Whakaora Te Waihora Science Hui

IMG_3796 SmallOn November 6,  Whakaora Te Waihora held a Science Hui at Lincoln Events Centre, where several workstream and project leaders presented results from recently completed and ongoing research.

Tim Davie, Environment Canterbury and Whakaora Te Waihora Science Workstream Leader welcomed a good crowd and introduced the day’s presenters.

Tom Cochrane (University of Canterbury) and Richard Measures (NIWA) spoke on lake opening research; Mary de Winton (NIWA) presented findings on Macrophyte trials in the lake.

Marc Schallenberg (University of Otago) spoke on Nutrient Processing; Jon Harding (University of Canterbury) presented  research undertaken by the CAREX team at University of Canterbury on developing tools for stream restoration; and Michael Stewart (NIWA) spoke on mahinga kai bio-health.

Phil Jellyman (NIWA) talked about fisheries management in Te Waihora; and Sophie Allen (Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu) talked about her work in cultural health monitoring.

We have included their Power Points below. Please click on each link below to see their presentations:

Tim Davie, Introduction – Davie Science hui Nov 6 2014

Marc Schallenberg, Nutrient Processing – Schallenberg Lincoln Hui Nov 2014

Michael Stewart, Mahinga Kai Bio-Health

Tom Cochrane & Richard Measures, Lake Opening Options – Analysis of Te Waihora Lake Level Control Options Nov14_static

Mary de Winton, Macrophyte Trials – WETHui-deWinton

Jon Harding, Developing Tools for Stream Restoration – CAREX_WtW Science hui 6 Nov14 xx

Phil Jellyman, Fisheries Management

Sophie Allen, Cultural Health Monitoring – sophie allen-WET

Thanks to Waihora Ellesmere Trust (WET) for helping to plan and organize the event.