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Otukaikino river - River award winner

Most Improved River for 2014

Last Thursday evening we hosted the New Zealand River Awards for the second time. The Awards recognise the hard work of Regional Councils and their communities on improving the health of their local rivers. On Friday we met the winner of the River Story competition, the inspirational Bill Kerrison from the Bay of Plenty. Today […]

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2014 New Zealand River Award Winners

  Two Canterbury rivers – the Otukaikino and Cam – took out 1st and 3rd place in the 2014 New Zealand River Awards for the most improved rivers in the country. The Oroua River in the Manawatu was the 2nd most improved river in New Zealand.   “The improvement in all three rivers has been […]

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Eglinton River, Flickr, Harald Selke.

2014 New Zealand River Awards

The second annual New Zealand River Awards will be announced this Thursday evening in Wellington. The Awards recognise the most improved river in each region where there’s robust data, and also identifies the three most improved rivers in the country. Last year the Awards were based on improvement in e-coli levels. This year we’re using […]

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