Gisborne District Council - Wharekopae River Restoration

Project duration: 5 years
Freshwater Improvement Fund contribution: $847,450

30km of improvements for the Wharekopae River.
Supporting a diverse and healthy abundance of aquatic life and consistently meeting swimming targets is the goal of a project that will see 30km of improvements along the Wharekopae River.  Interventions include fencing to exclude stock, installation of water reticulation systems, culverting of stock crossings, riparian and soil conservation plantings.