The Rakaia River berm is being transformed with native flood protection trees replacing pest plants in this ecologically significant area.
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We have four flood protection projects along the Waihī River in Geraldine, including targeted weeding, native planting, and a memorial site.
Our Flood Protection Recovery Manager Shaun McCracken says we need to rethink our relationship with rivers.
Read the latest update on the tuna stranding near Taumutu Beach and Te Waihora.
In early April we start work on securing the pipes at Waitarakao Washdyke. This will provide protection for the pipes and reduce the flooding risk.
We're joining a local organisation to increase flood protection measures along the Ōpihi River.
Canterbury's main centres are being aerially surveyed, adding to our knowledge around the region, and our climate and flood resilience.
A North Canterbury farmer benefits from Environment Canterbury's Soil Conservation and Revegetation (SCAR) Programme.
The coastline from Waiau-toa/Clarence River to Waimate has been captured in 3D by LiDAR (light detection and ranging) via Land Information New Zealand.
When there's a nor-wester, our alpine rivers can flood without warning, even on sunny days.
Residents in Lake Ōhau village have grown native seedlings as part of the area’s regeneration project in the wake of the devastating wildfire in 2020.
Several tracks between the townships of Twizel and Tekapo are damaged following severe weather throughout July and August.