Adopt a Stream - Summer Newsletter

Adopt a Drain – Summer

Ngā mihi o te Tau Hou / Happy New Year ✨ Summer has come in hot – just like our Adopt a Drain Newsletter ☀ Did you know swimming in our lakes and rivers after a rainfall event can impact your health? When it rains, contaminants that have built up… Read More

Adopt a Drain – Spring

It’s time for our ‘Adopt a Drain’ newsletter – spring edition! As we gear up for the warmer days ahead, it’s time to talk about responsible gardening – especially when it comes to using fertilisers and chemical sprays. Let’s get into it, shall we! An ‘Adopt a Drain’ refresher: Whatever… Read More

What role can you play in protecting our special place?

Photo by: Deanna Gerlach With summer in full swing, we hope you and your whānau have been out enjoying our lakes and rivers here in the Upper Clutha. After a restorative few weeks away, the WAI team are back at work and looking forward to the year ahead. SUMMER AWARENESS:… Read More

Rural update 23 Nov 2021

With broom in full flower it’s a great time of year to get those outliers across the farm. The WAI team are trained to chop and paste and can help you with broom and other weed control on your property. Click here to register interest and we’ll be in… Read More

Lockdown learning & biodiversity

Another four days and we’ll drop an alert level everywhere south of Auckland. We hope you are all coping ok and are gentle on yourselves as well as getting to enjoy some daily exercise in our gorgeous backyard (…if not the snowy kind). It seems many gardens are going to… Read More

WAI Rural Enviro Series

We’re excited to bring you this workshop series aimed at providing opportunities for women who want to support their farm business. These are small group workshops to upskill and share knowledge on environmental topics such as native planting, freshwater health, carbon planning and biodiversity. WORKSHOP 1:Current Regulatory Landscape We’re kicking off on September… Read More