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People jumping off the jetty at Ruby Island, Lake Wānaka
This gifting season we invite you to look after your treasured alpine lakes – Lake Wānaka and Lake Hāwea – and their surrounding waterways by supporting education and volunteer programmes in your backyard.

You have the opportunity to help empower your community to look after the place we all love – especially in the summer holidays! This is such an important part of maintaining healthy ecosystems and community wellbeing for future generations. Support something meaningful this Christmas and donate to our school and community education programme.

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

Group of school kids with a message about water

We cannot do this important work without you – our community.

Will you make a donation to help us increase awareness and share knowledge about how to keep our water and ecosystems healthy – now and for future generations?

We know it’s a challenging time of year. Another way you can help is to share this message with your friends and family. Head to our Facebook or Instagram pages and share this fundraiser!

Mandy Bell - WAI Wānaka chair

Ngā mihi nui,

Mandy Bell | WAI Wānaka chair
and the WAI team

P.S. Please make a donation to WAI Wānaka and help us accelerate local action for our fresh water.

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