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RESTORING AND PROTECTING THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF THE WAIKATO RIVER

Tooku awa koiora me oona pikonga he kura tangihia o te maataamuri
The river of life, each curve more beautiful than the last

ABOUT THE WAIKATO RIVER AUTHORITY

Our 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. Read more...

 

The map below shows our catchment area.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

KEY ROLE IN OUR ORGANISATION

The Operations Manager will oversee and coordinate the delivery of all operational, administrative, corporate and business services and systems within the WRA (including reception, IT, property & facilities, event management, office supplies, vehicle management, Health & Safety and operational policies).

Another important aspect of the role will be to provide efficient and effective secretariat functions and support to the Chief Executive, WRA Co-Chairs and Board.  This role will ensure the efficient and effective running of the WRA office at all times and proactively look for opportunities to improve and add value to the WRA operations and business.

 

Kookopu

the Waikato River Authority financially supports projects that support the health and wellbeing of the Waikato River throughout the Waikato region. See this section for up to date news about currently funded projects in progress, and information about projects we have funded in the past.

Here you can find information on our project reporting. Our easy to follow videos are here to help guide you through the best practices for keeping us up to date with your project and claiming funding.

BALDWIN DAIRY FARM WETLAND

The creation of this wetland on the Baldwin dairy farm near Putāruru was a project undertaken over five years led by DairyNZ and with significant funding from the Waikato River Authority.

GROWING WELL AT PŪNIU RIVER CARE

Iwi environmental organisation Pūniu River Care is seeing positive outcomes for its people and for conservation following its establishment near Te Awamutu. The group has been involved in a number of environmental projects in the region...

KUKUTĀRUHE GULLY

Kukutāruhe Gully lies in the heart of Hamilton City. Spokesperson for the gully project Vic Arcus tells us about what makes the gully unique, and why the restoration is important for the community and for the Waikato River.

Newsletter – December 2019

December 3, 2019

Read the December edition of Maunga ki tai, our WRA…

Waikato response to climate change

November 12, 2019

The Waikato River Authority is hosting a workshop to discuss…

Record co-funding for river clean-up projects

October 14, 2019

The level of financial collaboration on projects to clean-up the…

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