Dr Jarrod Walker has left Streamlined Environmental to form his own company – Tātaki Ltd – in Auckland. While at Streamlined, Jarrod has been working on a number of Auckland-based projects involving providing support to mana whenua in various consenting and planning processes, including ecological enhancement of the Downtown Public ...
September 19, 2019Malcolm Green
Dr Chris Dada has added to his considerable range of microbiology and water-quality modelling skills by successfully completing a Postgraduate Certificate programme at Massey University with courses on a range of data analysis and modelling methods. During the courses, Chris extensively applied Python, SAS Enterprise Guide and SAS Enterprise ...
September 11, 2019Malcolm Green
Environmental science obviously floats my boat, but for sheer drama and WTF, I go to the classics: physics, cosmology and maths. If you are also so inclined, then let me recommend the podcasts of Melvyn Bragg’s In Our Time: Science radio series. These are available on the BBC Iplayer Radio ...
August 29, 2019Malcolm Green
It is now 50 years since Apollo 11 delivered Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin onto the surface of the Moon. Thinking that NASA’s Apollo program paid its way by giving us such technological marvels as non-stick frypans and pens that write in zero gravity is like thinking Richard Feynman’s greatest creation ...
July 28, 2019Malcolm Green
Want to know the median black disc sighting range in lowland rural rivers in the Bay of Plenty region in 2016? How about in all the North Island regions, compared to the South Island regions? Well, check out the Water Quality Interactive Dashboard, which was created by Dr ...
June 30, 2019Malcolm Green
Dr Tim Cox developed a catchment water-quality model for the entire Waikato River catchment using Streamlined’s Contaminant Allocation and Simulation Model ( CASM). The model was developed to support, and advance, the technical analysis underpinning Waikato Regional Council’s Plan Change One, which focuses on managing ...
June 26, 2019Malcolm Green
The graph speaks for itself: with routine but infrequent water sampling, you can miss many instances of faecal contamination exceeding bathing water standards (BWS). To fill in the gaps, Dr Chris Dada has developed a way to produce swimming risk “nowcasts” which, as the name implies, tells you ...
June 25, 2019Malcolm Green
Proving that there is more to life than water quality and the NPSFM, Jim Cooke and Mal Green recently won the prestigious, 2-day Riverside James R Hill Annual Pairs golf tournament. The event was contested by 104 Veterans (old people) from all over the North Island. For those ...
June 10, 2019Malcolm Green
Malcolm Green is currently serving as an independent commissioner on a panel of three convened by Hawke’s Bay Regional Council to decide an application by the Port of Napier for resource consents for expanding the port. The other two commissioners are ...
October 25, 2018Malcolm Green
We are delighted to announce that Christopher Dada has been admitted as a Member of the New Zealand Institute of Environmental Health (NZIEH), having satisfied the requirements of a recognised tertiary qualification and relevant work experience in a field related to ...
July 28, 2018Malcolm Green
March 2018, What it will take to fix Kaipara Harbour A new study by a consortium of researchers led by Streamlined Environmental Ltd has shown that the bulk of the sediment depositing each year in Kaipara Harbour is ...
February 22, 2018Malcolm Green
January 2018, Malcolm Green accredited as RMA decision maker Dr Malcolm Green has recently completed MfE’s Making Good Decisions Programme, and is now accredited as an RMA decision maker. Under the Resource Management Act, persons must be ...
January 23, 2018Malcolm Green
It’s summer, everyone is at the beach, let’s have some fun. Either I was asleep when I was being taught this in school or my senility is progressing much faster than I thought, but the following that I recently read in a book* came as a complete (and delightful) surprise to ...
January 15, 2018Malcolm Green