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New technology to improve water monitoring in Porirua

Posted on 13 November 2018

Greater Wellington Regional Council, along with lead researchers from NIWA, is trialling a new way of monitoring water quality in Porirua streams. The method is expected to provide a deeper understanding of where contaminants are coming from and gauge how bad water quality can get during a rain event.  

New technology to improve water monitoring in Porirua
Posted on 13 November 2018
Greater Wellington Regional Council, along with lead researchers from NIWA, is trialling a new way of monitoring water quality in Porirua streams. The method is expected to provide a deeper understanding of where contaminants are coming from and gauge how bad water quality can get during a rain event.  
http://www.gw.govt.nz/new-technology-to-improve-water-monitoring-in-porirua/

Wairarapa economic development strategy to benefit whole region

Posted on 13 November 2018

Today’s release of the Wairarapa Economic Development Strategy should be a turning point in the fortunes of Wairarapa, which has all the ingredients for strong growth and future economic success says Greater Wellington Regional Councillor and Wellington Regional Strategy Committee Deputy Chair Roger Blakeley.

Wairarapa economic development strategy to benefit whole region
Posted on 13 November 2018
Today’s release of the Wairarapa Economic Development Strategy should be a turning point in the fortunes of Wairarapa, which has all the ingredients for strong growth and future economic success says Greater Wellington Regional Councillor and Wellington Regional Strategy Committee Deputy Chair Roger Blakeley.
http://www.gw.govt.nz/wairarapa-economic-development-strategy-to-benefit-whole-region-2/

Dung beetles to be rolled out region-wide

Posted on 7 November 2018 by Stephen Heath

The first region-wide release of non-native dung beetles in New Zealand is just beginning as Greater Wellington Regional Council and Dung Beetle Innovations team up to help communities looking for cleaner fresh water and farmers seeking higher productivity. 

Dung beetles to be rolled out region-wide
Posted on 7 November 2018 by Stephen Heath
The first region-wide release of non-native dung beetles in New Zealand is just beginning as Greater Wellington Regional Council and Dung Beetle Innovations team up to help communities looking for cleaner fresh water and farmers seeking higher productivity. 
http://www.gw.govt.nz/dung-beetles-to-be-rolled-out-region-wide/

Urban wetland in Porirua reveals healthy fish life
Posted on 2 November 2018
 
http://www.gw.govt.nz/urban-wetland-in-porirua-reveals-healthy-fish-life/