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Hear the latest update on Our Waitarakao - a project to improve the health of the Waitarakao Washdyke Lagoon Catchment in South Canterbury.
In 2022/23, we delivered 20 environmental projects, collaborating with communities, landowners and rūnanga for habitat protection and regional initiatives.
Grantlea Downs School students want Te Ahi Tarakihi to become a clean stream again.
During June and July 2023, the Timaru community got involved in Our Waitarakao – a joint project to plan for a healthier future for the lagoon and catchment.
Locals enjoy sharing their stories and ideas to help plan for the future of Washdyke Waitarakao Lagoon and its catchment.
A plan is being made to restore the health of Waitarakao Washdyke Lagoon, and we want the community's input.
More than 20 farmers attended a biodiversity and regulations workshop in Culverden, which was a chance for them to ask us questions one-to-one.
A Bioblitz at Muriwai o Whata/Coopers Lagoon has helped collect important information about the area's species.
Over $1 million has been allocated to targeted biodiversity projects for 2023, including braided river revival projects, wetlands, fish habitat and more.
A mana whenua-led project involving the construction of a wetland near Ngāti Moki Marae has taken a significant step forward.
A proposed wetland near Coes Ford would be a major environmental win.