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Opawaho Heathcote River Network

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Annabelle Hasselman
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Annabelle Hasselman
New Zealand

The Ōpāwaho-Heathcote River Network River Network was formed in June 2015 and it became an incorporated society in November 2017. Membership of the group includes a mix of representatives from community groups who are working to protect or rehabilitate specific sites on the Ōpāwaho-Heathcote River, and individuals living within in the Ōpāwaho-Heathcote River catchment with a strong interest in and commitment to, the river. The committee meets monthly.Groups represented include: Cashmere Stream Care Group, Lower Cashmere Resident's Association, Friends of the Ernle Clark Reserve, Beckenham Neighbourhood Association, Forest and Bird-Calders Green and Avon-Heathcote Estuary Ihutai Trust.