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Kaituna Maketu and Pongakawa Waitahanui catchments

What's new?

What's new?

Check out upcoming events, recent news and project updates from the Kaituna Maketu and Pongakawa Waitahanui catchments.


Catchment overview

Catchment overview

View maps, facts and information about Regional Council's work to care for land and water in the Kaituna Maketu and Pongakawa Waitahanui catchments.




Freshwater Futures Community Groups

Freshwater Futures Community Groups

Two groups of community representatives (one for Kaituna/Maketū and one for Pongakawa/Waitahanui) have been established to help implement the National Policy Statement for Freshwater. They'll be informing changes to the Regional Water and Land Plan to guide the future of water management for these catchments.






Getting fish friendly

Getting fish friendly

Whitebait and other native freshwater fish need access between the sea and inland waterways to breed and feed. Find out how we're improving fish habitat in the Kaituna catchments.



Te Maru o Kaituna River Authority

Te Maru o Kaituna River Authority

The purpose of the Authority (as set out in Tapuika Claims Settlement Act 2014) is to restore, protect and enhance the environmental, cultural and spiritual health and well-being of the Kaituna River.


Kaituna Catchment Control Scheme

Kaituna Catchment Control Scheme

The Kaituna Catchment Control Scheme helps protect landowners from flood risk in the Lake Rotorua, Lake Rotoiti and Kaituna River catchments.