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Wakapuaka Stream Story Map

The Wakapuaka river catchment is small, by national standards, but is significant as representative of freshwater challenges faced nationally. Its story is one of what is possible with a concerted effort.

Situated just north of Whakatū/Nelson, the area hosts a wide range of unique ecosystems. With the combined efforts of local residents, community groups and local government the Wakapuaka catchment can become a model for a functional ecosystem where everything thrives.

Check out the story map exploring this natural beauty.

Wakapuaka ~ Bursting with Life