Story: Farming and the environment

Lake Kainui Landcare Group

Lake Kainui Landcare Group

Lake Kainui is a shallow lake in the midst of peatland in the Waikato, and has been managed by the Lake Kainui Landcare Group since 1966. Fencing off from grazing animals and plantings around the perimeter aim to reduce sedimentation and improve overall water quality.

Using this item

Environment Waikato
Photograph by Bala Tikkisetty

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Julia Haggerty and Hugh Campbell, 'Farming and the environment - Voluntary environmental management', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 April 2020)

Story by Julia Haggerty and Hugh Campbell, published 24 Nov 2008