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Maramara-a-Tawa wetland restoration

Maramara-a-Tawa is a six hectare wetland located on the true right-hand side of the Rangitaiki River; adjacent to the bridge as you enter Waiohau Valley from the north. 

Map Maramara a Tawa wetland location

The land is administered by Land Information New Zealand and the Department of Conservation and there is a drainage easement held by Trustpower.

Regional Council has committed five years of funding for to the restoration of this culturally important wetland.

Restoration works will start in January 2017 with the control of a number of pest plants, particularly willow.

Here are a few ‘before’ images and we look forward to some ‘during’ and ‘after’ photos of this wonderful wetland.

'Before' photos 

Maramara a Tawa before photo 1 Maramara a Tawa before photo 2