The discovery of an oil-like slick in a Kaikōura drain appears to be the remnants of ancient wetlands.
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Region-wide farming campaign, reminding farmers of their responsibility to meet water quality limits and to help them find out whether they will need a consent
“Saving the world one day at a time” is what Kevin Heays often tells others of his job as Hurunui-Waiau and Kaikoura Zone manager.
Environment Canterbury explains its approach to river margin encroachment.
Environment Canterbury has successfully prosecuted a contract milking company and a dairy farm owner for allowing effluent to overflow onto paddock.
Canterbury received average rainfall in December, however after three consecutive winters with very low recharge of groundwater, we expect:
Find out how on-the-ground action in the Kaikōura water zone is delivering sustainable benefits.
A five-year programme is well underway to help protect the endangered black-fronted tern.
Around $50,000 has been allocated to protecting and restoring native bush and streams on a Claverley farm.
We want to keep you up to date with water issues in our zone and with the work that is going on to manage risks and benefits to and from our water resource.