Stream catchment water quality investigation. #ISBN 978-1-877542-57. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia nitrogen, bacteria, Biochemical oxygen demand, Christchurch, conductivity, contaminant source, contaminants, copper, dissolved Oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, field observations, fluoride, Haytons Stream, Heathcote River, indicator bacteria, land surface Activities, land use, lead, metals, mixed land use, nitrogen, nutrients, PAHs, pH, physicochemical parameters, rainfall, sediment, sediment quality, Stream water quality, TSS, turbidity, water quality, water quality parameters, water temperature, zinc.
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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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Batcheler, L, Bolton-Ritchie, L, Bond, J, Dagg, D, Dickson, P, Drysdale, A, Handforth, D, Hayward, S. (2009) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-92.
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, ecosystem health, environmental values, food gathering, Ihutai, mahinga kai, monitoring, rivers.
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Bolton-Ritchie, L. (2009) Healthy estuary and rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai Water quality of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai: Summary report on data collected in 2008. #ISBN: 978-1-877542-2. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia nitrogen, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, chlorophyll A concentration, Chromium, copper, Dissolved Oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, lead, metals, monitoring, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, salinity, suspended solids, trigger value, water quality, water quality parameters, zinc.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2009) Healthy estuary and rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: The sediments and biota of the Avon- Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai and tidal reaches of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected i. #ISBN: 978-1-877542-2.
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Keywords: anemones, animals, biota, birds, cockles, contaminants, crabs, estuary, grain size, hoppers, mudflats, organic matter content, oxygenated, salinity, sediment, sediment quality, shellfish worms, snails, tidal reaches, water quality.
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Stevenson, Michele. (2009) Healthy estuary and rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Water quality of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected in 2008. #ISBN: 978-1-877542-2. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia, ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, Avon River, biochemical oxygen demand, biota, Cadmium, concentrations, Copper, dissolved Oxygen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, ecosystem health, Escherichia coli, groundwater fed, heathcote river, heavy metals, heavy metals, land use, lead, mercury, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, nutrients, oxygen, River habitiat, spring-fed, suspended sediment, suspended soils, trigger levels, turbidity, water quality, water quality parameters, zinc.
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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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Horrell, Graeme. (2009) Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora) water balance model: variable update 1991 to 2007. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: evaporation, groundwater seepage, kaitorete spit, kaitorete spit seepage, lake, Lake Ellesmere, lake openings, modelled openings, Modelling, outlfows, predictions, rainfall, seepage, stream inflows, Te Waihora, variables, water balance, water balance model.

(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.

Harris, Carissa. (2009) Lyttelton Harbour Community Sewerage. Lincoln Planning Review. Vol. 1. #1. Page(s) 13-15.
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Keywords: consent, discharge, Lincoln Planning Review, Lyttelton, lyttelton Harbour, sewerage, wastewater discharges, wastewater treatment.
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(2009) Mid-Heathcote River/Opawaho Linear Park Master Plan - Part Three: Key Goals. Page(s) 28-45. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Bank stabilisation, community use, cultural heritage, ecosystem health, Education, enjoyment, heathcote river, heritage, indigenous biodiversity, Ngai Tahu, Ngai Tahu values, recreation, riparian, riparian planting, stormwater management, water quality.
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(2009) Mid-Heathcote River/Opawaho Linear Park Masterplan: 2009: Part Two - Background. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Consultation, cultural health assessment, dredging, ecology, fish, flood mitigation, flooding, flooding, heathcote river, Heathcote River Floodplain Management Strategy, Heathcote River Floodplain Management Strategy 1998, Heathcote River/Opawaho, Invertebrate, loess, macrophytes, Ngai Tahu, Opawaho, riparian, Runanga, runoff, sedimentation, silty, urban contaminants, water quality, weeping willows, Woolston cut.
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Bidwell, Vince, Lilburne, Linda, Scott, David, Thorley, Mike. (2009) Nitrate discharge to groundwater from agricultural land use: an initial assessment for the Canterbury Plains. (Canterbury Water Management Strategy: Steering Group)
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Keywords: agricultural land use, Canterbury Water Management Strategy, concentrations, CWMS, drinking water quality, groundwater, groundwater quality, land use, New Zealand Drinking Water Standards, nitrate, nitrate discharge, nitrate-nitrogen, river recharge.
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Christchurch City Council. (2009) Quality of Drinking Water. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: A grade drinking water, aesthetic determinands, bacteria, bore water, chlorination, Chlorine, Chlorine Dioxide, contamination, drinking water, drinking water grades, drinking water standards, E coli, E-Coli, gas chlorination, inorganic chemicals, maximum Accepted Value, organic chemcials, Protozoa, The Health (Drinking Water) Amendment Act, water gradings, water quality.
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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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White, Paul. (2009) Review of the decision on applications to take groundwater in the Rakaia-Selwyn area. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-92. (Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquifer, Christchurch formation, formation, geological structure, geology, gravel, groundwater, groundwater allocation zone, groundwater discharge, groundwater flow, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, irrigation water, rainfall recharge, Rakaia groundwater, Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Zone, riccarton gravel, river recharge, Selwyn Groundwater, spring-fed streams, Springston formation, stream depletion, water balances.

Griffiths, George, McKerchar, Alistair, Pearson, Charles. (2009) Review of the frequency of high intensity rainfalls in Christchurch. #ISBN 978-1- 877542-4. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch, Christchurch storm rainfalls, climate, climate variability, high intensity rainfall, Rainfall, rainfall depth-duration, rainfall depth-return period, rainfall volumes, storm rain, storms.
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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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(2009) South-West Christchurch Area Plan. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: ecological effects, goals, South-West Christchurch Area Plan, urban development, urban growth, Urbanisation, visions, water, wetland.
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Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Martin, Adam. (2009) State of the Canterbury region water resource, October 2009. #ISBN 978-1- 877542-2. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, aquifers, Climate, climate projections, el Nino, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, rainfall, rainfall levels, recharge, river flows, river flows, soil Moisture, soil moisture deficit, soil moisture levels, state of water resources, temperature, trends.
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Christchurch City Council. (2009) State of the Environment Monitoring: Average Daily Flow per Capita from Christchurch Wastewater Treatment Plant. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: average daily flow, Indicator reporting sheet, liquid waste, state of the Environment monitoring, wastewater, wastewater treatment plant, wastewater volumes.
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(2009) State of the Environment Monitoring: Average Total Daily Flow of Liquid Waste and Average Daily Flow of Trade Waste, 1997 - 2009. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch wastewater treatment plant, Indicator reporting sheet, liquid waste, sewerage disposal, state of the Environment, State of the Environment monitoring, trade waste, waste, wastewater.
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(2009) State of the Environment Monitoring: Drinking Water Quality: Satisfaction with the Taste of the Water in Christchurch. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch City Council, drinking water quality, Drinking water taste, Indicator reporting sheet, state of the Environment, state of the Environment monitoring.
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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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(2009) State of the Environment Monitoring: Satisfaction with the Removal of Stormwater in Christchurch. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: christchurch stormwater, Indicator reporting sheet, residents survey, run-off, Runoff, state of the Environment, state of the Environment monitoring, stormwater, Stormwater removal, Surface water quality, Water.
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(2009) State of the Environment Monitoring: Water: Satisfaction with the Pressure of the Water in Christchurch. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch City Council, Christchurch city Council Residents Survey, domestic water use, drinking water quality, Indicator reporting sheet, state of the Environment, state of the Environment monitoring, water pipe flow, water pressure, water supply.
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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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Golder Associates. (2009) Styx Integrated Catchment Management Plan: Styx River Sediment Study. (Golder Associates, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: geology, Instream Ecological Values, metal concentration, metal contamination, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, sediment, sediment quality particle size analysis, soil characteristics, soil study, Soil survey, Styx River, Trace Elements.
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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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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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Worner, Graeme. (2009) The Salt Marsh Plants of Brooklands Lagoon: An Identification Guide. (The Styx-Purakaunui: Living Laboratory Trust)
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Keywords: brooklands estuary, Brooklands Lagoon, brooklands reserve, estuary plant index, salt marsh wetlands, vegetation survey.
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Hart, Deirdre E, McWilliams, Zara A, Nation, Thomas E, Todd, Derek J. (2009) Upper Akaroa Harbour Seabed Bathymetry and Soft Sediments: A Baseline Mapping Study Coastal Research Report 1. #ISBN 978-1-86937-976. (University of Canterbury and DTec Consulting Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Akaroa Harbour, bathymetry, biotic, clays, energy zones, erosion, geology, gravel, sediment, sediment seabed, silts.
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Duncan, M, Ponder-Sutton, A. (2009) Vegetation change and water yield: Afforestation allowances to minimise water yield reduction. #ISBN: 978-1-877542-6. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: 7 day MALF, afforestation, low flow, low flow production area, mean annual low flow, vegetation, water quantity, water yield.

Lough, Hilary, Williams, Howard. (2009) Vertical flow in Canterbury groundwater systems and its significance for groundwater management. #ISBN 978-1-86937-977. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Abstraction, aquifer, confinement, drawdown, flow direction, geological Structure, groundwater flow, hydrogeological parameters, modelling, observation wells, Piezometric contours, Pumping-induced leakage, sedimentary deposits, water table.
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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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Christchurch City Council. (2009) Water Supply Strategy 2009-2039. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: availability, clean water, demand, drinking water, drinking water standards, efficient water use, future proof, goals, objectives, policy, rainwater harvesting, safe water, strategy, subsidies, Sustainability, Sustainable management, sustainable water use, targets, water charge, water quality, water supply network.
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Collins, Katie, Robinson, Aimee. (2008/2009) Terrestrial Arthropod Abundance and Diversity at Four Reserves along the Styx River: Establishing baseline data and looking at the impact of substrate and vegetation on Arthropod communities. (Styx Living Laboratory Trust)
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Keywords: arthropod, Invertebrate, invertebrate animal, redwood springs, styx Mill Conservation reserve, vegetation.
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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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(2008) A Biodiversity Strategy for the Canterbury Region. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-77. (Biodiversity Strategy Advisory Group)
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Keywords: biodiversity, bird species, ecosystem health, ecosystems, fish, galaxias, indigenous biodiversity, indigenous fish, invertebrate, kokopu, mudfish, Ngai Tahu, riparian areas, streams, water, waterway modification, wetlands.
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Bidwell, Vince, Howard, Williams, Scott, David. (2008) Adaptive management of groundwater in the Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Allocation Zone: technical and implementation issues. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-64. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Adaptive management, cumulative effects, groundwater, groundwater management, irrigation demand, management, rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Allocation Zone, recharge-based management.
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Van den Ende, W Partridge, T. (2008) Aquatic Plants in Christchurch River Systems. (The Styx - Living Laboratory Trust)
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Keywords: aquatic ecosystems, aquatic plant species, Avon River, biodiversity, Heathcote river, management trends, plant communities, plant survey, sampling, styx River.
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Murray, Daniel, Tipler, Cliff. (2008) Assessment of Effects on the Environment: Discharge of Overflows from the Christchurch Wastewater Network to the Avon and Heathcote Catchments. (URS New Zealand Limited, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: ANZECC, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, Avon River Catchment, Christchurch wastewater, consultation, cultural values, dilution, discharge permit, discharge to waterways, ecological values, faecal coliform concentrations, flow, flow characteristics, heathcote river, Heathcote River Catchment, heavy metals, kaitiakitanga, mahinga kai, overflow, recreational values, resource consent, stakeholders, taxa, transitional Regional Plan, wastewater, wastewater network, water quality, wet weather events.
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Buchan, G D, Close, M E, Jiang, S, Noonan, M J, Pang, Liping, Smith, Neil. (2008) Bacterial leaching from dairy shed effluent applied to a fine sandy loam under irrigated pasture. Australian Journal of Soil Research. Vol. 46. #7. Page(s) 552-564.
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Keywords: bacteria, bacterial transport, chemical tracers, diary farm, drainage rate, effluent, fecal coliform, groundwater, irrigation, leachate, lincoln, Lysimeter, soil, soil columns, transportation, water flow.
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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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Bright, John, Dark, Andrew, Sigle, Shane. (2008) Canterbury Strategic Water Study (Stage 2). (Aqualinc Research Ltd, prepared for the Canterbury Mayoral Forum)
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Keywords: abstractions, Canterbury Mayoral Forum, Canterbury Strategic Water Study, Canterbury Water Management Strategy, current wate ruse, CWMS, hydrological feasibility, hydrology, irrigation, storage, water storage.
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Christchurch City Council. (2008) Christchurch City Council Water Related Services Bylaw 2008. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: bylaw, Christchurch City Council, public water supply, stormwater, utility, wastewater, Water related services.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2008) Coastal water quality in selected bays of Banks Peninsula 2001 - 2007. #ISBN 978-1-86937-848. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia nitrogen, Banks Peninsula, Chlorophyll A concentration, concentrations, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, erosion scares between bays, faecal contamination, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, nutrients, rainfall, salinity, sediment, Total nitrogen, Total phosphorus, water circulation, water retention time.
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Close, M E, Dann, R, Flintoft, M, Hector, R, Pang, L. (2008) Complementary use of tracer and pumping tests to characterize a heterogeneous channelized aquifer system in New Zealand. Hydrogeology Journal. Vol. 16. Page(s) 1177-1191.
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Keywords: Burnham, channelized gravel aquifer, data, Estimates of sea level rise, gravel aquifer, groundwater, hydraulic conductivity, pumping data, raw data, Tracer experiment, Tracers, tracing tests.

Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R. (2008) Density reductions by predatory trout increase adult size and fecundity of surviving caddisfly larvae in a detritus-based stream food web. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 23. Page(s) 1579-1591.
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Keywords: caddisflies, cass, densities, indirect effects, investigation, life cycles, streams, trout.
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Choudhury, A. K., Sahu, N. C., Hughey, K. F. D, Kerr, G. N. (2008) Domestic Water Demand Management. Dimensions of Environmental and Ecological Economics.. Page(s) 435-455. (Universities Press. Please contact the Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management for access.)
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Keywords: aquifers, Christchurch urban use, christchurch water system, climates, consumption levels, demand management, domestic water consumption, sustainable water supply, urban water use, water demand, water supply system.

(2008) Drinking Water Standards for New Zealand 2005 (Revised 2008). #ISBN: 978-0-478-3181. (Ministry of Health)
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Keywords: aluminium, Ammonia, asbestos, colour, conductivity, drinking water quality, drinking water standards, Escherichia coli, faecal coliform concentrations, health Risks, MAV, maximum Accepted Value, nitrate, nitrite, pH, Public health problem, turbidity, volume, 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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Beech, Mary. (2008) Ecosystem health monitoring programme November-December 2007 Summary report. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-85. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 2007, aquatic health, Banks Peninsula Rivers and Streams, biotic conditions, Community Outcomes, foothill river, habitat health, heatlh, intermontane basin, invertebrate taxa, lowland river, LTCCP, macroinvertebrate, monitoring, mountain river, NRRP, physical conditions, streams, wadeable streams.
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Sorrell, Brian. (2008) Effects of land uses and discharges on wetland water quality. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-82. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA), prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: biodiversity, bogs, consequences, discharge, ecology, fens, history, impact, land use, marshes, monitoring, nutrient, parameter, Soil characteristics, surface water quality, swamps, thresholds, water characteristics, wetland modification, wetlands.

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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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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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2008) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai Water quality of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai: Summary report on data collected in 2007. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-84. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, biota, chlorophyll-a, concnetrations, dissolved Oxygen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, ecosystem health, Environmental values, estuary, Ihutai, monitoring, Nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, nNN, nutrients, oxygen, river habitiat, salinity, sediments, suspended soils, temperature, tidal reaches, trigger levels, water quality, water quality parameters.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2008) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: The sediments and biota of the Avon- Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai and tidal reaches of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected i. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-84.
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Keywords: anemones, animals, biota, birds, cockles, contaminants, crabs, estuary, grain size, hoppers, mudflats, organic matter content, oxygenated, salinity, sediment, sediment quality, shellfish worms, snails, tidal reaches, water quality.
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Stevenson, Michele. (2008) Healthy Estuary and Rivers of the City: Water quality and ecosystem health monitoring programme of Ihutai: Water quality of the Avon and Heathcote rivers: Summary report on data collected in 2007. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-83. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia, ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, Avon River, biochemical oxygen demand, biota, Cadmium, concentrations, Copper, dissolved Oxygen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, ecosystem health, Escherichia coli, groundwater fed, heathcote river, heavy metals, heavy metals, land use, lead, mercury, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, nutrients, oxygen, River habitiat, spring-fed, suspended sediment, suspended soils, trigger levels, turbidity, water quality, water quality parameters, zinc.
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Brooker, D J, Graynoth, Eric. (2008) Instream habitat and flow regime requirements in the Lower Selwyn River. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-77. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Benthic Invertebrates, Coes Ford, Discharges, f, fish, fish, flood flows, flow, flow regime requirements, flow setting, habitat suitability crieteria, hydrology, instream values, macroinvertebrate, mahinga kai, minimum flow recommendations, minimum flows, minimum residual flows, native fish, Periphyton, physical habitat modelling, physical habitat modelling, Regression model, seasonal flow, Selwyn River, Trout.
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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.

