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MANGATARATA CATCHMENT

Primary Township   Elsthorpe – est. 1869

Area   12,465 hectares

Number of farms   Greater than 20ha = XX

Tukituki Dashboard results   MCI

Who are we working with  HBRC, CHBDC

Committee  NA

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ABOUT OUR CATCHMENT 

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Sediment & Erosion Control
Identify “hot-spots” and research options to address. Develop Winter Grazing Module for catchment.
Workshop series focused on Winter Grazing & Catch Crops. Understand LUC class and sediment movement with SME.
Erosion & sediment control practices operational (direct drill, timing of cultivation/cropping defined).
Good Management Practices
Identify tools available to farmers to manage GHG & Nutrient assessment.
All FEMP in catchment have GHG & Nutrient Management.
Catchment GHG & Nutrient. Management planning commences.
Farmer/Community Engagement
Catchment Day (Dec 22). Community Engagement Plan (What's App, Newsletter). Catchment Committee
Annual Field Day in Catchment. Connected to TLC for shared events & activities. Sharing stories with non-food & fibre producers.
Develop new catchment action plan.
Water Quality
Identify baseline “current state” across catchment (not just at exit point). Develop plan for water quality monitoring ( groundwater, DIN) in catchment. Align with school and Enviro Schools programme).
Seasonal creek flow source identified. Information resource from year 1 monitoring. Catchment data from monitoring being integrated into HBRC information.
DIN level variation understanding – variation across catchment and primary sources of identifiable changes.
Biodiversity – Predator & Pest Control
Engage key stakeholders to determine current state. Prioritise TB control & management
Collecting data to assess pest trend. Bird monitor/counting project started with school.
Annual hunting competition for catchment.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Takapau Planting Day
    Takapau Planting Day
    Thu, 25 Jul
    117 Fraser Road, Takapau 4281, New Zealand
    25 Jul 2024, 9:00 am
    117 Fraser Road, Takapau 4281, New Zealand
    25 Jul 2024, 9:00 am
    117 Fraser Road, Takapau 4281, New Zealand
    Come and be part of something special and help plant 3000 native plants along the Pōrangahau Stream in Takapau.
  • Second Omakere Planting Day
    Second Omakere Planting Day
    Sun, 28 Jul
    Omakere Hall
    28 Jul 2024, 9:00 am
    Omakere Hall, 2105 Pourerere Road, Omakere 4271, New Zealand
    28 Jul 2024, 9:00 am
    Omakere Hall, 2105 Pourerere Road, Omakere 4271, New Zealand
    Come and be part of an ambitious project to plant 2,500 natives along the banks of the Mangamahaki Stream by the Omakere Hall.
  • Poplar Pole Workshop - Free event
    Poplar Pole Workshop - Free event
    Wed, 31 Jul
    Waipawa Municipal Theatre
    31 Jul 2024, 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Waipawa Municipal Theatre, 18 Kenilworth Street, Waipawa 4210, New Zealand
    31 Jul 2024, 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    Waipawa Municipal Theatre, 18 Kenilworth Street, Waipawa 4210, New Zealand
    Establish a nursery and grow your own poles.
  •  Managing the Dry - Ashley Clinton
     Managing the Dry - Ashley Clinton
    Wed, 19 Jun
    Ashley Clinton Makaretu Hall
    19 Jun 2024, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
    Ashley Clinton Makaretu Hall, Makaretu Hall
    19 Jun 2024, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
    Ashley Clinton Makaretu Hall, Makaretu Hall
    Feed Budgeting for Dry Conditions
  •  Managing the Dry - Argyll East
     Managing the Dry - Argyll East
    Mon, 17 Jun
    Argyll East Hall
    17 Jun 2024, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
    Argyll East Hall, The Brow Road
    17 Jun 2024, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
    Argyll East Hall, The Brow Road
    Feed Budgeting for Dry Conditions
  • Omakere Planting Day
    Omakere Planting Day
    Sun, 09 Jun
    Omakere Community Hall
    09 Jun 2024, 9:00 am
    Omakere Community Hall, 2105 Pourerere Road
    09 Jun 2024, 9:00 am
    Omakere Community Hall, 2105 Pourerere Road
    Come and be part of something awesome for the Omakere Community
  • Mangamahaki Catchment Group Meeting
    Mangamahaki Catchment Group Meeting
    Wed, 22 May
    Omakere Hall
    22 May 2024, 4:00 pm
    Omakere Hall, 2105 Pourerere Road
    22 May 2024, 4:00 pm
    Omakere Hall, 2105 Pourerere Road
    Find out what is happening in your catchment
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