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Risks to our catchment

Our waterways are no longer as pristine as they appear and face increasing pressures on five fronts:
  1. Urban Development
  2. Rural Development
  3. Increasing Tourism and Recreational Activities
  4. Introduction and Spread of Pest Flora and Fauna
  5. Climate Change

Within these risk areas there are currently many knowledge gaps in the field of freshwater improvement work including a lack of monitoring, measurement and data to inform decision making.

The Community Catchment Plan (CCP) identifies a range of actions through collaboration, behaviour change and partnerships that will send us on the way to a better understanding of the needs of our precious alpine environment.

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Lagarosiphon is just one of the plant pests we are currently dealing with in Lake Wānaka.

Subjects of Interest


CCP OBJECTIVES & CATEGORIES

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Aquatic Life
Functioning Ecosystems
Physical Habitat
Water Quality
Water Quantity

Cultural Values
Economic Wellbeing
Safe Recreation
Social Wellbeing

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Climate Change
Pest Flora & Fauna
Rural Development
Tourism and Recreation
Urban Development

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How the CCP helps

Land Management
Urban Development
Ecosystem Action
Collaboration
Mātauranga Māori


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