Apperley, Bruce, Brookland, Iris. (2008) Integrated Stormwater Management Plan and Assessment of Environmental Effects - Lincoln. (Maunsell Limited, prepared for Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: AEE, Assessment of Environmental Effects, catchment, concentration, groundwater, lake Ellesmere, Land drainage, liffey Stream, stormwater, stormwater contaminants, Stormwater discharge, stormwater treatment, suspended sediment, suspended solids, Te Waihora, water quality, water quantity, water supply.
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(2008) Izone Industrial Park Rolleston - Appendix C: Stormwater Management Assessment. (Kerr and Partners Limited)
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Keywords: consent, flood, flood risk, groundwater, Industry, infiltration, Rainfall, runoff, stormwater, stormwater system, sumps, sustainable management, swales, water quality, water table.
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Maunsell Ltd, Patrick Partners Ltd, Planit R.W. Batty & Associates Ltd, Pocock Design: Environment Ltd, Prosperous Places Ltd, Urbanismplus Ltd. (2008) Lincoln Structure Plan. (Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: blue network, development, Lincoln, stormwater, structure plan, wastewater, water, water supply.
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(2008) Lyttelton Harbour potential contaminant sources study, 2007. #ISBN 978-1-86937-795. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Contaminant source, discharges, land surface Activities, land use, landfill, Lyttelton, sediment, sediment contamination, stormwater, stormwater, wastewater treatment.
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De Vries, Wybren, Hart, Deirdre E, Marsden, Islay D, Todd, Derek J. (2008) Mapping of the Bathymetry, Soft Sediments, and Biota of the Seabed of Upper Lyttelton Harbour. #978-1-86937-823-3. (Department of Geography, School of Biological Sciences, DTec Consulting Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: bathymetry, biological communities, Cockle shells, intertidal biota, lyttelton, marine ecosystems, mud snail, seabed, sediment textures, sedimentation, shellfish beds, soft-sediment.
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de Vries, Wybren, Hart, Deirdre E, Marsden, Islay D, Todd, Derek J. (2008) Mapping of the Bathymetry, Soft Sediments, and Biota of the Seabed of Upper Lyttelton Harbour Estuarine Research Report 36. #ISBN 978-1-86937-823. (Department of Geography, University of Canterbury and DTec Consulting Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: bathymetry, biogenic, bivalves, Cockle shells, gastropods, macrofaunal, marine ecosystems, mud crabs, seabed, sediment seabed, sedimentation, shellfish, taxonomic analysis.
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Greenwood, Michellle. (2008) Metal Concentrations in Fish and Shellfish of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai and Rivers: 2008. (EOS Ecology, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: arsenic, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Cadmium, Cockle shells, copper, heavy metals, lead, mecury, shellfish, trace Elements, zinc.
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Fenwick, Graham, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2008) Natural purification of groundwater. Water & Atmosphere. Vol. 16. #4. Page(s) 12-13.
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Keywords: aquifer, Christchurch City, drinking water, ecosystem service, groundwater, irrigation, NIWA, pollution, sustainability, treated wastewater, water quality, water supply.
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Dysart, Marie, Miller, Malcolm, Pascoe, Warwick. (2008) Rakaia Catchment Water Allocation Issues: A review of water allocation administration, stream depletion management, and other issues within the Rakaia Catchment, and options for formalizing allocation arrangements.. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-89. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 1 for 1 sharing, Abstraction, allocation Blocks, allocation limits, Banding System, groundwater allocation zones, mean daily flow, minimum flow, minimum flow recommendations, natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, Rakaia, Rakaia River, reductions in use, Reliabilty of supply, surface water allocation zones, The Banding System, Water conservation Order, water permit holders, water use.
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Arscott, D, Larned, S T, Rupp, David E, Schmidt, J. (2008) Reconstruction of a daily flow record along a hydrologically complex alluvial river. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 359. #1-2. Page(s) 88-104.
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Keywords: ecological, hydrologically complex, modelling, relationship, river characteristics, river flow, river recharge, runoff, Selwyn River, water resource consent.
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Datry, T, Larned, S T. (2008) River flow controls ecological processes and invertebrate assemblages in subsurface flowpaths of an ephemeral river reach. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Vol. 65. #8. Page(s) 1532.
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Keywords: ephemeral river, ephemeral river reach, flow levels, invertebrates, microbes, river flows, Selwyn River, solutes, subsurface flowpaths.
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Selwyn District Council. (2008) Selwyn District Council Annual Report 2007/2008. (Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: annual report, Central Plains Water Trust, finances, wastewater, water supply.
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(2008) Selwyn District Council Five Waters Strategy [Draft for Consultation] - The Future for: Community Water Supplies, Wastewater, Waterraces, Land Drainage and Stormwater. (Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: assets, climate change, community scheme, drinking water standards, future management, initiatives, irrigation, land drainage, long term plans, management, planning, private scheme, stormwater, strategy, wastewater, water races, water supply.
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Selwyn District Council. (2008) Selwyn District Council Water Race Bylaw 2008. (Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: irrigation, permitted use, water races, water take.
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Crossland, Andrew, Hardy, Rochelle, Jenkins, Carol, Keller, Jeanine, Kingett Mitchell Limited, McCombs, Kate, McFarlane, Rob, Meurk, Colin, Oliver, Sarah, Pearson, Elizabeth, Renard, T. (2008) South-West Christchurch Area Plan: Phase 1 Report - An Assessment of Natural Values. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquifers, bank erosion, bird species, birds, Cashmere Stream, cumulative, discharges, ecological effects, ecological systems, ecological values, fish, flow, freshwater habitat, groundwater, halswell River, Halswell River, haytons Stream, heathcote river, henderson's Basin, Hoon Hay Valley Stream, Invertebrate, leaching, light, long term effects, Milnes Drain, monitoring data, natural values, net impervious area, non-point source discharges, ponding, Quaifes Road, riparian cover, seepage, South-West Christchurch Area Plan, springs, stormwater, stormwater seepage, surface water, temperature, Urban growth, urbanisation, vegetation, water, water quality, water quantity, waterways, waterways, wetlands.
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Hullen, Joseph, Lenihan, Te Marino, Lilley, Susan, Oliver, Sarah, Pauling, Craig, Pearson, Lizzy. (2008) South-West Christchurch Area Plan: Phase 1 Report: Tangata Whenua Values. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Consultation, Cultural health assessment, cultural sustainabily indicators, cultural values, fauna, flora, mahinga kai, Maori, native wetlands, Ngai Tahu, Ngati Mamoe, Outline Development Plans, riparian buffer strips, riparian buffer zones, sites of significance, South-West Christchurch Area Plan, SWAP, tangata whenua, Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu, Te Taumutu Runanga, Te Whakatau Kaupapa, traditional place names.
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Martin, Adam, Williams, Howard. (2008) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2008. #ISBN 978-1-86937-891. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, aquifers, Climate, climate projections, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, rainfall, rainfall levels, recharge, river flows, river flows, soil Moisture, soil moisture deficit, soil moisture levels, state of water resources, temperature, trends.
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Christchurch City Council. (2008) State of the Environment Monitoring: CREAS Urban Impact Score for Christchurch Waterways. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch waterways, Indicator reporting sheet, State of the Environment monitoring, urban contaminants, urban land use.
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Hide, Michael. (2008) The compliance status of dairy shed effluent discharges to land in the Canterbury region for the 2007/08 season. #ISBN 978-1-86937-898. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: compliance, dairy, dairy shed effluent, discharging to water, effluent discharge, effluent disposal, effluent ponding, industry, monitoring, Nitrogen, nitrogen loading, permitted activity conditions, resource consent conditions, undiluted dairy effluent, water quality.
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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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Arscott, D, Davey, Andrew, Dey, K, Hicks, D M, Larned, S T, Scarsbrook, Mike, Schmidt, J, Woods, R. (2008) The Selwyn river of New Zealand: a benchmark system for alluvial plain rivers. River Research and Applications. Vol. 24. #1. Page(s) 1-21.
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Keywords: abstraction, alluvial river, benchmark, flow rates, increasing demand, river system, selwyn River, system, undammed, variable flow, water demand.
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Cochrane, T., O'Sullivan, A.D., Wheeler, Joe. (2008) The Tidal Ebb and Flow in a Constructed Wildlife Reserve. (prepared for the University of Canterbury and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Charlesworth, Charlesworth Reserve, Charlesworth Wetlands, ebb and flow, hydrodynamic modelling, hydrodynamics, tide flow, water flow.
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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.

Collins, Katie. (2007/2008) Spatial Distribution of Aquatic Invertebrates in the Styx River and Smacks Creek in and upstream of Styx Mill Conservation Reserve. (The Styx - Purakaunui: Waterways, Wetlands and Surface Water)
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Keywords: Aquatic invertebrates, ecology, Invertebrate, smacks creek, snails, styx Mill Conservation reserve, styx river.
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Kerr, Geoff, Swaffield, Simon. (2007) Amenity values of spring fed streams and rivers in Canterbury: a methodological exploration. #ISBN: 978-0-909042-. (Lincoln University, Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit)
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Keywords: amenity values, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater management, instream values, irrigation, land use, water allocation regimes, water demand.
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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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Christchurch City Council. (2007) Annual Report 2007: Christchurch Otautahi: Making Christchurch a World-Class Boutique City. #ISBN 1-877313-33-5. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: annual report, wastewater, wastewater treatment, wastewater treatment plant, water supply, waterways.
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Harding, J S. (2007) Annual Survey of Stream Invertebrate Communities within Selwyn Plantation Board Estate (2007). (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury prepared for the Selwyn Plantation Board)
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Keywords: benthic community, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrate communities, benthic invertebrate taxa, benthic invertebrates, conductivity, degradation, dissolved Oxygen, indicators, Invertebrate, mayflies, sampling, Selwyn Plantation Board, Selwyn Plantation Board Estate, stream health, streams, surface water, surface water quality, surveying, taxonomic analysis, turbidity, water chemistry, water quality, water quality indicators.

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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Lewthwaite, Walter, Murray, Daniel, Tipler, Cliff. (2007) Assessment of Effects on the Environment: Additional Bywashes (Selwyn District Council Land Use Consents). (URS Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Trust)
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Keywords: AEE, Assessment of Environmental Effects, Bywash, Bywash discharge points, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, mitigation.
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Christchurch City Council. (2007) Avon River/Otakaro (Central City) Masterplan. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: avon River, Avon River/Otakaro, birds, cultural heritage, ecology, ecosystem health, exotic vegetation, garden city image, indigenous vegetation, mahinga kai, management, natural heritage, Ngai Tahu, Otakaro, protection, river, river bed habitat, river health, stormwater management, urban legibility, use, water flow, water quality.
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Chague-Goff, Catherine, Goff, James. (2007) Avon-Heathcote Estuary (Ihutai): Palaeoenvironmental changes project – Final stage report. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA), prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Brooklands Lagoon, core samples, coring, dating, environmental changes, historical data, modelling, radiocarbon dating, South New Brighton, Taylors Mistake, Tsunami.
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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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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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Harding, J S, Kirk, L, Norton, D. A, Sinton, A, Wood, H. (2007) Canterbury Mudfish (Neochanna burrowsius) populations in the upper Waianiwaniwa Valley. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Bush Gully stream, Canterbury mudfish, catchment characteristics, Endangered, endemic, fish species, habitat, mudfish, Neochanna burrowsius, physical characteristics, recommendations, sampling, Selwyn Plantation Board Estate, species population, threatened species, Tributaries, Waianiwaniwa catchment, Waianiwaniwa River, Waianiwaniwa valley.

(2007) Canterbury Natural Resources Regional Plan: Chapter 2 Ngai Tahu and the management of natural resources. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aims, issues, kaitiakitanga, mahinga kai, managemetn, Mauri, natural Resources Regional Plan, Ngai Tahu, nrrp, outcomes sought, rangatiratanga, tangata whenua, taonga.
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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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McKerchar, Alistair, Schmidt, J. (2007) Decreases in low flows in the lower Selwyn River?. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 46. #2. Page(s) 63.
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Keywords: causes, Coes Ford, low flows, low flows, Selwyn River, trends.

Kilroy, Cathy. (2007) Diatom Communities in New Zealand subalpine mire pools: distribution, ecology and taxonomy of endemic and cosmopolitan taxa. School of Biological Sciences. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. Page(s) 227. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Arthurs Pass, Bealey Spur, Bealey Spur Wetland, benthic diatoms, biodiversity, cosmopolitan taxa, diatom, diatom communities, diatom flora, ecology, environmental changes, freshwater diatom, macro-organisms, mire pools, peat-forming wetlands, sampling, species distribution, taxa, taxanomy, wetlands.
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Maunsell Ltd, Patrick Partners Ltd, Planit R.W. Batty & Associates Ltd, Pocock Design: Environment Ltd, Prosperous Places Ltd, Urbanismplus Ltd. (2007) Draft Lincoln Structure Plan - Issues and Options Report. (Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: drainage, Lincoln, soakage system models, stormwater, stormwater treatment ponds, wastewater, wastewater supply, water quality, water quantity, water supply, water supply, wetland.
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Hart, Deirdre E, Jupp, K. L, Marsden, Islay, Partridge, Trevor. (2007) Ecology of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary: Comparative Salt Marsh Survey 2006-2007. (University of Canterbury prepared for the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estaury, changes, estuarine ecosystem, GPS, mapping, patterns, salt marsh, salt marsh vegetation, sampling, surveys, trends, vegetation.

Beech, Mary, Meredith, Adrian, Vesey, Susannah. (2007) Ecosystem health monitoring programme November-December 2006 and site specific habitat trend analysis 2000 – 2006. Study of Selwyn River at Coes Ford. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-66. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, Banks Peninsula, biotic health, Coes Ford, foothill river, habitat health, habitat trend analysis, health, inter-montane Basin, lowland river, macroinvertebrate, mountain fed rivers, River classification, trends, wadeable streams.
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(2007) Erosion and Sediment Control Guideline 2007: A better way of managing earthworks and the environment. #1-86937-607-2. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: buffer zones, dust control, earthworks, erosion, erosion process, grassing, guidelines, hydroseeding, land use, Resource consent, sediment, sediment control practices, sediment discharge, sediment retention ponds, sedimentation, turf filter strigps, vegetation buffers, water management.
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Davey, Andrew, Kelly, David. (2007) Fish community responses to drying disturbances in an intermittent stream: a landscape perspective. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 52. #9. Page(s) 1719-1733.
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Keywords: brown trout, Canterbury galaxias, fish, persistence, refugia, Selwyn River, spatial distribution, spatial Patterns, surveys, upland bullies, Upland bully.

(2007) How do we use our precious resources today...to create a healthier environment tomorrow? A discussion document about the Healthy Environment Strategies.
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Keywords: above ground water network, bank erosion, baseflow, Christchurch, Christchurch City Council, drinking water, finite resource, groundwater contamination, rivers, run-off, runoff, springs, stormwater, strategy, streams, Surface water, vegetation, water demand, water network above ground, water quality, water supply.
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Hack, Lisa. (2007) Impacts of Drain Discharges on Sediment and Biota in a Defined Area of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai. (EOS Ecology, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, biota, Cockle shells, Concentration, discharges, heavy metals, ISQG, macroalgae, mahinga Kai, metals, mudflat snail, nutients, point-source, sediment, stalk eyed mud crab, Trigger levels, trigger value, zinc.
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Datry, T, Larned, S T, Robinson, C T. (2007) Invertebrate and microbial responses to inundation in an ephemeral river reach in New Zealand: effects of preceding dry periods. Aquatic Sciences. Vol. 69. #4. Page(s) 554-567.
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Keywords: Ephemeral river, ephemeral waterways, Inundation, Invertebrate, microbes, responses, Selwyn River.
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Brookland, Iris, Gordon, Mark. (2007) Lincoln ICMP Stormwater Management Options Report: Preparation and Implementation of a Structure Plan and Integrated Catchment Management Plan for Lincoln. (Maunsell Ltd, prepared for Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: Climate Change, Didymo, financial costs, liffey Stream, Lincoln, options, stormwater, stormwater management, stormwater management areas, stormwater system, urban growth, wetland.
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Topélen, Jeanine. (2007) Mean Annual Low Flow (Seven Day) and Mean Flow Mapping for the Upper Selwyn River Catchment. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-71. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: flow, isohydal map, isohydal mapping, MALF, Mean Annual Low Flow, Mean Flow, regression equations, Seven-day Mean Annual Low Flow, water quantity.
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Barquin, Jose, Gray, Duncan, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2007) New Zealand coldwater springs and their biodiversity. Science for Conservation. Vol. 278.
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Keywords: biodiversity, biota, coldwater springs, Conservation measures, ecological systems, ecology, Invertebrate, management.
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(2007) Nitrate Contamination Assessment. #42156547. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Ltd)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central plains groundwater, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, Concentration, future, groundwater, irrigation, land use, leaching, lowland streams, nitrate, nitrate concentrations.
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Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, Norton, D. A. (2007) Persistence of a significant population of rare Canterbury mudfish (Neochanna burrowsius) in a hydrologically isolated catchment. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 41. Page(s) 309-316.
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Keywords: canterbury mudfish, conservation, conservation status, endangered, endangered species, fish, mudfish, species distribution, species population, Waianiwaniwa catchment Waianiwaniwa valley, Waianiwaniwa River.

Jennings, Ross, Martin Zalhoefer, Jens. (2007) Proposed District Centre Plan Change Styx Centre - Infrastructure and Engineering Design Considerations and Assessment of Environmental Effects on the Environment. (Eliot Sinclaire & Partners Ltd, prepared for Calco Developments Ltd)
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Keywords: Aquifer 0, contamination, development, flood, flood management, groundwater, groundwater age, groundwater balance, groundwater velocity, mitigation, sewer network, source of groundwater, stormwater discharge, surface water contamination, urban contaminants, Urban development, water flows, water quantity.
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Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R, Winterbourn, M. (2007) Response of the benthic fauna of an urban stream during six years of restoration. New Zealand Natural Sciences. Vol. 32. Page(s) 1-12.
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Keywords: benthic, benthic fauna, benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrate fauna, benthic invertebrates, invertebrate, okeover Stream, patterns, restoration, species distribution, stream restoration, trends, waterway restoration.

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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Datry, T, Larned, S T, Scarsbrook, Mike. (2007) Responses of hyporheic invertebrate assemblages to large-scale variation in flow permanence and surface–subsurface exchange. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 52. #8. Page(s) 1452-1462.
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Keywords: benthic Invertebrates, flowing permanence, flowing water, river characteristics, Selwyn River, suface-subsurface exchange, water present.

