The Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora (OTOP) water zone has hill-fed braided rivers and coastal areas with strong and complex links between ground and surface water. It is vulnerable to dry periods. Many wetlands have been drained but pockets of unique natural value have survived.

Action in the zone

We've agreed on several areas of priority for the Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora water zone. Read about some of our current projects.