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  1. Wainono Lagoon restoration project makes good progress

    Mudfish, eels, weeds and willows have been the recent focus of the team working at Wainono Lagoon on Te Rūnanga o Waihao’s Te Mana O Te Wai Project. The project, funded by the Ministry for the Environment with contributions from Environment Canterbury and the Department of Conservation, is led by the rūnanga and aims to improve the water quality of the lagoon through a range of measures.

    The majority of the physical work carried out in the past three to four months has focused on controlling we…
  2. Action on the ground

    The Selwyn Te Waihora catchment includes Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere and the land that drains into it, bounded by the Waimakariri River to the north and the Rakaia River to the south. Read about what is being done to restore and rejuvenate the ecosystem health of Te Waihora and its catchment.

    From the mountains to the sea, Selwyn’s water is an integrated, connected system with high interdependencies.  Before we get to the nitty-gritty of the state of Selwyn’s water, we first need to understand wh…
  3. Canterbury Mudfish

    Canterbury mudfish (kōwaro) are the most threatened of New Zealand's mudfish species. They have a conservation status of Threatened (Nationally Critical) under the NZ Threat Classification System.

    Where are Canterbury mudfish found?

    They are found in a limited number of waterways in the Canterbury Plains, between the Ashley River (in the north) and the Waitaki River (in the South).

    The map below shows records of Canterbury mudfish (kōwaro) habitat from NIWA’s New Zealand Fresh…

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