Wai ora. Tangata ora.,
Healthy water. Healthy people.

About Taumata Arowai

Ko Taumata Arowai te kaiwhakarite ratonga wai hou mō Aotearoa. E ū ana mātou ki te whakarite ki te āheinga o ngā hapori katoa ki te wai inu haumaru ia rā, ā, he tūranga whaimana tā mātou ki te tiaki i te taiao mai i ngā pānga o te waipara me te waiāwhā.

Taumata Arowai is the new water services regulator for Aotearoa New Zealand. We are committed to ensuring all communities have access to safe drinking water every day. We also have an oversight role in protecting the environment from the impacts of wastewater and stormwater.

Ko wai, ko au, ko tātou

Ko te wai ahau, ko ahau te wai
He whakaaturanga tātau nō te wai
Ko te ora te wai ko te ora o te tangata
He taonga te wai me tiaki
Ko wai tātou
Ko wai tātou

I am wai, wai is me
We are reflections of our wai
The health of te wai is the health of te tangata
Wai is a taonga that must be protected
We are wai. Wai is us.

Te Mana o te Wai

Ko te tiaki i te wai he rite ki te tiaki i te tangata

Looking after the water is looking after the people

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