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Lower Mangapiko Streamcare Group

Year Started: 
2006
Contact Person: 
Gareth Hoskin
E-mail address: 
Group Members: 
65
Address: 
Mangapiko Stream between Te Awamutu and Pirongia
New Zealand

Aim: To reduce erosion and flooding, reduce flow of sediments and nutrients into the stream, improve riparian habitat and biodiversity and adopt a sustainable land management practices

Activities: Weed control especially willow, fencing and planting

Parties involved: Landowners, Waikato Regional Council, Fonterra, Waipa District Council,  NZ Landcare Trust, Te Awamutu College , Periodic Detention workers

Sponsors: 
Waikato River Authority, Waipa District Council, WCEET and Fonterra Grassroot Fund