Detention Bund Field Day

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Detention Bund Field Day


  • Want to know more about detention bunds on farms?

  • What are the funding options?

  • How are they designed?

  • How can they improve water quality on your farm?

Join the Pokaiwhenua Catchment Group at Hodderville Farms open field day on 14th December to discuss their detention bund project with topics including: funding options, challenges, design and construction process, water quality objectives.

We will have speakers from the Waikato River Authority to share information on the funding process, and Chris Tanner from NIWA to discuss the benefits to water quality.

This is the first in a series of events to follow the establishment of the detention bunds, from pre-construction to completion.

What are detention bunds? Visit: https://www.livingwater.net.nz/catchment/wairua-river-te-awa-o-wairua/detention-bunds/

Event details

  • 10:00am - arrive, tea and coffee

  • 10:30am -12:00pm - Speakers

  • 12:00pm - Lunch

  • 1:00pm-2:00pm - Farm tour to bund site

For more information on the Pokaiwhenua Catchment Group, please visit https://www.pokaiwhenua.org.nz/

Important Information:

  • Registration is essential

  • Lunch and refreshments are provided (please let us know any dietary requirements ASAP)

  • There will be a farm tour component to this field day. Only appropriate 4WD vehicles will be used for the tour. Please be open to ride-sharing for the tour to reduce the number of vehicles on farm.

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