Residents in Lake Ōhau village have grown native seedlings as part of the area’s regeneration project in the wake of the devastating wildfire in 2020.
News & events
Join us on Saturday 15 October in Twizel to clear the area of wilding pines and enjoy a free BBQ.
Several tracks between the townships of Twizel and Tekapo are damaged following severe weather throughout July and August.
Flows in the lower Waitaki River are expected to run significantly higher than normal while spill flows from the storage lakes are released.
New monitoring equipment will provide useful insights into the health of Lake Benmore.
If you live in the Twizel area, register your interest by 19 August to remove wilding conifers from your property.
The Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee has supported local projects through their action plan budget.
Learn about the work taking place to protect endangered native fish species found at a spring creek near Omarama.
Applications close 30 May: Learn about what a Canterbury water zone committee is and how they support projects in their zones.
Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee chair Simon Cameron's latest update and invite to their next meeting on Friday 20 May.
Ōhau Conversation Trust chair discusses a willow removal operation the Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee is supporting at Lake Middleton.
This year's Love Our Lakes campaign is underway, with a reminder Boating About? Don't Get Caught Out.