Anyone caught dumping rubbish in any of our three regional parks may now find themselves slapped with an instant $750 fine.
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Explore and learn about a Canterbury ecological hotspot as part of The Walking Festival 2021.
Regional park rangers are now warranted to issue instant $750 fines to anyone found dumping rubbish in Canterbury's three regional parks.
We are gearing up to celebrate Parks Week, and encourage everyone to get out and explore their regional parks to see what these amazing spaces have to offer.
We are starting on a three-year, $24 million programme of investment in flood protection for climate resilience.
Be in to win a picnic pack as part of the Love Our Lakes campaign in the Upper Waitaki lakes.
Keeping black-billed gulls safe is one of our top priorities and it was disheartening to see that the latest incident has caused great damage to the colony.
Explore Canterbury's public recreational spots with our new online 'StoryMap', which provides accessibility and amenity information for over 900 sites.
Recent tree felling in Ashley Rakahuri Regional Park has helped to protect nearby areas with a history of flooding.
Dog owners throughout Canterbury are being reminded to be on the alert for potentially toxic algae when taking their pooch to the pond or river.
Wetlands with a high ecological value around Kaikōura are being identified as part of a push to protect and enhance them throughout the district.
Planting to enhance native vegetation beside the Waimakariri River is creating a “corridor” for native birds and improving biodiversity.