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Waituna Lagoon

R. M. C. Thompson

Waituna Lagoon

summary of existing knowledge and identification of knowledge gaps

by R. M. C. Thompson

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Published by Dept. of Conservation in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Waituna Lagoon (N.Z.),
  • New Zealand,
  • Waituna Lagoon.
    • Subjects:
    • Lagoon ecology -- New Zealand -- Waituna Lagoon.,
    • Wetland ecology -- New Zealand -- Waituna Lagoon.,
    • Limnology -- New Zealand -- Waituna Lagoon.,
    • Waituna Lagoon (N.Z.) -- Environmental conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementR.M. Thompson and G.R. Ryder.
      SeriesScience for conservation,, 215
      ContributionsRyder, G. R., New Zealand. Dept. of Conservation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH197.5 .T49 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination37 p. :
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3754351M
      ISBN 100478223595
      LC Control Number2003447157
      OCLC/WorldCa53076902

      Waipuna Hotel is a prestigious 4-star Auckland hotel with a variety of facilities for guests. These include more than free off-street car parks, free internet, our onsite restaurant & bar, a swimming pool, spa and gymnasium for use during your stay. We are situated on a beautiful tidal lagoon with lovely walk and cycle ways for our guests.   A bus tour on the final day of the Wetland Symposium took us around much of Southland to visit notable wetlands, other than the Waituna and Awarua, and first we visited was Peter's Long White Lagoon that he had bought from Fish and Game a few years before.

      Waituna Lagoon – another world, just down the road Summer Waituna Landcare Group celebrates World Wetlands Day Ramsar, the international convention for the protection of wetlands, recognises February 2nd each year as World Wetlands Day. The Waituna Landcare Group has planned to have an event to celebrate our own internationally.   The fate of the Waituna Lagoon will be the real test of this National Government's resolve around the state of our rivers, lakes and wetlands. There are enough environmental reports, including one from the Auditor General, to indicate that we have reached a crossroads in terms of our freshwater management, especially since 80% of our lowland rivers are now significantly degraded.

      The property is next to Waituna Lagoon, so environmental practices are a key element of their farming operation and the over-arching rules and regulations influence their planning to some : Yvonne O'hara.   Southland was the first place in New Zealand to have a wetland officially recognised under the Ramsar Convention when hectares of peat .


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Waituna Lagoon by R. M. C. Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The stories in the Waituna web book are a rich, first-hand account of people's experiences at Waituna. The stories and anecdotes were gathered to gain a broader picture of what the Waituna catchment and lagoon was like in the early days, mostly from the s to the s, before scientific monitoring began.

Waituna Lagoon (also known as Lake Waituna) and wetlands was one of the first sites in the world to be named "a wetland of international significance" under the RAMSAR Convention, an intergovernmental treaty that was signed in Ramsar, Iran in The area is an important habitat for birds, fish and eels.

Learn about the DoC’s Arawai Kakariki project to enhance Awarua/Waituna Lagoon. Read more Waituna Lagoon book Waituna Lagoon in the Directory of Wetlands in New Zealand (see Chapter 72 Awarua Plains) or in a technical report on its threats and management needs.

You can also read a web­book for first­hand accounts of people’s experiences at Waituna from. Free parking at the end of Waghorn Road which is off Waituna Lagoon Road.

good gravel roads for Waituna Lagoon book kms once you leave the main road about halfway between Fortrose and Invercargill. Wheelchair accessible toilet at car park. The path to the lookout (m) is wheelchair 5/5(1). The stories in this web book are rich, first-hand accounts of people’s experiences at Waituna.

They have been sourced from the Environment Southland report “A Changing Environment: Recollections of the Waituna Lagoon and Catchment” by Juliet Larkin.

The report features a range of recollections from people who have a long connection. Waituna Lagoon, Ohai: See reviews, articles, and 12 photos of Waituna Lagoon, ranked No.2 on Tripadvisor among 3 attractions in Ohai.5/5(1).

The Awarua Wetland is a peatland area of 20, hectares (49, acres) in the Southland Region of New site, which was initially an area of about 3, hectares (8, acres), was designated as having international significance under the Ramsar Convention inusing the name Waituna Wetlands Scientific Reserve.

