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Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change appeals

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 3:53 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has received a High Court decision made with the consent of all parties on appeals made in relation to the Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change, Plan Change 5 to the Land & Water Regional Plan. More >>

Proposed South Canterbury representation doubled

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 2:10 pm | Environment Canterbury

At a public meeting today the Environment Canterbury Council advised the Chief Executive that they would like to amend their initial proposal for representation as a result of submissions received. More >>

Council support for farms impacted by Mycoplasma bovis

Friday, 13 July 2018, 1:11 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury accepts some farmers will be unable to meet their resource consent conditions due to Mycoplasma bovis, and will work with those affected on a case-by-case basis. More >>

No serious public health risk from quarries

Friday, 22 June 2018, 3:19 pm | Environment Canterbury

• Nuisance dust above short-term guideline for periods of time on nine of the 120 monitored days. On those nine days, there were 13 exceedances spanning from one minute to less than one hour. More >>

Environment Canterbury acknowledges milestone

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 3:54 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today welcomed the launch of the national Good Farming Practice Action Plan for Water Quality and reflected on years of leadership and progress in the region. More >>

Environment Canterbury: A practical solution for bus users

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 4:25 pm | Environment Canterbury

At the Environment Canterbury Council meeting today (Wednesday 23 May), the Councillors deliberated on the submissions received on the draft Long-Term Plan 2018-28, and in particular the community input regarding the proposed changes to the public transport ... More >>

Update on Environment Canterbury’s governance

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 9:23 am | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury is currently operating under the Environment Canterbury (Transitional Governance Arrangements) Act 2016. Under this Act, seven Councillors were elected at the 2016 local body elections, and five were appointed by the Government. These ... More >>

Withdrawal of Hurunui Waiau application by Forest & Bird

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 3:28 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today welcomed Forest & Bird’s withdrawal of its application to the Environment Court for a declaration. More >>

Bus solution presented to retirement village residents

Friday, 11 May 2018, 4:51 pm | Environment Canterbury

Today, Environment Canterbury met with residents and staff of the Diana Isaac Retirement Village. The meeting followed the retirement village raising concerns about changes to the Orbiter route due to upcoming road use changes within the Northern Corridor ... More >>

Getting ready for winter

Friday, 11 May 2018, 1:31 pm | Environment Canterbury

Getting ready for winter With rain and cooler temperatures forecast for much of Canterbury this weekend, it is timely for residents to think ahead and plan for all that the winter season can bring. In previous years, the region has seen flooding, ... More >>

Positive national water quality trend released

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 9:41 am | Environment Canterbury

Following the release of National River Water Quality Trends today, Environment Canterbury acknowledges the effort of water zone committees , Canterbury landowners, businesses, iwi, council staff, and community groups to improve local rivers. More >>

Timaru Port Fire Update

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 2:30 pm | Environment Canterbury

Operations at the Timaru Port will pause for 24 hours while a fire on a fishing ship is fought. The fire on an 80-metre fishing ship remains contained within the vessel. More >>

Timaru Port Fire

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 9:51 am | Environment Canterbury

PrimePort Acting Chief Executive Nick Donaldson said: “As the fire is contained on the vessel now, the plan is to let it burn out. PrimePort is now also working through options to resume normal operations. We are working with Environment Canterbury ... More >>

Decisions on Regional Pest Management Plan

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 3:54 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today that Council had accepted the recommendations of a Hearing Panel on the Canterbury Regional Pest Management Plan. More >>

‘Orbiter’ delegation welcomed at Environment Canterbury

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 2:23 pm | Environment Canterbury

Today, residents and staff from the Diana Isaac Retirement Village in Mairehau travelled to Environment Canterbury’s Tuam Street offices to present a petition regarding the Orbiter bus route. They were accompanied by Dr Duncan Webb, MP for Christchurch ... More >>

Visionary plan for Lyttelton Harbour celebrated

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 9:18 am | Environment Canterbury

An aspirational plan to restore the cultural and ecological health of Whakaraupō/Lyttelton Harbour is being launched today. More >>

Help stop the spread of yellow bristle grass

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 2:00 pm | Environment Canterbury

Date: 27 Feb 2018 Environment Canterbury is calling for landowners to help stop the spread of yellow bristle grass, an aggressive annual seeding plant which spreads rapidly through pasture, reducing pasture quality. More >>

Approval to release new rabbit calicivirus strain

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 10:51 am | Environment Canterbury

27th February Environment Canterbury has received the approvals required for the importation and release of the new rabbit haemorrhagic virus disease strain, RHDV1 K5. Graham Sullivan, Environment Canterbury Regional Leader Biosecurity, said the ... More >>

Mackenzie Basin Agency Alignment review report released

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 3:25 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has today released a report commissioned by the five agencies with statutory responsibility for land and water management in the iconic Mackenzie Basin. More >>

OTOP community roadshow drop in session in Fairlie cancelled

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 10:08 am | Environment Canterbury

Due to the wet and stormy weather forecast for later today, we have cancelled the evening drop in session of today’s community roadshow in Fairlie (at the Fairlie Golf Club). More >>



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