Flow to the Whau 2023

WhenEnded Sunday 16 April 2023
WhereStreams around the Whau River
Type of eventAwa education / Arts
Funded byAuckland Transport
Henderson-Massey Local Board
Whau Local Board

Photo Competition with the theme of “Streams”

To celebrate World Water Day 2023, we ran a photo competition based on the theme of streams. There are quite a few streams in the Whau Catchment Area. Which one is your local stream?

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1st. George Willans

Avondale Creek near Olympic Park

2nd. Steve Crowle

Waitahurangi Stream from Olympic Park

3rd. Zoe Rotherham

Waitahurangi Stream from Olympic Park

View some entries in a slideshow (click on a photo to begin).

Streams in the Whau Catchment Area

A rich and diverse network of streams flow to the Whau River. Get creative now with your feeder Whau! Here’s a list to help you find them – or just find the stream in your local park or reserve.

  • Gadden Stream from Waikumete Cemetery
  • Glendene Stream from Tirimoana Road
  • Manawa Stream from Manawa Wetlands
  • Patahiku Stream from Godley Green
  • Porters Stream from Sabulite Road
  • Poturi Stream from Seabrook Avenue
  • Rewarewa Creek from Rewarewa Esplanade
  • Scroggy Stream from Chettle Reserve
  • Taroa Stream from end of Miro Street
  • Waitahurangi Avondale Stream from Olympic Park
  • Whau Stream from Blockhouse Bay Road
  • Whau Stream from Olympic Park