The Christchurch West Melton water zone is home to a mix of spring-fed streams and rivers, short steep creeks of the Port Hills and the large braided expanse of the Waimakariri River. The vision for the zone is for its urban waterways to be healthy and for its communities to have a potable supply of untreated groundwater into the future. Three rūnanga consider the zone part of their takiwā – Ngāi Tūāhuriri Rūnanga, Te Hapū ō Ngāti Wheke/Rapaki and Te Taumutu Rūnanga. The expansive wetlands that once covered large areas of the zone have always been an important place to live and gather food for Ngāi Tahu.
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- 593.3kB Christchurch West Melton compliance and incident report 2019-20 Snapshot Report
- 4.3MB View the Christchurch West Melton Zone Work Programme Progress Update - 2018/19
- 4.5MB View the Christchurch West Melton Water Zone Committee 2019 Annual Report
- 21.6MB View the Christchurch West Melton zone implementation programme
- View presentations to the Christchurch West Melton water zone committee