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Pest management - community meetings are on

Friday, 5 February 2016, 4:34 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today encouraged all farmers and the wider community to participate in the first step of a comprehensive review of the current Canterbury Regional Pest Management Plan by attending community meetings. The Regional Council released a ... More >>

Decisions on Hinds water plan

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 2:36 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today that Council had accepted the recommendations of the Independent Hearing Commissioners on the Hinds Plan Change, proposed Plan Change 2 to the Land & Water Regional Plan. More >>

Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change to be notified

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 2:02 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today that it would notify the Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change, Plan Change 5 to the Land & Water Regional Plan, for public submissions on 13 February 2016. Submissions close on 11 March. More >>

Selwyn-Waihora water plan operative

Monday, 1 February 2016, 4:20 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today that the Selwyn-Waihora Plan Change (Plan Change 1 to the Land & Water Regional Plan) has been made operative. More >>

Jet Skiing behaviour complaints on the rise

Monday, 1 February 2016, 3:17 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has had a considerable increase in the number of jet ski complaints this summer, Navigational Safety Officer Gary Manch says. More >>

Focus on Waimangarara River restoration

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 1:36 pm | Environment Canterbury

26 January 2016 Focus on Waimangarara River restoration at Kaikōura Water Management Zone Committee meeting More >>

Water Management Committee focus on proposed land-use rules

Friday, 22 January 2016, 5:04 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Ashburton Water Management Zone Committee will meet for the first time this year on Tuesday 26 January to discuss how new land-use rules will affect local land-users. More >>

Environment Canterbury welcomes drought announcement

Friday, 22 January 2016, 1:59 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Primary Industries, Hon Nathan Guy, that the medium-scale adverse event announced last year would be extended. More >>

Life jackets are the skipper’s responsibility

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 3:58 pm | Environment Canterbury

Boat skippers must make sure everyone on board has a correctly-fitted life jacket on, Environment Canterbury Coasts and Waterways Safety Navigational Safety Officer Gary Manch says. More >>

Free family boating fun day

Wednesday, 23 December 2015, 11:06 am | Environment Canterbury

Jet ski rides and kids’ rides on the Coastguard boat are all part of the Environment Canterbury Family Fun Safe Boating Day which will be held on January 3, 2016. More >>

Hurunui - Waiau Zone Committee appoints community members

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 4:01 pm | Environment Canterbury

Four new community members have been appointed to the Hurunui - Waiau Zone Committee, one of ten committees in Canterbury responsible for delivering the community’s goals for water. More >>

Selwyn - Waihora Zone Committee appoints community members

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 12:08 pm | Environment Canterbury

Two community members have been appointed to the Selwyn - Waihora Zone Committee, one of ten committees in Canterbury responsible for delivering the community’s goals for water. Community memberships are refreshed annually to ensure a wide range ... More >>

Ashburton Zone Committee appoints community members

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 11:45 am | Environment Canterbury

Two community members have been appointed to the Ashburton Zone Committee, one of ten committees in Canterbury responsible for delivering the community’s goals for water. Community memberships are refreshed annually to ensure a wide range of views ... More >>

Banks Peninsula Zone Committee appoints community members

Monday, 21 December 2015, 2:01 pm | Environment Canterbury

Three community members have been appointed to the Banks Peninsula Zone Committee, one of ten committees in Canterbury responsible for delivering the community’s goals for water. Community memberships are refreshed annually to ensure a wide range ... More >>

Orari-Temuka-Opihi-Pareora Zone Committee appoints members

Friday, 18 December 2015, 4:02 pm | Environment Canterbury

Three community members have been appointed to the Orari-Temuka-Opihi-Pareora Zone Committee (OTOP), one of ten committees in Canterbury responsible for delivering the community’s goals for water. Community memberships are refreshed annually to ... More >>

Public transport governance

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 1:39 pm | Environment Canterbury

In a council meeting today, Environment Canterbury commissioners agreed a Joint Committee should be established to oversee greater Christchurch’s public transport. The decision comes after a report by public sector consultant Peter Winder recommended amalgamating ... More >>

Pest management - community feedback sought

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 12:23 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today released a discussion document on the future of pest management in Canterbury. Commissioner Tom Lambie encouraged all farmers and the wider community to participate in the first step of a comprehensive review of the ... More >>

Water use limits taken seriously

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 4:01 pm | Environment Canterbury

As we enter another “big dry”, efficient management of water in both urban and rural areas continues to be a top priority for farmers, landowners and Environment Canterbury. More >>

Kōwhai Bush trapping protects rare birds

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 2:39 pm | Environment Canterbury

In Kōwhai Bush behind Kaikōura, predator trapping may rescue the largest population of native robins and riflemen in lowland Canterbury from localised extinction. More >>

Lower Waitaki Zone Committee focuses on Wainono Lagoon

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10:05 am | Environment Canterbury

The Lower Waitaki – South Coastal Canterbury Zone Committee will meet for the final time this year in Studholme on Wednesday 16 December to discuss local water issues. A key focus for the committee will be on Wainono Lagoon which has national ... More >>

 

 

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