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News & events
Whakaora Te Ahuriri – A Wetland for Te Waihora documentary celebrates the creation of a constructed wetland in a culturally significant area of Aotearoa.
The establishment of two large native planting sites is a major step toward restoring native biodiversity on the Canterbury Plains.
We are promoting a Local Bill to Parliament which, if passed, will ensure mana whenua representation on the Council.
More than $1.3 million will be spent in the Rangitata to protect the community from increased flood risk caused by the major floods of summer 2019/20.
Ōtūkaikino River is undergoing a makeover, courtesy of biodiversity funding and hard work from our partner organisations.
The Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora Water Zone Committee recommended $14,000 of biodiversity funding be used to protect ancient Māori rock art.
Environment Canterbury and Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu are proud to advise the appointment of our new Tumu Taiao – Mana Whenua Experts on Council.
Over winter we're conducting reviews of erosion and sediment control practices at building sites in Cashmere and the Port Hills, with fines for non-compliance.
From 1 November 2021, cruise ship masters and operators wishing to anchor in Akaroa Harbour will need to comply with guidance issued by Environment Canterbury.
Construction and planting at Ahuriri Lagoon is now complete and the wetland is beginning to function.
Our very own Peter Ramsden has received a Queen's Birthday Honour and has become a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.