OUR PROJECT STORIES - ARCHIVE
RESTORING THE HEALTH OF LAKE WAIKARE
The restoration of Lake Waikare is arguably one of the most challenging environmental projects in the Waikato. Kaitiaki of the lake north of Huntly Tawera Nikau tells about their project and how funding from the Waikato River Authority is helping his hapū towards their vision of a healthy lake.
IINANGA REVIVAL : STU MUIR FAMILY, MANGATI STREAM RESTORATION PROJECT
Mangati stream located south-west of Pukekohe has been 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.
WAIKATO AND WAIPA 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.
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.
PLANS IN MOTION: MANIAPOTO ENVIRONMENTAL AND UPPER WAIPĀ RIVER FISHERY AND 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.