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No prosecution for fuel spill

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 2:22 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today announced its decision not to prosecute Mobil Oil New Zealand Ltd for the spill from its tank farm at Lyttelton on 5 March 2014. More >>

Waimakariri Zone Committee focuses on local biodiversity

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 2:33 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Waimakariri Zone Committee will meet in Rangiora on Monday (1 September) for its regular monthly meeting to address local water management issues. More >>

Canterbury’s dairy compliance: focus on improvement

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 2:48 pm | Environment Canterbury

Canterbury’s dairy farm consent compliance results for the latest season (2013-14) show no prosecutions were needed while the overall rates of compliance were similar to the previous season. The summary of results is being released to support the annual ... More >>

Waihao Box Reserve ready to reopen to the public

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 2:06 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Waihao Box Reserve, which has been closed since mid-February, is due to open again to the public this weekend (August 30). More >>

West Melton Zone Committee Meeting

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 9:37 am | Environment Canterbury

Christchurch - West Melton Zone Committee focuses on Heathcote River / Ōpāwaho and groundwater The Christchurch-West Melton Zone Committee will hold its monthly public meeting on Thursday 28 August from 5pm. At the meeting the committee will ... More >>

Farm environment plan template for Te Waihora catchment

Monday, 25 August 2014, 3:47 pm | Environment Canterbury

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

Companies fined for muddying the waters

Monday, 25 August 2014, 12:52 pm | Environment Canterbury

Two Canterbury businesses have been successfully prosecuted by Environment Canterbury for their part in allowing sediment laden run-off from a building development to enter Duvauchelle Bay. Both Sicon Ferguson Limited and Tresta Holdings Limited pleaded ... More >>

Wilding conifer control funding welcomed

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 5:32 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today welcomed the government’s announcement of $309,000 in funding to support wilding conifer control work by the Waimakariri Ecological and Landscape Restoration Alliance (WELRA) for the next three years. More >>

South Coastal Canterbury water management recommendations

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 3:06 pm | Environment Canterbury

The community’s recommendations for water quality and quantity in the South Coastal Canterbury area have been received by Environment Canterbury Commissioners at its Council meeting on Thursday August 7. More >>

South Coastal Canterbury water management recommendations

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 3:04 pm | Environment Canterbury

The community’s recommendations for water quality and quantity in the South Coastal Canterbury area have been received by Environment Canterbury Commissioners at its Council meeting on Thursday August 7. David Caygill, the Environment Canterbury Commissioner ... More >>

214 Properties no longer on potentially contaminated list

Friday, 8 August 2014, 12:18 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has written to 214 landowners in the Pacific Park subdivision in North New Brighton advising them that their properties are no longer listed as potentially contaminated on the Listed Land Use register. More >>

OOP Zone Committee focuses on engagement and water modelling

Friday, 1 August 2014, 1:22 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Orari-Opihi-Pareora (OOP) Zone Committee will meet in Timaru on Monday 4 August for its regular monthly meeting to address water management issues in the zone. More >>

National recognition for community-based water management

Friday, 25 July 2014, 10:03 am | Environment Canterbury

All local authorities in Canterbury have been jointly recognised at the inaugural LGNZ (Local Government New Zealand) Excellence Awards, which honour council projects, programmes and people making an impact in local communities. The authorities have ... More >>

Have your say on local water quality

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 12:52 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Upper Waitaki Zone Committee is inviting community members to attend one of two workshops in Tekapo and Omarama to discuss the future of water management in the zone. More >>

Stormwater management and earthquake recovery key focus

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 4:14 pm | Environment Canterbury

Stormwater management and earthquake recovery key focus for water management meeting The Christchurch-West Melton Zone Committee will hold its monthly water management public meeting on Thursday 24 July (starting at 5pm). The committee will begin the ... More >>

Focus on Waiapara catchment at Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 9:54 am | Environment Canterbury

The Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee will meet in Cheviot on Monday 21 July, 2014. The meeting will begin with a discussion on the recommendations made by the Waipara Working Group which was formed by the committee in late 2013 to work with the community to ... More >>

Lower Waitaki Zone Committee meeting

Friday, 11 July 2014, 2:41 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Lower Waitaki – South Coastal Canterbury Zone Committee will meet in Waimate for its monthly water management meeting onWednesday, 16 July. More >>

Environment Canterbury wins public sector excellence awards

Friday, 4 July 2014, 10:20 am | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury’s success at the 2014 Institute of Public Administration New Zealand Gen-i Public Sector Excellence Awards reflects its commitment to delivering measurable benefits to the Canterbury region, says its chair Dame Margaret Bazley. More >>

Natural Environment Recovery Programme progress

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 3:49 pm | Environment Canterbury

At a forum in Christchurch last night, many of those who helped develop the Natural Environment Recovery Programme for greater Christchurch Whakaara Taiao learned more about the considerable progress being made across the 17 workstreams that make up ... More >>

First farm environment plan template approved

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 3:30 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today announced its approval of the first farm environment plan template under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. The template was developed by Synlait Milk Ltd as part of its “Lead With Pride” certification ... More >>

 

 

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