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Timaru To Lead The Way In Innovative Public Transport Payments

Tuesday, 11 June 2024, 1:46 pm | Environment Canterbury

Canterbury is to be the first region in Aotearoa to benefit from seamless, convenient public transport payments. The country’s much anticipated new National Ticketing Solution (NTS) is launching here first, starting with MyWay by Metro services in ... More >>

Funding Boost For Canterbury Flood Protection Projects

Saturday, 1 June 2024, 1:25 pm | Environment Canterbury

Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) is welcoming Central Government support from Budget 2024 for flood management measures in the region. More >>

Canterbury Regional Council Makes Key Decisions On 10-year Plan

Friday, 24 May 2024, 5:31 pm | Environment Canterbury

After two days of deliberations, Councillors have agreed on key components of a 10-year workplan and budget for the three core services the Council is responsible for: Environmental Regulation and Protection, Community Preparedness and Response to Hazards, and Public ... More >>

Emissions Inventory A First For Canterbury

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 5:08 pm | Environment Canterbury

Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) has published the first greenhouse gas emissions inventory report for Waitaha/Canterbury. The full report is available on the Getting to Net Zero webpage . The report analyses the greenhouse gas emissions ... More >>

Rolling Out Next-stop Information On Metro Buses

Monday, 22 April 2024, 2:40 pm | Environment Canterbury

Next-stop information is beginning to be rolled out on Metro buses in Greater Christchurch this week. This information allows customers to easily see the next three stops and how far away they are, from the comfort of their seat. More >>

Metro's New Onboard Customer Support Team

Monday, 15 April 2024, 11:43 am | Environment Canterbury

The customer support officers will travel on different routes across the Metro network and will work closely with drivers and customers to provide the best possible travelling experience. More >>

Ingenuity Enables Fish Travel Through Flood Protection Structures

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 2:50 pm | Environment Canterbury

More than a dozen vital flood protection structures in our waterways, such as weirs and culverts, now have improved fish passage. Thanks to central government co-funding, we have been able to remediate these structures so fish can access more of our waterways, ... More >>

Fare Not, Canterbury!

Tuesday, 26 March 2024, 11:44 am | Environment Canterbury

Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) is reassuring customers its Metro fares will mostly stay the same, including its $2 Greater Christchurch flat fare trial, following the government’s changes to its Community Connect concessions ... More >>

Yacht Aground Near Diamond Harbour

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 1:22 pm | Environment Canterbury

In the early evening of Wednesday 20 March, the Harbourmaster’s Office at Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) was notified of a recreational yacht aground near Pāua-o-Hinekotau Head, west of Te Waipapa/Diamond Harbour. All five crew were ... More >>

SailGP Back On Our Shores Soon – Public Transport And HMO Reminders

Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 10:04 am | Environment Canterbury

Lyttelton Harbour/Whakaraupō is again set to host the ITM New Zealand Sail Grand Prix (SailGP), on 23 and 24 March. Around 22,000 ticket holders are expected to attend the event this year, with a watch party set to take place on The Terrace in the city ... More >>

Increased Action - Or Cost Savings? Tell Us What You Think

Wednesday, 13 March 2024, 1:27 pm | Environment Canterbury

We’ve laid out the options, now it’s over to you. That’s the message from Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) Chair Peter Scott, as consultation begins on Council’s 10-year work plan and budget. “Councillors and staff have ... More >>

Council Gears Up For Consultation On Proposed 10-year Budget

Wednesday, 28 February 2024, 2:16 pm | Environment Canterbury

The development of Canterbury Regional Council’s (Environment Canterbury’s) Long-Term Plan 2024-34 has taken a step forward, after Councillors adopted the draft consultation document. Download the Council agenda, which contains the draft consultation ... More >>

Council Balances A Tightrope As Draft Long-Term Plan Goes Public

Friday, 23 February 2024, 12:20 pm | Environment Canterbury

Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) is getting ready to have a challenging conversation with the community about its work plan and budget for the next ten years. As part of the development of the Long-Term Plan 2024-34, details ... More >>

Call For Submissions On Proposed Investment In Canterbury’s Transport System

Friday, 26 January 2024, 12:08 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Canterbury Regional Transport Committee is seeking feedback on its proposed plan for the region’s transport system. The draft Canterbury Regional Land Transport Plan 2024–34 sets out the current state of the region's transport system, the challenges ... More >>

Business As Usual, With Important Conversations Ahead

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 7:12 pm | Environment Canterbury

Peter Scott, Chair Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury): It will take some time before we get any specific detail about how the policy changes signaled by the new Government will impact us here in Canterbury. Until we have new legislation ... More >>

Pets On Buses Up For Public Discussion

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 4:13 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Transport, Urban Development and Air Quality Committee (TUDAQ) of Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) has supported a notice of motion to include a policy on ‘Pets on buses’ in its draft Regional Public Transport Plan (RPTP). ... More >>

Environment Canterbury Welcomes New Study Into Our Water Quality Challenge

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 11:50 am | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury agrees with a new study that found achieving national bottom lines for contaminants across New Zealand will be a huge challenge. The report released by Our Land and Water, ' Current state of water contaminants compared to bottom lines ... More >>

Progress Towards Canterbury's Climate Action Plan

Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 10:34 am | Environment Canterbury

The Canterbury Mayoral Forum endorsed a collective funding approach to regional climate actions during a meeting on Friday 24 November. Climate actions and costs are still to be worked through and are subject to each council’s long-term plan ... More >>

Proposal For $10.8 Billion Investment In Canterbury’s Transport System

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 3:23 pm | Environment Canterbury

Canterbury councils and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency are proposing to almost double the investment in the region’s land transport system over the next 10 years to increase maintenance, manage risk from natural hazards, reduce emissions, enhance ... More >>

Council Opts Not To Include Māori Constituency

Wednesday, 22 November 2023, 4:23 pm | Environment Canterbury

The Council has decided not to include a Māori constituency in the next local elections in 2025. "We have previously considered the option of a Māori constituency and felt the best, most appropriate representation was direct representation by mana ... More >>





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