Burge, P. I. (2007) Sedimentation in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai - an analysis of past and present studies. (prepared for Environment Canterbury Regional Council and the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust)
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Keywords: annual sediment load, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, christchurch outfall, christchurch wastewater, Christchurch wastewater treatment plant, Contaminant concentrations, estuary, future research, Heathcote River, literature review, nutrient levels, organic composition, organic contaminants, outfall drains, recommendations, review, sediment, sediment inputs, sediment load, sediment size, sedimentation.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2007) Sediments and benthic macrobiota of Brooklands Lagoon. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-68. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ANZECC, benthic macrobiota, bivalves, Brooklands Lagoon, cockles, copper, ecological values, grain size, ISQG, lead, mud flat snails, Nutients, organic, organic matter content, sediments, taxa, total nitrogen, total phosphorus, Zinc.
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Selwyn District Council. (2007) Selwyn District Council: Annual Report 2006 - 2007. (Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: annual report, Central Plains Water Trust, Selwyn District Council, wastewater, water supply.
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Couling, Ken, Eastman, Roy, May, Paul, McCarthy, Joe, Oliver, Sarah, Watts, Robert. (2007) South-West Christchurch Area Plan: Phase 1 Report - Ground and Surface Water Management. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquifer confining layer, Area Plan, confined aquifers, ecological values, ecology, ephemeral waterways, groundwater, groundwater quality, halswell River, heathcote river, heavy metals, Henderson's Basin, ICMP, infiltration, Integrated Catchment Management Plans, South-West Christchurch Area Plan, springs, stormwater, stormwater management, surface water, surface water quality, Urban development, urban growth.
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O'Neill, Eoghan, Purton, Kate, Southen, Paula. (2007) South-West Christchurch Area Plan: Phase 1 Report: Water Supply and Wastewater Disposal. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Infrastructure, infrastructure plans, infrastructure requirements, irrigation, natural Resources Regional Plan, proposed NRRp, South-West Christchurch Area Plan, Wastewater, water supply.
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Zollhoefer, J. M. (2007) Spring Habitats in the Styx River Catchment: Community Monitoring of Priority Conservation Spring Sites. (Eliot Sinclair & Partners Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquatic ecosystems, Aquatic invertebrates, biodiversity, catchment management management, community monitoring, habitat, hydrobiology, kaputone, kaputone creek, monitoring, priorities environmental outcomes springs, styx catchment, styx River, Styx River catchment, styx river headwater.
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Martin, Adam, Williams, Howard. (2007) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2007. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: climate projections, foothill river, groundwater Levels, groundwater recharge, land temperature, lowland streams, rainfall, Recharge, river flows, River flows, soil Moisture, soil Moisture, soil moisture levels, temperature, trends, water balance, wells.
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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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Thompson, Geoff. (2007) The compliance status of dairy shed effluent discharges to land in the Canterbury region for the 2006/2007 season. #ISBN 978-1-86937-700. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: buffer distances, Buffer zones, dairy shed effluent, discharges, effluent discharge, effluent management plans, effluent ponding, nitrogen, resource consent conditions, water quality.
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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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Macfarlane, R. P. (2007) The Styx: Purakaunui: Styx Mill Conservation Reserve Invertebrate Assessment - Implications for Management. (prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: entomology, flies, habitat, Invertebrate, invertebrate assessment, native vegetation, styx Mill Conservation reserve, styx River, weed control, wetland, wetland characteristics.
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(2007) Variation 6 - Proposed Natural Resources Regional Plan: Chapter 4 - Water Quality: Plan Provisions for Christchurch Groundwater Protection Zones; related Map Volume Amendments; and section 32 report. #ISBN 978-1-86937-663. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: groundwater, groundwater system, Natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, water quality.
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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.

National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research. (2007) We have enough water - but not in the right place at the right time. NIWA Annual Report. Vol. 2007. Page(s) 24-25.
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Keywords: dams, demand, groundwater, irrigation, Resource management, Selwyn River, surface water.
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Davey, Andrew, James, Gavin, Kelly, David. (2006) 'Like a fish out of water': life in a disappearing river. Water & Atmosphere. Vol. 14. #1. Page(s) 18-19.
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Keywords: ecosystems, Fish, fish species, freshwater, habitat, intermittent flow, Selwyn River, wetted area.
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(2006) Application for Land Use Consent: Central Plains Water Trust - Water Distribution Network, Darfield. (Urbis Traffic Planning and Development Limited, prepared for Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: amenity values, Assessment of Environmental Effects, central plains, channels, construction, contaminants, cultural environment, Darfield, Darfield distribution network, distribution channels, dust, excavation, irrigation, maori heritage, mitigation, natural character, noise, outstanding natural features, tangata whenua, water races.
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Harding, J S. (2006) Assessment of the impact of road culverts on fish passage within Selwyn Plantation Board Estate. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury, prepared for Selwyn Plantation Board)
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Keywords: Brown trout, culverts, fish, fish barriers, fish passage, fish populations, fish species, forest, koaro, recommendations, road culverts, Selwyn district, Selwyn Plantation Board, streams, Upland bullies.

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.

Biggs, Barry J, Broady, Paul, Kilroy, Cathy, Vyverman, Wim. (2006) Benthic diatom communities in subalpine pools in New Zealand: relationships to environmental variables. Hydrobiologia. Vol. 561. #1. Page(s) 95-110.
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Keywords: algae, Arthur's Pass, diatom, environmental conditions, Environmental indicators, pH gradient, subalpine pools, water quality, water quality indicators.

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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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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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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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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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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Campbell, Rob, Macfarlane, Don, McMorran, Tim, Ohlbock, Klaus. (2006) Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme: Dam Safety Assurance Report. (URS Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Limited)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, dam, dam failure, earthquake, flood, probable maximum flood, risk assessment, risk of failure, safety, waianiwaniwa Dam, Waianiwaniwa Valley.
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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 Terrestrial Ecology. (Kingett Mitchell Limited, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: AEE, animal communities, Assessment of Environmental Effects, biology, Bywash, bywash discharges, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, construction, ecology, Fauna, flora, invertebrate communities, Invertebrates, Irrigation, Lake Ellesmere, plant communities, plants, te Waihora, terrrestrial plant, vegetation, waianiwaniwa River Valley.
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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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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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Selwyn District Council. (2006) From the Mountains across the Plains to the Sea: Selwyn District Council Annual Report 2005/2006. (Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: annual report, Central Plains Water Trust, Selwyn District Council, wastewater, water supply.
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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.

Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R. (2006) Indirect effects of predatory trout on organic matter processing in detritus-based stream food webs. Oikos. Vol. 112. Page(s) 31-40.
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Keywords: cass, detritus-based stream food webs, food webs, investigation, predators, stream food webs, streams, trout.
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Hartwell, Sioban, Shaw, Helen. (2006) Lincoln Integrated Catchment Management Plan: Phase 1 - Issues Report. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: Amenity values, Catchment description, Catchment overview, Contaminants, Cultural environment, flooding, groundwater, Integrated Catchment Management Plans, Issues, Issues Review, lake Ellesmere, Liffey Stream, Lincoln, Lincoln town, recreation, stormwater, stream, water quality, Water Quantity.
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Hector, R, Kikkert, H, Nokes, C, Pang, L, Simunek, J. (2006) Modeling the impact of clustered septic tank systems on groundwater quality. Vadose Zone Journal. Vol. 5. Page(s) 599-609.
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Keywords: effluent, effluent disposal, groundwater, groundwater quality, HYDRUS, modelling, septic tank, simulation, surface – groundwater interface, Yaldhurst.

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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Biggs, Barry J, Davey, Andrew, Kelly, Dave. (2006) Refuge-use strategies of stream fishes in response to extreme low flows. Journal of Fish Biology. Vol. 69. #4. Page(s) 1047-1059.
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Keywords: bullies, burrowing, Canterbury galaxias, dewatered, fish, flow characteristics, flow recession, galaxias, low flows, refuge ability, riffles, runs, simulation, species behaviour, Upland bullies.

Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Williams, Howard. (2006) Relationships between groundwater pressures and lowland stream flows in the Lake Ellesmere area. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aquifer, conductivity, correlations, environmental instream values, Environmental values, groundwater, groundwater pressure, hydraulic gradient, Instream Ecological Values, instream values, lake Ellesmere, minimum flows, stream flows, te Waihora, trigger levels, trigger values, water-bearing strata.
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Institute of Environmental Science and Research. (2006) Report on Environmental Effects of Central Plains Water Irrigation Scheme: Contaminant Loading and Reduction Estimates. (Institute of Environmental Science and Research, prepared for Aqualinc Research Limited)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, contaminant loading, contaminant source, denitrification.
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(2006) Selwyn District Earthquake Hazard Assessment Report - Executive Summary. (Geotech Consulting Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: earthquake, liquefaction, natural hazards, pipe ruptures, sewerage, sewerage systems, water supply.
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Cavanagh, Jo-anne E. (2006) Soil guideline values for protection of groundwater quality. (Landcare Research, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: contaminated unsaturated zone, contamination, groundwater quality, modelling, parameters, pH, saturated zone, soil guideline values, uncontaminated saturated zone, water quality.
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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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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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Martin, Adam, Williams, Howard. (2006) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2006. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: climate projections, foothill river, groundwater Levels, groundwater recharge, land temperature, lowland streams, rainfall, Recharge, river flows, River flows, soil Moisture, soil Moisture, soil moisture levels, temperature, trends, water balance, wells.
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Aitchison-Earl, Phillipa. (2006) Stream depletion of the spring-fed lowland streams of the Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Allocation Zone. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abstraction impacts, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater zone, hydraulic connection, Rakaia, Rakaia-Selwyn Groundwater Zone, Selwyn, spring fed streams, stream depletion effect, surface flow levels, surface-groundwater interface.

Harding, J S, McIntosh, A R. (2006) The occurrence of Canterbury Mudfish in Selwyn Plantation Board Ltd estate in the Waianiwaniwa Valley. (Freshwater Ecology Research Group, University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Bush Gully stream, canterbury galaxias, Canterbury mudfish, Central Canterbury Plains, Central Plains Irrigation, distribution, fish, fish populations, fish species, flooding, irrigation, irrigation scheme, mudfish, population, species distribution, species size, threatened species, Upland bullies, waianiwaniwa catchment, waianiwaniwa River Valley, waianiwaniwa Valley.

Williams, Howard. (2006) The Rakaia Selwyn Groundwater Zone – Technical summary of the effects of groundwater abstractions on stream flows and reliability of groundwater. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Aquatic ecology, groundwater level, groundwater quantity, minimum flow, rakaia, Rakaia Selwyn zone, selwyn, Selwyn Rakaia, stream flows, surface – groundwater interface, water abstraction, water quantity.
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Zollhoefer, J. M. (2006) The Styx, Purakaunui: Redwood Spring - Ecological Values, Safety Analysis, Community Flow Monitoring and Long-Term Protection. (Eliot Sinclair & Partners Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: community monitoring, community water quantity monitoring, fauna, fish, flora, flora and fauna, Instream values, public access, Redwood Spring, riparian vegetation, spring flow, spring flows, styx catchment, Styx Esplanade reserve, water quantity.
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Close, M E, Pang, Liping. (2005) A Field Study of Nonequilibrium and Facilitated Transport of Cd in an Alluvial Gravel Aquifer. Ground Water. Vol. 37. #5. Page(s) 785-792.
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Keywords: alluvial gravel aquifer, Burnham, cadmium, groundwater, groundwater quality.

Close, M E, Flintoft, M, Noonan, M J, Pang, Liping, van den Brink, P. (2005) A Laboratory Study of Bacteria-Facilitated Cadmium Transport in Alluvial Gravel Aquifer Media. Journal of Environmental Quality. Vol. 34. #1. Page(s) 237-247.
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Keywords: aquifer, bacteria, Burnham, colloids, groundwater, heavy metal concentration, heavy metals, transportation, well abstractions.
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Bidwell, Vince, Cameron, K. C, Di, H J, 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: Canterbury Plains, Central Plains, cropping, dairy, groundwater, groundwater quality, land intensification, land use, modelling, nitrate concentrations, nutrients, sheep/beef farm, surface land use, water contamination.
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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.

Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2005) Akaroa Harbour nutrient status April 1989 – June 2004. (Environment Canterbury Technical Report)
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Keywords: ammonia, ammonia nitrogen, chlorophyll A concentration, concentration, concentrations, dissolved reactive phosphorus, monitoring, Nitrogen concentrations, nutrients, phosphorus, phytoplankton, sewerage disposal, stormwater runoff, suspended sediment, total nitrogen, total organic nitrogen, total phosphorus.
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Duncan, Cain. (2005) An investigation into zinc and suspended solids in urban stormwater and their effect on water quality in the Heathcote River. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Contaminant loading, Heathcote river, sediment, sediment concentrations, stormwater, suspended solids, urban stormwater, water quality, zinc, zinc concentrations.
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Aquatic Ecology Ltd, EOS Ecology Ltd, Kingett Mitchell Ltd. (2005) Aquatic Values & Management: South-West Christchurch Integrated Catchment Management Plan Technical Series. (EOS Ecology Ltd, Aquatic Ecology Ltd & Kingett Mitchell Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: aquatic ecology, aquatic ecosystems, biota, development, ecological values, ecosystems, fauna, Fish, fish sampling, freshwater resources, Golf course drain, Halswell Catchment, Heathcote Catchment, instream values, integrated catchment management plan, invertebrate, land use change, mitigation, monitoring, riparian buffer zones, rural land use, sampling, sediment control, South-West, South-West Christchurch, South-West Christchurch integrated catchment management plan, summer sampling, taxa, urban land use.

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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Harding, J S. (2005) Baseline Survey of Stream Invertebrate Communities, and a culvert assessment within Selwyn Plantation Board Estate. (prepared for Selwyn Plantation Board)
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Keywords: benthic invertebrate biodiversity, benthic invertebrate communities, culvert, invertebrate, invertebrate communities, invertebrate taxa, Selwyn Plantation Board, stream characteristics, stream invertebrate, surveying, waterway sites.

Eikaas, H S, Kliskey, A D, McIntosh, A R. (2005) Catchment- and site-scale influences of forest cover and longitudinal forest position on the distribution of a diadromous fish. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 50. Page(s) 527-538.
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Keywords: banks Peninsula, diadromous fish, fish, fish distribution, flea bay, forest, forest cover, french Farm, galaxias, galaxias breviphinnis, galaxiid, geographical information systems, gIS, hydrological connectivity, kaituna river, koaro, land use, little river, okuti river, opara stream, opara stream, pigeon bay stream, prices valley, riparian forest cover, riparian vegetation, robinsons Bay, species distribution, streams, vegetation cover, wainui.
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Adam, John, Dawson, Sarah, Matthews, Jane, O'Keeffe, Mary, Petry, Bruce, Wilson, John. (2005) Contextual Historical Overview of Christchurch City. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: artesian groundwater, artesian well, before settlement, Bromley sewerage station, Christchurch City, Christchurch City Council, drainage, Drainage Board, high pressure water supply, historical overview, sewerage, stormwater, swamp, water supply, Woolston cut.
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Eikaas, H S, Kliskey, A D, McIntosh, A R. (2005) Environmental Assessment: Spatial Modeling and Habitat Quantification for Two Diadromous Fish in New Zealand Streams: A GIS-Based Approach with Application for Conservation Management. Environmental Management. Vol. 36. #5. Page(s) 726-740.
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Keywords: banks Peninsula, distribution, fish, g. brevipinnis, galaxias fasciatus, koaro, kokopu, logistic regression model, modelling, occurence probability, regression model, species distribution.

Francis, G S, Jamieson, P D, Li, F Y. (2005) Estimates of nitrogen and phosphorus leaching under various land uses in Canterbury. (New Zealand Institute for Crop & Food Research Limited, prepared for Aqualinc for Central Plains Water)
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Keywords: arable land, crop calculators, dairy farm, forest, land use, leaching, Nitrogen, OVERSEER, phosphorus, rainfall, sheep/beef farm, soil, wheat.
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Close, M E, Goltz, M, Noonan, M J, Pang, Liping, Sinton, L W. (2005) Filtration and transport of Bacillus subtilis spores and the F-RNA phage MS2 in a coarse alluvial gravel aquifer: Implications in the estimation of setback distances. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. Vol. 77. #3. Page(s) 165-194.
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Keywords: alluvial aquifer, alluvial gravel aquifer, burnham, groundwater, microbe assessment, microbes, microbial concentrations, microbial concentrations, microbial contaminants, microbial tracers, setback distances, time breakthrough curves.

Coombes, Elizabeth. (2005) Hydrology of the Kaputone Stream: a quantitative analysis. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. Page(s) 47. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Christchurch, evaporation, groundwater, hydrology, Kaputone Stream, quantitative analysis, rainfall, recommendations, surface water, surface water, urban development, urbanisation, water flow, water levels, water quantity.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley, Main, Malcolm. (2005) Nutrient water quality Avon-Heathcote Estuary/Ihutai Inputs, concentrations and potential effects. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: algae, algae decomposition, ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Concentration, dissolved reactive phosphorus, drains, drp, fish, macroalgae, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, nutrient concentration, nutrient sources, nutrients, oxidation ponds, phytoplankton, sediments, seepage, stormwater, stormwater discharge, toe drains, total nitrogen, TP, trigger levels, trigger value, water quality.
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Davoren, Anthony, Scott, David. (2005) Schedule WQN9 Revision: Review of seasonal use approach included in proposed NRRP. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: arable, climate, climate data analysis, intensive pasture, irrigation, irrigation demand, irrigation season rainfall, natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, Peak irrigation demand, Proposed NRRP, seasonal demand, seasonal irrigation demand, soil moisture.
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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2005) Sediments and macrobiota of the intertidal flats of inner Akaroa Harbour. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Akaroa Harbour, biological biomass, Cockle shells, cockles, grain size, intertidal flats, macrobiota, organic matter content, sediments, taxa, total nitrogen, total phosphorus, wedge shells.
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Selwyn District Council. (2005) Selwyn District Council: Annual Report - for the year ended 30 June 2005. (Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: Annual Report, Central Plains Water Trust, financial costs, wastewater, water management, water supply.
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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.

Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Davey, Grant, Horrell, Graeme, Martin, Adam, Sanders, Russel, Scott, David, Smith, Esther, Weeber, John. (2005) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2005. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, aquifers, Climate, climate projections, El Nino, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, hydrograph, rainfall, rainfall levels, recharge, river flows, river flows, soil Moisture, soil moisture deficit, soil moisture levels, state of water resources, temperature, trends.
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Hayward, Peter Barker, Rachel, von Tippelskirch, Manfred. (2005) Styx River/Purakaunui: Natural Asset Condition Report.
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Keywords: ecological data, Environmental Assessment System, GIS, GIS-based tool, habitat type, physical conditions, Styx catchment, Styx River, waterways.
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Department of Conservation, Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu. (2005) Te Waihora Joint Management Plan: Mahere Tukutahi o Te Waihora. #ISBN: 0-478-14059-2.
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Keywords: Biodiversity, ecosystem health, Integrated management, Joint Management Plan, kaitiaki, lake Ellesmere, mahinga kai, mauri, methods, objectives, policies, recreation, taonga, Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu, te Waihora, values, visions, whakapapa, wildlife.
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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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Taylor, Mark. (2005) The Styx, Purakaunui - Inanga Spawning on the lower Styx River. (Aquatic Ecology Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: inaka, Inanga, inanga spawning, spawning, Styx River.
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Greig, H S, McIntosh, A R, McMurtie, Shelley, Nystrom, Per, Winterbourn, M. (2005) Top-down and bottom-up influences on populations of a stream detritivore. Freshwater Biology. Vol. 50. Page(s) 1206-1218.
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Keywords: caddisflies, Cass, detritus, detritus-based stream food webs, leaf packs, native caddisfly, Population, predators, predatory trout, salmo trutta, species population, stream food web, trout, Zelandopsyche ingens.
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Braithwaite, R R, Close, M E, Hall, C H, Noonan, M J, Pang, Liping, Sinton, L W. (2005) Tracing the Movement of Irrigated Effluent into an Alluvial Gravel Aquifer. Water, Air and Soil Pollution. Vol. 166. #1-4. Page(s) 287-301.
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Keywords: alluvial aquifer, alluvial gravel aquifer, bacteria, border dyke irrigaiton, chloride, contamination, effluent movement, faecal indicator, gravel aquifer, groundwater, groundwater quality, irrigated effluent, microbial tracers, Templeton, Tracer experiment, Vadose Zone.

Christchurch City Council. (2005) Water & Sanitary Services Assessment. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: abstraction, artesian aquifers, Assessment of Water and Sanitary Services, Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Avon River, chemicals, constructed wetlands, contamination, discharge permit, drinking water, drinking water demand, drinking water standards, ecosystem health, effluent, halswell River, Heathcote River, microbiological contamination, New Zealand Drinking Water Standards, Nutients, salinity, salt water intrustion, sewerage, shallow groundwater supplies, stormwater, stormwater drainage, stormwater retention ponds, Styx River, surface channels, swales, treatment of water, wastewater, wastewater disposal, wastewater flow, wastewater treatment, water reticulation, water sources, water storage, water supply, water supply risk factors, water treatment, wells, wet weather events, wet weather overflows.
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Selwyn District Council. (2005) Water and Sanitary Services Assessment. (Selwyn District Council)
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Keywords: chlorination, deep well, discharge, Drinking water standards new Zealand, flooding, health Risks, microbial contamination, new Zealand Drinking Water Standards, Population growth, Public health problem, residential demand, sedimentation, Selwyn District, sewerage, shallow well, sludge, stormwater, subdivision, sustainable water supply, sustainable water use, tap water, Wastewater, wastewater disposal, wastewater treatment plants, water demand, water demand management, water quality, water reticulation network, water security, Water supply.
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Lake Ellesmere Issues Group. (2004) A Community Strategy: For the Future Management of Lake Ellesmere/Te Waihora and its Tributaries. (Waihora Ellesmere Trust)
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Keywords: actions, lake Ellesmere, principles, te Waihora, visions, waihora Ellesmere Trust.
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Elliot, Sandy, Jowett, Ian, Richardson, Jody, Suren, Alistair. (2004) A guide for assessing effects of urbanisation on flow-related stream habitat. #ISBN 0-478-23271-3. (NIWA)
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Keywords: biological communities, Christchurch, stream flows, stream habitat, urban stream, Urbanisation.
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Close, M E, Flintoft, M, Pang, Liping. (2004) Attenuation and transport characteristics of cadmium, zinc and lead in selected New Zealand aquifer systems. Journal of Hydrology (New Zealand). Vol. 43. #2. Page(s) 95-110.
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Keywords: alluvial gravel, alluvial gravel aquifer, aquifer types, aquifers, Burnham, cadmium, contamination, groundwater, heavy metal concentration, heavy metal transportation, heavy metals, lead, modelling, transportation, zinc.
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Glennie, John, Miller, Malcolm, Talbot, John, Veltman, Anna. (2004) Draft Natural Resources Regional Plan Groundwater Allocation Policy Implementation – Analysis And Implications. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: A "allocation" block, A block, Allocation Blocks, allocation limits, annual average recharge, average annual recharge, consent application processing, consents, environmental values, first Order Approach, groundwater, groundwater allocation limits, Natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, policies and rules, recharge, Second Order Approach, water quantity.
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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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White, Paul. (2004) Freshwater Feature: Groundwater Aquifers of Christchurch. Freshwater Update. Vol. No.05. (NIWA)
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Keywords: aquifer, Christchurch, drinking water, groundwater.
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Harding, Jon, Mosley, Paul, Pearson, Charles, Sorrell, Brian. (2004) Freshwaters of New Zealand: edited for the New Zealand Hydrological Society and New Zealand Limnological Society. Edited for the New Zealand Hydrological Society and New Zealand Limnological Society. (The Caxton Press)
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Keywords: Evaporation, flow regime, freshwater resources, New Zealand, runoff, soil water, Transpiration, water overview.

Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Sanders, Russel, Scott, D M. (2004) Groundwater Allocation Limits: Guidelines for the Canterbury Region. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: allocation limits, average annual rainfall, Groundwater allocation, groundwater allocation zones, intermittent streams recharge, irrigation recharge, land-surface recharge, NRRP, sustainable yield.
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Scott, David. (2004) Groundwater Allocation Limits: land-based recharge estimates. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 1st Order Approach, 2nd Order Approach, Allocation Zones, Climate, Evapotranspiration, First Order Approach, groundwater, Irrigation, Land Surface Recharge, Meteorological, Rainfall, Recharge Estimation, Second Order Approach, Soil Moisture, Soil Moisture Budget Model.
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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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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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Bolton-Ritchie, Lesley. (2004) Lyttelton Harbour/ Whakaraup ? nutrient status April 1988 – June 2003. #ISBN: 1-86937-529-7. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia nitrogen, ANZECC, concentration, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, DRP, Lyttelton, nitrate-nitrite nitrogen, NNN, nutients, total nitrogen, total organic nitrogen, total phosphorus, trigger levels, water depth, water quality.
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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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Swager, J. D. (2004) Managing water resources for fighting wildland-urban / interface fires in New Zealand : a GIS-based approach to better management in the Port Hills of Christchurch. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. Page(s) 63. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: GIS, Port Hills fire fighting, primary fire extinguisher, Taylors Mistake, Water sources.
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Fenwick, Graham D. (2004) Marine ecology of Akaroa Harbour: rocky shores and subtidal soft bottoms. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Akaroa Harbout, benthos, biotic, biotic patterns, Intertidal biota, marine ecology, sedimetns.
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(2004) Proposed Canterbury Natural Resources Regional Plan: Chapter 4 Water Quality, pp 1-6. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: groundwater, groundwater resources, lakes, management, natural Resources Regional Plan, Ngai Tahu, nrrp, plan, principle surface water bodies, Proposed nrrp, rivers, values, water quality.
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(2004) Proposed Canterbury Natural Resources Regional Plan: Chapter 4, pp 19-85. Page(s) 19-85. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: artificial lakes, contaminants, groundwater, groundwater quality, issue resolution, lakes, methods, natural lakes, natural Resources Regional Plan, Non-point source discharges, NRRP, nutrient indicators, objectives, plan, point-source, policies, proposed NRRP, riparian, riparian margins, riverbed sedimentation, rivers, sedimentation, surface water, surface water quality, water quality.

(2004) Proposed Canterbury Natural Resources Regional Plan: Chapter 4, pp 236-260. Page(s) 236-260. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: community drinking water sources, compliance, compliance monitoring, drinking water quality, environmental pressures, environmental results, groundwater, indicators, lakes, Monitoring, natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, Plan, rivers, water quality, water quality indicators.
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Anthony, Melissa, Lavender, Rochelle, Meredith, Adrian. (2004) Results of ecosystem health monitoring in Canterbury region between November 2000 and February 2003. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual data, annual health monitoring programme, biotic, biotic metrics, habitat health, Invertebrate, invertebrate sampling, Periphyton, seasonal trends, stream ecosystem health, wadeable streams, water quality.
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Bright, John, Close, M E, Flintoft, M, Stanton, G. (2004) Sampling the vadose zone in stony alluvial gravels using suction cups. Journal of Hydrology (New Zealand). Vol. 43. #2. Page(s) 77-94.
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Keywords: alluvial aquifer, alluvial zone, chloride, contaminant concentrations, groundwater, nitrate, Selwyn District, solutes, suction cups, Te Pirita, vadose Zone, water table.
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Smith, Esther. (2004) Seven Day Mean Annual Low Flow Mapping for the Upper Selwyn River Catchment. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: 7DMALF, abstractions, allocation, Isohydal map, Low flows, naturalising river flows, Regression equations, selwyn River, seven-day Mean Annual Low Flow, water availability.
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Jellyman, Don, Lambert, Paul. (2004) Shortfin eels in Te Waihora. Water & Atmosphere. Vol. 12. #1.
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Keywords: ecology, fisheries, food webs, isotopes, Lake ellesmere, shortfin eels, te Waihora.
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Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Davey, Grant, Ettema, Marc, McKerchar, Alistair, Scott, D M, Smith, Esther, Weeber, John. (2004) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2004. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, aquifers, Climate, climate projections, El Nino, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, hydrograph, rainfall, rainfall levels, recharge, river flows, river flows, soil Moisture, soil moisture deficit, soil moisture levels, state of water resources, temperature, trends.
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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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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.

McMurtie, Shelley, Taylor, Mark. (2004) The Styx, Purakaunui - The Aquatic Ecology of the Upper Kaputone Stream and the Effects of Reduced Flows. (Aquatic Ecology Ltd & EOS Ecology, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: characteristics, fauna, Kaputone, Kaputone Stream, low flow, patterns, permanent flow, trends, water flow, water quantity.
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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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(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.

(2004) Wastewater Management Plan: Summary 2004. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Belfast treatment plant, financial costs, ocean Outfall, ocean Outfall Project, population growth, pumping stations, sewer, Wastewater, wastewater discharges, Wastewater management, wastewater management, wastewater strategy, wastewater treatment plant.
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McIntosh, A R, Nystrom, Per. (2003) Are impacts of an exotic predator on a stream food web influenced by disturbance history?. Oecologia. Vol. 136. Page(s) 279-288.
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Keywords: algae, caddisflies, Cass, disturbance, fish, fish, galaxiids, grasmere stream, interactions, invertebrate communities, invertebrate grazer, predators, predatory fish, relationship, stream food web.
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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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Ingles, Allen. (2003) Central Plains Water Enhancement: Future Use of Selwyn and Ellesmere Water Races. (URS Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water)
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Keywords: Central Plains, Central Plains Water, Central Plains Water Enhancement Scheme, channel design, drainage, Ellesmere system, irrigation, irrigation scheme, Selwyn system, Stormwater, water races.
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Monitoring and Research Team, Christchurch City Council. (2003) Christchurch City Environmental Trends 2003 - DRAFT. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: abstraction, DIN, Dissolved inorganic nitrogen, Dissolved reactive phosphorus, drainage, DRP, ecosystems, El Nino, Eutrophication, faecal coliform concentrations, flooding, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater monitoring, groundwater quality, hydrocarbons, irrigation, leachate, rainfall, rainfall levels, rivers, run-off, snowfall, stormwater, stormwater pipes, surface water, surface water pressures, swimming guidelines, temperature, water management, water quality, water quality parameters, water quantity, waterways, wetlands.
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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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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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Meinzinger, Franziska. (2003) GIS-based site identification for the land application of wastewater: Christchurch City, New Zealand. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Christchurch, Christchurch City, climate, economic viability, effluent, environmental values, feasibility, GIS, groundwater, land application, social environment, surface water, wastewater, wastewater land application, Wastewater Treatment, Wastewater treatment plant.
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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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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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Wong, V. H. C. (2003) Investigation of Slow Sand Filters for Rural Water Treatment within New Zealand. Civil Engineering. Vol. Masters of Engineeri. Page(s) 162. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: drinking water, slow sand filters, water quality, water treatment.

Davey, M. L, Gleeson, D. M, Ling, N, O'Brien, L. (2003) Population genetic structure of the Canterbury mudfish (Neochanna burrowsius): Biogeography and conservation implications. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 37. #1. Page(s) 13-21.
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Keywords: Canterbury mudfish, DNA Auchenflower, genetic structure, Hororata River, Lake Eldon, mudfish, sampling.
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Fenwick, Graham D. (2003) Port of Lyttelton ecological monitoring: May 2003. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: baseline, Benthic infauna, biota, ecological monitoring, Intertidal biota, intertidal data, Lyttelton, monitoring, seaweed, sediments, taxa.
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McCahon, Ian. (2003) Proposed Selwyn District Plan - Township and Rural Volumes: Technical Report on Otahuna Valley Flooding. (Geotech Consulting Ltd)
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Keywords: flood flows, flooding, ponding, stormwater, Urban development.
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Quinn, John M. (2003) Riparian Management Classification for Canterbury Streams. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Aesthetic, Aquatic ecosystems, Bank stabilisation, biophysical, denitrification, ecosystem health, flooding, recreation, riparian, Riparian areas, Riparian buffer, Riparian management, Riparian vegetation, Riparian zone, stream habitat, water quality.
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Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Chater, Mandy, Dicker, Michael, Ettema, Marc, Sanders, Russel, Scott, David, Smith, Esther, Weeber, John. (2003) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2003. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, aquifers, Climate, climate projections, El Nino, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, rainfall, rainfall levels, recharge, river flows, river flows, soil Moisture, soil moisture deficit, soil moisture levels, state of water resources, temperature, trends.
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Kerr, G. N, Sharp, B. M. H, White, Paul. (2003) The economics of augmenting Christchurch's water supply. Journal of Hydrology (New Zealand). Vol. 42. #2. Page(s) 113-124.
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Keywords: dollar, domestic demand, domestic water consumption, economic benefits, economic value, environmental issues, groundwater aquifers, water demand, water supply.
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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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McCombs, Kate. (2003) The Styx: Purakaunui - A Botanical Assessment and Weed Plan for the Styx river Banks between Spencerville Rd and Earlham St. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: recreation, river bank ecological values, weeds vegetation weed control Styx River.
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Grant, Helen. (2003) The Surface and Groundwater Resources of the Little Rakaia Zone (Lee River, Tent Burn and Jollies Brook). (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: allocation, aquifer, aquifer properties, Cryers creek, groundwater, groundwater abstractions, groundwater flow, groundwater recharge, groundwater resources, irrigation, irrigation recharge, Jollies Brook, Lee river, Little Rakaia Zone, rainfall, Rainfall, Rakaia, shallow aquifer, spring-fed, spring-fed streams, stock race, stream depletion effect, surface resources, surface water, Tent Burn, water balance.
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McIntosh, A R, Nystrom, Per, Winterbourn, M. (2003) Top-down and bottom-up processes in grassland and forested streams. Oecologia. Vol. 136. Page(s) 596-608.
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Keywords: cass, detritus, forest, forest canopy cover, invertebrate, predators, predatory fish, stable isotopes, stream food web, stream vegetation, vegetation.
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Cullen, Ross, Dakers, Andrew, Fairweather, John R, McNicol, Jeska, Meyer-Hubbert, Gerit, Simmons, David G. (2003) Tourism, Water and Waste in Akaroa: Implications of Tourist Demand on Infrastructure. #ISSN 1175-5385. (Tourism Recreation Research and Education Centre)
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Keywords: Akaroa, peak flow, summer period, tourism, wastewater, water conservation Order, water management, water supply.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Fish, Invertebrates, Birds and their Habitat. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: amphipods, Bird species, birds, bitterns, bullies, bully, Canterbury mudfish, chironomids, common bully, damselflies, dotterels, fish, food webs, Galaxias, godwits, grey duck, habitat, habitat, herons, herons, Inanga, Indigenous fish, instream communities, Instream Ecological Values, invertebrate, invertebrates habitat, kingfisher, longfin eel, macrophyte, mayflies, mayfly, mudfish, oystercatcher, pukeko, short fin eel, snails.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Hill Waterways. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: design considerations, erosion, erosion characteristics, hill waterways, loess, management, port hills, rainfall volumes, storm effects, waterways and wetlands natural asset management strategy.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Impacts of Development. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Bank erosion, base flow, channel erosion, channelisation, chemical contaminants, development, drainage, fish, flood flows, hydrocarbons, invertebrates, metals, modification, PAHs, peak flow, riparian, riparian vegetation, rural development, rural land use, sediment, stock access, stock access to waterways, stormwater, urban development, urbanisation, Urbanisation, vegetation, water quality, wetlands, willows.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Inundation Design Performance Standards. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Catchments, climate change, flood, flooding, floodplain management, inundation, rainfall, secondary flow paths, storms, surface water, waterways.
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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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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Mosquitoes and Other Insect Pests. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: blackflies, climate, Damselflies, fauna, insects, midges, mosquitoes, pest population, pest problem, ponds, public health problem, waterways, wetland, wetlands.
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Christchurch City Council. (2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Pipeline Structures. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: day lighting, discharge, drainage, drainage network, pressure pipelines, secondary flow paths, stormwater, stormwater gravity piplines, stormwater management.
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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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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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(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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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Surface Water and Groundwater Interception. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: channels, Christchurch City Council, drainage, drainage to groundwater, groundwater, groundwater drainage, groundwater interception, hillside interception channels, Infiltration, interception channels, roadside drainage, runoff, soil filter, subsoil drains, Surface water, surface water interception, swales.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Water - An Important Natural Resource. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Bird species, birds, canterbury Plains, cutlure, drainage, ecology, fish, historical overview, invertebrate, Ngai Tahu, plants, recreation, rivers, surface water, The black map, urbanisation, waterways, waterways history, wetlands.
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(2003) Waterways, Wetlands and Drainage Guide: Waterway Erosion Protection. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: bank erosion, bank failure, bank full, bank terracing, burrowing, catchment development, discharge velocities, Energy zones, Erosion, erosion protection, gabions, groundwater erosion, retaining walls, salt water intrustion, sediment transfer, sudden collapse, turbulance, water velocity, waterways, wave erosion.
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City Water and Waste Unit - Christchurch City Council. (2002) A summary of the Christchurch City Council Water Supply Asset Management Plan 2002, incorporating Levels of Service and Expenditure Forecasts.
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Keywords: asset management plan, consultation, financial costs, improvement to assets, Integrated management, lifecycle management, resource allocation, risk, Strategy, water supply, water supply assets.
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Stewart, Mike, Trompetter, Vanessa, Van der Raaij, Rob. (2002) Age and source of Canterbury plains groundwater. (Prepared by Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Age Determination, age of groundwater, CFC Dating, Confined aquifers, Environment canterbury, groundwater recharge, Nitrogen concentrations, Nitrogen-15, Oxygen-18, security of groundwater drinking water supplies, source of groundwater, sustainable development, Tritium.
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Hayward, S A, Meredith, A S. (2002) An overview of the water quality of the rivers and streams of the Canterbury region. #ISBN 1-86937-473-8. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: ammonia, ammonia toxicity, clarity, Concentration, degradation, eutrophication, faecal contamination, groundwater runoff, hill-fed rivers, irrigation runoff, Land surface Activities, land use, microbial contamination, microbial quality, mountain fed rivers, nitrogen, nutrients, phosphorus, riparian buffer strips, sedimentation, toxic contaminants, water quality.
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Bidwell, Vince, Bright, John, McIndoe, Ian, Morgan, Matthew, Robb, Christina. (2002) Canterbury Strategic Water Study: Stage One Report. (Lincoln Environmental, prepared for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment Canterbury and the Ministry for the Environment)
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Keywords: abstraction, abstraction limits, allocation, Evapotranspiration, groundwater, groundwater recharge, irrigated land, irrigation, irrigation, irrigation demand, land Surface Recharge, land use, lowland streams, minimum flow, regional water balance, reliabilty of supply, River flows, river recharge, selwyn River, stock demand, surface water, surface water allocation zones, water balance, water demand, water demand calculations.
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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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Glova, Gordon, Kelly, Dave, Sykes, Julian, Walsh, Jeremy. (2002) Central Plains Water Enhancement: an assessment of potential environmental effects of the Waianiwaniwa Reservoir site. (NIWA, prepared for URS New Zealand Ltd)
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Keywords: anoxia, Central Plains, Central Plains Water, comparison, eels, endangered, Eutrophication, fish, irrigated land, irrigation, low dissolved oxygen, mudfish, predators, rare, reservoir site, sediment, sediment load, stratification, water clarity, water quality, weed growth.
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Hayward, S A. (2002) Christchurch-West Melton Groundwater Quality: A review of groundwater quality monitoring data from January 1986 to March 2002. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: aesthetic, algal growth, aquifer, arsenic, Christchurch, Concentration, confined aquifers, drinking water standards, faecal coliform concentrations, groundwater, groundwater chemistry, groundwater quality surveys, groundwater recharge, high water levels, iron, Long term patterns, long term trends, manganese, maximum Accepted Value, nitrate-nitrogen, ph, phosphorus, rainfall, recharge sources, saltwater, spring-fed, springston, unconfined aquifer, unconfined groundwater.
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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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Close, M E, Pang, Liping, Schneider, D, Stanton, G. (2002) Effect of pore-water velocity on chemical nonequilibrium transport of Cd, Zn, and Pb in alluvial gravel columns. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. Vol. 57. #3-4. Page(s) 241-258.
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Keywords: alluvial, alluvial gravel columns, Burnham, cadmium, chemcial nonequilibrium, groundwater, groundwater, heavy metal concentration, heavy metals, lead, nonequilibrium, pore water, pore water velocity, Velocity profiles, zinc.

