Mckinnon’s Creek Salmon Hatchery is run by volunteers working to revive the salmon stock in the Rakitata/Rangitata River.
News & events
Play your part to revive the Rakitata (Rangitata) River by providing feedback on the draft river revival strategy. Consultation is open until Monday 2 October.
Get to know our four new Ashburton staff members.
McKinnon's Creek/Ōtakitane is an example of a site undergoing significant restoration work, including planting, to improve water quality.
Treasure trove of historical water data will show how agricultural changes over the last century have affected water quality.
We have responded to claims by Greenpeace about nitrate concentrations in and around Ashburton.
Lots of great conversations about water quality were had at a recent pop-up day at Te Puna-a-Taka/Lake Clearwater.
This pop-up information day on 25 February is a chance to chat with those directly involved in initiatives to restore the lakes.
A pop-up information day will be held on the waterfront at Te Puna-a-Taka/Lake Clearwater on Saturday 25 February 2023.
A review of efforts to address water quality issues in the Hinds catchment is a chance to celebrate, and 're-set'.
Water samples taken from the Ōtūwharekai Ashburton Lakes and streams over the past year confirm that water quality remains a concern.
Two recent community propagation workshops for farmers were held in Hinds and Hawarden.