Much has already been achieved through the Wānaka Water Project. In collaboration with a network of passionate individuals, regulators, scientists and community stakeholders, the Wānaka Water Project has improved understanding of the risks to our waterways and identified actions needed to manage their impacts. The outcomes from the Wānaka Water Project will improve and maintain the long-term health of the wider Upper Clutha catchment area including Lake Wānaka, Lake Hāwea and the Clutha, Hāwea and Cardrona Rivers.
This work is made possible with the generous support of our funders: Ministry for the Environment, Sargood Bequest, Million Metres, Queenstown Lakes District Council and Otago Regional Council. The project has been divided into three key streams of work: