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Proposed Air Plan notified for public submissions

Friday, 27 February 2015, 2:18 pm | Environment Canterbury

Tomorrow (28 February 2015) Environment Canterbury is publicly notifying the Proposed Canterbury Air Regional Plan (proposed Air Plan) and inviting submissions. The proposed Air Plan is the culmination of a long-term process to work with the community on ... More >>

Waimakariri Zone Committee: biodiversity, sub-regional plans

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:52 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Waimakariri Zone Committee will meet in Rangiora on Monday (2 March) for its regular monthly meeting to address local water management issues. More >>

Need for limits on annual groundwater volumes reaffirmed

Friday, 27 February 2015, 12:30 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury is reminding consented water users to make sure they are carefully monitoring their use – given the extra irrigation needed because of the ongoing drought conditions across much of Canterbury. Groundwater levels are now ... More >>

Rates reflect public demand for better water and air quality

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 2:45 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury is proposing a 4.5% increase in the average rate in the 2015/16 financial year. Most of the additional targeted rate funding is going into improving the region’s water and air quality. More >>

Beef + Lamb farm environment plan template approved

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 9:53 am | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today its approval of a farm environment plan template for the beef and lamb industry under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. More >>

New members appointed to West Melton Zone Committee

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 5:28 pm | Environment Canterbury

Media Release 19 February 2015 New members appointed to Christchurch West Melton Zone Committee The Christchurch - West Melton Zone Committee has appointed two new community members to help deliver the goals of the Canterbury Water Management Strategy. ... More >>

Commissioners approve proposed Air Plan

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 2:38 pm | Environment Canterbury

At today’s council meeting Environment Canterbury Commissioners approved the proposed Canterbury Air Regional Plan (proposed Air Plan) to be released for public notification and submissions on 28 February 2015. The proposed Air Plan is the culmination of ... More >>

Natural Environment Recovery Programme recreation update

Monday, 16 February 2015, 3:01 pm | Environment Canterbury

Members of the public are invited to a series of Wednesday lunchtime updates on the Natural Environment Recovery Programme for greater Christchurch Whakaara Taiao during February and March. More >>

Pareora River weir allegations

Monday, 16 February 2015, 2:44 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has investigated allegations that alterations were made to the bed of the Pareora River near the Pareora Huts on Saturday7 February 2015 to alter the readings on the adjacent water level meter and provide artificially high ... More >>

Waimakariri Zone Committee focuses on water management

Friday, 30 January 2015, 10:01 am | Environment Canterbury

The Waimakariri Zone Committee will meet in Rangiora on Monday (2 February) for its first regular monthly meeting of the year to address local water management issues. More >>

Ashburton Zone Committee meet for the first time in 2015

Friday, 23 January 2015, 2:21 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Ashburton Zone Committee will meet for its first regular monthly meeting of 2015 to discuss local water management issues on Tuesday 27 January. More >>

Draft Regional Land Transport Plan 2015 – 2025

Friday, 23 January 2015, 12:33 pm | Environment Canterbury

Investment in existing transport infrastructure is highlighted as essential to avoid going backwards in a new transport plan. More >>

Kaikoura Zone Committee meet for first time in 2015

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 2:28 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Kaikoura Zone Committee will meet for its first regular monthly meeting of the year on Wednesday, 28 January to discuss local water management issues. More >>

Fish rescued from low-flow rivers

Friday, 16 January 2015, 4:45 pm | Environment Canterbury

Ngāi Tahu and Environment Canterbury are working together to rescue and relocate taonga fish species from the low-flowing Rakahuri/Ashley and Waipara rivers. More >>

Low river flows lead to cyanobacteria warnings

Friday, 16 January 2015, 1:22 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury reported today that river flows around the region remain low, resulting in cyanobacteria warnings at a number of swimming sites. More >>

Irricon farm environment plan template approved

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 9:33 am | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today announced its approval of another farm environment plan template under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. The template was developed by environmental consultants Irricon Resource Solutions. More >>

Water Shortage Direction renewed: Opihi River & tributaries

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 4:55 pm | Environment Canterbury

A second Water Shortage Direction for the Opihi River and its tributaries – which includes the Opuha River and Lake Opuha – will come into force from Tuesday December 16 for a term of 14 days. More >>

Ashburton Zone Committee appoints two community members

Monday, 15 December 2014, 4:58 pm | Environment Canterbury

Craig Fowles has been appointed to the Ashburton Zone Committee as part of a process to ensure a wide range of views are reflected. Craig is a Technical Manager for ANZCO Foods Canterbury where he has a frontline presence in its day to day management of ... More >>

Lower Waitaki Zone Committee focuses on water quality limits

Monday, 15 December 2014, 10:52 am | Environment Canterbury

The Lower Waitaki – South Coastal Canterbury Zone Committee will meet in Waimate on Wednesday 17 December for its final monthly water management meeting this year. More >>

Waimakariri Zone Committee appoints two community members

Friday, 12 December 2014, 1:39 pm | Environment Canterbury

Judith Roper-Lindsay has been appointed to the Waimakariri Zone Committee as part of a process to ensure a wide range of views are reflected. Judith has lived and farmed in the Ashley district for more than 30 years and now farms 20 acres. More >>

 

 

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