The future of our water

Ngāti Kahungunu, Hastings District Council, Hawke’s Bay District Health Board and Hawke’s Bay Regional Council have partnered to bring you a community symposium that will explore the future of fresh water in the Heretaunga Plains.

The symposium will feature national speakers representing science, cultural, community and business perspectives.

Please come along to find out more about the future of water in the Heretaunga Plains.

View the full programme here.

Click here to register. 

Guest speakers

John Begg

Sean Bevin

Dr John Quinn
Dr Uwe Morgenstern
Louis Tremblay
Guy Salmon



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Economic Solutions Limited, Hawkes Bay

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Chief Scientist - Freshwater and Estuaries


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Principal Scientist  
Isotope Hydrology/Water Dating - GNS

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Environmental Toxicologist

Cawthron Institute

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Executive Director Ecologic 

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Dr Brent Gilpin

Alison Dewes
Murray Close Martin Workman Tina Porou 

Science Leader

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Tipu Whenua 

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Principal scientist, ESR

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Director Water
Ministry for the Environment

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