Ashburton Water Zone Committee Chair William Thomas talks about his visit to Lake Clearwater and the challenge of preserving our high-country environment.
News & events
Over a period of more than 100 years, the Waitarakao lagoon has deteriorated. Find out more about the history of the lagoon and how it can be protected.
The Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora Water Zone Committee recommended $14,000 of biodiversity funding be used to protect ancient Māori rock art.
The Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee recommended $5000 of biodiversity funding be used to achieve the Lake Alexandrina Conservation Trust's planting goals.
Montegues wetland in Kaikōura has undergone some extreme restoration recently, with dedicated landowners leading the way.
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.
Urban rivers and streams play an essential role in our health and wellbeing, and protecting and enhancing their health is equally as important.
Keagan Hopper is a recreational water monitoring student with us this year. He recounted a recent trip to North Canterbury for a day of testing.
During summer it is especially important that dog owners know the potential dangers cyanobacteria present in our region's waterways.
Restoration projects and changing policies worldwide has been celebrated for the 25th time on World Wetlands Day.
Lake Clearwater has been deemed safe for swimming, after testing reveals that the cyanobacteria currently found in the lake is not a risk to health.
Ashburton Water Zone Committee Chair William Thomas looks back on 2020 and outlines the challenges the Committee will face in 2021.