In April the Upper Waitaki Zone Committee went on a field trip to learn about protecting braided river and wetland ecosystems, which is a priority for the committee.
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Environment Canterbury Chairman David Bedford said the comprehensive report provides a marker of New Zealand’s fresh water management and the areas that particularly need addressing.
The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued at Lake Pegasus on 14 February 2017.
While the recent rainfall meant access to Kaikōura was temporarily cut off, the rain did have some positive effects on the landslide dams caused by November’s earthquake.
The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warnings issued for the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Glentunnel, the Hurunui River at...
“Saving the world one day at a time” is what Kevin Heays often tells others of his job as Hurunui-Waiau and Kaikoura Zone manager.
In early March the Tengawai Catchment Group hosted a field trip to share some of the good things being done to protect water quality and the natural environment with local people.
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Environment Canterbury Senior Land Resources Officer Jean Jack was granted one of two Personal Development Awards in 2016.
Early this morning we became aware that the Selwyn River was flowing under SH1 for the first time in nearly three years following significant rainfall after an extended dry period.
A prosecution for illegally clearing riverside land in the lower Waitaki has successfully gone through the Alternative Environmental Justice (AEJ) process.
Environment Canterbury today reported good progress on collaborative efforts to protect Canterbury’s iconic braided rivers.