vision-strategy-coverOur VISION is for a future where a healthy Waikato River sustains abundant life and prosperous communities who, in turn, are all responsible for restoring and protecting the  health and wellbeing of the Waikato River, and all it embraces, for generations to come.


The purpose of the Waikato River Authority is to:

  • set the primary direction through the Vision and Strategy to achieve the restoration and protection of the health and wellbeing of the Waikato River for future generations
  • promote an integrated, holistic, and co-ordinated approach to the implementation of the Vision and Strategy and the management of the Waikato River
  • fund rehabilitation initiatives for the Waikato River in its role as trustee for the Waikato River Clean-up Trust.
Other functions of the Authority