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.
CLIMATE CHANGE WORKSHOP
On Thursday 12 December the Waikato River Authority hosted a workshop to consider the opportunities to respond to the issue of climate change within its work to restore and protect the Waikato and Waipaa Rivers. Over 70 people attended across River iwi, industry sectors, Crown Research Institutes, local government, community groups and Crown agencies including the Ministry for the Environment and the Ministry for Primary Industries.
Here you can find out what was discussed, who was in attendance, and view or download some of the presentations from the workshop.
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.