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  • Boat electrofishing survey of the Kaituna River and Bell Road oxbow

    Hicks, Brendan J.; Bell, Dudley G.; Powrie, Warrick (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2014)
    The Department of Conservation (DOC) and Bay of Plenty Regional Council contracted the University of Waikato to conduct a boat electrofishing survey of the Kaituna River and Bell Road oxbow. This survey was in response ...
  • Boat electrofishing surveys of fish populations in the Ohau Channel in 2011 and 2012

    Hicks, Brendan J.; Tana, Raymond; Bell, Dudley G. (Environmental Research Institute, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Waikato, 2013)
    The aim of the survey was to provide on-going monitoring of the fish communities and abundance in the Ohau Channel, especially fish species that are taonga to Maori (eels, goldfish, and koura). In the current study we ...
  • Bonamia Response 2015: Report from the Technical Advisory Group on Resilience Breeding in Flat Oysters

    Ross, Philip M.; Boudry, Pierre; Culloty, Sarah; Michael, Keith; Wilkie, Emma; Lane, Henry (Ministry for Primary Industries, 2017)
    Bonamia ostreae is an unwanted and notifiable organism that was first detected in New Zealand in flat oysters (Ostrea chilensis) collected in 2014 from the Marlborough Sounds. It is not known how B. ostreae entered New ...
  • 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 ...
  • Climate change made record breaking early season heat in Argentina and Paraguay about 60 times more likely

    Rivera, JA; Arias, PA; Sörensson, AA; Zachariah, M; Barnes, C; Philip, S; Kew, S; Vautard, R; Koren, G; Pinto, I; Vahlberg, M; Singh, R; Raju, E; Li, S; Yang, W; Vecchi, GA; Harrington, L; Otto, FEL (World Weather Attribution, 2022-12-21)
  • The coastal habitats of Tairawhiti: A review of the scientific, local, and customary knowledge

    Ross, Philip M. (Environmental Research Institute, 2021)
    In Aotearoa/New Zealand, regional councils and unitary authorities have a range of responsibilities for decision making in the coastal and marine area (CMA). The New Zealand Coastal Policy Statement (2010), in policy 11, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Counting Ourselves: The health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Veale, Jaimie; Byrne, Jack; Tan, Kyle K.H.; Guy, Sam; Yee, Ashe; Nopera, Tāwhanga Mary-Legs; Bentham, Ryan (Transgender Health Research Lab, 2019)
    Counting Ourselves is the first comprehensive national survey of the health and wellbeing of trans and non-binary people living in Aotearoa New Zealand and was conducted from 21 June till 30 September 2018. We worked with ...
  • A coupled hydrodynamic-ecological model of management options for restoration of Lake Ohinewai

    Allan, Mathew Grant (Environmental Research Institute, The Waikato University, 2016)
    Koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) is regarded as one of the ecologically most destructive invasive freshwater species capable of degradation of shallow aquatic ecosystems. This degradation is largely due to their benthic foraging ...
  • 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 ...
  • The COVID-19 domestic vaccine pass: Implications for Māori

    Kukutai, Tahu; Clark, Vanessa; Mika, Jason; Muru-Lanning, Marama; Pouwhare, Robert; Sterling, Rogena; Teague, Vanessa; Watts, David; Cassim, Shemana (National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis, 2021-11-30)
    The New Zealand government has introduced a COVID-19 domestic vaccine pass to be used in conjunction with the COVID-19 Protection Framework. The Framework is likely to be activated soon after Cabinet meets on 29 November ...
  • 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 ...