Lifeline Earthquake Engineering—A New Zealand Perspective
This paper outlines the application of earthquake engineering to New Zealand's lifelines, tracing the development of design practices in roading, bridging, power generation...

Transport Planning on Auckland's North Shore
During 1987 and 1988, a major transportation study of the Auckland North Shore was undertaken by Takapuna City Council. Several major issues were addressed, including the size and shape...

Water Power Resource Investigations in New Zealand
The New Zealand wave resource is dominated by strong uniform swell incident on its western and southern coasts. Electricorp Production has funded the deployment of a wave rider buoy off...

Conceptual Design of an Open-Cycle OTEC Plant for the Production of Electricity and Fresh Water in a Pacific Island
A plant, based on the Open-Cycle Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) concept, was designed to supply electricity and fresh water to a Pacific Island community. In order to boost fresh...

Real Time Flood Forecasting in New Zealand
Current New Zealand real time flood forecasting research developments are described. Successful flood forecasting using a linear system transfer function technique is described. Promising...

The Church on Stilts
Christ Church Cathedral is an Anglican church situated in the heart of downtown Montreal. Constructed in 1859, it is a perfect example of English neogothic architecture, characterized...

Nanpil River Hydropower Project
The Nanpil River Hydropower Project is located on the island of Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia, East Caroline Islands located in the Pacific Ocean. The project consists...

Coastal Resource Management Planning in the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands

Vertical Response Data from the Dominion Road Bridge Test
In January and February of 1985, two bridges were tested in New Zealand using simulated earthquake loads. The objective was to determine the in-situ seismic response of two reinforced...

Artificial Recharge of the Heretaunga Plains Aquifer Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
The Heretaunga Plains groundwater system in the Hawke's Bay region of New Zealand, is naturally recharged from the nearby Ngaruroro River at the approximate rate of 5.5m3/sec....

OK Menga Hydroelectric Project, Papua New Guinea
The Ok Menga project, currently under construction, consists of a run-of-river intake underground concrete and steel lined power conduit surface powerhouse with two 25 MW units and a 132...

The Design of the Nanpil River Hydropower Project
In 1980, the State of Pohnpei (then spelled Ponape) asked the Pacific Ocean Division of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to investigate the feasibility of constructing a hydroelectric...

EEZ Governance in Australia, Canada, the United States and New Zealand
All four nations listed in the title claim 200-mile exclusive resource zones based on the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and continental shelf...

Coastal Area Management in the South Pacific Islands
Within the broad framework provided by the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme a coastal area management programme, SOPACOAST, is underway. Its approach is broad, encompassing...

Appropriate Design of Water Systems in Micronesia

Maritime Planning in New Zealand
This paper discusses maritime planning in New Zealand. After giving some background information, it deals with the statutory basis of such planning. It then looks at the Auckland experience,...

The Paerau Gorge Multipurpose Scheme
The Paerau Gorge Power Scheme is part of a multipurpose scheme supplying irrigation water and electricity to the Central Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand. This paper describes...

Nanpil River Hydropower Project Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
The Nanpil River Hydropower Project is a 1600 KW run-of-the-river hydropower project located on the tropical island of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. The hydropower project will...

Renovation of a New Zealand City: Lessons from Refurbishment and Replacement in Wellington City Business District

The Role of Coal in the Attainment of Energy Self-Sufficiency in Small Pacific Islands

 

 

 

 

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