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New Zealand beats Australia to win Australasia Riverprize

Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Whangawehi Stream (New Zealand) won this year's Bert and Vera Thiess Australasia Riverprize.

Under a community-led catchment management plan, the Whangawehi Catchment Management Group has been helping farmers manage pests and revegetate the river margins, resulting in the establishment of 160,000 native trees, 60ha of riparian margins and the retirement of a 10ha of native bush block.

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