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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 >>

Regional rates set for 2014/15

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 1:55 pm | Environment Canterbury

At today’s Council Meeting, Environment Canterbury Commissioners adopted the 2014/15 Annual Plan and set the region’s rates for the coming year. More >>

Kaikoura Zone Water Committee Meeting

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 1:42 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Kaikoura Zone Water Committee will meet for its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday 25 June to discuss local water management issues. More >>

Environment Canterbury welcomes Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 5:17 pm | Environment Canterbury

Today Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announced that Environment Canterbury to lead the preparation of a Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan. More >>

Upper Waitaki Zone Committee meeting

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 5:18 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Upper Waitaki Zone Committee will meet for its regular monthly meeting on Friday 20 June in Twizel. More >>

Farmer survey discussion at Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 11:46 am | Environment Canterbury

The Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee will meet in Culverden on Monday 16 June, 2014. The meeting will begin with an update from the Regional Committee, which will be followed by an update from Environment Canterbury on consent applications in the ... More >>

Canterbury Water Regional Committee reviewing its procedures

Friday, 6 June 2014, 4:04 pm | Environment Canterbury

The next meeting of the Canterbury Water Regional Committee, on Tuesday 10 June, will consider how its operating procedures and priorities might be refined to ensure greater effectiveness. In February the committee agreed that after three-and-a-half ... More >>

Ashburton wood burner users offered a challenge

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 11:50 am | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today offered the Ashburton wood burning community a challenge – burn better with no smoke (most of the time) to help clean up the air in Ashburton. More >>

Christchurch–West Melton Zone Committee Meeting

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 4:45 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Christchurch City Council will tomorrow (29 May) brief the Christchurch–West Melton Zone Water Committee on key components of the draft Avon Stormwater Management Plan. More >>

Nassella tussock control – get on to it early

Monday, 19 May 2014, 4:57 pm | Environment Canterbury

A dwindling pool of contractors controlling the invasive Nassella tussock is causing concern for landowners and Environment Canterbury. More >>

Christchurch West Melton Zone Committee – new members

Friday, 16 May 2014, 2:35 pm | Environment Canterbury

Four new community members have been appointed to the Christchurch - West Melton Zone Committee to help deliver the goals of the Canterbury Water Management Strategy (CWMS). The four new members of the Committee are Chris Kelliher, Hamish Keown, Jane ... More >>

Study on Tekapo transfer concept released

Friday, 16 May 2014, 12:43 pm | Environment Canterbury

A study on the concept of transferring water for environmental and irrigation use from Lake Tekapo, via Burkes Pass to South Canterbury, has been released by Environment Canterbury. “The report is part of a wider consideration of water options for South ... More >>

Potentially contaminated land mail out starts today

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 10:08 am | Environment Canterbury

Only a small percentage of those landowners whose Christchurch properties have recently been identified as potentially contaminated will need to do anything about it, says Environment Canterbury Investigations and Monitoring Director Ken Taylor. More >>

 

 

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