McMorran, Tim. (2002) Geotechnical Investigation for the proposed Waianiwaniwa Water Storage Dam. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement Committee, Selwyn District Council and Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: faults, geotechnical conditions, hydrogeology, Penetrometer, Reservoir, reservoir geology, seismic activity, slope instability, Waianiwaniwa Dam, Waianiwaniwa Valley, water storage dam.
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Abraham, Phil, Hanson, Carl. (2002) Groundwater quality monitoring - annual summary, 2001-02. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: acidic, Aesthetic, annual surveys, drinking water quality, Drinking water standards, hydrocarbons, ions, iron, long term patterns, long term trend, manganese, MAV, Maximum Accepted Value, microorganism, monitoring, Nitrate, nitrates, pesticides, pH, saltwater intrusion, surveys, Water quality.
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Fenwick, Graham. (2002) Marine benthic infauna of three bays around Banks Peninsula. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abiotic, banks Peninsula, benthic infauna, crustaceans, fauna, infauna, marine, marine ecology, organic content, sediment, sediment characteristics, shell content, taxa, water depth.
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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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Hanson, Carl R. (2002) Nitrate concentrations in Canterbury groundwater – a review of existing data. #ISBN 1-86937-457-6. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Environment Canterbury, Groundwater, Groundwater quality surveys, Land surface Activities, Long-term patterns, Long-term trends, Nitrate Nitrogen Concentrations, Seasonal Nitrate Fluctuations, Spatial Patterns, Wells.
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Charter, Mandy, Dicker, Michael, Ettema, Marc, Grant, Helen, Mullen, Mark, Sanders, Russel, Scott, David, Weeber, John. (2002) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, October 2002. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Abstraction, Allocation, aquifer recharge, climate, El Nino, goundwater levels, groundwater, groundwater recharge, irrigation, low flows, rainfall, water abstraction, water balance.
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Davies-Colley, R J, Hall, C H, Lynch, P A, Sinton, L W. (2002) Sunlight Inactivation of Fecal Indicator Bacteria and Bacteriophages from Waste Stabilization Pond Effluent in Fresh and Saline Waters. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 68. #3. Page(s) 1122-1131.
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Keywords: bacteriophages, christchurch sewerage treatment plant, e.coli, Enterococci concentrations, faecal coliform, LII river, sunlight.
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Parks and Waterways Unit Christchurch City Council. (2002) The Groynes: a concept for the future. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: ecology, fishing, history, lakes, Maori, recreationals, riparian vegetation, sacred sites, swimming ponds, water, waterways, wetlands.
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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.

Taylor, M.. (2002) The Styx: Purakaunui - The Waterway along Regents Park Drive; A Consideration of its Ecology and Habitat Access. (Aquatic Ecology Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: construction work, ecological values, ecology, fish, road extensions, roading, styx catchment, styx river, urban land use.
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Close, M E, Pang, Liping, Stanton, G. (2002) Use of rhodamine WT with XAD-7 resin for determining groundwater flow paths. Hydrogeology Journal. Vol. 10. Page(s) 368-376.
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Keywords: absorption, alluvial gravel, Burnham, flow path, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater flow, groundwater flow paths, resin, rhodamine, tracer experiment.
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Adams, Brian, Glova, Gordon, Kelly, Dave, McMorran, Tim, Sykes, Julian, Tipler, Cliff, Walsh, Jeremy. (2002) Waianiwaniwa Reservoir Feasibility. (URS New Zealand Ltd, prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement)
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Keywords: anoxia, construction, costs, cultural sites, dust, economic costs, environmental effects, environmental values, Eutrophication, financial costs, fish, flooding, heritage, irrigation, land ownership, noise, recreation, reservoir, risks, Roading, sedimentation, stratification, suspended sediment, Waianiwaniwa Dam, waianiwaniwa Valley, water clarity, water levels, water quality, water quality, weed growth.
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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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Rosen, M R, White, P A, Brown, L J. (2001) Canterbury. Groundwaters of New Zealand. Page(s) 441-459. (New Zealand Hydrological Society Inc)
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Keywords: aquifer, central Canterbury Plains, central Plains, groundwater, groundwater characteristics, groundwater rechrage, hydrogeology, recharge, water availability.

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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Novis, P M. (2001) Ecology and Taxonomy of Alpine Algae, Mt Philistine, Arthur’s Pass National Park, New Zealand. Plant and Microbial Sciences. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. Page(s) 273. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: algae, algal taxa, alpine algae, alpine basins, Arthur’s Pass, Arthur’s Pass National Park, ecology, Mt Philistine, Selwyn District Council, Snow algae, species distribution.

Booker, D J, Graynoth, Eric. (2001) Instream habitat and flow regime requirements for Birdlings Brook, the Halswell river, Harts Creek, and the Lee River. #ISBN: 978-1-86937-91. (NIWA, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Birdlings Brook, eels, flow variability, freshes, halswell River, Harts Creek, Instream Ecological Values, instream habitat modelling, Instream values, Lee River, minimum flow, physical habitat modelling, seasonal flow requirements, trout.
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Rosen, M R, White, P A, Sinton, L W. (2001) Microbial Contaminants of New Zealand's Aquifers. Groundwaters of New Zealand. Page(s) 221-251. (New Zealand Hydrological Society Inc)
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Keywords: alluvial aquifer, aquifers, bacteria, burnham, contaminant concentration, contaminants, effluent irrigation, faecal coliform, groundwater, groundwater quality, microbes, microbial contaminants, templeton.

Environment Canterbury. (2001) Our water in the balance: Christchurch/West Melton rivers and groundwater. Issues and Options - A discussion document contributing to the preparation of the Natural Resources Regional Plan. #ISBN 1-86937-401-0. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Christchurch-West Melton aquifer system, contamination risk, groundwater, groundwater management, intensive farming, land use intensification, management, water demand, water quality.

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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Aitchison-Earl, Philippa, Chater, Mandy, Dicker, Michael, Ettema, Marc, sanders, Russel, Scott, D M, Weeber, John. (2001) State of the Canterbury Region Water Resource, 1 October 2001. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: annual, aquifers, Climate, climate projections, El Nino, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater recharge, hydrograph, rainfall, rainfall levels, recharge, river flows, river flows, soil Moisture, soil moisture deficit, soil moisture levels, state of water resources, temperature, trends.
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Coffey, W. W. (2001) The feasibility of submerged macrophyte re-establishment in Kaituna Lagoon, Lake Ellesmere (Te Waihora). Vol. Master of Applied Sc. Page(s) 91. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: ecology, growth conditions, habitat, Kaituna Lagoon, lake Ellesmere, light levels, macrophytes, salinity, Te Waihora, Wahine Storm.
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Duncan, Maurice J, Hicks, Murray. (2001) The lower Avon River: why is the salt marsh area eroding?. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, Bridge Street Bridge, erosion, estuary, Historical trends, Juncus maratimus, patterns, salt marsh, sea rush salt marsh, stopbank, trends.

Beca. (2001) The Solid Facts on Christchurch Liquefaction. The Q Files. (Beca, prepared for Environment Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: earthquake, groundwater levels, Liquefaction, liquefaction risk, soils, water table.
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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.

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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Sorrell, Brian, Suren, Alistair, Taylor, M.J. (2000) A Consideration of aspects of the Styx River ecology, and its implications for whole-river management. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA), prepared for Waterways and Wetlands Team, Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Aquatic ecology, aquatic plant species, catchment modification, ecological values, ecology, fish, habitat, Invertebrate, land use change, macrophyte, styx catchment, Styx River, Urban development, Urban land use.
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Agriculture New Zealand, Baines, Taylor, Butcher Partners Ltd, Harris Consulting Resource Economists. (2000) Central Plains Water Enhancement: Economic and Social Impact of Proposed Irrigation Schemes. (prepared for Central Plains Water Enhancement Committee)
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Keywords: central plains, central plains water, central plains water enhancement scheme, costs, economic benefit, economic impact, employment, estimations, financial benefit, financial costs, irrigation, irrigation, irrigator, land use scenarios, modelling, profitability, social impact.

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.

Scott, David M. (2000) Christchurch Groundwater Investigation: Simulation of alternative groundwater abstraction scenarios and their effect on baseflows of the Avon and Heathcote Rivers. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, Christchurch-West Melton groundwater system, computer simulations, estimation, future management, groundwater abstraction, Heathcote River, modelling, saltwater intrusion, spring fed streams, stream depletion, surface groundwater interface, Unconfined/confined, water balance.

Armstrong, M J, Close, M E, Nobes, David C. (2000) Delineation of a landfill leachate plume and flow channels in coastal sands near Christchurch, New Zealand, using a shallow electromagnetic survey method. Hydrogeology Journal. Vol. 8. Page(s) 328-336.
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Keywords: Burwood Landfill, Burwood Resource Recovery Park, contamination, Groundwater, groundwater contamination, landfill, leachate, leaching.
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(2000) Guidelines for the Assessment of Groundwater Abstraction Effects on Stream Flow. #ISBN: 1-86937-387-1. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: abstraction, AEE, Assessment of Environmental Effects, cumulative effects, Darcy Equation, effective management, groundwater, groundwater demand, groundwater flow models, Hydrological Settigns, interlinked, stream depletion effect, Stream-Aquifer Interaction, surface water, Uncertainty.
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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.

Facer, Suzanne. (2000) Interactions between the Streams and Groundwater in the Harts Creek and Birdlings Brook Catchments. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: birdlings Brook, clarity, detoriating water quality, fish numbers, groundwater, groundwater Levels, harts Creek, hydrogeology, irrigation recharge, lake Ellesmere, piezometric survey, rainfall, rainfall recharge, springs, stream clarity, stream depletion effect, streambed conductance, summer flows, surface water flow, water abstraction, water quality.
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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.

Loris, Phoebe. (2000) Investigation of Wood Creek and its Relationship to Groundwater and Surface Waters in the Lake Ellesmere Catchment. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: groundwater system, groundwater-surface water interface, interrelation, lake Ellesmere, relationship, stream depletion effect, system, te Waihora, Wood Creek.
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Sanders, Russel. (2000) Irrigation Water Use Survey: Report on the 1999/2000 Irrigation Season. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: Canterbury plains, evaporation, irrigated farming, irrigation, La Nina, land use change, precipitation, rainfall, rainfall graphs, soil moisture balance, soil moisture balance, water balance.

Hughey, Ken, Kerr, Geoffrey. (2000) Managing Domestic Water Use. Water and Wastes in New Zealand. Vol. 112. Page(s) 26-27.
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Keywords: Christchurch water use, domestic water consumption, domestic water use, incentive policies, water demand, water quantity.

Selwyn District Council. (2000) Proposed District Plan: Natural Resources - 1.3: Water. Page(s) 39-46. (Selwyn District Council,)
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Keywords: contamination, Effluent, groundwater, lake margins, riparian margins, river margins, sewerage, surace waterways, water, water quality, water quality standards, water quantity.
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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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Biggs, Barry J, Kilroy, Cathy. (2000) Stream Periphyton Monitoring Manual. #ISBN 0-478-09099-4. (NIWA, prepared for the New Zealand Ministry for the Environment)
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Keywords: guidelines, halswell River, manual, Monitoring, Periphyton, Periphyton Biomass.
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Close, M E, Finlay, R K, Noonan, M J, Pang, L, Sinton, L W. (2000) Transport and attenuation of bacteria and bacteriophages in an alluvial gravel aquifer. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 34. #1. Page(s) 175-186.
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Keywords: alluvial gravel aquifer, Bacillus subtilis, bacteria, bacteria transportation, bacteriophages, Burnham, E. coli, groundwater, modelling, monitoring bore, Rhodamine, transportation.

Plew, D. R. (2000) Transverse Velocities and Shear Stresses in River Bends. Vol. Master of Civil Engi. Page(s) 183. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, bed shear stress, bed stress, channel, channel bends, flow velocity, modelling, shear stress, stream bends, velocity profiles, Waimari Stream.

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.

Environment Canterbury Regional Council, Weeber, John H. (2000) Watering Christchurch: The Story of Well Drilling and Water Supply in Christchurch. #ISBN: 1-86937-370-7.
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Keywords: aquifer structure, artesians, Christchurch, geology, groundwater, historical overview, public water supply, surface water, Swamp, well drilling, well logs.

Close, M E. (1999) Attenuation and transport of atrazine and picloram in an alluvial gravel aquifer: a tracer test and batch study. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 33. #2. Page(s) 279-291.
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Keywords: alluvial gravel aquifer, Burnham, contaminant concentration, degradation, field tracer experiment, groundwater quality, pesticide transportation, tracer experiment, transportation, water quality.

Gilson, M, Mitchell, K. (1999) Christchurch City Surface Water Quality Data 1995-97. Water Quality trends 1986-97. Page(s) 253. (Christchurch City Council Waste Management Unit Laboratory)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon River Catchment, bacteria, bacteria concentrations, Halswell Junction Road Retention Basin, Halswell River, Halswell River catchment, Heathcote River, Heathcote River Catchment, heavy metal concentrations, heavy metals, oxidation ponds, rainfall data, styx River, Styx River catchment.

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.

Close, M E, Pang, Liping. (1999) Field-scale physical non-equilibrium transport in an alluvial gravel aquifer. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. Vol. 38. #4. Page(s) 447-464.
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Keywords: alluvial gravel aquifer, Aquifer, Burnham, groundwater, hydraulic analysis, hydraulic conductivity, hydraulic gradient, non-equilibrium, nonequilibrium, Nonequilibrium transport, physical characteristics, pore-water velocity, transport, transportation.

