In 2022/23, we delivered 20 environmental projects, collaborating with communities, landowners and rūnanga for habitat protection and regional initiatives.
News & events
Flood protection and enhancing biodiversity is at the heart of a three-year work programme we've been carrying out alongside Waitaha rivers.
Leo Fietje has spent years helping farmers, scientists and planners work together for a better environment. Learn more about the time he spent working for us.
Over a period of more than 100 years, the Waitarakao lagoon has deteriorated. Find out more about the history of the lagoon and how it can be protected.
A three-year programme of flood protection work kicks off with Kaiapoi rock works. Find out more about the history of flood protection in the Kaiapoi region.
Learning about traditional mahinga kai, in and around our waterways was the theme of a special community meeting and hāngī in Omarama.
New pathways, fencing and tracks around the mouth of the Hakatere/Ashburton River are improving the environment for the many native birds that inhabit the area.
Explore Canterbury’s world-renowned and unique braided rivers by meeting some of the people restoring their mana.
Watch out for new plant pest arrivals on your land so they can be destroyed before they get well-established, Environment Canterbury’s Laurence Smith says.
A solo circumnavigation in a 28-foot yacht is tough enough. Throw in COVID-19 halfway through a 12 month voyage and it becomes the ultimate test.
Our new Southern Zone Delivery Lead, Peter Burt shares stories of his fascinating career.
Discover how people made a big impact on this little lake