Birds landing on water
Image: DOC 


Living Water is a joint programme between DOC and Fonterra to improve the natural habitats of five key waterways in significant dairying regions around New Zealand.

Living Water logo.

DOC ranger checking a trap.
DOC ranger checking a trap

Under the Living Water programme, DOC's work will enhance wetlands and riparian areas, manage pests and weeds, and make sure that the right habitats are in place around farms.

This work will enhance biodiversity and encourage native fish and birds at:

More detailed information about the programme can be found on the Living Water website.

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