Preservation of whitewater, threats to recreational amenity, wild and scenic rivers.
Zero Invasive Predators Ltd (ZIP), DOC and Predator Free 2050 Limited are carrying out research in the Perth River Valley, to develop an approach to completely remove possums (and potentially rats) from forested areas and prevent them from re-establishing.
Whitewater NZ, Forest & Bird and FMC wrote a joint letter to Minister of Conservation Maggie Barry regarding a possible concession for Westpower's proposed Waitaha hydro scheme:
27 June 2017
Honourable Maggie Barry
Minister for Conservation
Private Bag 18 888