Locals enjoy sharing their stories and ideas to help plan for the future of Washdyke Waitarakao Lagoon and its catchment.
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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.
Further wage increase for public transport bus drivers in Timaru.
We're joining a local organisation to increase flood protection measures along the Ōpihi River.
A weedy stretch of the Ōpihi River will be transformed, allowing people to enjoy nature and learn about the history of the area.
The Timaru Link bus route will be used for the last time in February 2023 and replaced by the MyWay service.
We have shared our findings on what caused the discolouration of Timaru’s drinking water in late 2021.
More than 86 private well water samples were tested at two Well Water Checks, organised by the Ōrāri Temuka Opihi Pareora (OTOP) Water Zone Committee.
Timaru Boys' High School students spent a day analysing water samples in the Ōpihi catchment.
Members of the OTOP Water Zone Committee made the most of the last days of summer to get native plants in the ground at the Taniwha Gully rock art site.