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News & events
A Water Shortage Direction is in place for the Ōpihi River for 14 days from 15 October 2023.
Mckinnon’s Creek Salmon Hatchery is run by volunteers working to revive the salmon stock in the Rakitata/Rangitata River.
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.
Find out about Ko te Whakahaumanu o te Rakitata Awa – the Rakitata River revival programme.
The Minister is 'calling in' resource consent applications for the proposed waste to energy plant in Waimate.
Chair, Glen Smith, outlines key areas of work the OTOP Water Zone Committee is supporting.
McKinnon's Creek/Ōtakitane is an example of a site undergoing significant restoration work, including planting, to improve water quality.
Locals enjoy sharing their stories and ideas to help plan for the future of Washdyke Waitarakao Lagoon and its catchment.
A restoration project, including willow removal, predator control, and fencing, will eventually transform a stretch of the upper Ōpihi River.
A plan is being made to restore the health of Waitarakao Washdyke Lagoon, and we want the community's input.
We have four flood protection projects along the Waihī River in Geraldine, including targeted weeding, native planting, and a memorial site.