Living Here is sent to all households in the Canterbury region to give residents an overview of what is happening in the region, and a look at the work of Environment Canterbury.

Winter 2018 edition

Check your letterbox from 16 July 2018 for the winter edition.

We need your help to tell us what you think so we create content that's important to you.  Please take the two minute survey(external link) and tell us what you think about the latest edition. Thank you for your participation.

Photo competition winner

Canterbury’s landscapes make amazing images – and in each edition of Living Here we will showcase part of the region. 

The winning image was taken by Cindy Merritt of Christchurch, who took this picture on a walk around Purau Bay. 

Cantabrians are also invited to submit images to for a chance to have your image in a future issue.

Walk around Purau Bay

It's complicated

In each edition a complicated issue will be highlighted, and explained in a short video or videos.  Environment Canterbury’s Chief Scientist or a member of the team aim to clarify a topical, complex subject, such as irrigation and the region’s water supply.

If you have any questions regarding the content, please contact