At Environment Canterbury we are keen to harness the vision of our youth and ensure they have their say through our youth engagement and education programmes.
News & events
Two Canterbury schools have had the chance to learn and immerse themselves in their local environment with support from our youth engagement and education team.
We have some great events lined up in early March for Seaweek 2021 that showcase the importance and diversity of our marine environments.
Kaikōura High School students helped plant 650 natives for the recent Love the Lyell planting day.
The annual Youth Voices Hui will now be held at Tūtehuarewa Marae, Koukourarata/Port Levy in mid-December, due to COVID-19 earlier in the year.
Oscar Bloom is the new youth representative for the Christchurch West Melton Water Zone Committee. Read about his efforts advocating for the voices of tomorrow.
The winners of the Timaru Great Blue Fish Hunt competition have been announced. Congratulations to all entrants for learning about stormwater over the holidays.
Our Youth Rōpū is seeking applications for two new members to represent North Canterbury and mana whenua.
Chair for Banks Peninsula Water Zone Committee, Benita Wakefield, provides a monthly update on what's been happening in the zone.
Erana Riddell, 21, is the first youth to become a full member of a water zone committee in Canterbury. Read on to find out her story.
Three hectares of Balmoral Forest have been planted with natives, thanks to the Hurunui Youth Kaitiakitanga Project.
View the profiles of the inspiring young people that make up our 2020 Youth Rōpū.