This page refers to information about whole-of-river issues. For more information about specific parts of the river, please visit our River Network page which lists all the community groups and organisations working the length of the catchment.
NatureWatch: a living record of life in New Zealand that scientists environmental managers, citizen scientists and communities can use to monitor changes in biodiversity in their local area.
Cleanwaterways.org.nz - a fantastic website about urban waterways
The Christchurch City Council monitors the environmental health of the
Ōpāwaho-Heathcote River through both water quality testing and ecology and sediment quality.
Waterways Monitoring (CCC)
Tī Kōuka Whenua (Christchurch City Library)