Remapping the extent of Auckland’s wetlands: methods and summary
Author:Grant Lawrence, Craig Bishop
Source:Auckland Council, Research and Evaluation Unit RIMU
Topics:Land use, Terrestrial
This project remapped the extent of Auckland’s wetlands by digitizing the 2010-2011 aerial imagery, as a baseline for further work to monitor change in wetland area over time. It involved using various spatial datasets and aerial imagery to identify and delineate wetland boundaries and classify wetlands by hydrological function (e. g.
Safeswim water quality monitoring
Safeswim monitoring programme Hōtaka aroturuki kaukau āhuru noa Auckland Council tests water quality during summer. We test water quality at 69 beaches across Auckland, every week from November to March, through our Safeswim monitoring programme. Our tests show a snapshot of water quality at a certain time.
Taking stock: the demand for social housing in New Zealand
Topics:Demographics and society
Salvation Army Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit. How much social housing do we need? The question of how much social housing we need in Aotearoa New Zealand is something of a ‘wicked problem’—one that relies on first answering a number of conditional questions. These questions include the extent and nature of unmet housing need, and the resolution of that fundamental question of how best to help those people and households at risk of housing-related poverty.