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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 >>

Environment Canterbury Clarifies Its Role In Rakaia Water Conservation Order

Monday, 13 November 2023, 5:26 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has withdrawn its request for the Environment Court to clarify its role and RMA functions in upholding the 1988 Rakaia Water Conservation Order (WCO) . In February this year Environment Canterbury applied to the Environment Court ... More >>

Cash To Be Removed On The Greater Christchurch Metro Network As Part Of National Ticketing Solution Roll Out In 2024

Thursday, 26 October 2023, 10:32 am | Environment Canterbury

Cash is set to be removed as a payment option on the Greater Christchurch Metro Network in 2024. This week, Councillors approved the recommendation as part of the implementation of the National Ticketing Solution (NTS) in the second half of 2024. ... More >>

It’s Time To Answer Some Tough Questions About Our Region’s Future

Tuesday, 24 October 2023, 11:21 am | Environment Canterbury

Cantabrians are being asked to help shape the region’s future by completing our new survey . Our Chair Peter Scott said the survey asked people to rank conflicting priorities around environmental outcomes and goals, as the Council works to update ... More >>

Update On Grounded Fishing Vessel Near Shell Bay In Banks Peninsula

Monday, 2 October 2023, 5:35 pm | Environment Canterbury

On Monday 25 September, the Harbourmaster’s Office at Environment Canterbury was notified of a vessel aground near Shell Bay on the southeastern side of Banks Peninsula. The 25-metre fishing vessel, weighing approximately 140-150 tonnes is currently aground ... More >>

Fishing Vessel Aground Near Shell Bay In Banks Peninsula

Monday, 25 September 2023, 3:58 pm | Environment Canterbury

On Monday 25 September, the Harbourmaster's Office at Environment Canterbury was notified of a vessel aground near Shell Bay on the southeastern side of Banks Peninsula. All four crew were recovered by helicopter on Sunday 24 September between 9pm and ... More >>

The Best Spots For Recreation This Summer

Wednesday, 20 September 2023, 6:47 am | Environment Canterbury

What our long-term water quality grades say about our region’s swim spots We've just published our annual Contact Recreation Report . The report grades over 100 of Canterbury’s most popular swimming spots to show their suitability for swimming ... More >>

From Our Chair: Flood Resilience Funding Supports Investigations Into Natural Solutions

Monday, 18 September 2023, 1:27 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has received $360,000 in funding from the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) to investigate ways of working with nature to build resilience and better protect communities from future flooding. The funding will support three ... More >>

New Port To Port (8) And Northwood To Huntsbury (27) Bus Routes From 4 September

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 3:09 pm | Environment Canterbury

Two new bus routes, Route 8 – Port to Port/Airport to Lyttelton and Route 27 – Northwood to Huntsbury , will begin operating from Monday 4 September. These will replace the Bryndwr to Huntsbury (Route 17) and Casebrook to Lyttelton (Route 28) ... More >>

Council Approves Changes That Simplify Rules To Manage Water Quality

Thursday, 17 August 2023, 3:40 pm | Environment Canterbury

New rules approved by the Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) will streamline the consents process and strengthen restrictions on some activities to improve water quality across significant parts of the region. Bundled together in ... More >>

Regional Council Chair Sends Open Letters To Election Candidates

Monday, 14 August 2023, 6:53 am | Environment Canterbury

Ahead of the General Election, Canterbury Regional Council (Environment Canterbury) Chair Peter Scott is urging those who see themselves forming the next government to start thinking beyond Lambton Quay and Queen Street. In an open letter to political ... More >>

Major Disruptions To Metro Bus Services On Friday 11 August

Monday, 7 August 2023, 4:09 pm | Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury advises there will be major disruptions to Greater Christchurch public bus services on Friday 11 August from 9am to 3pm while drivers attend a stop-work meeting related to fair pay agreements.    Most bus services will ... More >>





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