Our fresh water 2017 : data to 2016.
Contributor(s): New Zealand. Ministry for the Environment [issuing body.] | New Zealand. Statistics New Zealand [issuing body.].Material type: BookSeries: New Zealand's environmental reporting series: April 2017.; ME (Series) (New Zealand. Ministry for the Environment): 1305Publisher: [Wellington] : Ministry for the Environment and Statistics NZ, 2017.Description: 1 online resource : colour illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780908339891.Other title: Our freshwater 2017 [Other title].Subject(s): FRESH WATER | NEW ZEALAND | WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT | GOVERNMENT POLICIESHoldings: ELECTONIC Online resources: ME 1305 Ministry for the Environment website | NIWA document server | National Digital Heritage Archive Open Access
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Our fresh water 2017 is a joint report by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ.
Publication date: April 2017. Publication reference number: ME 1305.
Includes bibliographical references.
Message to our readers -- About this report -- Purpose of Our fresh water 2017 -- Data collection, analyses, and limitations -- Executive summary -- Introduction to our fresh water -- Our freshwater environments -- Why fresh water is important -- Māori ways of knowing and monitoring the freshwater environment -- Ki uta ki tai – from the mountains to the sea -- The way we use our land creates legacy effects -- Water quality -- Land-based activities are putting pressure on water quality -- Modelled river water quality -- Monitored water quality -- Monitored river water quality -- Monitored lake water quality -- Monitored groundwater quality -- Implications of deteriorating water quality -- Data gaps -- Water quantity and flows -- Climate patterns influence freshwater flows -- Human activities alter the natural flows in our water bodies -- Implications of altered river flows -- Data gaps -- Ecosystems, habitats, and species -- Human activities are degrading some ecosystems --Status of the health and mauri of ecosystems and habitats -- Status of our freshwater species -- Implications of degrading ecosystems -- Data gaps – Acknowledgements.
Our fresh water 2017 presents information about the state of our fresh water, the pressures on this state, and what that means for us and the environment.