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Freshwater Update 68, January 2016
20 January 2016
Freshwater Update 68 brings you the latest information from our Freshwater & Estuaries centre, including water quality maps and information, as well as river flows.
Spring 2015 river water temperatures were mostly in the range 8-16oC in South Island and a little warmer (up to 20°C) in northern North Island.
River flows in October-December 2015 were below normal to far below normal for most of New Zealand.
Our research examines whether caddisflies and other species of aquatic insect use the same kinds of rocks for laying their eggs.
Inter-agency comparisons of river water quality in the Wellington region: a pilot for a national quality assurance programme.
Do good land management practices in dairy areas improve water quality and associated invertebrate communities?
The bladderwort Utricularia australis is nationally critically endangered and has declined at an alarming rate in Northland dune lakes