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  • 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 ...
  • Catchment and lake water quality modelling to assess management options for Lake Tutira

    McBride, Chris G.; Hamilton, David P. (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2017)
    Lake Tutira is an important ecological, historical and cultural asset to the Hawke’s Bay. It is a highly utilised trout fishery, a popular recreational destination, and is particularly significant to Ngāti Kahungunu, for ...
  • Chief’s Mana in action; a study investigating the team’s perspective.

    Howarth, Joelene; Smith, Tiaki Brett; Galbraith, David (2016)
    Team culture, and its relevance to performance behaviour and attitudes, has recently gained increased focus in sport psychology research and practice (Schroeder, 2010; Cruickshank & Collins 2012; Morgan, Fletcher & Sarkar, ...
  • Child poverty and mental health: A literature review (Commissioned for New Zealand Psychological Society and Child Poverty Action Group)

    Gibson, Kerry; Abraham, Quentin; Asher, Innes; Black, Rose; Turner, Nikki; Waitoki, Waikaremoana; McMillan, Natasha (2017)
    Large numbers of children in New Zealand suffer from mental health problems, and large numbers of children suffer from poverty and hardship. This literature review provides information on the relationship between poverty ...
  • 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, ...
  • Comparative fish abundance in the shallow Waikato lakes Whangape and Hakanoa

    Hicks, Brendan J.; Bell, Dudley G.; Powrie, Warrick; Caldwell, Charlotte C. (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2016)
    The Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development contracted the University of Waikato to conduct boat electrofishing estimates of the fish abundance in lakes Whangape and Hakanoa; both are shallow, riverine lakes ...
  • 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, Jon 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 ...
  • A coupled hydrodynamic-ecological model to test management options for restoration of lakes Onoke and Wairarapa

    Allan, Mathew Grant; Hamilton, David P.; Muraoka, Kohji (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2018)
    This report describes a modelling and remote sensing study of lakes Onoke and Wairarapa that seeks to determine water quality and ecological effects of specific management scenarios, and therefore inform the Ruamāhanga ...
  • Dibbling Machine for ArborGen

    Duke, Mike; McGuinness, Benjamin John (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, Beth R.S. (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 ...
  • Dr Willem De Lange - Update Report for Mediation

    de Lange, Willem P. (2017)
    1 The Te Puru Group, involving 5 properties at the southern end of the Te Puru fan-delta, agreed to engage in ‘without prejudice’ discussions with Council. 2 I have previously prepared evidence for the Te Puru Group ...
  • Ecological monitoring of artificial destratification effects in Lake Rotoehu: 2014-2015

    Tempero, Grant Wayne (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2015)
    Lake Rotoehu is a shallow (mean depth 8 m), polymictic eutrophic lake in the Rotorua lakes district. Catchment land use intensification has contributed to a decline in water quality and persistent cyanobacterial algal ...
  • Ecotoxicological review of alum applications to the Rotorua Lakes

    Tempero, Grant Wayne (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2015)
    The use of alum (aluminium sulphate) has become a recognised technique for the restoration of freshwater systems. When added to water, alum dissociates and dissolved aluminium undergoes a series of hydrolysis reactions ...
  • Ecotoxicological Review of Alum Applications to the Rotorua Lakes: Supplementary Report

    Tempero, Grant Wayne (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2018)
    This report is intended to supplement the original 2015 report “Ecotoxicological Review of Alum Applications to the Rotorua Lakes” published as Environmental Institute Report Number 52 by the University of Waikato. A number ...
  • Energy Cultures policy briefs

    Stephenson, Janet; Barton, Barry; Carrington, G.; Hopkins, D.; Lavelle, M.J.; Lawson, R.; Rees, D.; Scott, M.; Thorsnes, P.; Walton, S.; Wooliscroft, B. (University of Otago: Centre for Sustainability, 2016)
    Launched in 2012, the Energy Cultures Project is led by the Centre for Sustainability at the University of Otago and aims to develop knowledge and tools to achieve a sustainable energy transition across New Zealand. The ...
  • 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 ...
  • Environmental cues for koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) spawning aggregations and bottleneck locations near Huntly, New Zealand

    Garrett-Walker, Jeremy (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2015)
    Koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) were monitored from August to December 2014 near Huntly, in the north Waikato, to document migratory and spawning behaviour. Monitoring involved a combination of daily water level and temperature ...
  • Evaluation of the Hamilton City Council plants for Gullies programme

    Clarkson, Bruce D.; Clarkson, Fiona Marie; Bryan, Catherine Louise (Environmental Research Institute, The University of Waikato, 2012)
    This evaluation found that the Hamilton City Council Plants for Gullies programme is successfully facilitating the restoration and enhancement of Hamilton City gullies by private gully owners. The mean number of native ...
  • Facilitating rafting on the Kaituna River: The effect of manipulating Lake Rotoiti outflow on the function of the Ohau diversion wall

    Jones, Hannah Frances Emily; Hamilton, David P.; Muraoka, Kohji (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2013)
    The University of Waikato was requested by Bay of Plenty Regional Council to quantify the effectiveness of the Ohau diversion wall when controlling the Kaituna River outflow during high and low flows. The Ohau diversion ...