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A story map is a visual way of presenting the story of a stream or showing information about our aquatic biodiversity.
The project 'Wakapuaka~bursting with life' acknowledges the many years of care by community groups.
Poorman Valley Stream rises in the hills of the Marsden Reserve, about 800m above sea level. Over its 2.32km course from the hills to the sea, it traverses native forest, an old cemetery, three schools and Isel Park.
Our rivers and streams are home to an amazing variety of freshwater fish, eels and other aquatic creatures.
The four-year Project Maitai/ Mahitahi brought together council, community, science and art to improve the health of the Maitai/Mahitahi river