Our aim is for the Pomahaka River to be recognized as having the absolute highest water quality so that future generations can enjoy the river as we have.



  • Profitable, sustainable agriculture thriving together alongside local business, recreation and tourism.
  • A pristine environment to swim, play and fish in.
  • Healthy ecosystems for fish life.
  • Educate via encouragement rather than enforcement.



  • Promote and grow a strong stand alone water care group.
  • Know what is in our waterways (group testing).
  • Know what your business is contributing (discharge testing).
  • Improve awareness by building knowledge so best practice becomes normal practice.
  • Encourage everyone in the community to work alongside stakeholders and iwi to achieve the vision.