Taylor, M.. (1999) Fish and invertebrate values of the Styx River catchment: a strategic review. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd, prepared for Waterways and Wetlands Team, Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: brooklands lagoon, Brown trout, common bullies, diversity, Eels, fauna, fish, fish spawning grounds, fish species, inanga, Invertebrate, species distribution, species diversity, styx catchment, styx river, water quality, water quality indicators, whitebait.
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Canterbury Regional Council, Jocelyn Darling Communications. (1999) Fresh Waters of Canterbury: Nga Wai o Waitaha. #ISBN: 1-86937-367-7. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: alpine rivers, alpine rivers, aquifers, aquifers, ecosystem, ecosystem, foothill rivers, foothill rivers, fresh water, fresh water, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater surface interface, groundwater surface interface, hydraulic connection, hydraulic connection, Lake Coleridge, Lake Coleridge, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Ellesmere, Lake Forsyth, Lake Forsyth, lakes, lakes, out of stream uses, out of stream uses, Rakaia, Rakaia, spring –fed, spring –fed, springs, springs, surface water, surface water, tangata whenua, tangata whenua, Te Waihora, Te Waihora, values, values, Waimakariri River, Waimakariri River, Wairewa, Wairewa, water allocation, water allocation, water quality, water quality, water quantity, water quantity, wetlands, wetlands.

Hayward, S. A, Smith, V. R. (1999) Groundwater Contamination by Hydrocarbons in Canterbury: A review of monitoring data from April 1988 to June 1999. #ISBN: 1-86937-369-3. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: chlorinated hydrocarbons, chlorine, contaminants, contamination, groundwater, groundwater contamination, groundwater quality, groundwater samples, hydrocarbons, monitoring, New Zealand drinking water standards, organic compounds, water quality, well monitoring, wells.

Close, M E, Pang, Liping. (1999) Non-equilibrium transport of Cd in alluvial gravels. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. Vol. 36. #1-2. Page(s) 185-206.
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Keywords: alluvial, alluvial gravels, aquifer material, burnham, cadmium, cadmium transportation, Cd, collumns, gravel aquifer, groundwater, Nonequilibrium, nonequilibrium transport, transportation.

(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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McCombs, Kate. (1999) The Styx: Purakaunui - Weeds at Brooklands Lagoon. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: brooklands Lagoon, ecological values, styx catchment, weed control, weeds.
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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.

Kennedy, Martin R. (1999) Water policy beliefs and preferences. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: acceptability, artesian aquifers, beliefs, Christchurch Aquifers, groundwater, perspectives, policies, water policies.
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Canterbury Regional Council. (1999) Water – Our Future: Issues and Options. A Discussion Document Contributing to the preparation of the Natural Resource Regional Plan, Part C: Water. #ISBN: 1-86937-372-3. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Discussion Document, groundwater, management, Natural Resources Regional Plan, NRRP, Plan, planning, Surface water, water chapter, water quality, water quantity.

Prystupa, Mark. (1998) Barriers and strategies to the development of co-management regimes in New Zealand: The case of Te Waihora. Human Organization. Vol. 57. #2. Page(s) 134-144.
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Keywords: co-management, joint management, lake Ellesmere, maori, Ngai Tahu, te Waihora.
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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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Craw, Jean. (1998) Community and social conflicts arising through implementation of the Resource Management Act (1991) : a case study of farm effluent disposal compliance problems and community effects within the Selwyn District. Vol. Master of Resource S. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: dairy farm, dairy farm effluent disposal, perspectives, Resource Management Act, Selwyn District, social effects, social environment.
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Sanders, R. A.. (1998) Irrigation Water Use Survey: Report on the 1997/98 Irrigation Season. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: drought, El Nino, evapotranspiration, groundwater, groundwater demand, groundwater pumping, inline flow meters, irrigation, irrigation season, irrigation use, power rating method, precipitation, rainfall, seasonal water balance, water balance, water demand, water use.

Earl, Phlippa. (1998) Pilot Study of the Springs of the Halswell -LII Catchment. (Environment Canterbury)
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Keywords: artesian zone, Christchurch confined, Confined aquifers, discharge, geology, groundwater, Halswell, halswell LII, hydrogeological conditions, hydrogeological history, Lake Ellesmere, Lincoln, piezometric, samples, sampling, spring characteristics, spring discharge, spring morphology, springs, Tai Tapu, water chemistry.
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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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Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd. (1998) Report on Christchurch-West Melton Groundwater System Variations in Water Balance. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: aquifer throughflow, baseflows, Christchurch-West Melton groundwater system, groundwater abstractions, groundwater level fluctuations, rainfall recharge, river seepage, Stockwater Race leakage, stockwater races, vertical aquifer leakage, Waimakariri River Seepage, water balance, water balance variations, water level, water level fluctuations, water takes, Well abstractions.

Close, M E, Noonan, M J, Pang, Liping. (1998) Rhodamine WT and Bacillus subtilis transport through an alluvial gravel aquifer. Ground Water. Vol. 36. #1. Page(s) 112-122.
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Keywords: aquifers, bacteria, Burnham, flow path, gradient trace experiments, groundwater, groundwater velocity, modelling, preferential flowpaths, rhodamine, Rhodamine WT, Tracer experiment, transportation.

Crossland, Andrew. (1998) The birdlife of Christchurch’s tributary waterways. (Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avoca Valley Stream, birdlife, birdlife habitat, Christchurch steams, Christchurch waterways, Habitat, Hoon Hay Valley Stream, Horseshoe Lake, Jacksons Creek, Kaputone, Nottingham Stream, Old Lake Outlet, Papanui, Smacks Creek, Streamwharf Stream, Upper Tributaries, Wairarapa Stream.

Elliot, A. H. (1997) Analysis of Potential Stormwater Quality Controls in Christchurch. (Department of Natural Resources Engineering, Lincoln University, prepared for the Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: benefits, contaminants, costs, fish, habitat, heavy metals, indicator bacteria, invertebrates, land use, modelling, nutrients, raw data, sediment, stormwater management, stormwater quality, toxins, water quality, waterway enhancement.

Scholes, Paul. (1997) Assessing Urban Nonpoint Source Water Pollution in Christchurch. Vol. Master of Resource S. Page(s) 187. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: biology, Christchurch waterways, contaminants, degradation, freshwater, heavy metals, non-point source discharges, non-point source pollution, Nutients, pollution, sediments, Urban waterway health, Urbanisation, zinc.
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Little, Richard. (1997) Christchurch – West Melton Groundwater: Hydrogeology (Volume 1 of 3). (Woodward-Clyde (NZ) Ltd, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: abstraction impacts, abstraction rates, aquifer parameters, aquifer structure, Bromley Formation, Burwood Aquifer, Christchurch Formation, Christchurch-West Melton Groundwater area, collective pumping, confined aquifer, cumulative effects, geology, groundwater takes, hydrogeological data, Linwood Aquifer, Linwood Gravel, Riccarton Aquifer, Riccarton Gravel, saltwater intrusion, Springston Formation, stratigraphy, Waioni aquifer, water level, water supply network.

Little, Richard. (1997) Christchurch-West Melton Groundwater: Hydrogeology: volume 1 of 3. (Woodward-Clyde (NZ) Ltd, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: aquifer characteristics, aquifers, bromley formation, Burwood Aquifer, burwood gravel, Christchurch Formation, christchurch-West Melton aquifer system, formations, geological data, gravels, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater system, heathcote formation, hydrogeology, Linwood Aquifer, linwood gravel, resource consent, Riccarton Aquifer, riccarton gravel, shirley formation, Springston Formation aquifer, stratigraphy, Wainoni Aquifer, wainoni gravel.

Little, Richard. (1997) Christchurch-West Melton Groundwater: Resource Consent Applications – Groundwater Abstractions Officers Report and Recommendations. (Woodward-Clyde (NZ) Ltd, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch-West Melton Groundwater, consent, Consent applications, groundwater abstractions, investigating officers report, water takes.

Hayward, Jenny A. (1997) Distributional Ecology and Taxonomy of Benthic Algae of a Steam in Hinewai Reserve, Banks Peninsula. Department of Plant and Microbial Sciences. Vol. Master of Science. Page(s) 127. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: algae, algae presence, Aquatic ecology, artficial substrata, Banks Peninsula, benthic algae, community ecology, diatom, distribution, ecology, epilithic algae, epiphytic algae, hinewai reserve, microbe assessment, microbes, microbial science, Narbey Stream, species distribution, taxonomic analysis, taxonomy, water quality.

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.

McMurtie, Shelley, Milne, Juliet. (1997) Gibsons Stream: Biological Habitat Assessment Survey - Summary Report. (Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: gibsons drain, gibsons stream, invertebrate, invertebrate density, styx catchment, taxa, taxanomic, taxanomic richness, water quality.
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Canterbury Regional Council. (1997) Groundwater: Christchurch, West Melton. #ISBN: 1-86937-318-9.
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Keywords: Christchurch aquifers, Christchurch groundwater, Christchurch West Melton, Christchurch West Melton groundwater system, confined aquifer, future management, Geology, groundwater, historical overview, hydrology, management, sustainable management, unconfined aquifer, water balance.

Sanders, R. A.. (1997) Irrigation Water Use Survey: Report on a Three Year Survey of Groundwater Use on the Canterbury Plains, 1994 - 97. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Canterbury Plains, central Canterbury plains, cumulative use, evaporation, groundwater, groundwater abstractions, groundwater sourced irrigation, irrigation, irrigation water use survey, monitoring, patterns, quantity estimations, rainfall, Rakaia River, water quantity.

Rossiter, Phil. (1997) Quality Assurance of Well and Consent Data for Halswell/LII Catchment. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: abstraction consents, abstraction levels, consent, consent review, data collection, groundwater consent, groundwater data, Halswell, Halswell LII, LII, stream depletion investigation, water takes, well data, wells.
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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.

McMurtie, Shelley, Milne, Juliet. (1997) Smacks Creek: Biological Habitat Assessment Survey - Summary Report. (Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Invertebrate, invertebrate density, invertebrates, sediments, smacks creek, species diversity, styx river, taxa, taxanomic, water quality.
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Holt, S, Shulmeister, J, Soons, J. M. (1997) The Holocene evolution of a well nourished gravelly barrier and lagoon complex, Kaitorete “Spit”, Canterbury, New Zealand. Marine Geology. Vol. 138. #1-2. Page(s) 69-90.
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Keywords: fluvial control, fluvial management, historical overview, kaitorete Spit, river avulsions.
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Christchurch City Council. (1997) The Woolston Tidal Barrage: The Story of the Woolston Tidal Barrage and its construction on the Heathcote River, Christchurch. (Water Services Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: dying trees, ecological implications, flood, flood mitigation, Flood protection, flooding, Heathcote River, mud crabs, Opawaho, root decay, salinity, willow trees, Woolston Cut, Woolston Tidal Barrage.

Finlay, R K Pang, L, Scott, D M, Sinton, L W. (1997) Transport of Bacteria and Bacteriophages in irrigated effluent and through an alluvial gravel aquifer. Water, Air and Soil Pollution. Vol. 98. #1-2. Page(s) 17-42.
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Keywords: alluvial gravel aquifer, Aquifer, bacteria, bacteriophages, effluent irrigation, effluent irrigation scheme, faecal coliform, fecal coliform, groundwater, irrigation, microbes, microbiological contamination, Templeton, Templeton sewerage treatment, transportation, virus, viruses.

The Akaroa Harbour Marine Protection Society Incorporated. (1996) Akaroa Marine Reserve Application: Banks Peninsula.
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Keywords: Akaroa Harbour, marine reserve, natural values.
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Rodrigo, Yvette. (1996) Algae and water quality: A survey of the filamentous algae in the Heathcote River. Department of Plant and Microbial Sciences. Vol. Master of Science (E. Page(s) 202. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: algae, algae concentration, algae monitoring, algae presence, environmental change, environmental change indicator, filamentous algae, floating mats, heathcote river, spatial distribution, temporal distribution, water quality, Woolston Cut.

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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Gilson, M. (1996) Christchurch City Surface Water Quality Data 1994-95. (Christchurch City Waste Management Unit Laboratory, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon catchment, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bacteria, bacteriological concentrations, biological data, chemical data, Christchurch rivers, drains, Estuary, Halswell catchment, Halswell River, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, heavy metals, metal concentrations, monitoring, oxidation ponds, raw data, Styx Catchment, Styx River, surface water, tributaries, water quality data.

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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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.

Sanders, R. A.. (1996) Irrigation Water Use Survey 1995 – 1996 Interim Report: Year 2 of a 3 Year Study. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Central Canterbury Plains, estimations, flowmeters, groundwater quantity, groundwater usage estimations, irrigation, power rating method, Precipitation, Rainfall, rainfall data, Rakaia, Waimakariri.

Mitchell, Rhonda. (1996) Sustainable management of the Christchurch-West Melton aquifers: an evaluation of cross-national comparative research. Department of Resource Management. Vol. Master of Science (R. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: Aquifer, Christchurch, geology, groundwater, groundwater aquifer, groundwater resources, groundwater use, hydrology, sustainability, sustainable management.
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Broadbent, Mike, Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd. (1996) The Potential for Artificial Recharge of the Shallow Aquifers in the Christchurch-West Melton Area: Principles, Dynamics and Constraints – Literature Review. #ISBN: 1-86937-298-0. (Pattle Delamore Partners Ltd, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: artificial aquifer recharge, artificial groundwater recharge, artificial recharge, Christchurch-West Melton, Christchurch-West Melton groundwater zone, groundwater management, groundwater quantity, groundwater recharge, modelling, recharge.

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.

Sanders, R. A.. (1995) Irrigation Water Use Survey 1994 – 1995 Interim Report: Year 1 of a 3 Year Study. (Christchurch)
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Keywords: Canterbury Plains, central Canterbury plains, evaporation, groundwater, groundwater abstractions, groundwater sourced irrigation, irrigation, irrigation water use survey, monitoring, patterns, power rating method, quantity estimations, rainfall, Rakaia, Rakaia River, Rakaia River, water quantity.

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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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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Robb, J.A.. (1994) Christchurch City Surface Water Quality Data 1993-94. (Christchurch City Council Waste Management Unit Laboratory, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon catchment, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bacteria, bacteriological concentrations, biological data, chemical data, Christchurch rivers, drains, Estuary, Halswell catchment, Halswell River, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, heavy metals, metal concentrations, monitoring, oxidation ponds, raw data, Styx Catchment, Styx River, surface water, tributaries, water quality data.

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.

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.

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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Canterbury Regional Council. (1994) Shining Waters – Issues of an Urban Catchment. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bank erosion, discharges, ecology, estuarine environment, Heathcote River, industrial pollution, land use, landscape values, mud crabs, oxidation ponds, Planning Issues, recreation, salinity, sewerage, urban development, urbanisation, Water Quality, wetland, wildlife population, Woolston Cut.

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.

Robb, J. A, Voyce, L I Wilson, M D. (1993) A biological re-evaluation of the Kaputone Stream. (Christchurch City Council Drainage and Waste Management Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: benthic invertebrate biodiversity, biological data, ecological values, ecology, fish, invertebrate, kaputone, Kaputone stream, plant distributions, plants, species distribution, styx catchment, styx river, taxa, taxanomic.
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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.

Robb, J. A. (1993) Christchurch City Surface Water Quality Data: 1992-93. (Christchurch City Council Drainage and Waste Management Unit Laboratory, prepared for the Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Avon river, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, bacteriological, cadmium, cashmere stream, chemical, chloride, chromium, city outfall drain, copper, dissolved oxygen, dissolved reactive phosphorus, Dudley Creek, E Coli, faecal coliforms, halswell river, haytons drain, Heathcote river, heavy metal concentration, heavy metals, Horseshoe Lake, kaputone stream, knights steram, lead, metal concentrations, moncks bay, nickel, nitrate, Nottingham stream, oxidation ponds, ph, smacks creek, styx river, Suspended solids, Waiarapa Stream, Waimairi Stream, zinc.

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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Broadbent, M, Brown, L J, Close, M E, Dunstan, A J, Sinton, L W Scott, D M, Thorpe, H R, White, Paul. (1993) Ground Water Research 1991/92. (Institute of Geological & Nuclear Sciences Limited)
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Keywords: groundwater, kaitorete Spit, leaching, liquefaction, refuse leaching.

Smith, V. R. (1993) Groundwater Quality in Canterbury: Results of the Summer 1992/1993 Survey. #ISBN 1-68937-239-5. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: annual sampling, chemical trends, chloride, conductivity, contaminants, groundwater, groundwater quality, microbial contaminants, Monitoring, New Zealand drinking water standards, nitrate-nitrogen, patterns, pH, sulphate, trends, water quality, well sampling.

Budhia, D, Close, M E. (1993) Modelling Landfill Leachate Plumes in Christchurch. Sustainable Water and Waste Management: New Zealand Water and Wastes Association - Annual Conference, September 1993..
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Keywords: burwood, burwood landfill, contaminant concentrations, contaminants, groundwater, groundwater quality, landfill leachate, landfill leaching, leachate, leachate, leachate plume, leaching, modelling, parameters, transportation.

Duncan, Maurice, Hicks, D M. (1993) Sedimentation in the Styx River Catchment and Brooklands Lagoon.
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Keywords: Brooklands Lagoon, dredging, river channel, sediment load, sediment loads, sediment production, sediment profile, sediment source areas, sediment yield, sedimentation, sedimentation rates, Styx River.
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Close, M E. (1992) Appendix Five: Groundwater Modelling for Christchurch Metropolitan Landfill Consents, in 'Christchurch City Council Burwood Landfill Consent Application: Technical Supporting Document'. (prepared for Murray-North)
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Keywords: burwood Landfill, christchurch metropolitan landfill, contaminant concentrations, estimation, groundwater, groundwater behaviour, groundwater patterns, groundwater quality, groundwater velocity, landfill, landfill leachate, landfill leaching, leachate, leachate plume, leaching, modelling, organic compounds, retardation, simulation, trace metals, transportation, water quality, wells.

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.

Griffin, J. M, Thomson, S. D. (1992) Distribution of the Tidal Mudflat Snail Amphibola Crenata in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary Christchurch, New Zealand. (Christchurch Drainage Laboratory, prepared for Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Amphibola Crenata, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, biological, biological data, discharge, mudflat snail, pollution, raw data, sampling, sewerage treatment, tidal mudflat snail, water quality.

