On Monday 25 September, the Harbourmaster’s Office at Environment Canterbury was notified of a vessel aground near Shell Bay on Banks Peninsula.
News & events
On Friday 1 September, we responded to a discharge to a waterway, Saltwater Creek, North Canterbury. Read the latest update.
Collaborating with Te Rūnanga o Kaikōura to enhance Hurunui River berm, improving flood protection, climate resilience, and restoring native habitat.
During June and July 2023, the Timaru community got involved in Our Waitarakao – a joint project to plan for a healthier future for the lagoon and catchment.
Play your part to revive the Rakitata (Rangitata) River by providing feedback on the draft river revival strategy. Consultation is open until Monday 2 October.
Climate change continues to increase the risk of flooding. Leigh Griffiths shares her thoughts about the future of flood protection in Waitaha.
Be across the whitebait fishing regulations and be aware of common mistakes.
Did you know that most stormwater drains lead directly into waterways? Find out how you can help to keep our rivers and streams clean.
We have released two new reports showing that we need to improve land management to achieve the water quality improvements the community is seeking.
The Christchurch West Melton Water Management Zone Committee is looking for businesses to recognise for their good stormwater management practices.
The Banks Peninsula and Christchurch West Melton Water Zone Committees recommend funding for local projects, learn how to apply.
McKinnon's Creek/Ōtakitane is an example of a site undergoing significant restoration work, including planting, to improve water quality.