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A map of Taranaki showing a useful way of plotting MCI scores; colour-coded to indicate condition (red = sites are in poor condition and some improvement is desirable, green = expectations for that site are met and blue = stream health exceeds expectations). In Taranaki most sites are meeting expectations (green), particularly those sites in the relatively unimpacted stream headwaters. 3 sites are in poor condition and 4 sites are exceeding expectations. The sites exceeding expectations are all either in towns or low in the catchment where you would expect stream health to be relatively highly impacted.