A study by Our Land and Water shows how much we'll need to reduce contaminants in our waterways to meet national bottom lines.
News & events
Shift from easterly winds signals a hot, dry season ahead. Get ready for tough farming conditions with high temperatures and water scarcity due to El Niño.
Get to know our four new Ashburton staff members.
We have released two new reports showing that we need to improve land management to achieve the water quality improvements the community is seeking.
We saw positive results during mid-season monitoring flights in July for winter grazing over Waimakariri and Ashburton regions.
A mahinga kai field trip recently held at three spots along the Cust catchment in Waimakariri highlighted the importance of our natural resources.
Swannanoa local Andrew Gilchrist found that creating an Integrated Farm Plan helped him with the business and people side of his family-operated farm.
Read about this Waimakariri farmer's innovative herd refining method, part of a Next Generation Farming project.
From 1 July this year, new minimum flow rules come into effect that will ensure more water stays in the river at times of low flow
A Next Generation Farming project, supported by us, has helped a Cust farmer by reducing input costs and nitrogen fertiliser use.
Using synthetic fertilisers more efficiently can help protect water and the environment. Nitrogen limits apply to all grazed land.
Farmers have adopted good management practices when setting up winter grazing, to minimise the environmental risks.