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Driven to plant trees at Coalgate farm

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 4:43 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

North Canterbury farmers Roger and Francie Taylor are planting trees along a polluted stream running through their property at Coalgate, upstream of the Selwyn River and Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere. More >>

Opuha, Waimakariri farm environment plan template approved

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 12:18 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today its approval of another farm environment plan template under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. More >>

AgriBusiness farm environment plan template approved

Friday, 24 October 2014, 3:37 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has announced its approval of another farm environment plan template under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. More >>

Rūnanga sets example in waterway restoration

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 5:07 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

The project manager for a Banks Peninsula rūnanga is encouraging people in central Canterbury to apply for funding dedicated to restoring waterways and native ecosystems. More >>

Entries close soon for 2015 Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Friday, 19 September 2014, 10:04 am | Enviroment Canterbury

Entries close on 1 October to be considered for an award at the 2015 Canterbury Region Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA). More >>

Rangitata farm environment plan template approved

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 3:07 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today its approval of the third farm environment plan template under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. More >>

Environmental science judged better than fair

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 12:17 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

Students participating in the 2014 Canterbury-Westland Schools Science and Technology Fair presented their projects for judging on Sunday, with Environment Canterbury again sponsoring an award for those with an environmental theme relevant to the region. More >>

Environmental science judged better than fair

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 12:17 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

Students participating in the 2014 Canterbury-Westland Schools Science and Technology Fair presented their projects for judging on Sunday, with Environment Canterbury again sponsoring an award for those with an environmental theme relevant to the region. More >>

Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee meeting:Nutrient management key

Friday, 15 August 2014, 11:56 am | Enviroment Canterbury

Media advisory Nutrient management key focus at Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee meeting 15 August 2014 More >>

Charlesworth Wetland team nominated for Weedbuster Award

Monday, 30 June 2014, 3:05 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

The Charlesworth Wetland Reserve Maintenance Team has been nominated for the Canterbury 2014 Weedbuster Awards for helping make sure the Charlesworth Wetland Reserve in Christchurch remains weed free while restoring it over the last six years. More >>

Sumner Environment Group nominated for Weedbuster Award

Monday, 30 June 2014, 3:04 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

The Sumner Environment Group has been nominated for this year’s Canterbury Weedbuster Awards for its work in removing large areas of invasive sand dune weeds and replacing them with native plants. More >>

North Canterbury resident nominated for Weedbuster Award

Monday, 30 June 2014, 3:04 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

North Canterbury resident Gillian Giller is very quiet about her 12 years of weeding work throughout Canterbury. However, Weedbusters found out about her voluntary weedbusting work while accompanying her husband Miles Giller, North Canterbury QEII National ... More >>

Kaikoura Water Management Zone Committee Meeting

Monday, 26 May 2014, 5:28 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

The Kaikoura Zone Committee will meet on Wednesday, 28 May, for its monthly water management public meeting. More >>

Research reports reveal Kaikoura tsunami hazard

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 4:13 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

Significant coastal inundation as well as flooding in parts of Kaikoura township are likely if a large South American earthquake sets off a tsunami. This and other findings are included in the latest report on Tsunami and Inundation Modelling for ... More >>

Environment Canterbury response to Lyttelton fuel spill

Friday, 7 March 2014, 5:06 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury wildlife experts have undertaken further assessments of the upper harbour • Several thin oil slicks were observed in the harbour, similar to yesterday • There is no strong evidence to suggest the level of fuel lost to water ... More >>

Natural Environment Recovery Programme launched

Tuesday, 26 November 2013, 4:05 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

The Natural Environment Recovery Programme for greater Christchurch Whakaara Taiao was launched today at a community event at Travis Wetland in Burwood. More >>

Working with industry to minimise impacts of stubble burning

Tuesday, 24 September 2013, 3:42 pm | Enviroment Canterbury

A new report says stubble burning is an important tool for getting rid of crop residue on arable farms, but that more could be done to minimise smoke nuisance. More >>

Snow affecting hill routes for buses in Chch: 8:58am

Friday, 21 June 2013, 9:04 am | Enviroment Canterbury

Due to the snow and sleet making driving conditions dangerous the following Christchurch bus services will not be operating on the hill parts of their routes. More >>

Selwyn-Waihora Zone Committee meeting

Friday, 14 June 2013, 9:39 am | Enviroment Canterbury

The Selwyn-Waihora Zone Committee will meet for the second time this month on 18 June to continue its work to develop water and quantity limits for the zone. More >>

Biodiversity funding distributed around Canterbury

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 11:43 am | Enviroment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today announced it has recently allocated over $280,000 of funding to biodiversity projects across the region through the Canterbury Water Management Strategy (CWMS) Immediate Steps Fund, Environment Canterbury’s Biodiversity Fund ... More >>

 

 

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