N.Z. Water Supply and Disposal Association. (1992) Integrated Environmental Management. Integrated Environmental Management 1992 Annual Conference. (N.Z. Water Supply and Disposal Association)
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Keywords: bacteria, conference, Lake Ellesmere, Lincoln Town, sanitary, Sewerage disposal, sewerage treatment, Te Waihora, wastewater.

Smith, Vivienne. Ruth. (1992) The Paparua Landfill: Hydrogeological, Geophysical and Hydrogeochemical Investigations of Groundwater Contamination by Leachate, Christchurch, New Zealand. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: geophysics, groundwater, groundwater quality, hydrogeology, landfill, landfill characteristics, landfill leaching, leaching, Paparua County Council Landfill, solid waste, unlined landfill, waste management.
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Canterbury Regional Council. (1992) Towards a Regional Policy Statement: Managing Canterbury’s Water Resources. #ISBN: 1-86937-161-5. (Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Canterbury Regional Council, discharge, discharges, Discharges to water, methods, plan, policy, regional policy, statement, strategy, water allocation, water quality.

McCombs, Kate, Partridge, Trevor. (1992) Vegetation of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch. (prepared for the Parks Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: avon river, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, bexley, calders green, estuary, heathcote river, Ihutai, marsh, oxidation pond, penguin st, rat island, sandy point, sea rush, sea rush salt marsh, south brighton, vegetation characteristics, vegetation distribution, vegetation survey, wetland.

James, Bev. (1991) A Bicultural Partnership for Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere): A Case Study in Management Planning. Science & Research Series. Vol. 41. #ISBN 0-478-01326-4. (Department of Conservation)
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Keywords: Department of Conservation, DOC, history, lake Ellesmere, lake uses, Ngai Tahu, partnership, perspective, resource management, runanga, te Waihora, Treaty of Waitangi.
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Welsh, Craig. (1991) A contingent valuation study of consumers' willingness to pay for water: an approach to conserving Christchurch's groundwater resource. Vol. Master of Science. Page(s) 79. (Lincoln University)
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Keywords: aquifer, Canterbury Regional Council, Christchurch, Christchurch groundwater, consumption, demand, domestic water use, groundwater, groundwater management, inexhaustible, pricing mechanism, Resource, water price.
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Close, M E. (1991) Appendix Two: Assessment of Christchurch Metropolitan Landfill Groundwater Quality Data, in Council Internal Report 'Christchurch Metropolitan Landfill Dispensation: Compliance Monitoring Review'. (DSIR Geology and Geophysics, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Burwood landfill, Christchurch metropolitan landfill, coastal environment, council internal report, drinking water, groundwater, groundwater quality, landfill, leachate, leachate plume, leaching, monitoring, monitoring programme, water quality, water quality indicators.

Roper-Lindsay, Judith. (1991) Environmental Manual: Rivers Engineering Works in Canterbury Region. #ISBN: 1-86937-138-0. (Boffa Miskell Partners, prepared for Canterbury Regional Council)
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Keywords: Avon River, BAnks Peninsula Streams, canterbury rivers, catchment map, cultural sites, ecological times, Ellesmere area streams, Ellesmere system, habitats, halswell River, Hawkins, Heathcote River, Hororata River, Irwell, kaituna river, long bay stream, maps, okuti river, Rakaia River, Selwyn River, significant sites, species, Styx River, Waianiwaniwa River, waterway threats.

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.

Broady, P. A, Ingerfeld, M. (1991) Placoma regulare sp. nov. (Entophysalidaceae, Cyanobacteria) from New Zealand streams. Phycologia. Vol. 30. #6. Page(s) 547-555.
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Keywords: Banks Peninsula, cyanobacteria, ecology, entophysalidaceae, hinewai reserve, Narbey Stream, Placoma regulare, raw data, sampling, streams.

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.

Brown, L J. (1990) New Zealand Water Well Drillers' Guide to Logging Water Wells. #0111-6991. (New Zealand Geological Survey)
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Keywords: goundwater, hydrology, New Zealand, water availability, water wells, well logging, well types, wells.
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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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Watts, Robert. (1990) Styx River: Issues and Options Report. (Drainage and Waste Management Unit, Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: biology, brooklands lagoon, catchment characteristics, climate change, flood, flood mitigation, flooding, flooding nature, floodplain, greenhouse effect, land use change, minimum flow, policies, recreation, river control, river flooding, styx catchment, Styx River, water quality.
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Robb, J. A. (1989) A Biological Evaluation of McCormacks Bay. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: algae, algae distribution, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, benthic invertebrates, Canterbury Drainage Board, invertebrates, management plan, McCormacks Bay, raw data, sampling, sediment, sediment characteristics, sediment size, sediment texture.

Hayes, L, McDermott, C, Paterson, M. S, Robb, J. A, Swain, T. (1989) A Biological Survey of the Styx River Catchment. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Aquatic macrophytes, biological Survey, Christchurch Drainage Board Report, freshwater invertebrates, kaputone Stream, Sampling, Smacks Creek, Styx River, Styx River Catchment, surface water quality, water quality.

Wilson, John. (1989) Christchurch Swamp to City: A Short History of the Christchurch Drainage Board 1875-1989. (Te Waihora Press, for the Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Avon River, avon-Heathcote Estaury, Black Maps, Christchurch Drainage Board, dredging, flood, flood events, flood relief, flooding, Heathcote River, historical overview, pollution, pumping stations, reticulation, settlement, sewer, sewer construction, swamps, treatment of water, Waimakariri.

Close, M E, Dillon, P J, Scott, R I. (1989) Diffuse-Source Nitrate Contamination of Groundwater in New Zealand and Australia. Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium - Comparisons in Austral Hydrology, 23-30 November 1989. (The Institute of Engineers, Australia)
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Keywords: aquifer, Christchurch, contaminant concentration, diffuse pollution, environmental issues, fertiliser, groundwater, groundwater system, health risk, leaching, lincoln, nitrate, nitrate concentrations, nitrate leaching, nitrogen, samples.

Close, M E. (1989) Effects of Septic Tank Effluent on Chemical Quality of Alluvial Gravel Aquifers. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 23. #2. Page(s) 275-286.
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Keywords: alluvial gravels, Burnham, chemical analysis, contaminant concentrations, effluent disposal, groundwater contamination, Groundwater Quality, groundwater system, monitoring, Pollution indicators, raw data, septic tank, sewerage, water quality, water quality indicator, well.

Close, M E, Hodgson, L R, Tod, G. (1989) Field evaluation of fluorescent whitening agents and sodium tripolyphosphate as indicators of septic tank contamination in domestic wells. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 23. #4. Page(s) 563-568.
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Keywords: bacteria, chemical analysis, domestic wells, drinking water standards, effluent, faecal coliform, fluorescent whitening agents, groundwater, groundwater quality, new Zealand drinking water standards, septic tank, sodium tripolyphosphate, water quality, water quality indicators, wells, Yaldhurst.

Bonnett, M. L, Eldon, G. A, Kelly, G. R, Taylor, M.. (1989) Fisheries Survey of the Heathcote River: January 1989. #ISBN: 0-477-08179-7. (Freshwater Fisheries Centre MAFFish, prepared for the Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: bullies, common bully, fish diversity, fish habitat, fish passage, fish species, fishing resource, giant bully, habitat, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, inanga, inanga spawning, long-finned eel, recommendations, seasonal patterns, short-finned eel, spawning, species diversity, upland bully, yellow-eyed mullet.

Flain, M, Glova, G, Lucas, F. (1989) Lake Ellesmere Water Management Plan: Age and Size of the Selwyn River Brown Trout Spawning Runs, 1912-1987. (Maffish, Freshwater Fisheries Centre, prepared for Science and Research Conservation Sciences Centre, Department of Conservation)
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Keywords: brown trout, fish, fish characteristics, fish stock, patterns, Selwyn River, spawning runs, surface water, trends, trout age, trout size.

North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board. (1989) North Canterbury Groundwater Yearbook 1989. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: bore, bore owners, groundwater, groundwater quantity, irrigation season, raw data, water abstraction, water levels, water management, well depth.

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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Thorpe, H R. (1989) Proceedings of a Ground Water Workshop. Groundwater Workshop.
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Keywords: abstraction, aquifers, consents, groundwater, modelling, North Canterbury Catchment board, permits, water consents, water rights.

Brailsford, G. W, Brown, L. J, Burden, R. J, Stewart, M. K, Taylor, C. B, Wilson, D. D. (1989) Sources and Flow of North Canterbury Plains Groundwater, New Zealand. Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 106. #3-4. Page(s) 311-340.
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Keywords: Artesian aquifers, Canterbury Plains, christchurch Aquifers, Christchurch drinking water, Confined aquifers, drinking water, flow patterns, groundwater, groundwater flow, groundwater source, infiltration, recharge sources, river recharge.
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Jull, J. P. (1989) Traditional Maori Methods for Natural Resources Management in a Contemporary World: - Options and Implications for Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere). Vol. Master of Science. Page(s) 78. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: historical overview, Lake Ellesmere, maori beliefs, maori management, natural systems, Ngai Tahu, Te Waihora, traditional management, traditions.
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Asplin, Susan J.. (1989) Urban Wetlands. Vol. Diploma in Landscape. Page(s) 115. (Lincoln College)
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Keywords: sustainability, Travis Swamp, Travis Wetland, Urban waterway health, urban waterways, urban wetlands, wetland characteristics, wetlands.
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Bathurst, E T. (1989) Water Supplies of the Christchurch District (excluding Greater Christchurch City): chemical analyses. Water Supplies of New Zealand Series. (Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Chemistry Division)
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Keywords: chemical concentrations, Chemical contaminants, drinking water, new Zealand Drinking Water Standards, potable water, public water supply, school water supply, water quality, water supplies.

Noonan, M. J, Robb, J. A. (1988) Confirmed and Faecal Coliform Bacteria in Cockles (Chione Stutchburyi) in Estuaries near Christchurch, New Zealand. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, biological parameters, Brooklands Lagoon, Chione Stutchburyi, cockle beds, cockles, estuary, faecal coliform, faecal coliform bacteria, faecal coliform concentrations, microbiological, monitoring, surface water quality, trends, water quality.

Catchment Planning Advisory Group. (1988) Heathcote River Catchment – Policy Framework for Management of Flood Control. (Catchment Planning Advisory Group, prepared for the Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Christchurch Drainage Board, flood management, flood mitigation measures, flooding, future management, Heathcote River, Heathcote river catchment, Heathcote River flooding, policy, policy framework, recommendations, Woolston Cut.

Dang, Oanh, Gilson, M, Gnad, P. A, Robb, J. A., Rowell, P. B, Sibly, K. J, Sutherland, B. E, van der Velden, H. N. (1988) Heavy Metals in the Rivers and Estuaries of Metropolitan Christchurch and Outlying Areas. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, biota, Christchurch Drainage Board, Christchurch treatment works, city outfall drain, cockles, copper, Heathcote River, heavy metal concentration, heavy metals, lead, mudflat snails, oxidation ponds, raw data, sampling, sediment characteristics, sediment size, spatial distribution, Styx River, wasterwater treatment, water resources, zinc.

Ministry for the Environment. (1988) National Water Conservation (Rakaia River) Order 1988.
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Keywords: Rakaia River, Water conservation Order.
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North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board. (1988) North Canterbury Groundwater Yearbook 1988. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: bore, bore owners, groundwater, groundwater quantity, irrigation season, raw data, water abstraction, water levels, water management, well depth.

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.

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.

(1987) Managing Our Soil and Water Resources: Proceedings of the New Zealand Association of Soil Conservators Annual Conference. New Zealand Association of Soil Conservators Conference. (New Zealand Association of Soil Conservators)
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Keywords: confererence, groundwater abstraction, hydrological modelling, hydrology, integrated management, land use, modelling, north canterbury, water resources.

North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board. (1987) North Canterbury Groundwater Yearbook 1987. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: bore, bore owners, groundwater, groundwater quantity, irrigation season, raw data, water abstraction, water levels, water management, well depth.

Dall, C T. (1987) Studies on faecal coliform bacteria in sediment of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch, New Zealand. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, bacteria, bacteriological survey, estuaries, faecal coliform concentrations, sanitary bacteria, sediment, water quality.
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Musgrove, R. J, Robb, J. A. (1986) A Biological Survey within the Lower Reaches of the Heathcote River. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: benthic fauna, benthic invertebrates, benthic macrophytes, biological survey, Christchurch Drainage Board, flood relief, flora, flora invertebrates, future monitoring, Heathcote River, invertebrate fauna, lower Heathcote River, salinity, sampling, taxa, Woolston Cut.

Carroll, K. D, Robb, J. A. (1986) A Botanical Survey of Rivers in the Metropolitan Christchurch Area and Outlying Districts: The Avon, Heathcote and Styx Rivers and their tributaries. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: aquatic macrophytes, Avon catchment, Avon River, Christchurch Drainage Board, Heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, Horseshoe lake, species characteristics, species distribution, Styx catchment, Styx River, taxa, taxanomic, weed beds.

Williman, E. B. (1986) Canterbury Irrigation Schemes: A Review of Community Irrigation Scheme Possibilities in Christchurch MWD Area. (Ministry of Works and Development, prepared for the National Water and Soil Conservation Organisation)
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Keywords: central canterbury plains, conceptualised schemes, irrigation, irrigation suitability, land use, ministry of works, rainfall data, soil classification.

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.

North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board. (1986) North Canterbury Groundwater Yearbook 1986. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: bore, bore owners, groundwater, groundwater quantity, irrigation season, raw data, water abstraction, water levels, water management, well depth.

Bowden, M J, Freeman, M, Mason, C, Talbot, John, Weeber, John, Wilson, D. (1986) The Christchurch Artesian Aquifers: A report prepared by the resources division of the North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board. #ISBN 0-908764-05-7.
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Keywords: aquifer recharge, christchurch Aquifers, consent, groundwater, groundwater abstraction, groundwater quality, groundwater quantity, history, management, water take.

Fergusson, Jack E, Purchase, Nigel G. (1986) The Distribution and Geochemistry of Lead in River Sediments, Christchurch, New Zealand. Environmental Pollution (Series B). Vol. 12. Page(s) 203-216.
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Keywords: Avon River, contamination, heathcote river, lead, lead concentrations, river flow, sediment profile.
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Carson, M A. (1986) Transport of Gravel in Alluvial channels: A review with special reference to the Canterbury Plains, New Zealand. #ISBN: 0-908764-04-9. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: Braided River, Canterbury rivers, formulas, gravel loads, gravel movement, meandering river, modelling, sediment transport, thresholds, transportation.

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.

Dimbleby, B. R., McIntyre, S. J, Norton, A. C. (1985) Ellesmere Reserves: Resource Assessment and Management Plan. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: Ahuriri Lagoon, Ahuriri Reserves, climate, culture, Ellesmere, Ellesmere Area, Ellesmere County, Ellesmere Reserves, farming, future management, Halswell Reserves, Halswell River, Kaitorete Spit, Lake Ellesmere, land use, landscape, legislation, management, North Canterbury Catchment Board, policies, Regional Water Board, Soil, Te Waihora, topography, vegetation, wildlife.

Miskell, D.J.. (1985) Heathcote River Environmental Impact assessment. (Boffa Miskell & Partners Landscape Architects, prepared for Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: EIA, Environmental impact assessment, flood problem, flood protection, flooding, heathcote catchment, Heathcote River, landscape assessment, salinity, sensitive sites, water quality, Woolston Cut.

North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board. (1985) Our Water Resources. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: catchment characteristics, Christchurch water, Future management, groundwater, management, North Canterbury, surface water, values, water, water allocation, water availability, water demand, water quality.

Challenger, Neil. (1985) The Water Technology Orton Bradley Park. (published by the Department of Lands and Survey Christchurch)
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Keywords: Banks Peninsula, head, historical overview, irrigation, reticulation, water resource, water technology, water value, water wheel.

Allan, S. J, Bathurst, E. T. J. (1985) Water Supplies of the Christchurch District Chemical Analysis. #ISSN: 0369-6790. (Department of Scientific and Industrial Research – Chemistry Division (DSIR))
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Keywords: analysis, bacteriological concentrations, bacteriological data, chemical analysis, chemical data, Christhcurch City, concentrations, Heathcote County, Lyttelton Borough, raw data, Riccarton Borough, sampling, Waimari District, water quality.

Ross, D M Le Page, D K. (1984) Canterbury Irrigation Review. #ISBN: 0-477-03013-0. (Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries)
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Keywords: agriculture, Central Plains Surface Water Irrigation Proposal, Central Plains water, development, groundwater, irrigated land, irrigation, irrigation schemes, land use, Surface water.

Wilcock, R J, Close, M E. (1984) Factors Influencing the Chemical Quality of Groundwater Downstream of a Sewerage Disposal Area – Templeton, New Zealand. Land Treatment of Wastes: Proceedings of a Seminar. Page(s) 47-61.
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Keywords: Border dyke irrigaiton, border-dyke, chemical analysis, contaminant concentrations, contamination, dispersion, effluent disposal, Effluent irrigation, gravel aquifer, groundwater, groundwater quality, groundwater quality indicators, groundwater velocity, land application of effluent, leachate, leaching, Monitoring, raw data, sewerage, sewerage effluent disposal, surface-groundwater interface, Templeton, water quality, wells.

Dimbleby, B. R., McCallum, L. R., Norton, A. C.. (1984) Rakaia Reserves: Resource Assessment and Draft Management Plan. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: aesthetics, area, braided river, braided riverbed, climate, Ellesmere County, farming, Forestry, Future management, historical overview, location, management framework, Management objectives, Management plan, North Canterbury Catchment Board Report, North Rakaia River Board, policies, policy, Rakaia, Rakaia catchment, Rakaia River, Rakaia transport barrier, recreation, sheep runs, Soils, topography, vegetation, 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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Wilcock, R J, Quin, B F. (1984) The Templeton Scheme – A Review. Land Treatment of Wastes: Proceedings of a Seminar.. Page(s) 29-47.
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Keywords: effluent irrigation scheme, groundwater, groundwater flow, heavy metal concentrations, irrigation, irrigation water, issues, nutrient concentrations, rainfall, sewerage, sewerage effluent irrigation scheme, surface-groundwater interface, Templeton, water quality.

