In the coming weeks and months the council will concentrate on setting new priorities for the next 10-year plan, says councillor Jenny Hughey.
News & events
This year the Council is focusing on public transport, environmental priority projects and COVID-19 recovery in its yearly Annual Plan.
The 2020/21 Annual Plan has been formally adopted by our Council the rates have been set for the coming year.
Our very own Peter Ramsden has received a Queen's Birthday Honour and has become a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
On 28 May, the Government announced its Action for Healthy Waterways package. Our Chair, Jenny Hughey, acknowledges the efforts involved.
Environment Canterbury became the first Council in New Zealand to make a climate emergency declaration a year ago this Saturday (16 May).
After a varied career, Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora (OTOP) zone lead Brian Reeves has hit the ground running in his new role.
Regional winners at the 2019 Science Fair recently got the chance to present their projects to our Councillors and staff, with an overall winner crowned.
A cross-agency effort to improve the condition of one of Christchurch’s most treasured waterways has led to national recognition for the Ōtākaro/Avon River.
Environment Canterbury Po Mātai Kō Mananui Ramsden inspired hundreds with a vision of indigenous sustainability at TEDx Christchurch.
Budding young scientists in Christchurch and Timaru have been awarded for their creative environmental projects in 2019's Science and Technology Fair.
Council adopted the audited Annual Report for the last financial year at the council meeting on 19 September 2019.