Some of the world’s rarest birds, like the wrybill, live and breed along the Ashley-Rakahuri River.
News & events
The Waimakariri Water Zone Committee and the Ashley Rakahuri RiverCare Group is funding a project to help create weed-free islands along the Ashley / Rakahuri River to attract native birds.
A Canterbury coal mine has been fined $10,500 for causing sediment to run into a waterway.
Investigations continue in MPI’s response to the detection of the new-to-New Zealand cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis on a farm in South Canterbury.
Environment Canterbury reminds recreational river users to be vigilant while they are out enjoying the rivers over the spring and summer months.
Recreational water quality sampling has found that, of the 52 monitored freshwater swimming sites, 12 have improved a grade, and four declined.
Environment Canterbury, Christchurch City Council and the Canterbury District Health Board are committed to working together to resolve quarry dust issues in the Yaldhurst area.
A three-year project to investigate the impact of the Kaikōura earthquake on farmland in the district has officially launched.
With irrigation season underway Environment Canterbury is reminding irrigators to be aware of where their water is going and irrigate the grass-not the road.
Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL) has joined forces with Wellington-based irrigation software provider Regen to ensure that all of its shareholders will be operating at Good Management Practice (GMP) by 2020.
When acting Ashburton zone manager Janine Holland describes what the zone team is working on, the answer can be summed up in four words: “big, hairy, audacious goals”.
Lifestyle block owners in Waimakariri have discovered the benefits of good management during a three-week pilot project run by the Waimakariri Water Zone Committee.