Avoid lighting outdoor fires during Alert Levels 3 and 4 to help keep essential staff safe.
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Hear from Kaikōura zone delivery lead Kevin Heays as he updates us on outdoor burning during Alert Level 4, the catchment approach, and how to get in touch.
Our air quality implementation officers Mark and Marie love showing people how to build a roaring fire that’s smoke-free, so we can all breathe cleaner air.
Christchurch West Melton Zone Delivery Lead Ruth Sarson reminds everyone about the rules for outdoor burning in the city.
LAWA has released its Air Quality National Picture Summary, which confirms air quality in New Zealand towns is generally good, and has improved.
Burning/burying farm plastics can cause ongoing issues, which is why its important to recycle farm plastic. Find out how to do this in Kaikōura
Environment Canterbury has signed Adaptive Management Plans with two businesses to address odour issues in northern Timaru and Washdyke.
Although it's open fire season in Canterbury, you must still follow our burning rules and check it's alright before you light.
Learn the three key components to ensure a smoke-free fire to better heat your home this winter.
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?
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 and day out?
With crop residue burning season here, it is essential that the all rules and requirements are followed to manage any potentially adverse effects.