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  • 2014 Fieldays in Hamilton: Economic impacts for the Waikato Region and New Zealand

    Hughes, Warren (Institute for Business Research, The University of Waikato, 2014)
    The 2014 Fieldays event over 11 –14 June attracted 119,892 gate entries which was 4.2% lower than in 2013. For the 2014 event, a total of 942 firms exhibited their goods and services (up 4.9% over 2013) including 71 overseas ...
  • Accurate low-cost expanded-scale analog voltmeter with novel charge/discharge indication for monitoring single Lithium-ion cells

    Scott, Jonathan B. (2016)
    This manuscript presents a very low-cost circuit using a PIC12F683 microcontroller and an LM285 bandgap voltage reference that provides an expanded-scale to an analog panel meter suitable for monitoring a single Lithium-ion ...
  • Approximation of invariant measures for a class of maps with indifferent fixed points

    Murray, Rua (University of Waikato, 2005)
    Certain dynamical systems on the interval with neutrally stable repelling points admit invariant probability measures which are absolutely continuous with respect to Lebesgue measure. These maps are often used as a model ...
  • Carbon capture and storage: Designing the legal and regulatory framework for New Zealand

    Barton, Barry; Jordan, Kimberley Jane; Severinsen, Greg (Centre for Environmental, Resources and Energy law, The University of Waikato, 2013-09)
    The purpose of this Report is to identify the best possible legal framework for carbon capture and storage (CCS) in New Zealand. The Report is of a study funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment under ...
  • Comments on GWRC Draft Climate Change Strategy

    de Lange, Willem P. (2015-06-19)
    Considering the sea level projections adopted by the DCCS, the key points are: a) Due to vertical land movements, the magnitude of relative sea level changes around the coast of the Wellington region varies significantly, ...
  • Comparison of the efficiency of three methods of isolating fish DNA from environmental samples

    Banks, Jonathan C.; Watson, Nathan; Hogg, Ian D. (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Waikato, 2014)
    The Lake Ecosystem Restoration New Zealand (LERNZ) project was initiated to restore indigenous biodiversity in lakes in part by developing new pest fish management and control technologies. One objective of the management ...
  • Conservation status of New Zealand freshwater invertebrates, 2013

    Grainger, N.; Collier, Kevin J.; Hitchmough, Rodney; Harding, J.S.; Smith, Brian J.; Sutherland, Darin Lee (Department of Conservation, 2014)
    The conservation status of 644 freshwater invertebrate taxa, across five Phyla, 28 Orders and 75 Families, was assessed using the New Zealand Threat Classification System (NZTCS) criteria. Forty-six species were ranked ...
  • Dibbling Machine for ArborGen

    Duke, Mike; McGuinness, Ben (University of Waikato, 2014-01-18)
    ArborGen’s nursery, located in Tokoroa, supplies approximately 6 million seedlings per year to the forestry industry (figure 1). The vast majority of seedlings are Pine Radiata but they also supply Plug Plus and Douglas ...
  • Distribution of silty sediments in the shallow subsurface of the shipping channels of Tauranga Harbour

    de Lange, Willem P.; Moon, Vicki G.; Fox, Bethany (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2014-12-10)
    Capital dredging in 1992 encountered some areas of siltier sediments that resulted in the formation of a highly visible plume. Subsequently multibeam and diver observations indicated that there are further areas of sediments ...
  • Ecological Survey of Tauranga Harbour

    Ellis, Joanne; Clark, Dana; Hewitt, Judi E.; Taiapa, Caine; Sinner, Jim; Patterson, Murray; Hardy, Derrylea; Park, Stephen; Gardner, Bruce; Morrison, Alice; Culliford, David; Battershill, Christopher N.; Hancock, Nicole; Hale, Lydia; Asher, Rod; Gower, Fiona; Brown, Erin; McCallion, Aaron (Cawthron Institute, 2013)
    This report summarises the results of biological and physical data collected from a broadscale intertidal survey of Tauranga Harbour conducted between December 2011 and February 2012. The survey was designed to understand ...
  • Energy cultures: Implication for policymakers

