Whanganui West Catchment GroupWhanganui West Catchment Group

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About Us

The primary purpose of the Whanganui West Catchment Group Incorporated Society is to achieve enhanced environmental outcomes and facilitate and promote on-farm good practice and sustainable land management principles. Furthermore, the Society aims to enhance community resilience, social, education and matauranga Māori outcomes.

The purposes of the Society include but are not limited to:
Promoting the group's environmental outcomes, Organising meetings, Projects and events, Providing resources and technical support, Acting as a collective voice, Applying for funding.

Catchment Area

The Whanganui West Catchment Group is focused on the five main catchments within its area, these being;
Ototoka, Okehu, Kai Iwi, Mowhanau and Omapu Streams.

Horizons data from September 2021 shows that the Ototoka, Kai Iwi and Mowhanau Streams are rated as three of the four worst sites in the region for swimmability.

Our Partners

As Whanganui West “locals” we have a primary responsibility to look after our patch but as part of the wider eco-system, we believe everyone has a part to play.

Our partners include local, regional, national and international industry, research, government and non-government bodies.
He waka eke noa – We’re all in this together!

Contact Information

Contact us at:

Whanganui West Catchment Group email

or George Matthews (Chair) at
06-342 9877