Resources & Research

This page refers to information about whole-of-river issues. For more information about specific parts of the river, please visit our River Network page which lists all the community groups and organisations working the length of the catchment.

Waterways monitoring

The Christchurch City Council monitors the environmental health of theŌpāwaho-Heathcote River through both water quality testing and ecology and sediment quality.


Mana Whenua and local history

Tī Kōuka Whenua (Christchurch City Library)