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The impacts of the Canterbury earthquakes on educational inequalities and achievement in Christchurch secondary schools
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2013)
During 2010 and 2011, major earthquakes caused widespread damage and the deaths of 185 people in the city of Christchurch. Damaged school buildings resulted in state intervention which required amendment of the Education ...
The spatial variation of minimum near-surface temperature in complex terrain: Marlborough vineyard region, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2014)
The economic impact of frost on agriculture remains a global problem. It is a particular concern for the New Zealand wine industry, where the consequences of an unexpected spring frost can be disastrous. Marlborough is ...
Morphology, Dynamics and Hazard Management of the New River Lagoon, Westland, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Geography, 2012)
Coastal lagoon systems are complex and dynamic environments that respond rapidly to the changes of fluvial, marine, climatic and anthropogenic influences. The purpose of this research was to investigate the morphology and ...