Ruamāhanga Whaitua

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The Ruamāhanga Whaitua committee developed the following vision and outcomes for the waterways of the Wairarapa.

VISION - Wairarapa - Where the water glistens

OUTCOMES - The future is engaged communities proactive in the long term sustainability of the catchment as a whole.

A place where...

  • we are all connected to the water so we are all equally responsible for creating a more natural state;
  • holistic land and water management creates resilience;
  • recreational and cultural opportunities are enhanced;
  • there is a sustainable economic future;
  • water quality is improving;
  • ecological enhancement is sustainable;
  • there is safety and security of (drinking) water supply.
  • Ko wai, Mo wai, No wai: waterways connect communities, there is a sense of identity for people and water;
Waterways connecting communities – The people, Who are you? Who are you for? Who do you belong to?

Build a sense of identity between people and water

Become familiar with all aspects of Whaitua Committee and Wairarapa Community aspirations by browsing the documents here.

Join the conversation about how we might achieve the outcomes while taking account of community values.

We need your help to make the right decisions. Contribute your ideas in the forum below.

The Ruamāhanga Whaitua committee developed the following vision and outcomes for the waterways of the Wairarapa.

VISION - Wairarapa - Where the water glistens

OUTCOMES - The future is engaged communities proactive in the long term sustainability of the catchment as a whole.

A place where...

  • we are all connected to the water so we are all equally responsible for creating a more natural state;
  • holistic land and water management creates resilience;
  • recreational and cultural opportunities are enhanced;
  • there is a sustainable economic future;
  • water quality is improving;
  • ecological enhancement is sustainable;
  • there is safety and security of (drinking) water supply.
  • Ko wai, Mo wai, No wai: waterways connect communities, there is a sense of identity for people and water;
Waterways connecting communities – The people, Who are you? Who are you for? Who do you belong to?

Build a sense of identity between people and water

Become familiar with all aspects of Whaitua Committee and Wairarapa Community aspirations by browsing the documents here.

Join the conversation about how we might achieve the outcomes while taking account of community values.