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A community information panel was recently unveiled at Waitarakao (Washdyke Lagoon) to provide the public with information about the lagoon that links the creek with the coast.
The idea for the information panel came after the Orari-Opihi-Pareora Zone Committee led a field trip to the area to better understand its multiple values and issues.
A group representing the Timaru District Council, Environment Canterbury, the Department of Conservation, Fish and Game New Zealand and the Arowhenua Runanga began planning the information panel last year. Read more...
While Environment Canterbury has been completing its flood protection work on Washdyke-Waitarakao Creek, a local initiative to provide the public with information about the lagoon that links the creek with the coast is also close to fruition. A group representing Environment Canterbury, the Timaru District Council, the Department of Conservation, Fish and Game New Zealand and the Arowhenua Rūnanga began meeting last year to plan an information panel. Read more...
Canterbury Water Management Strategy (pdf 3.28 MB)
Orari–Opihi–Pareora ZIP (pdf 4.67 MB)
Orari–Opihi–Pareora Water Management Zone - Update of regulation requirements for water takes of 20 l/s or more (May 2013) (pdf 451 kB)
Orari-Opihi-Pareora Zone Committee expectations of catchment groups August 2014
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