How to help
At the RiverCare Group, we're committed to protecting and preserving our local environment. We offer a variety of ways you can get involved and make a positive impact on our community. Whether you have expertise in specific areas or simply a passion for environmental conservation, we welcome your support. Here are the positions you can help with:
Communicate and collaborate with community groups working in the local environmental space
Seeking out and applying for funding so we can progress the goals of the RiverCare Group.
Promote our mahi through branding, social media and other media including newspaper, radio, pamphlets, signage
Gather and collate data
'Eyes on the river'. Actively monitor the river and the contributing sewerage and storm-water network. Regular water testing.
Building systems to ensure the effective operation of our group.
Build a resource that focuses on the history of the awa.
Assist us to develop an understanding of the legal framework we need to work within. Purse legal avenues where appropriate.
Building relationships with local iwi and embodying tikanga Maori in our work
Advocate for the Awa with the community, Auckland Council and Government Agencies.
Assist with River Clean-ups and riparian planting.