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Aorere project makes finals of NZ Riverprize

Land & Water

A rural community that proactively responded to the challenge of declining water quality has been shortlisted for the finals at this year’s prestigious Morgan Foundation NZ Riverprize.

Aorere River project

Aorere river

Dairy farmers in the Aorere River catchment formed a management group with assistance from NZ Landcare Trust and set about making positive changes.

Key to their success was a practical approach that included excluding stock from waterways by investing in new stock bridges and riparian fencing.

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