Managing waterways on farms : a guide to sustainable water and riparian management in rural New Zealand.
Contributor(s): MacGibbon, Roger | Tipa, Gail | New Zealand. Ministry for the Environment.Material type: BookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Ministry for the Environment, 2000Edition: Draft.Description: ix, 209 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 0478090935.Subject(s): STREAMS | AGRICULTURE | WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT | FARMS | RIPARIAN ZONES | RIVER BANKS | WATER QUALITY | LIVESTOCK | RESTORATION | MĀORI VALUESHoldings: GRETA POINT: 504.453.06(931) MAN
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ME number 353.
"This document is based on a draft prepared by Roger MacGibbon, with Chapter 3 (The Maori perspective ...) written by Gail Tipa"--P. iii.
Includes bibliographical references, glossary and index.
1. Introduction -- 2. Understanding riparian areas -- 3. The Maori perspective: customary and traditional freshwater and riparian values -- 4. Understanding the issue -- 5. Managing the problem -- 6. Restoring the vegetation -- 7. References and further reading -- Case studies -- Making a difference: turning word to action and action to results -- Case study 1. Managing erosion and drought: drystock farming on the Huatokitoki Stream, Hawke's Bay -- Case study 2. Dairying and border-dyke irrigation along the Waikakahi Stream: a water management challenge -- Case study 3. Waipunahau (Lake Horowhenua): restoring the mauri -- Case study 4. Whangamata Stream: riparian, stream and water quality changes over 24 years of retirement -- Case study 5. Peat farming in the Waikato: striking a balance between production and the environment -- Case study 6. Deer farming and riparian management in Southland -- Case study 7. Whaingaroa Harbour care: community initiative to restore a harbour and fishery -- Case study 8. Dairying on pumice: controlling erosion, willows and poplars -- Case study 9. Orcharding and sustainable land and water management in Eves Valley, Nelson -- Case study 10. Riparian habitat restoration on the Mangahanene -- Case study 11. Commercial forestry and riparian management: environmental management by self-regulation -- Case study 12. Riparian management in peri-urban Auckland: lifestyle blocks and landcare initiatives -- Case study 13. Commercail vegetable growing in the Franklin District: the search for sustainability -- Case study 14. Sustainable land and water management in the Waitomo Valley: reducing erosion to save a cave -- Case study 15. Mangakahia River Valley landcare: managing water and weeds in Northland -- Case study 16. The upper Kaituna catchment control scheme: has riparian retirement been successful? -- Glossary -- index.
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