Conservation Minister Steve Chadwick unveiled a plaque at New Location: Southland Region of New Zealand. The Waituna Lagoon has been opened to the sea at Walker’s Bay.

This morning heavy machinery was used to dig a channel allowing the lagoon to drain into the sea. Waituna Lagoon, c. 10 x 3 km, is a relatively shallow coastal lagoon, with a bed of quartz gravels and fresh to slightly brackish water, which is normally closed to the sea.

WAITUNA LAGOON SETTING AND HISTORY Waituna Lagoon – or Lake Waituna in local parlance – forms part of the vast “Seaward Moss” or Awarua Bog, occupying the coastal, southeastern portion of the Awarua Plain in Southland (Kelly ; Department of Lands and Survey ).

PDF | On Jan 1,P Scanes and others published Nutrient Loads to Protect Environmental Values in Waituna Lagoon, Southland NZ | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Waituna Lagoon is part of the internationally recogniha Awarua Wetland.

The 1,ha lagoon and immediately surrounding wetland known as the Waituna Wetland Scientific Reserve (an area of 3,ha) was designated a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance3 inwith the wider wetland complex being included in Wetlands of New Zealand: A Bittersweet Story Hardcover – January 1, Farewell Spit, Waituna Lagoon, and the Manawatu estuary.

A substantial book featuring excellent natural history writing by award-winner Janet Hunt combined with excellent photography by Arno Gasteiger.

**WINNER OF MONTANA MEDAL FOR NON-FICTION **SHORTLISTED FOR Author: Janet Hunt. Waituna Lagoon is area of the internationally recogni ha Awarua Wetland. The 1, ha lagoon and immediately encompassing wetland known as the Waituna Wetland Scientific Reserve (an area of 3, ha) was designated a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance3 inwith the wider wetland organic being included in Waituna lagoon is a large brackish coastal lagoon on the southern coast of the South Island.

Waituna lagoon pollution articles. Availability. TOXIC algae harmful to humans and animals has been found in high levels at Waituna Lagoon, and people are being warned to stay clear. Waituna Lagoon was originally allocated $, from this fund.

ES had also received government funding for a range of research and investigation projects, she said. The council also received $20, from the Ministry of Primary Industries for didymo and marine pest campaigns each summer, she : HAYDEN WILLIAMS. The Our Living Water Waituna Creek rehabilitation project has been setup to protect internationally significant Ramsar wetland of Waituna lagoon.

The programme is a partnership between DOC and Fonterra and is designed to study the direct environmental effects on the Waituna Creek from farming practises over the last years.

SpotX gamebird () Permits:NZ Game Bird Licence. Access:Boat and walking access is off Waghorn Road and Moffat Road; 4WD bike access near the end of Waituna Lagoon Road. Hunting Tips:When the lagoon is open to the sea, it is tidal and there is walking access to the it is closed, the lagoon is full and hunting spots are accessed from boats taking cover in the jointed rushes.

• Awarua-Waituna (Southland) – New Zealand's first Ramsar site and one of the largest remaining coastal wetlands in New Zealand. The wetlands include extensive peat bog, swamp, coastal lagoon, estuary and stream habitats. Aims of Arawai Kākāriki We have 10 national objectives to guide our conservation work and help us achieve the best.

Examining the different kinds of wetlands --peatlands, wetlands for waders, coastal wtlands, urban wetlands, upland and geothermal wetlands and rivers --it also focuses on the internationally renowned wetlands known as the Ramsar convention wetlands: Firth of Thames, Kopuatai Peat Dome, Whangamarino, Farewell Spit, Waituna Lagoon, and the.

Welcome to the Waituna google satellite map! This place is situated in Southland, New Zealand, its geographical coordinates are 46° 25' 0" South, ° 38' 0" East and .Examining the different kinds of wetlands - peatlands, wetlands for waders, coastal wtlands, urban wetlands, upland and geothermal wetlands and rivers - it also focuses on the internationally renowned wetlands known as the Ramsar convention wetlands: Firth of Thames, Kopuatai Peat Dome, Whangamarino, Farewell Spit, Waituna Lagoon, and the.Media Release.

April Managing Waituna into the Future. A vision for the Waituna catchment and lagoon has been suggested in a draft Strategy and Action Plan to help guide and coordinate work.