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News & events
Our role is to monitor consents and ensure that consent conditions are complied with.
The community can now take its first look at what our ten-year work plan and budget may look like.
Discover amazing events during Seaweek 2024 that celebrate our diverse marine habitats and encourage us to all be kaitiaki or guardians of the sea.
Read about how we protect the region's rivers and biodiversity from weed infestation.
Read about the recent improvements made to Timaru's MyWay service.
A concerning amount of nurdles and other microplastics are ending up in our waterways.
Read Marco Cataloni's latest column about weed control in biodiversity-rich areas and improving water quality in the Middle Creek/Te Wai-o-pātiki catchment.
Join Te Rūnanga o Arowhenua , the Ngāi Tahu Māori Rock Art Trust, and Environment Canterbury for a kōrero about rock art and mahika kai.
The fire near Kirwee is now contained, the response is being led by Fire and Emergency NZ (FENZ).
Read about the successful project reestablishing and protecting the native forest in the Avoca Valley.
A new and refreshed depot in Kainga provides a modern open-plan office for up to 70 kaimahi (staff).