Hurunui Waiau Water Zone Committee Deputy Chair Ken Hughey* reflects on what it means to participate in water resource management.
News & events
The culmination of years of work marked the successful construction of a ground-breaking Canterbury mudfish (kōwaro) protection project.
The Hurunui Youth Conservation Site was officially opened on Sunday 26 May with a fun day out, “Vision and Pines”.
The Waihinaunui stream has received ongoing assistance from Whitby Place resident Roger Dempsey, who has taken it upon himself to beautify the urban stream.
Biosecurity Advisory Groups will be established to assist in effectively managing plant and animal pests across the region.
The Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee recently held a meeting at Lake Middleton and discovered its value for recreation and biodiversity.
With help of the conservation dog, Wink, local authorities have recently sniffed out and removed patches of the pest plant spartina from Canterbury waterways.
There is much community interest in southern black-backed gull culls, why they are done and whether they are safe.
“Vision and Pines”, a music festival to be held at Balmoral Reserve camping ground, will start a conservation project led by Hurunui young people.
An update from Hurunui Zone Committee chair on the notified Plan Change 1 to the HWRRP and the Zone Committee's future focus.
The Council concluded deliberations on the Annual Plan 2019-20, Fees & Charges Policy, Revenue & Financing Policy, and rates for the coming financial year.
Jen Coombes talks about successful actions from volunteering.