Te Mana o te Wai

Te Mana o te Wai refers to the fundamental importance of water and recognises that protecting the health of freshwater protects the health and well-being of the wider environment.  It protects the mauri of the wai.  Te Mana o te Wai is about restoring and preserving the balance between the water, the wider environment, and the community.

See more in the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2020