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Lake Waikare

What: Planting restoration programme to help improve water quality

Where: Lake Waikare, Te Kauwhata (40 kilometres north of Hamilton)

When: 28th - 30th October 2017 (join us for one, two or all of the days)


Lake Waikare is is a riverine lake, the largest of several shallow lakes in the upper floodplain of the Waikato River in New Zealand's North Island. 

Lake Waikare was a source of sustenance for the whānau mai Te Riu tae atuki Te Puaha o Waikato. In recent years the health and wellbeing of the lake has been degraded by high inputs of nutrients, sediments and bacteria.

Join us in our planting programme to improve the water quality at Lake Waikare.

Planting at Lake Waikare -  

At 9.00 am: Whanau and Volunteers gather at Matahuru Marae for planting programme preparation in the margins of Lake Waikare.

 For more information contact

Tawera Nikau:   or 
Gllen (Joe) Tupuhi:


Planting invite

 Last update 20/09/17