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A new report has found that significant reductions in nutrient loads will be required to preserve water quality in the Ashburton/Ō Tū Wharekai lakes.
Regional Land Transport Plan 2021-31 seeks resilience to extreme events and fewer emissions.
Help protect the precious wai of our region by applying to join your local water zone committee. Applications close Monday 10 May.
Ashburton Water Zone Committee Chair William Thomas talks about the Mayfield Hinds Valetta consent renewal and our need to empathise with others.
Wai We Care: Read about what a zone committee is, and some of the environmental projects they get involved with.
Harrison Spraying Services Limited has been fined $120,000 after contaminating a water race which subsequently killed hundreds of fish.
Community, industry and regional government are working together to restore native biodiversity values to a stream in the Ashburton region.
Ashburton Water Zone Committee Chair William Thomas talks about his visit to Lake Clearwater and the challenge of preserving our high-country environment.
With crop residue burning season here, it is essential that the all rules and requirements are followed to manage any potentially adverse effects.
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.