Environment Canterbury announced today that it would notify Plan Change 1 to the Hurunui and Waiau River Regional Plan (HWRRP).
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A new project to trial the use of fertigation - which could help reduce nitrogen leaching on farms - is now underway.
Making informed decisions using technology has created more productive land use for farms while reducing their environmental impact.
Environment Canterbury is working closely with Hurunui District Council to ensure the removal of a tyre stockpile at 122 Racecourse Road, Amberley.
Farmers in the Omarama area will get to ask questions about changes to farming land use consent rules at an upcoming briefing on 22 March 2019.
Burgess’s Stream, near Eyreton, has been identified as a focus area for the first stage of Waimakariri Irrigation Limited’s (WIL).
Around a dozen Waimakariri farmers attended a drop-in session designed to help them meet changes under Plan Change 5 (PC5) in Cust last Friday.
A community forum in Twizel highlighted how the five agencies with statutory responsibilities in the region had become more aligned in protecting the Mackenzie.
A Hororata dairy farm has been convicted and fined $30,000 after illegally discharging effluent onto land.
Looking after the environment is essential for Selwyn farmer Tony Dodunski. An independent check shows he’s well on the way to achieving sustainable farming.
Connecting people with different lifestyles is vital for breaking down the rural-urban divide, according to Eyrewell farmer Michelle Maginness.
Environment Canterbury is to appeal the December 2018 High Court decision, Dewhirst Land Company Ltd v Canterbury Regional Council, to the Court of Appeal.