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Environmental data improvement key in Environment report

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 12:11 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has welcomed the Environment Aotearoa 2019 synthesis report as a significant milestone in the work to understand the state of our natural environment and the effects of climate change across New Zealand. More >>

Free public transport for national remembrance service

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 11:05 am | Environment Canterbury

In support of Ko Tātou, Tātou We Are One, free public transport will be available this Friday 29 March. More >>

Free public transport for remembrance events this weekend

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 4:46 pm | Environment Canterbury

Free public transport will be available for anyone wishing to attend two community-led gatherings arranged for this weekend. More >>

Statement from Environment Canterbury chairman Steve Lowndes

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 12:26 pm | Environment Canterbury

"On behalf of the Regional Council, I express our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of yesterday’s atrocious acts. It is indeed our darkest hour. Canterbury is home to a beautifully diverse population – and we are so much ... More >>

Cut the Crap And Stick to the Facts in Water Bottling Debate

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 5:30 pm | Environment Canterbury

While rightly held to account for addressing the region’s water issues, Environment Canterbury and the public can do without the continued untruths in the ongoing Christchurch water debate, council chair Steve Lowndes said today. More >>

Mackenzie Basin Community Forum a Success

Friday, 1 March 2019, 3:24 pm | Environment Canterbury

Community leaders from throughout the Mackenzie Basin today attended a community forum in Twizel to learn how the five agencies with statutory responsibilities in the region had become more aligned in protecting the iconic landscape. More >>

Hororata dairy farm convicted and fined for discharge

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 4:36 pm | Environment Canterbury

Hororata dairy farm convicted and fined for illegal discharge of effluent More >>

Council prioritises freshwater, biodiversity and biosecurity

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 2:51 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury proposes an increase in expenditure in the priority areas of public transport, freshwater management, biodiversity and biosecurity, documents for this Thursday’s council meeting show. More >>

Cantabrians responding to Nelson fire

Friday, 8 February 2019, 4:25 pm | Environment Canterbury

Nearly 30 personnel from Canterbury councils have been deployed to help respond to the fires in Nelson. More >>

Ahuriri Lagoon wetland project blessed

Monday, 4 February 2019, 4:54 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Co-Governors of Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere (Environment Canterbury, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Selwyn District Council, Christchurch City Council and the Department of Conservation) today announced the blessing of a $3.5-million project. More >>

Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change operative

Friday, 1 February 2019, 3:37 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has announced that the Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change, Plan Change 5 to the Land & Water Regional Plan, is operative from today, 1 February 2019. More >>

No ECan clearance for drinking water nitrate increase

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 10:13 am | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury rejects a story in Friday’s Press implying that its receiving of the Waimakariri Zone Implementation Plan clears the way for increased nitrates in Christchurch drinking water – something that by law, ECan cannot allow. More >>

Water recommendations from two zones received

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 5:25 pm | Environment Canterbury

As an early Christmas present, the Environment Canterbury Council today received Zone Implementation Programme addenda (ZIPAs) from the Orari-Temuka-Opihi-Pareora and Waimakariri water zone committees. More >>

Politics muddying water issues

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 4:17 pm | Environment Canterbury

Politics are muddying water issues and damaging relationships key to community outcomes, Environment Canterbury chairman Steve Lowndes said today. More >>

Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 2:45 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Environment Canterbury Council today resolved to make the Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change, Plan Change 5 to the Land & Water Regional Plan, operative on 1 February 2019. More >>

Environment Canterbury welcomes PCE report on Oveseer

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 9:51 am | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has welcomed the Overseer report released on 12 December by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment. “Regional Council Uses of Overseer” was completed by the PCE as an independent investigation of the Overseer model, which ... More >>

Celebrate Christmas with free Metro travel

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 4:16 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury is supporting retail in the central city this Christmas by offering free bus rides home on Saturday, December 15. More >>

New monitoring project will help protect Ashburton water

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 4:45 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Ashburton Water Zone Committee is welcoming an increase in the monitoring of land-use practices that can affect community drinking supplies. More >>

Regional Public Transport Plan approved by Joint Committee

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 10:16 am | Environment Canterbury

The Greater Christchurch Public Transport Joint Committee approved the draft Regional Public Transport Plan 2018-28 at its meeting on Monday December 3, accepting the changes suggested through the hearing committee process, and recommended that Environment ... More >>

Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee youth event a first

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 3:19 pm | Environment Canterbury

In a first for Canterbury – and possibly New Zealand – local school students were invited to participate fully in the proceedings of a water zone committee. More >>

 

 

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