Improving water quality at Waitarakao Washdyke Lagoon is the aim of a pollution prevention programme with local industrial businesses.
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We have been working closely with the North Canterbury Infrastructure Recovery Alliance (NCTIR) to protect fish and their habitat.
Three independent commissioners have granted six consent applications relating to the construction of, and discharge from, a coastal outfall near Glenavy.
Coordinated efforts to search for and control the fast-growing weed Spartina, are having an impact with growth down this season.
A new coastal plan for Canterbury will protect biodiversity and also protect communities from hazards, councillors Elizabeth McKenzie and Vicky Southworth say.
From 1 November 2021, cruise ship masters and operators wishing to anchor in Akaroa Harbour will need to comply with guidance issued by Environment Canterbury.
The Harbourmaster's Office has observed several bylaw breaches recently, which have compromised both the safety of individuals and others out on the water.
Christchurch West Melton Water Zone Committee is celebrating the success of the 2020 Mother of All Clean Ups competition, which received more than 200 entries.
Wetlands with a high ecological value around Kaikōura are being identified as part of a push to protect and enhance them throughout the district.
We work proactively with operators to help ensure they do not have oil spills, and that appropriate response equipment is available should one occur.
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.
Despite rainy weather, Timaru's Wild Day at the Wetland went ahead on Saturday.