Bridge to bridge riparian planting project

Started in 1995, this project initially involved fencing and planting the riparian margins of the Ohinemuri River and tributaries between the Golden Valley Rd and the Coronation (SH2) bridges.

In total, some 5km of river riparian margin were planted. The project established 200,000 native plants and cost about $2 million. A walkway was also created, partly alongside the planted areas, to provide access to the summit of Black Hill. Maintenance in these areas continues.