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Read about the annual monitoring summary for river and stream health.
Water is essential to us for our most basic needs as well as for industry and rural activities. Freshwater management helps care for this precious resource.
The Freshwater Plan Change became operative on 5 June 2007. It is integrated into the Nelson Resource Management Plan as Appendix 28.
The Waimaori stream care programme raises community awareness by way of monitoring waterways.
This type of river algae may be harmful to animals and people.