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Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora and Waimakariri Plan Changes

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 2:22 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today that it would notify Plan Change 7 to the Land & Water Regional Plan (LWRP) and Plan Change 2 to the Waimakariri River Regional Plan, for public submissions on 20 July 2019. More >>

Canterbury mayors committed to the CWMS

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 3:00 pm | Environment Canterbury

Canterbury mayors have reaffirmed their commitment to collaborative management of the region’s freshwater through the Canterbury Water Management Strategy (CWMS). More >>

A firmer approach to outdoor burning in Christchurch

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 3:12 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury is reminding residents living in the Christchurch clean air zone that over the cooler months, no outdoor burning is permitted, including on properties over two hectares, except for cooking purposes. More >>

Interested in standing for ECan Council?

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 4:07 pm | Environment Canterbury

Prospective Canterbury Regional Councillors will have a chance to find out what the role is all about at a candidates information evening on 15 July. More >>

Change coming soon for some Metro fares

Monday, 24 June 2019, 3:55 pm | Environment Canterbury

From Monday 22 July, some Metro fares will increase, with the main changes being to the adult cash fare and the child cash and Metrocard fares. More >>

Council rates confirm priorities

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 4:53 pm | Environment Canterbury

Council concluded deliberations on the draft Annual Plan 2019-20 , Fees & Charges Policy, Revenue & Financing Policy, and rates for the coming financial year on 16 May , the same day that it declared a climate emergency. Today the plan and policies ... More >>

Abatement notices issued for Cloud Ocean Water

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 1:21 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has today issued Cloud Ocean Water two abatement notices to stop the discharge of contaminants – wash water and plastic beads – and an infringement notice relating to sediment discharge. More >>

Spartina control programme aims for eradication

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 2:35 pm | Environment Canterbury

With the help of the one-eyed conservation dog, Wink, local authorities have recently sniffed out and removed close to 80 patches of the pest plant spartina from Canterbury waterways. More >>

Environment Canterbury completes deliberations

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 4:35 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury completes deliberations on Annual Plan , policies, and rates More >>

Environment Canterbury declares climate emergency

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 12:18 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has today declared a climate emergency, highlighting both the urgent need to address the issue, and the work already being done to help the region respond. More >>

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 >>



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