The health of Porirua Harbour is vital to the health of the whole community
These films explore the importance and dynamics of Porirua Harbour and highlight the threats to this fragile environment at the heart of Porirua City.
Designed to create awareness in the Porirua community about the eco-system of Porirua Harbour, this series includes interviews with scientists, local community leaders, community action groups and concerned locals.
How to use this site
On this site you will find an episode for each month of the year that looks at a different topic to do with the Porirua Harbour.
With each episode you can also find extra videos that address some of the topics in that months episode plus a series of written questions raised by the episode that have answers to them.
Living Waters DVD
Please email us if you would like to purchase a DVD of the whole series for $15.
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People enjoy the Porirua Harbour for all kinds of reasons. But will they be able to enjoy these activities into the future?
Fishing is our window into the underwater world harbour. Recreational fishermen now find their catches are limited and scientists explore the local ecosystem.
Many birds call the Porirua Harbour home. Neighbours are forced to consider how close they want the wildlife.
Storm water pollutes the Porirua Harbour. More than 70 stormwater outlets draining residential, commercial and industrial areas.