Advocates for the Tongariro is a group dedicated to preserving and
enhancing the Tongariro River and its fisheries.
Its work includes holding public meetings and
discussion groups on current issues, such as the proposed subdivison
near the Mangamawhitiwhiti Stream, prevention of didymo, and concerns
about reduced trout numbers, size and condition.
Membership is open to any supporters for a very
that the Advocates are actively pursuing are:
The Waikato Regional Council is working to
clear the Hirangi Arm. This is the water that breaks from the
main stream in the area of the Swirl Pool and flows under normal
conditions as a small stream before re-entering the main stream
of the river on the True left at the top of the Reed Pool.
Prevention of didymo
Concerns about a reduction in trout size,
numbers and condition