To continue to develop and implement a prioritised state of the environment monitoring programme based on the Regional Policy Statement and regional plans by:
· Operating a region-wide network for the measurement, recording, and reporting of rainfall, river-flows lake and groundwater and tide levels
There is also another performance target related to the telemetry network operated by the Regional Council's Hydrology team, which comes under the Land Operations activity of Hazards and Emergency Management. This is to:
· Maintain telemetered rain gauges and telemetered river flow gauges within the Awanui River catchment as part of a flood warning system for Kaitaia.