Respect the environment when enjoying the water - spread the Love Our Lakes message this summer.
News & events
In 2022/23, we delivered 20 environmental projects, collaborating with communities, landowners and rūnanga for habitat protection and regional initiatives.
Celebrating good stormwater practices across industrial workplaces and land development.
Weed and pest control in the Waiau Toa/Clarence River area were hot topics at a community discussion which included local farmers and environmental agencies.
Chair, Glen Smith, outlines key areas of work the OTOP Water Zone Committee is supporting.
Kaikōura Water Zone Committee chair Ted Howard gives an update from the annual groundwater presentation as well as the importance of community participation.
McKinnon's Creek/Ōtakitane is an example of a site undergoing significant restoration work, including planting, to improve water quality.
Waimakariri Water Zone Committee Chair Carolyne Latham gives an update from the zone, including some new projects in the works.
Alongside the Waimakariri Water Zone Committee, we are supporting three new projects in the district and a set of environmental awards.
Our Lower Waitaki Water Zone Committee will continue its support of the Community Native Nursery, with help from local Waitaki students.
Kaikōura locals learned weed removal tactics in Hāpuku catchment at a workshop that included resources, demonstrations, and hands-on practice.
A community hangi at Ōmarama was a chance for people to enjoy delicious kai and chat to local water zone committee members.