APARIMA COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT (ACE)

“Building and supporting the resilience of the Aparima community and environment”

The 6 Aparima Catchment Groups. Coming together from headwaters to estuary.

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Background

The Aparima Community Environment (ACE) is made up of the six Aparima Catchment Groups. 
Lower Aparima
Mid Aparima
Upper Aparima
Waimatuku
Pourakino
Orepuki

ACE COMMUNITY PROJECT

The six farmer-led catchment groups of the Aparima river catchment have come together to develop and implement the “building our future together with our community project” over a three-year period. 

ACE have been granted funding for this project through Thriving Southland’s Change and Innovation Project. Thriving Southland supports and enables community catchment groups to work together for a better future for all.  The Change and Innovation Project is funded through the Ministry of Primary Industries’ Sustainable Land Use Programme.


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ACE FUTURE FARMING EXPO

With increased awareness of the impacts on land and water as well as shifting consumer behaviour, there is a real opportunity for the food and fibre sectors to meet these challenges. 
Listen to industry leaders below speaking on how the food and fibre sectors are researching, innovating and leading to reduce the farming environmental footprint.

JEFF GRANT

KASI MCREDDIE

FRANK GRIFFIN

RON PELLOW

STEFAN CORBETT

NIGEL WOODHOUSE

DR LISA PEARSON

DR RICHARD MUIRHEAD

CAIN DUNCAN

DAWN DALLEY

DR ANT ROBERTS

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Past Events

ACE Future Farming Expo 2021 in Otautau Well Attended

More than 160 people attended the Future Farming Expo 2021 in Otautau on June 11 to hear from leading experts on how the food and fibre sectors are researching, innovating and leading the way towards a sustainable future in a rapidly changing world.

The expo was presented by the catchment groups of the Aparima Community Environment (ACE) project.

Read more about the Expo here:

Consumers demand to know more about how food is produced


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