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Christchurch Public Transport Service Exceptions

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 9:06 pm | Environment Canterbury

As previously advised, from Thursday 26 March, public transport in Greater Christchurch will run to Sunday timetables. Senior Manager Public Transport Stewart Gibbon said that to support people relying on public transport to reach essential services, Metro ... More >>

Greater Christchurch Public Transport Update

Monday, 23 March 2020, 7:26 pm | Environment Canterbury

New Zealand's Covid-19 alert level has risen to three and the country will go into Level Four full lockdown after Wednesday 25 March. On Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 March, our urban buses and ferries will run to the normal weekday timetable. The ... More >>

Maintaining Public Transport Services In The Coming Weeks

Sunday, 22 March 2020, 6:24 pm | Environment Canterbury

Public transport across the country is an essential service that many people rely on. Environment Canterbury, alongside our partners Go Bus, Red Bus, Ritchies and Black Cat, is working hard to keep a safe service running, whilst also looking after ... More >>

Hurunui And Waiau River Regional Plan Change - Decisions Made

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 12:16 pm | Environment Canterbury

Our Council has today accepted the recommendations of the Independent Hearing Panel on Plan Change 1 to the Hurunui and Waiau River Regional Plan (HWRRP). The HWRRP is a separate plan from the Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan. The Plan ... More >>

Council accelerates move to low emission buses

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 12:16 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury’s new bus contract procurement process was completed this week with all operator contracts signed. The new contracts will reduce public transport CO2 emissions by 14% within their first year with the introduction of 25 new electric ... More >>

Adoption Of The Draft 2020/21 Annual Plan

Thursday, 20 February 2020, 4:57 pm | Environment Canterbury

Today the new Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) adopted the draft 2020/21 Annual Plan. This plan will now be made available for the community to have your say on its contents. The 2020/21 year is the third year of the current Long-Term ... More >>

Otipua-Saltwater Creek Catchment Group documents 125 species

Friday, 7 February 2020, 1:56 pm | Environment Canterbury

More than 120 species were observed during the inaugural ‘Bioblitz Day’, conducted by the Otipua-Saltwater Creek Catchment Group and guest experts in Timaru’s Otipua Wetland. More >>

New guidance coming on crop burning

Monday, 16 December 2019, 11:13 am | Environment Canterbury

Better guidelines on burning crop residue are being developed, following a number of concerns in the Waimate area. More >>

Boaties warned of submerged logs in Waitaki Lakes

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 4:02 pm | Environment Canterbury

As a result of recent heavy rainfall, a significant amount of debris is currently floating or submerged in the Waitaki rivers and lakes. More >>

Local knowledge and international expertise for trial

Friday, 29 November 2019, 11:00 am | Environment Canterbury

A significant milestone has been achieved as Timaru approaches its 2020 on-demand public transport trial, with the completion of contracts for both the technology provider and the vehicle operator. More >>

Sentencing in Kaputone Creek discharge of ammonia case

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 3:15 pm | Environment Canterbury

Polarcold Stores Limited (which has since changed its name to Emergent Cold Ltd) and Russell Trent (an employee of Polarcold) were today fined a total of $242,350 after pleading guilty to charges of illegally discharging a contaminant, namely ammonia ... More >>

Fishing vessel run aground successfully removed

Monday, 25 November 2019, 12:42 pm | Environment Canterbury

At 9pm on Sunday 24 November, the small commercial fishing vessel boat Ruff-Enuff was successfully removed from the water and placed on the roadside using a digger. About 60 litres of mixed fuels in 20 litre containers were removed from the vessel ... More >>

Crayfish boat run aground near Kaikōura

Sunday, 24 November 2019, 8:54 pm | Environment Canterbury

A small crayfish boat called the Ruff-Enuff has run aground near Goose Bay. The skipper and crew are on shore and safe. More >>

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 >>



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