Close, M E, Sinton, L W. (1983) Groundwater Tracing Experiments. #ISSN: 0112-1197. (Hydrology Centre Christchurch, Ministry of Works and Development, prepared for the National Water and Soil Conservation Organisation)
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Keywords: bacteria, border dyke irrigaiton, Burnham, Burnham sewerage treatment, contaminant concentrations, contaminant plume, E Coli, groundwater, groundwater contamination, groundwater movement, groundwater quality, groundwater tracers, land disposal, plumes, sewerage, sewerage disposal, Templeton, tracers, tracing, transportation.

Ayrey, R. B, Curtis, J, Glennie, J. M, Lineham, I. W, Lord, P. I, Mason, C. R, Shadbolt, N, Talbot, J. D, Thompson, D. A, Weeber, J. H. (1983) Interim Report of the Groundwater Resource of the Central Plains. (Resource Investigations Division of the North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: abstractions, agriculture, aquifers, artificial recharge, Central Canterbury Plains, Central Plains Aquifer System, Christchurch groundwater, climate, drinking water, economic benefits, Future management, geography, groundwater, groundwater levels, groundwater quality, groundwater quantity, Groundwater recharge, groundwater resource, historical overview, hydrological system, hydrology, intensive farming, irrigation, land use change, long term impacts, North Canterbury Catchment Board, rainfall, Rakaia River, recharge, river seepage, Selwyn River, soils, topography, vegetation, Waimakariri River, Water conflict, water level, water quantity.

Ayrey, R. B, Bowden, M. J, Cathcart, R. W, Glennie, J.M, Saville-Smith, K. J. (1983) Rakaia River Catchment and the Adjacent Plains: An Introduction to the Issues and Options. (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: central plains, discussion document, erosion, flooding, future management, groundwater, groundwater area, irrigation, Lake Ellesmere, legislation, management plan, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia groundwater, Rakaia River, water quality.

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.

Ayrey, R. B, Bowden, M. J, Cowie, B, Duffield, D. N, Glennie, J. M, Kirk, R.M, Lineham, I. W, Mason, C.R, Miskell, D. J, Moore, K, Saville-Smith, K., Talbot, J. D, Weeber, J. H. (1983) The Rakaia River and Catchment – A Resource Survey (Volume 1). (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: agriculture, conflicts, erosion, farming, forestry, geology, historical overview, introduced animals, Land use capability, major issues, management, precipitation, present land use, rainfall, Rakaia, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia River, Rakaia Water Resources, relief, soils, temperature, topography, vegetation, wild animals.

Bowden, M. J, Kirk, R.M, Talbot, J. D. (1983) The Rakaia River and Catchment – A Resource Survey (Volume 2). (North Canterbury Catchment Board and Regional Water Board)
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Keywords: catchment runoff, groundwater, groundwater recharge, Lake Coleridge, Rakaia, Rakaia Catchment, Rakaia River, Rakaia River, Rakaia River mouth, resource survey, river flow, river mouth surface groundwater interface, runoff characteristics, surface water abstraction, surface – groundwater relationship, water resources.

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.

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.

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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Walker, E. A. (1983) Water – New Zealand Impressions. (Whitcoulls Publishers)
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Keywords: Avon River, Lake Coleridge, Rakaia River, Surface Water.

Sinton, L W. (1982) A groundwater quality survey of an unsewered, semi-rural area. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 16. #3-4. Page(s) 317-326.
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Keywords: bacteria, chloride, coliform bacteria, conductivity, effluent, effluent disposal, faecal coliform, faecal streptococci, groundwater, groundwater characteristics, groundwater quality, groundwater quality indicators, health risk, household wells, leachate, Leaching, monitoring, nitrate, septic tank systems, sewerage, sewerage system, streptococci, surface-groundwater interface, surveying, water quality, well monitoring, Yaldhurst.

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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Ayrey, M. R. B, Baxer, K., Bensberg, M, Damen, A. M, Gilson, M, Kelly, W. B, Robb, J. A, Turner, B, Walsh, M. H, White, G. F. (1981) A Bacteriological Survey of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch, New Zealand. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Avon-heathcote estuary, bacteria data, Bacteriological survey, Bromley sewerage plant, chemical data, discharges, estuarine water quality, estuary, faecal coliform, faecal coliform concentrations, monitoring, oxidation pons, recreation, sampling, surface water, Surface water quality, trends, wastewater discharge, wastewater disposal, wastewater treatment plant, water quality.

Bennet, J, Catton, S. L, Claman, S. P, Climo, C, De’ath, C. P, Gilson, M, Kearns, N. B. F, Kelly, B, Robb, J. A, Sibly, K J. (1981) A Biological Survey of Rivers in the Metropolitan Christchurch Area and Outlying Districts: The Halswell River Catchment. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: biological data, biological survey, channel width, freshwater invertebrates, halswell, Halswell River, Halswell River catchment, invertebrate fauna, invertebrates, Knights Creek, macrophytes, Nottingham Creek, Old Course, raw data, sediment characteristics, water chemistry.

Stephenson, Robert. (1981) Aspects of the energetics of the cockle Chione (Austrovenus) stutchburyi in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch, New Zealand. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. Page(s) 234. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, benthic, benthic community, Chione (Austrovenus) stutchburyi, Chione stutchburyi, cockles, macrofaunal, stutchburyi.
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Climo, C. Y, Gordon, M. A, Hunter, I. C, Ricketts, O. N. (1981) Heathcote River Catchment Investigation: Stage 1 – Planning Options, Storm Flows, Woolston Cut, Lower Reaches. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: benefits, channel improvements, cost estimates, Flood, flood control schemes, flood history, Flood mitigation, flood retention basins, flooding, flow estimates, Heathcote River, Heathcote River Catchment, Heathcote River flooding, Historical overview, residential floor levels, river cuts, river monitoring, Stopbanks, stopbanks, storm flows, Woolston Cut.

Robb, J. A. (1980) A Biological Survey of Rivers in the Metropolitan Christchurch Area and Outlying Districts: The Avon, Heathcote and Styx Rivers and their tributaries. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: aquatic macrophytes, Avon catchment, Avon River, biological data, biological survey, city outfall drain, Heathcote Catchment, Heathcote River, horseshoe lake, invertebrate fauna, invertebrate taxa, macrophytes, raw data, sampling, sediment characteristics, Styx catchment, Styx River, surface water, taxa, water chemistry, water quality.

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.

Livingstone, L G. (1980) Disposal on Pasture of Christchurch Sewerage Sludge. (Lincoln College prepared for the Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: pastural effects, sewerage, sewerage disposal, sewerage sludge, soil quality, waste.
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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.

Ackroyd, P, Murray, Daniel. (1979) Physical Hydrology: New Zealand Experience. (New Zealand Hydrological Society)
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Keywords: catchment models, groundwater, hydrology, New Zealand, Precipitation, rainfall, slope instability, storm runoff, suspended sediment, water resources.

Gilson, M, Matthews, D, Ricketts, O, Rid, D S, Robb, James A, Sibly, K J, Wright, C F. (1978) Environmental Assessment of the Woolston Cut and Associated Stopbanking on the Heathcote River. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: assessment of Environmental Effects, bacteria, Chemical concentrations, Christchurch Drainage Board, environmental effects, existing environment, fauna, flood flows, flooding, flora, Heathcote River, history, modification, residential flooding, salinity, stopbanks, water levels, woolston cut.

Teoh, B L. (1978) Land treatment of slaughterhouse effluent: some microbiological and chemical aspects. Vol. Master of Applied Sc. Page(s) 553. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Christchurch, disease, effluent, groundwater, groundwater, groundwater quality, recharge, recharge water, wastewater, water flow, water pollution, water quality.
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North Canterbury Catchment Board. (1978) The Halswell in the 1980's. (North Canterbury Catchment Board)
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Keywords: drainage, Halswell, Halswell Catchment Area, Halswell River, Halswell River hill catchment, Halswell River Improvement Scheme, Halswell River Plains, Halswell River tributaries, maps, North Canterbury Catchment board, swamps.

Zare, M. (1977) Infiltration and underflow near Halkett in the braided Waimakariri Riverbed, New Zealand. Vol. Master of Agricultur. Page(s) 85. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: groundwater, groundwater quantity, groundwater recharge, Infiltration, recharge, underflow.
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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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Millhouse, David. (1977) Trace Metals in the Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch, New Zealand. (Estuarine Research Unit, Department of Zoology, University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, biota, concentration, estuary, metal contamination, metals, trace Elements, trace metals.

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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Mulcock, C M. (1976) Bacteriological Studies of the Avon River, Christchurch, N.Z.. Joint Centre for Environmental Sciences: University of Canterbury and Lincoln College. Vol. Master of Science. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: animal pollution, Avon, Avon River, bacteria, baseline, faecal coliform concentrations, low flows, pollution, rainfall, rainfall intensities, runoff, salmonella, water quality, wet weather events.
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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.

Robb, James A. (1975) An ecological study of the Bromley oxidation ponds and surrounding environs. Vol. Doctor of Philosophy. Page(s) 289. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Bromley sewerage station, heathcote river, nutrients, oxidation ponds, oxidation ponds nutrients, patterns, ph, sewerage treatment plant.
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Marshall, John William. (1974) A biological investigation of the Leeston Drain, Canterbury, New Zealand. Vol. Master of Science in. Page(s) 219. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: benthic, benthic field study, Conductivity, dissolved Oxygen, Leeston, Leeston Drain, Nitrogen, ph, phosphorus, sodium, stream discharges, temperature, water flow.

Taylor, C. N. (1974) Culture and ecology in the Lake Ellesmere ecosystem: a study of the origins and interactions of user-group conflicts. Vol. Master of Science. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: angling, boating, commercial fisheries, Eutrophication, farm development, farming, game bird management, interest, interest-groups, lake Ellesmere, lake levels, management, Perspective, pollution, recreation, recreation, shooting, Te Waihora, view.
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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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Close, M E. (1973) Fish Populations of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. 2: Breeding and Gonad Maturity. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 7. #1. Page(s) 45-66.
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, fish, fish populations, flounder, Ihutai, kahawai, mullet, nursery.

Bain, R. C, Caldwell, D. H. (1973) Odour and Related Studies: Bromley Sewerage Purification Works. (Brown and Caldwell, prepared for the Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: aesthetics, Bromley, deodorization, environmental characteristics, history of odour, odour, odour control, sewer system, sewerage, sewerage facilities, sewerage treatment works, smell, treatment works, wastewater, wastewater characteristics, water quality.

Powell Fenwick and Partners, Royds Sutherland and McLeay. (1973) Report on Christchurch Drainage Investigation, with special reference to the Avon and Heathcote Rivers and Estuary. (Royds, Sutherland and McLeay and Powell Fenwick and Partners (Consulting Engineers), prepared for the Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estuary, barrages, channel improvement, Christchurch Drainage Board, Christchurch flooding, costs, drainage, dredging, flood flows, flood frequency, flood mitigation, flooding, flooding, Heathcote River, river diversion, river mouth pumping, stockbanks, stormwater flooding, tidal flooding, waterway enlargement, Woolston Cut.

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.

Webb, B F. (1972) Fish Populations of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary. 1: General Ecology, Distribution and Length-Frequency. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 6. #4. Page(s) 570-601.
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, feeding area, fish, fish populations, fish species, habitat, Ihutai.

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.

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.

Cameron, J. (1970) Biological Aspects of Pollution in the Heathcote River, Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol. 4. #4. Page(s) 431-444.
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Keywords: bacteria, bacterial analysis, biological indicators, chemical, chemical analysis, Heathcote River, pollution, water quality.

Wallingford. (1970) Hydraulics Research Station: Christchurch, New Zealand: Model Studies of Flood Alleviation - Part 1. (The Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: barriers, Currents, drainage, dredging, flood barriers, flood mitigation, flooding, Heathcote River, modelling, reclamation, river flooding, river flows, salinities, tidal flooding, tides, wave records.

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.

Webb, B F. (1966) A study in the biology of the fish population of the Avon-Heathcote Estuary, Christchurch. Vol. Master of Science. Page(s) 413. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: Avon-Heathcote Estuary, estuarine, estuary, fish biology, fish biota, fish species, habitats, parasites.
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Thompson, Stephen. (1963) A Study of the Transportation of Gravel by Turbulent Water Flows. Vol. Master of Engineerin. Page(s) 161. (University of Canterbury)
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Keywords: sediment flow, sedimentation, transportation, turbid episodes, turbulent water flows, WAimakariri River.

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.

Ross, J. A. (1954) The Physiography of the Selwyn River Catchment. Vol. Master of Arts and H. Page(s) 41. (Canterbury University College)
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Keywords: catchment characteristics, geology, glaciation, homogenous, landscape change, Landscape evolution, moraine, physiographic history, propositions, river course, river path, Selwyn catchment, Selwyn River, Selwyn River catchment, shingle fans, stream erosion.

Bruce, A. (1953) Report on a Biological and Chemical Investigation of the Waters in the Estuary of the Avon and Heathcote Rivers. (Christchurch Drainage Board)
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Keywords: annotated maps, Avon, Avon River, Avon-Heathcote Estaury, bacteriological survey, biological, biological data, birds, chemical data, Christchurch Drainage Board, contaminant concentrations, contaminants, estuary, gastropoda, gastropods, heathcote, Heathcote River, maps, pollution, raw data, salinity, water quality, water quality indicators.

Evans, L. (1950) The Ecology of the Ellesmere Lake Flats: a study of edaphic succession. Vol. Master of Agricultur. Page(s) 294. (Canterbury Agricultural College)
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Keywords: lake Ellesmere, marginal lake flats, plant communities, soil characteristics, soil conditions, Te waihora, vegetation.
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Grigg, F.J.T. (1948) Composition of Natural Waters of Canterbury and West Coast Districts with special Reference to Christchurch Artesian Water. (Department of Scientific and Industrial Research)
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Keywords: archives, artesian aquifers, Artesian Water Supply, bacteria, bacteriological analysis, Christchurch water supply, dissolved gases, drinking water, fluorine, groundwater, groundwater characteristics, groundwater chemistry, historical data, historical overview, iodine, minerals, radio-activity, water supplies, water supply.

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.

Hilgendorf, F W. (1926) Artesian wells of the Christchurch area. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute. Vol. 56. Page(s) 369-382.
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Keywords: artesian well, artesian wells, christchurch groundwater, groundwater, rainfall levels.
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Chilton, Chas. (1924) The Christchurch Artesians and the City Water Supply. (Lyttelton Times Company, Limited)
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Keywords: artesians, Christchurch artesian, drinking water, fire prevention, fish, flow characteristics, formation of the groundwater resource, groundwater resource, high pressured water supply, radio-activity, reservoirs, water supply, well records, well sinking.

Hilgendorf, F W. (1916) Fluctuations in the Water-Level of some Artesian Wells in the Christchurch Area. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute. Vol. 49. Page(s) 491-493.
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Keywords: Christchurch groundwater, groundwater, groundwater wells, history, water supply, well logging.
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Hilgendorf, F W. (1911) Fluctuations in the level of the water in some artesian wells in the Christchurch area. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute. Vol. 44. Page(s) 142-159.
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Farr, C. C, Florance, D C. (1910) The Radio-Activity of the Artesian-Water System of Christchurch; and the Influence of Ripples on the Gas Content of the Artesian Waters of Christchurch.
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Keywords: Artesian-water, Christchurch, Christchurch groundwater, gas content, groundwater supply, historical data, Historical overview, radio-activity, water samples, wells.

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.

Dobson, A. D. (1880) Christchurch Water Supply.
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Keywords: Artesian Water Supply, Christchurch Water Supply, council meetings, historical overview, historical resource, hydraulic power, pumping stations, Timaru Water Works.

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.

Christchurch City Council. (1879) Reports of the Christchurch Water Supply, submitted on the 8th December 1879. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch City Council meeting, Christchurch water supply, Christchurch water use, distribution, drinking water, historical resource, Pipe requirements, project cost, water distribution network, Water supply network.

Christchurch Area Showing Waterways Swamps & Vegetation cover in 1856, compiled from 'Black Maps' approved by J Thomas & Thomas Cass Chief Surveyors 1856. (Christchurch City Council)
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Christchurch City Council, Christchurch City Council. Fact Sheet: The Avon-Heathcote Estuary (Ihutai).
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Keywords: Avon - Heathcote Estuary, Bird species, fauna, flora, history, Jubilee Walkway, management issues, natural history, recreation, Southshore Spit, wetland.
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Bell, J, Lind, Lisa, Mroczek, S. Ground water for airport cooling and heating. (GNS Science)
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Keywords: Christchurch airport, Energy, energy efficiency, geothermal, groundwater, groundwater temperature, temperature.

Datry, T, Fenwick, Graham, Kelly, Dave, Larned, S T, Scarsbrook, Mike. The Perennial, Intermittent, and Ephemeral: Selwyn River, New Zealand. (National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research)
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Keywords: baseline, baseline data, cross-section, ephemeral channel, ephemeral river, flow monitoring, flow path, groundwater level, Intermittent flow, monitoring, Perennial-losing, piezometers, sampling, Selwyn River, trends, well monitoring.
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Christchurch City Council. Travis Wetland. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: animals, biodiversity, birds, management, Ngai Tahu, plants, predators, recreation, travis Wetland, Urban land use, urbanisation, weeds.
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Christchurch City Council, Travis Wetland Trust. Travis Wetland September 2011. Christchurch City Council.
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Keywords: drainage, Earthquake, fauna, flora, liquefaction, mudfish, shovelers, water quality.

Christchurch City Council. Where Does Christchurch's Water Come From?. (Christchurch City Council)
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Keywords: Christchurch water origin, diagram, hydrological cycle.
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