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Community Collaboration

Community Collaboration

By working together, we empower communities to understand their water, their environment, and their impact.

From WAI Wānaka’s humble beginning, it was clear that none of the work necessary to protect and restore our waterways can be done in isolation.

Education & Outreach

Education Programme

Education is at the heart of local action.

Our education and outreach programmes are building a passionate community of water advocates with the skills and knowledge to be the current and future voices for healthy water.

Action Groups

Action Groups

Connecting landowners, local businesses and the community.

Working together to protect healthy ecosystems and community wellbeing for years to come. WAI Wānaka helped establish multiple rural catchment groups operating in the Central Lakes District. Our current focus is on facilitating the formation of urban action groups.

Knowledge into Action for te Taiao

Knowledge into Action
for Te Taiao

Te Taiao – the natural world that contains and surrounds us – is at the centre of this project.

Connecting leading scientists, researchers, local farmers and the community to develop an understanding of land-use and land management options that enhance Te Taiao.

Click here to view all of WAI Wānaka’s projects and programmes.


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