Care about Thames Coromandel freshwater? Now is your chance to have a say.

Waikato Regional Council is holding one-day water workshops in Whitianga on 1 July and Paeroa on 4 July. We want to know what you value most about freshwater, how you want it to look in the future, and how it can be managed so that our rivers, lakes, streams, and wetlands can be enjoyed for generations to come.

“The one-day water workshops are being held before the council makes changes to its Waikato Regional Policy Statement and Waikato Regional Plan, to bring them into line with new central government directions”, said Denis Tegg Thames Coromandel representative on the Waikato Regional Council.

“There have been quite significant changes made to the laws relating to freshwater management. So this is your chance to find out about these new directions for freshwater planning and how they might influence you and your local waterways. There will also be an opportunity to share information about the state of waterways in your area, and to seek the best solutions on how freshwater should be managed”, said Cr Tegg

For more information please call 0800 800 401 or email –

Registration for the workshops is required. Please signup at–policy–review

Denis Tegg

Thames Coromandel representative on Waikato Regional Council