A research project has found the most common potential source of soil contamination in North Canterbury is old sheep dips.
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Farmers in Hurunui and Kaikōura with erosion-prone land are eligible for funding to help reduce the movement of sediment down hillsides and into waterways.
More than a decade of conservation work has resulted in a Kaikōura farmer working towards establishing a significant restored wetland.
Kaikōura's newest breed of farmers are shaking up the way things are traditionally done on-farm, showing the way for improving water quality.
About 60 Kaikōura locals took to the streets, creeks and beach foreshore recently to pick rubbish up, contributing to the health of the community's waterways.
Back to back volunteer planting days have taken place at Nagari wetland in the last two weeks.
The Waihinaunui stream has received ongoing assistance from Whitby Place resident Roger Dempsey, who has taken it upon himself to beautify the urban stream.
Jen Coombes talks about successful actions from volunteering.
When Kaikōura inanga (whitebait) needed a hand in hatching last month, Kaikōura’s zone team were right there ready to assist.
Shedding light on fresh water mātaitai reserves and the importance of protecting them.
Overseas visitors as well as locals are playing their part to clear weeds and make way for natives in Kaikoura.
Three new community members appointed to the Hurunui Waiau Water Zone Committee are expected to provide a fresh perspective to water issues in the new year.