A guide to acronyms (and abbreviations), words and phrases used throughout the Environment Canterbury website. Look in the 'By Subject' tab to find groups of terms relevant to a specific topic.
Some terms might have definitions in addition to those in this glossary.
Use the online Māori Dictionary to help with translating words between Te Reo Māori/English.
- freshwater contained in aquifers (water-bearing layers) below ground.
- Gross Domestic Product
- Greenhouse Gas
- Geographic Information System
- Good Management Practice
- Good Neighbour Rule
- General Practitioner
- Global Positioning System
- Government Policy Statement
- General Social Survey
- Goods and Services Tax
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