Changes to land uses with higher returns, greater employment opportunities and better environmental sustainability outcomes will provide wider economic benefits to the communities of Northland. This video lays out the Trust’s vision for the schemes.
Construction at Matawii, the first project nationally to be granted consent under the COVID-19 Recovery Act 2020, is now well underway. Work commenced in July 2021 to develop this 750,000m³ reservoir and is expected to be finished mid-2022.
Stage 1 of Te Waihekeora is currently underway and is the first step in the Trust’s goal of creating water storage and distribution schemes within the Kaipara. This video gives more detail about the development.
Stage 1 of the reservoir development in Kaipara started in May 2021 and is expected to be operational by August 2022.