May 31, 2015


Two new Waikato RiverCare projects have recently had fences constructed along project boundaries in preparation for weed control and planting.


A new 1150m long 4 wire electric fence and flood gate has been constructed by Barakat Contractors Ltd at the Taupiri Ki Weanganui project in May.  Completion of this fence is a significant milestone for Waikato RiverCare which has successfully excluded all stock access from the Waikato...

May 24, 2015

Arbor Day is a world-wide tradition celebrating the planting of trees to beautify, improve air quality, assist with reducing erosion and add to the biodiversity of regions around the globe.  In New Zealand Arbor day is celebrated on June 5th and also coincides with World Environment Day, the United Nations’ platform for worldwide awareness and action for the environment.


In New Zealand as elsewhere, it’s a perfect time to ‘pla...

May 14, 2015

4895 plants have been successfully planted at the Department of Conservation / Fish and Game joint project at Coalfields Road, in the Whangamarino wetland area near Maramarua.  Waikato RiverCare was pleased to be part of the team effort at this site, project managing the sourcing and planting of a selection of primarily native grasses and other wetland plants.


Mature plant stock was chosen for the site, to reduce potential dam...

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