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Habitat Protection & Management

Mining Rights & River Flows

As the expiry date for mining privileges approaches in 2021 there is an urgent need to design new systems of water allocation for catchments in Central Otago, and to consider the environmental needs of the river by returning water to them to establish a continuous flow. Read more...

 

Habitat Enhancement Fund

Otago’s Habitat Enhancement Fund (HEF) programme provides advice and in some cases a financial contribution to landowners wanting to enhance fish and game habitat values on their properties. This typically involves the creation of small wetlands or the fencing of important sports fish spawning streams. Read more...

Living Rivers

Find the latest issue of Living Rivers, our newsletter specifically designed to keep those with an interest in Otago waterways up to date. Read more...