Hakatere Marae

Hakatere Marae is an example of SMART water use in the Ashburton District 


  • Purchased a water system that could use water effectively and sustainably around the grounds of the marae
  • Plans are now set to use a drip irrigation system that will capture water from the roof of their wharenui
  • Consistent water application by an irrigation system aided by mulching is preferred to improve soil quality

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