This science review from NIWA lays out the state of our current knowledge about the effects of sedimentation, nutrient enrichment and other pollution on New Zealand’s nearshore environments. The review also points to key fisheries and habitats around our country that are or may be affected. Download Review - Low Resolution (PDF 2.39MB)Please note this is a large document and may take some time to download. Download Review - High Resolution (PDF 5.22MB)Please note this is a large document and may take some time to download.
Land-Based Effects Overview (PDF 626KB) Impacts on Invertebrates (PDF 166KB) Impacts on Finfish and their Habitats (PDF 577KB)