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.
The iNaturalist Ōpāwaho Heathcote River Catchment Project species inventory has accumulated 6300 observations of 1200 species reported by 200 observers. You can add to this every time you go for a walk along the river!
Cleanwaterways.org.nz - a fantastic website about urban waterways
The Christchurch City Council monitors the environmental health of theŌpāwaho-Heathcote River through both water quality testing and ecology and sediment quality.
Waterways Monitoring (CCC)
Tī Kōuka Whenua (Christchurch City Library)