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Help stop the spread of Chilean Needle Grass this summer

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 3:34 pm | Environment Canterbury

It’s early in the Chilean needle grass season, but plants are already in full flower across Canterbury. More >>

Calling all change-makers

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 3:31 pm | Environment Canterbury

That’s the question Te Hapū o Ngāti Wheke, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Environment Canterbury, Christchurch City Council, and Lyttelton Port Company have been working together to answer through the Whaka Ora Healthy Harbour Catchment Management Plan. More >>

Farmers reminded to irrigate the grass not the road

Friday, 10 November 2017, 3:22 pm | Environment Canterbury

With irrigation season underway Environment Canterbury is reminding irrigators to be aware of where their water is going and irrigate the grass-not the road More >>

The People’s Pumpkin Project

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 9:44 am | Environment Canterbury

This morning, a number of high profile community members from the Canterbury region were invited by Allen Lim, Chair of the Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee, and Sam Broughton, Mayor of Selwyn to be a part of ‘The People’s Pumpkin Project’. Environment ... More >>

Canterbury farmers reminded about land use consent

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 11:33 am | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today sent a package of information to South Coastal Canterbury farmers reminding them of their responsibility to meet water quality limits and help them find out whether they need a land use consent to farm. More >>

Property Search Tool ‘My Property’ Has Moved

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 11:13 am | Environment Canterbury

The property search tool ‘ My Property’, which allows the search of a property address to find its land zone and technical category following the 2010/11 earthquakes, has moved. More >>

Waterway fencing research findings welcomed

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 4:03 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today welcomed research from Our Land and Water National Science Challenge showing that waterway fencing is not the total answer to rural water quality protection. More >>

Environment Canterbury Chairman resigns

Friday, 29 September 2017, 3:16 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury’s CEO has received the resignation of member and Chairman, David Bedford. Councillor Bedford took leave of absence from Council two months ago due to ill health. He has now advised that he will not be returning to Environment ... More >>

Urgent flood protection work: Opihi River access closed

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 4:00 pm | Environment Canterbury

Access to a popular recreation area along the Opihi River has been closed to allow urgent river works to be undertaken safely. More >>

Report points to the need for disaster waste management plan

Friday, 25 August 2017, 2:16 pm | Environment Canterbury

An online tool to help communities deal with waste in the aftermath of a disaster is being developed. More >>

South Coastal Canterbury plan change to be made operative

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 12:19 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today that Plan Change 3 to the Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan, covering the South Coastal Canterbury area, would be made operative on 1 September 2017. More >>

Selwyn River funding welcomed

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 3:18 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury and the Selwyn Waihora Water Zone Committee today welcomed the Government’s announcement of more than $1 million in funding towards restoration of a valued community swimming spot and improved aquatic habitat for native fish ... More >>

Lake Ellesmere full

Saturday, 22 July 2017, 12:53 pm | Environment Canterbury

Due to the current weather conditions Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere has risen significantly. At present, we are unable to open the lake to the sea because of weather conditions and large swell overtopping the beach crest. With rain expected to continue we expect ... More >>

Canterbury surface water flooding

Friday, 21 July 2017, 1:12 pm | Environment Canterbury

Civil Defence media release: surface water flooding **Issued by Environment Canterbury on behalf of CDEM Canterbury Group** Friday, 21 July, 1300 MEDIA STATEMENT #1 Surface Water Flooding Due to the current weather conditions there is severe surface water ... More >>

Ready for winter conditions?

Monday, 10 July 2017, 3:44 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management Group is advising residents in the region to prepare for winter storms following the prediction of snow at low levels the next few days. More >>

Environment Canterbury’s 2017/18 Annual Plan

Friday, 30 June 2017, 9:50 am | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury’s 2017/18 Annual Plan: consolidating the rules and seeing results Environment Canterbury’s Council adopted the 2017/18 Annual Plan on Thursday 29 June, with minimal changes from year three of the current (2015-25) Long-Term ... More >>

Pest management in Canterbury – submissions closing soon

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 9:27 am | Environment Canterbury

Public submissions on a Proposal to progress development of a new Canterbury Regional Pest Management Plan close shortly. More >>

Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change recommendations

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 3:44 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today that it had accepted the recommendations of independent hearing commissioners on the Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change, Plan Change 5 to the Land & Water Regional Plan. More >>

Future pest management in Canterbury – submissions invited

Friday, 2 June 2017, 4:00 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury will tomorrow (3 June) notify for public submissions a Proposal to progress development of a new Canterbury Regional Pest Management Plan. More >>

Future pest management in Canterbury

Friday, 26 May 2017, 1:16 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Environment Canterbury Council has resolved to notify for public submissions a Proposal to progress development of a new Canterbury Regional Pest Management Plan. More >>

 

 

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