Tuna given a helping hand to migrate at Te Waihora

An idea hatched by Te Taumutu Rūnanga has helped tuna migrate from Te Waihora to the sea after some were becoming stranded due to the steepness of the beach crest. After approaching Environment Canterbury’s engineering team for a helping hand, a day of earthworks were carried out on 29 April to lower part of the beach crest and enlarge a naturally formed V-shaped invert in the lake-edge. [Read more…]

Waihao committee members met with Environment Canterbury engineering staff members, Bruce Scarlett and Ross Vessy, at the Waihao box on 11 March, to discuss matters relating to the Box and its future.

Waihao’s manager Steve Boyd, Graeme and David Thomas and Jennifer Thomas and her partner Angus travelled to the Box and were met there by Graeme Lane, our chair. Local farmer representative Mick Lamming also joined the group. [Read more…]