Reconnecting to the whenua – A journey with Pūniu River Care Inc.

Kerilyn Rangi is really proud of herself. Since January the Te Awamutu-based mum has been working hard with her crew at the Pūniu River Care nursey at Mangatoatoa Marae in Te Mawhai – a role that has given her more than just a job, she says. Through the Ministry of...

NZLT – Thriving Southland

In a short space of just a few years, Southland catchment groups now cover an amazing 90 percent of the region, thanks to the work of Thriving Southland and the NZ Landcare Trust. Thriving Southland Project Chair Richard Kyte recently spoke at the NZ Landcare Trust’s...

Pomahaka work continues strong

Nostalgia kick-started it all for Lloyd McCall of the Pomahaka Water Care Group. All he wanted was for his mokopuna (grandchildren) to be able to do as he and previous generations had done and swim and splash in the swimming hole on the family farm. But it wasn’t to...

Slow down, be patient and create a positive legacy

You can’t rush the work or hope for quicker results when it comes to sustainable land practices and improving our country’s waterways. Speakers at the NZ Landcare Trust’s National Catchments Forum held in Wellington this week, supported by the Ministry for Primary...

Stronger funding models needed for catchment groups

Funding for catchment groups needs to be ongoing and non-contestable, says industry representatives speaking at the National Catchment Forum being held at Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand this week. Held by NZ Landcare Trust with support from the Ministry for...