People enjoy the Porirua Harbour for all kinds of reasons. In this episode a range of people share with us their love of the harbour. But will they be able to enjoy these activities into the future?
What is the spiritual significance of waka-ama?
What are the rules for using motorboats on the harbour?
Why does sewage end up in the harbour after rain?
Creatures Great & Small
The Rural Catchment
Ka oho te wairua
Ka matara te tinana,
He aroha ki te aroha,
Whakaa te Ranga.
English translation: When your body is alert, your spirit is awakened and love is unconditional, then enlightenment happens.
If you see rubbish in the waterways and/or on the beach like glass, cans or plastics, remove it or call the Greater Wellington Regional Council Pollution Hotline on 0800 496 734.
The Greater Wellington Regional Council does monitoring of swimming areas and their results can be found here http://graphs.gw.govt.nz/recreational-water-quality/#_msoanchor_3