Ashburton Water Zone Committee Chair William Thomas talks about the Committee's three-year action plan and welcomes new members.
News & events
Find the latest updates on rainfall, river flow and key roading updates across the region.
Meters and monitoring show just how much impact the recent rainfall had on our rivers and groundwater.
Works are starting on the Waiau Uwha River to protect Waiau township from flooding.
More than $1.3 million will be spent in the Rangitata to protect the community from increased flood risk caused by the major floods of summer 2019/20.
A range of resources have been developed for farmers to help them continue with rural recovery, resilience, and community support after the 2016 earthquakes.
With the fire risk in Canterbury remaining high, the Lake Pukaki and Lake Ōhau fires in 2020 remind us of the devastation that wildfires can cause.
We are starting on a three-year, $24 million programme of investment in flood protection for climate resilience.
A three-year programme of flood protection work kicks off with Kaiapoi rock works. Find out more about the history of flood protection in the Kaiapoi region.
Flooding can have devastating effects. We have taken significant steps to reduce the risk of potential flood damage and we need to adapt for climate change.
More than $24 million will be spent on a programme of flood protection projects in Canterbury thanks to central government’s climate resilience fund.
Recent tree felling in Ashley Rakahuri Regional Park has helped to protect nearby areas with a history of flooding.