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The Chatham Islands Council is once again running its residents and ratepayers’ satisfaction survey.
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.
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.
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.
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.