Nearly $60,000 was allocated to four important biodiversity projects in the Waimakariri region recently.
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Protecting swamp wetlands in Waimakariri is a top priority for the local Water Zone Committee, with $25,000 of works given the go ahead in Okuku Downs.
Newly-elected Waimakariri Water Zone Committee chair Michael Blackwell shares his thoughts on wetland restoration in the zone.
The Morriss farm in Waimakariri restored 250 metres of stream, and have since seen tuna and inanga return as its health grew.
Direct commuter buses from Waimakariri to central Christchurch, supported by new Park & Ride facilities, are one step closer thanks to support from residents.
Proactive improvement to farming practices has seen 89 percent of Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL) shareholders achieve an A or B FEP audit score.
Makarini Rupene, about moving his focus towards Waimakariri to raise awareness on how to use the land and environment to include mahinga kai values.
Direct commuter buses from Rangiora and Kaiapoi to central Christchurch are proposed for when the Christchurch Northern Corridor (CNC) opens mid next year.
The Selwyn Waihora and Waimakariri zone committees share a mission to expand recreational opportunities along the Waimakariri River
Pest control efforts in the Canterbury high country are rescuing large areas from colonisation by introduced conifers.
Selwyn Waihora Water Zone Committee Co-Chair Les Wanhalla on the importance of protecting the high country's lakes and streams.
Planting to enhance native vegetation beside the Waimakariri River is creating a “corridor” for native birds and improving biodiversity.