This year the Council is focusing on public transport, environmental priority projects and COVID-19 recovery in its yearly Annual Plan.
News & events
Greater Christchurch’s public transport challenges are bigger than the call for free buses, as our councillors Phil Clearwater and Tane Apanui explain.
It’s a year since Environment Canterbury declared a climate-change emergency. Jenny Hughey explains what the council has been doing.
Jenny Hughey, Chair for Environment Canterbury, about her commitments as the new Chair and how she wants to tackle environmental issues.
Steve Lowndes is wrapping up his experience as a councillor and chair and reflects on achievements and the challenges lying ahead for the new council.
Environment Canterbury’s role in consenting water use, and protecting our water supply.
Steve Lowndes discusses what the Waimakariri in flood would really look like, and whether our current protection measures are resilient enough.
Farmers have a lot to contend with, much more than the average townie can understand, in dealing with emissions, nutrient leaching and environmental risks.
Audit. It’s a word with all sorts of connotations, and none of them especially pleasant. For me, it stirs up memories of long dark nights poring over paperwork.
Public Transport Joint Committee members Steve Lowndes and Dr Anna Stevenson discuss the visionary step change proposed in the Regional Public Transport Plan.