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Mahia Peninsula is an Isthmus island on the East Coast of the North Island between Gisborne and Napier. In July 2010 the local community of Whangawehi raised the issue of the potential effects of the Mahia Beach Community Waste Water System and other land uses on the water quality of the Whangawehi stream, the estuary and the mahinga kai beds outside the river mouth.

One of the commitments set out in the Accord was to produce an Action Plan to be implemented by the forum and our respective organisations. Developing this Action Plan required a significant investment of time, energy, resources and collaboration from the forum members. The leaders identified six key priorities for the river:...

This report describes geographic features, values and pressures for 48 estuarine sites in the lower North Island and sets out current and potential conservation activities. To help with management decisions, each site is also given various scores and rankings. The report is a practical resource for councils, iwi, environmental groups and interested people.

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