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Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee Meeting: Nutrient management

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 10:26 am | Environment Canterbury

The Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee will meet in Waiau on Monday, 20 October, for its monthly water management meeting. The meeting will begin with an update from the Regional Committee before it goes on to consider a weed control project near the ... More >>

Chilean needle grass campaign increases awareness

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 9:42 am | Environment Canterbury

The public should be on high alert for Chilean needle grass this growing season following an extensive winter campaign to educate rural New Zealand. More >>

Community invited to play its part in local water management

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 12:36 pm | Environment Canterbury

People throughout Canterbury are being invited to express their interest in joining one of the water management committees set up in 2010 and 2011 as part of the collaborative Canterbury Water Management Strategy. Christina Robb, Programme Manager Canterbury ... More >>

Community invited to play its part in local water management

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 2:23 pm | Environment Canterbury

People throughout Canterbury are being invited to express their interest in joining one of the water management committees set up in 2010 and 2011 as part of the collaborative Canterbury Water Management Strategy. More >>

Canterbury Weedbuster Awards announced

Friday, 19 September 2014, 4:49 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury and the Department of Conservation today announced winners of the biennial Weedbuster Awards. More >>

Hinds/Hekeao Plains the focus of Variation 2

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:35 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today that it would notify Variation 2 of the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan for public submissions on Saturday 27 September 2014. Environment Canterbury Commissioner Peter Skelton says all Cantabrians, and particularly ... More >>

Hanging Rock planting creates bat habitat

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 10:27 am | Environment Canterbury

A recent grant is helping South Canterbury farmer Alan Cone fast-track restoring a wetland where endangered long-tailed native bats have been found. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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