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A better way to commute for Waimakariri residents

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:03 pm | Environment Canterbury

Direct commuter buses from Rangiora and Kaiapoi to central Christchurch are proposed for when the Christchurch Northern Corridor (CNC) opens mid next year. More >>

Proposed Plan Change 7 submissions published

Friday, 25 October 2019, 3:39 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has published submissions on proposed Plan Change 7 to the Land & Water Regional Plan. More >>

Election of Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 12:26 pm | Environment Canterbury

Christchurch North-East – Ōrei Regional Councillor Jenny Hughey has been elected chair of Environment Canterbury at the inaugural meeting of the new term this morning. South Canterbury – Ōtuhituhi Councillor Peter Scott, deputy chair during the last ... More >>

Report regarding cruise ships in Akaroa Harbour released

Friday, 11 October 2019, 4:24 pm | Environment Canterbury

Further scientific research is required to determine any environmental impact caused by cruise ships operating in Akaroa Harbour, regional harbourmaster Jim Dilley says, following the release of an Environmental Risk Assessment report. More >>

Proposed Plan Change 7 – hundreds of submissions received

Friday, 27 September 2019, 4:26 pm | Environment Canterbury

We have received several hundred submissions period on proposed Plan Change 7 to the Land & Water Regional Plan. More >>

Another successful year for Whakaora Te Waihora

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 11:09 am | Environment Canterbury

The Co-Governors of Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere (Environment Canterbury, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Selwyn District Council, Christchurch City Council and the Department of Conservation) reported the achievements of the last year for the Whakaora Te Waihora ... More >>

Council adopts 2018-19 annual report

Friday, 20 September 2019, 2:18 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury adopted the audited Annual Report for the last financial year, to June 2019 at the council meeting on 19 September 2019. More >>

Enjoy free Metro transport this weekend

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 1:55 pm | Environment Canterbury

Join in World Car-Free Day by making the most of free transport on the Metro network this weekend. World Car-Free Day takes place on 22 September each year, and in support of this, Environment Canterbury is offering free public transport across the network ... More >>

Illegal whitebait structures on the increase in local rivers

Monday, 9 September 2019, 3:39 pm | Environment Canterbury

Concrete plinths, wooden platforms and a pellet jetty are amongst the dozens of illegal structures erected in Canterbury’s rivers this whitebaiting season. More >>

Driving support for small rural towns

Friday, 30 August 2019, 11:40 am | Environment Canterbury

A hui of community vehicle trust volunteers met this week at Environment Canterbury to hear that they had jointly donated over 17,300 hours of time. More >>

Timaru on-demand public transport given green light

Thursday, 29 August 2019, 12:58 pm | Environment Canterbury

A trial of on-demand public transport in Timaru will go ahead early in 2020 following today’s confirmation of funding by Environment Canterbury Councillors. More >>

Forest & Bird claim and Canterbury Water Management Strategy

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 3:50 pm | Environment Canterbury

In May, Forest & Bird challenged the collaborative Canterbury Water Management Strategy process in the context of the Hurunui Waiau Zone Committee’s ongoing discussions on the minimum flow regime. More >>

Not long to go for feedback on proposed plan changes

Monday, 19 August 2019, 4:00 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has reminded all Cantabrians, and particularly those living in South Canterbury and Waimakariri, that there is now less than a month to lodge submissions to Plan Change 7 to the Land & Water Regional Plan (LWRP) and Plan ... More >>

Waimakariri Flood Protection Project set for completion

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 2:42 pm | Environment Canterbury

Canterbury will be better equipped to deal with a major flood event following the completion of the Waimakariri Flood Protection Project. More >>

Rail freight takes pressure off roads

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 2:40 pm | Environment Canterbury

A major transport study says rail freight is an economic way to take pressure off South Island roads. It found potential for a $20-$30 million investment in rail projects to save up $12-$18 million annually, when wider costs are considered. More >>

Nitrate challenge being addressed – more action to come

Friday, 26 July 2019, 4:09 pm | Environment Canterbury

Contrary to Forest & Bird’s recent claim that Environment Canterbury has been ignoring calls from health and environmental NGOs to address nitrate concentrations, the regional council has been prioritising action on this important challenge for ... More >>

Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora and Waimakariri Plan Changes

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 2:22 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury announced today that it would notify Plan Change 7 to the Land & Water Regional Plan (LWRP) and Plan Change 2 to the Waimakariri River Regional Plan, for public submissions on 20 July 2019. More >>

Canterbury mayors committed to the CWMS

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 3:00 pm | Environment Canterbury

Canterbury mayors have reaffirmed their commitment to collaborative management of the region’s freshwater through the Canterbury Water Management Strategy (CWMS). More >>

A firmer approach to outdoor burning in Christchurch

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 3:12 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury is reminding residents living in the Christchurch clean air zone that over the cooler months, no outdoor burning is permitted, including on properties over two hectares, except for cooking purposes. More >>

Interested in standing for ECan Council?

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 4:07 pm | Environment Canterbury

Prospective Canterbury Regional Councillors will have a chance to find out what the role is all about at a candidates information evening on 15 July. More >>

 

 

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