On Monday 25 September, the Harbourmaster’s Office at Environment Canterbury was notified of a vessel aground near Shell Bay on Banks Peninsula.
News & events
On Friday 1 September, we responded to a discharge to a waterway, Saltwater Creek, North Canterbury. Read the latest update.
$1.67 million has been allocated to vital protection and restoration initiatives for the 2024 financial year.
Join our public meeting on 27 September, to tackle the Pig's Ear invasion in Akaroa and the bays.
Our annual contact recreation report is now available, assessing 100 popular swimming spots in Waitaha/Canterbury.
Stopbanks, vital for flood defense, safeguard lives and infrastructure. Collective responsibility ensures their effectiveness in averting major floods.
Members of our Youth Rōpū held a successful planting event in the Waimakariri River Regional Park to celebrate Conservation Week.
From September 2023 until February 2024 we're conducting a Karoro/Southern black-backed gull control operation, at the Ashley River/Rakahuri.
Funding from MfE is supporting investigation and feasibility work for natural solutions to flood protection but permanent co-investment is still needed.
The construction of a new fence designed to keep wallabies out of the Mackenzie Basin is advancing well.
Collaborating with Te Rūnanga o Kaikōura to enhance Hurunui River berm, improving flood protection, climate resilience, and restoring native habitat.
During June and July 2023, the Timaru community got involved in Our Waitarakao – a joint project to plan for a healthier future for the lagoon and catchment.