Members of the Regional Marine Oil Spill Response Team braved cold, wet weather to test their response skills and processes in Lyttelton Harbour last week.
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On 30 May 2021, a region-wide state of emergency was declared in Waitaha/Canterbury following days of sustained, heavy rainfall that caused extensive flooding.
It's time for central government to share the financial load of flood protection work.
A newly released report calls for national leadership and urgent action to meet climate change-induced flood hazard risks.
Kaikōura rivers officer, Mike Gilliver provides an update on flooding in Kaikōura, and how river works are funded.
Canterbury Civil Defence Emergency Management Group has appointed a new Group Controller, Sean Poff, who starts his new role in January 2022.
Flooding is a common natural hazard in New Zealand, but the recent weather event was an extreme test of the flood-protection network.
A significant oil spill in Timaru was quickly remediated thanks to a joint effort from local councils and businesses.
Meters and monitoring show just how much impact the recent rainfall had on our rivers and groundwater.
We are starting on a three-year, $24 million programme of investment in flood protection for climate resilience.
Environment Canterbury Chair Jenny Hughey has welcomed the Government’s declaration of a climate emergency.
Metro is supporting those returning to work or school at Alert Level 2 with the Link and Temuka services at regular timetables, along with MyWay by Metro.