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Integrated Kaipara Harbour Management Group (IKHMG)

The Integrated Kaipara Harbour Management (IKHMG) project has been led by Environs Holdings Ltd/Te Uri o Hau Settlement Trust since 2005.  The IKHMG was formed to deliver on the common vision 'A healthy and productive Kaipara Harbour'.  Over the past 12 months the IKHMG has convened four times, including two special workshops to prioritise the gaps and opportunities identified in the Information Review and Gap Analysis prepared by the IKHMG project coordinator, Leane Makey.  This project has taken three years an represents a significant milestone for the IKHMG.

The IKHMG adopted the outputs (i.e., Executive Summary, the World of Kaipara Information Review & Gap Analysis; and the Kaipara Atlas GIS Supplement) of this project on 30th June 2010.

Key progress made in the past three years were presented at the Governance Report Back Hui held on the 1st July at Oruawharo marae.  Governance representatives of all IKHMG parties attended the hui including representatives from Fonterra, Winstone, Aggregates and Te Puni Kokiri,Rodney District Council, Kaipara District Council, Northland Regional Council, Department of kaupapa is planned to be presented to the Kaipara community in late 2010.

To follow the work of this group and to find out more about the Kaipara Harbour visit the IKHMG website portal online at