Extensive information about the Styx is contained in a wide range of documents. Some of these documents pre-date computer publishing technology. Every effort has been made to keep the file sizes to a minimum for downloading purposes. Original versions of most reports, are available at Christchurch City Libraries.

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DATE   TITLE

AUTHOR

 2013

Adobe Acrobat DocumentAntony Shadbolt's evidence relating to the Styx catchment 2012
Adobe Acrobat Document, 4.19 MB
Evidence given at hearing for Application CRC131249 by the Christchurch City Council for a discharge permit to discharge contaminants (being stormwater) onto and into land and into water in the Styx River area.Contains good background info.

Summary of information relating to the Styx Catchment as part of evidence at a planning hearing Antony Shadbolt

 2012


(702 KB)

The invertebrate communities of the Styx River: summary of monitoring programme 2006-2011 and recommendations for future work

 Alastair Suren
2012

(1.49 MB)
Recommendations for establishing a community volunteer bird monitoring program at Styx Mill Conservation Reserve

Maree Henderson-Fitzgerald

Summer Scholar 2011/12

2012

(953 KB)
Effectiveness of a predator-proof fence for conserving lizard fauna in the Styx catchment: A mark-recapture survey

Chris McClure

Summer Scholar 2011/12

2011

(1.11 MB)
Quantitative sampling of the community volunteer invertebrate sites

Andrew Pugh

Summer Scholar 2010/2011

2010

(1.31 MB)
Survey of the lizard fauna of Janet Stewart and Styx Mill Conservation Reserves, Christchurch Chris McClure Summer Scholar 2010/2011
2010

(3.07 MB)
 

Assessment of algal diversity in the Styx River Catchment

Jasmine Braidwood Summer Student 2009/2010

2009

(33.5 MB)
Metal Concentrations in the Styx River Catchment 2007 - 2008  Golder Associates
2009

(6.30 MB)
Biodiversity values and Management Recommendations for the Styx River Mouth Reserve, Lower Waimakariri Regional Park P Grove Environment Canterbury
2009

(33.5 MB)
Styx River Sediment Study Golder Associates
2009

(4.43 MB)
Terrestrial arthropod abundance and diversity at four reserves along the Styx River K. Collins, A. Robinson
Summer Students 2008/2009
2008

(96.6 MB)
The Salt Marsh Plants of Brooklands Lagoon, An Identification Guide G. Worner
Royal Society Teacher Fellow 2008
2008

(5.88 MB)
Spatial Distribution of Aquatic Invertebrates, Styx River, Smacks Creek & Upstream of Styx Mill Conservation Reserve K. Collins
Summer Student 2007/2008
2007

(748 KB)
Avon-Heathcote Estuary (Ihutai): Palaeoenvironmental Changes Project NIWA CHC2007-026
2007

(234 KB)
Aquatic plants in Christchurch River Systems W.van den Ende
Teacher Fellow 2007
T. Partridge
2007

(3.56 MB)
Spring Habitats in the Styx River Catchment,
Community Monitoring of Priority Conservation Spring Sites
J. Zolhoefer
Elliot Sinclair & Partners Ltd
2007

(3.45 MB)
Styx Mill Conservation Reserve Invertebrate Assessment R. MacFarlane
Christchurch City Council
2007

(9.87 MB)
The Effectiveness of Restoring the Radcliffe Road Drain, a Comparison with the Styx River G. Coleman
Summer Student 2006/2007
2006

(11.1 MB)
Redwood Spring, Ecological Values, Safety Analysis, Community Flow Monitoring and Long Term Protection J. Zollhoefer
Christchurch City Council
2005

(773 KB)
Styx River Purakaunui Natural Asset Condition Report M. Tippelskirch
P Hayward
Christchurch City Council
2005

(619 KB)
Inanga Spawning on the Lower Styx River M. Taylor AEL
2004

(1.36 MB)
Styx Esplanade Reserve adjacent to Redwood Springs Residential Development Consultation Brochure Greenspace Unit Christchurch City Council
2004

(642 KB)
The Aquatic Ecology of the Upper Kaputone Stream and the Effects of Reduced Flows M. Taylor AEL
S. McMurtrie EOS Ecology
2004

(710 KB)
Smacks Creek Esplanade Reserve Consultation Brochure Greenspace Unit, Christchurch City Council
2004

(520 KB)
Vegetation & Landscape Potential Styx River Catchment, Christchurch C. Meurk
Christchurch City Council
2003

(294 KB)
A Botanical Assessment and Weed Plan for the Styx River Banks between Spencerville Road and Earlham Street K. McCombs
Christchurch City Council
2003

(3.39 MB)
Styx Mill Conservation Reserve Consultation Brochure Greenspace Unit Christchurch City Council
2003

(1005 KB)
Weed Plan for Styx Mill Conservation Reserve K. McCombs
Christchurch City Council
2002

(724 KB)
The Waterway along Regents Park Drive; A Consideration of its Ecology and Habitat Access M. Taylor AEL
2002

(360 KB)
John Sheppard Recollections J. Sheppard
2000

(536 KB)
A consideration of aspects of the Styx River Ecology, and its Implications for Whole River Management NIWA CHC00/34
1999

(483 KB)
Fish and Invertebrate Values of the Styx River Catchment: a Stratgeic Review NIWA CHC99/47
1999

(513 KB)
Weeds at Brooklands Lagoon K. McCombs
Christchurch City Council
1998

(644 KB)
Changes in Riparian Vegetation along the Avon, Heatcote and Styx
Rivers 1992/93 - 1996/97
K. McCombs
Christchurch City Council
1997

(294 KB)
Gibsons Stream, Biological Habitat Assessment Survey S. McMurtrie, J. Milne
Christchurch City Council
1997

(242 KB)
Smacks Creek, Biological Habitat Assessment Survey S. McMurtrie, J Milne
Christchurch City Council
1995

(1.97 MB)
Janet Stewart Reserve Consultation Brochure Water Services Unit Christchurch City Council
1993

(303 KB)
A Biological Re-evaluation of the Kaputone Stream L .Voyce, M. Wilson, J. Robb
Christchurch City Council
1993

(716 KB)
Sedimentation in the Styx River Catchment and Brooklands Lagoon NIWA
1993

(1.81 MB)
Lower Styx Road Revegetation Project Consultation Brochure Water Services Unit Christchurch City Council
1990

(909 KB)
Styx River Issues and Options Report Christchurch City Council
1989

(836 KB)
A Biological Survey of the Styx River Catchment Christchurch Drainage Board
1988

(1.21 MB)
Confirmed and Faecal Coliform Bacteria in Cockles (Chone stutchburyi) in Estuaries near Christchurch, New Zealand Christchurch Drainage Board