Degraded River Photos
An essay of rivers that need to be fixed up;
Mangawara Steam October 2017
These are a couple of photos taken on Tauhei Road, near Seiferts Road of the Mangawara Steam, the colour of the which runs around the Pukemokemoke Scenic Reserve and past the Fulton Hogan Quarry beside Tauhei Road, and then runs through Orini and into the Waikato River at Taupiri, in the Waikato - leaves a lot to be desired
Un named Canterbury stream
After river control work has filled in corner pools, removed cover over a section of river were there was an agreement to trial using other means of control work.... This type of work occurs regularly and has little regard for fisheries interests
Hororata River Canterbury
This tributary to the Selwyn River used to be a great small stream fishery, today it dries most summers because of drainage of wetlands in the headwaters, water abstractions from the river and connected ground water abstractions..
North Ashburton River
Suffers from water abstractions for agricultural activities that leaves it looking like this most summers
Deep Creek Rangatita River Nov 2016
An illegal division has caused Deep Creek to change course ruining a world class fishery - this one is a very long story...