Project Stories Archive

The Meadow Walk, Cambridge Tree Trust

The Cambridge Tree Trust (CTT) an organisation who prides them self on looking after our environment and their community took the challenge to create something that could benefit both.

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Inanga Revival: Stu Muir Family, Mangati Stream Restoration Project

Mangati stream located south-west of Pukekohe has been on the backyard of the Muir family farm for more than five generations. A stream which flows from the Waikato River was once thriving and flourishing in an abundance of native fish and bird life. Due to the degradation of the Waikato River over the flow of time, the Mangati stream suffered causing a certain native fish species to vanish from the area, our beloved Inanga/Whitebait.

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Waikato and Waipā River Restoration Strategy

The Restoration Strategy is a non-statutory and non-regulatory framework to help with future ‘on the ground’ activities for restoration around the Waikato River and Waipā River. The document provides a foundation to guide organisations that fund or undertake restoration through identification of specific, technically achievable and prioritised actions.

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Wharekorino Wetland Restoration Project

The Wharekorino Wetland was once covered in willow and privet, but Pūniu River Care Incorporated (PRC), an environmental kaitiaki organisation in the upper Waipā, took on the job of restoration.

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Fagan Family Partnership, Mangarapa Catchment Restoration Project

He might have made his name as a world champion shearer but now Sir David Fagan has his sights set on sustainable dairy farming. As a farm owner through the Wolverstone Farm Partnership just outside Te Kuiti, Sir David has found himself involved in an additional partnership with the Waikato Regional Council and the Waikato River Authority.

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Plans in Motion: Maniapoto Environmental & Upper Waipā River Fishery Management Plans

The Waipā River is the largest tributary that feeds the Waikato River, by restoring the health and wellbeing of the Waipā River, it will help to restore the health and wellbeing of the Waikato River. With support and approved funding from the Waikato River Authority, the Maniapoto Māori Trust Board (MMTB) was able to update and create their current Environmental & Upper Waipā River Fishery Management Plans.

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The Waikato 100

The inaugural Waikato 100 river event was held on the 25th November 2017 with 140 athletes taking to the water either by rowing, kayaking, paddle boarding or in waka ama.

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