Fourteen new community members have been appointed and a further 11 have been reappointed, to Canterbury’s water zone committees to help protect and improve the region’s freshwater.
News & events
The Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee is reminding people to ‘Love your lakes’ when visiting its popular recreational spots this summer.
Immediate Steps is about achieving some quick wins, recognising that our natural ecosystems are the ‘lungs’ of the environment.
When acting Ashburton zone manager Janine Holland describes what the zone team is working on, the answer can be summed up in four words: “big, hairy, audacious goals”.
As New Zealanders demand action over the state of the nation’s waterways, Cantabrians are taking an innovative approach in the fight to restore water quality.
It’s been a wet winter. The Selwyn is flowing again and groundwater levels are rising. Does that mean we can stop worrying about what happens in the dry times? Of...
David Ashby, farm environmental consultant and chair of the Waimakariri Zone Committee, recently met a friend who is a small block owner.
A word by Arapata Reuben, Zone Committee Chair, on what's been done to protect biodiversity in the Christchurch West Melton Zone.
The Selwyn Waihora Water Zone Committee today reported that its just concluded seminar series at Lincoln University had attracted at least 1000 people and that it would be examining feedback...
Sydenham scientist, mother and kayaker Suzanne Furkert is on a mission to rid Christchurch's rivers from copper, and she wants other people to play their part too.
Reflecting on the past six years he's served on the Kaikōura Water Zone Committee, Tony Blunt is immensely proud of the strides taken to improve and protect water in the...
It took Angela Cushnie a while to take the plunge and put her name forward for the Ashburton Water Zone Committee, and her path was a novel one.