    Barton, Barry; Blackwell, Sally; Carrington, Gerry; Ford, Rebecca; Lawson, Rob; Stephenson, Janet; Thorsnes, Paul; Williams, John (Centre for Sustainability, University of Otago, 2013)
    The Energy Cultures research project (2009-2012) was planned to help inform policy making related to residential energy use and energy efficiency in New Zealand. It sought, in part, to help address the difficulties faced ...
  • A formative evaluation of the Sistema Waikato programme: A technical report prepared for the Hamilton City Council and Sistema Waikato Steering Group

    Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Brown, Juliana; Tangitu-Joseph, Makarita (Maori and Psychology Research Unit, University of Waikato, 2016)
    Sistema Waikato launched at Nawton Primary School in July 2015 and involved children from four West Hamilton schools (Rhode St Primary, Nawton Primary, Crawshaw, and Forest Lake). The intention of using music as a tool for ...
  • A formative evaluation of the Waikato Family Safe Network Pilot

    Robertson, Neville; Payne, Penny (University of Waikato, 2015)
    Family violence (FV) is a significant issue in New Zealand. Where it is present, it has significant implications for all family members but women and children typically bear the greatest costs to their health and well‐being. ...
  • Fully supervised training of Gaussian radial basis function networks in WEKA

    Frank, Eibe (Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato, 2014)
    Radial basis function networks are a type of feedforward network with a long history in machine learning. In spite of this, there is relatively little literature on how to train them so that accurate predictions are obtained. ...
  • Geoscientific reconnaisance of Perry Aggregates quarry, River Road, Horotiu

    Nelson, Campbell S.; Lowe, David J. (University of Waikato, 1997)
    At the request of David Jennings, Opus International Consul tan ts Ltd, Hamil ton, we visited the Perry Aggregates quarry on River Road, Horotiu, on the morning of Wednesday 23 April 1997 to comment on the geoscientific ...
  • Good practice in international placements: Ideas for students and tertiary staff

    Lowe, Simon; Hay, Kathryn (Ako Aotearoa - The National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence, 2016)
    This publication considers seven key aspects that drive good practice in international field education. Its intention is to help guide educators and students who are considering or developing international placements. The ...
  • He Paiaka Totara: Māori Psychologists Wānanga, report to Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga

    Waitoki, Waikaremoana; Rowe, Luke (2016)
    Sustainability for the growing number of Māori psychologists depends on a resilient system that reflects the centrality of Māori knowledge, tikanga, kawa and moemoea. Paiaka refers to whakapapa, identity, roots and ...
  • Hydrodynamic modelling of tsunami inundation in Whitianga

    Prasetya, Gegar Sapta; Healy, Terry R.; de Lange, Willem P. (Waikato Regional Council, 2015-01-15)
    In 2006, Waikato Regional Council (WRC) provided research funding for the Coastal Marine Group, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Waikato, to undertake research on the impacts of tsunami inundation on ...
  • Intertidal habitat mapping for ecosystem goods and services: Tairua harbour

    Needham, Hazel Rosemary; Townsend, Michael; Hewitt, Judi E.; Hailes, Sarah (Waikato Regional Council, 2014)
    In January 2013, Waikato Regional Council (WRC) contracted the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), to develop rapid assessment techniques for mapping of intertidal habitats associated with the ...
  • Introduction to tephra-derived soils, North Island, New Zealand: University of Waikato and University of Wisconsin-Platteville post-conference Andisol excursion, 21-23 December, 2016

    Lowe, David J. (School of Science, University of Waikato, 2016-12-21)
    Provisional itinerary DAY 1 Wednesday 21 December: Mamaku Plateau-Rerewhakaaitu-Lake Tarawera: 1 Goodwin Farm, Tapapa Rd, Tapapa: welded ignimbrite, tephras, loess, buried soils (Tirau soil) - stratigraphy of sequence (230 ...