ITEMS OF CURRENT INTEREST: Living Waters documentaries, participation in community education, Inlet pathway progress and much, much more, HERE

 

NEWSLETTERS

Read the December 2016 issue of our newsletter, The Inlet.

 

This issue includes a feature article on Transmission Gully and the environmental protection measures being taken to protect the Inlet from the risk of excessive sedimentation.

 

TEACHERS

We have worksheets to help you with your Inlet studies. We can also come to your school and show you how to use the Pāuatahanui Inlet in science and social studies curriculum work.

 

Check out some of our submissions.

 

ACTIVITIES

Planning a family visit to the Inlet? Our educational worksheets will keep youngsters interested and involved.

 

Remember our Rainy day section - something for the kids to do. There are more family activities in our newsletters.

 

LIVING WATERS: stories of our harbour. Get the complete 12-episode DVD from Pataka for just $15, or join GOPI now and get one free!

They are also available on-line at http://www.livingwatersdoco.co.nz/

 

MAKING A BEQUEST?

Read how to make a bequest to GOPI.

 

HELP?

Let us help you: please let us know if you'd like to see a particular topic on our website.

 

 

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Welcome to the website of the

GUARDIANS of PĀUATAHANUI INLET

If you like what you see here pleasejoin us. More members means more influence in promoting the community's view on protection of the Inlet.


 

PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2017 - CLOSED

This year's photographic competition is now closed and all the entries are with our judge, Geoff Marshall, to select the winning and highly commended images. We wish all competitors the best of luck.

 

 

 

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  • The 2017 STATE OF THE HARBOUR PORIRUA HARBOUR TRUST SCORECARD, reporting on the progress towards improving harbour health and well-being, is due out in a few weeks, so keep looking out for the new link and find out what progress has been made since last year.

  • PORIRUA HARBOUR AND CATCHMENT STRATEGY AND ACTION PLAN
  • FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: From the PORIRUA HARBOUR TRUST is a set of Frequently asked questions about Porirua Harbour. Very informative.

  • BOOKS FOR CHILDREN: At the beach and Under the Ocean, by Gillian Candler and Ned Barraud

ABOUT THE GUARDIANS

Pāuatahanui Inlet is the only large estuarine wetland left in the lower half of New Zealand's North Island. It is at risk, mainly from human activities in both the Inlet and its catchment. We call ourselves the 'Guardians of Pāuatahanui Inlet' because we work to promote recognition of the ecological, recreational and cultural values of the Inlet.

On this website you can read about how we care for the Inlet and promote its wellbeing with central and local government. You can learn about our activities and policies, and read our newsletters and annual reports. You will find scientific information about the Inlet and its catchment and links to relevant research. The section 'The Inlet' contains information about the natural and human history and current concerns about threats to Inlet ecology. Teachers can download our educational resources. We also have an expanding 'Rainy day' section.

Who do I contact about

pollution?

 

...and for

injured wildlife?

Phone 0800DOCHOTline 0800 362 468

READ THIS: Porirua Harbour Strategy and Action Plan

 

 

The aim of the Strategy is to attack the 'Big Three' agents responsible for the current depressed ... (more)  

 

 

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