If the current planning rules for the Hurunui Waiau zone stay as they are, you will need a resource consent to farm.
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Investigations continue in MPI’s response to the detection of the new-to-New Zealand cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis on a farm in South Canterbury.
A stream walk app has been used to map over 12 kilometres of Silverstream and its tributaries to provide a broader understanding of the waterway’s ecosystem.
Water management decisions should be based on accurate data rather than gut feelings, says the newest member of Ashburton Water Zone Committee Cargill Henderson.
The regional council sector today voiced its endorsement of the Good Farming Practice Action Plan for Water Quality, launched today in Hamilton.
Environment Canterbury today welcomed the launch of the national Good Farming Practice Action Plan for Water Quality and reflected on years of leadership and progress in the region.
Sediment traps, which help reduce erosion and run-off into waterways, can now be installed on farms as part of a catchment-wide consent process in the Kakahu River catchment, near Geraldine.
There’s a significant effort in Canterbury to manage and reduce nitrate levels in groundwater caused by more intensive farming over the past 20 years and more.
The 2017 update to nitrate levels in shallow groundwater across Canterbury shows little change across most districts, with three new high-risk areas and one area that has gone from high...
Environment Canterbury today welcomed Forest & Bird’s withdrawal of its application to the Environment Court for a declaration.
Environment Canterbury announced today that Council had resolved to make the Hinds Plan Change, Plan Change 2 to the Land & Water Regional Plan, operative on 1 June 2018.
Environment Canterbury today responded to Greenpeace’s current campaign aimed at stopping dairy conversions.