Rates – it’s a five-letter word that makes most people’s eyes glaze over, although I suspect that isn’t so much the case in the farming sector.
News & events
With the days becoming shorter and colder, having good heating in your home is key. But do you know the best ways to burn cleaner?
At Environment Canterbury we are keen to harness the vision of our youth and ensure they have their say through our youth engagement and education programmes.
Is dust simply one of life’s irritations – a nuisance at worst – or can something more be done to help those who are living with it day in day out?
With the proposed increase in rates in our draft Long-Term Plan, find out how your rates could be impacted by using our new rates calculator tool.
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.
The draft Long-Term Plan 2021-31 was adopted on Thursday, marking a milestone for the elected members of the Canterbury Regional Council.
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.
Keeping black-billed gulls safe is one of our top priorities and it was disheartening to see that the latest incident has caused great damage to the colony.
Water is life. Out of a list of crucial tasks and ambitions, managing and nurturing our water is the most important job that Environment Canterbury has.
Flooding can have devastating effects. We have taken significant steps to reduce the risk of potential flood damage and we need to adapt for climate change.
Biosecurity and pest management are our key responsibilities, and working with a range of agencies and the community is key to making progress in this space.