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First Assessment
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Introduction............................................................................................................... 3
Methods...................................................................................................................... 3
Results and Comment............................................................................................. 7
Fish Community Significance................................................................................ 9
Possible Effects of Proposed Scheme.............................................................. 10
Summary................................................................................................................... 12
References............................................................................................................... 13
Acknowledgements............................................................................................... 13

Figure 1.   Parapara River upstream of dam...................................................... 1
Figure 2.   Map of Parapara River in Golden Bay................................................3
Figure 3.   Map of Investigation area.................................................................... 4
Figure 4.   Parapara River Site 1 downstream of dam..................................... 5
Figure 5.   Site 1 looking downstream from dam crest................................... 5
Figure 6.   Site 2 looking towards swamp........................................................... 6
Figure 7.   Site 3 swamp area................................................................................. 6
Figure 8.   Lower Parapara River Site 4............................................................... 7
Figure 9.  Lower Gorge upstream of Parapara confluence.......................... 12


Second Assessment                                                                                       Page no

FrontPage.................................................................................................................. 14
Introduction............................................................................................................... 15
Methods..................................................................................................................... 16
Images........................................................................................................................ 17
Results........................................................................................................................ 18
Discussion................................................................................................................. 19
Proposed Flow Reduction...................................................................................... 21
Blue Duck................................................................................................................... 23
Conclusions............................................................................................................... 23
References.................................................................................................................25

Figure 1.  Site Map .................................................................................................... 14
Photo1:  Typical terrain encountered in the lower gorge.................................17
Photo2:  Access difficulties.....................................................................................17

Appendix 1: Parapara River macroinvertebrate samples July 04
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Appendix 2: Invertebrate Study Parapara River May 04
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