Illegal dumping is rife across the region and it’s not just the inorganic items that are putting our flood protection, biodiversity and water health at risk.
News & events
Oil is continuing to flow down one of our stormwater drains which lead to the Avon River - could you help us find the source and resolve the incident?
Chef Al Brown joined our staff and the Wilding Free Mackenzie Trust for a volunteer day to remove wilding pines in the Mackenzie area.
We have signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Canterbury to collaborate on projects that will benefit our environment.
Since 2020, we have teamed up with local and central government agencies to improve wallaby detection and control methods.
We are undertaking two flights in both the Waimakariri and Ashburton regions this year, supporting farmers with winter grazing preparation and execution.
We have published two new reports into fish communities, documenting reductions in the abundance of several key species.
Warnings have been lifted following a liquid waste material discharge incident at Blenheim Road.
A new national report looking at the state of our freshwater will be a key tool that informs plans to protect Canterbury’s rivers, lakes and aquifers.
Our 2021 native bird of the year, the pekapeka-tou-roa (native long-tailed bat) has a boosted roost habitat thanks to iwi and government working in partnership.
A Bioblitz at Muriwai o Whata/Coopers Lagoon has helped collect important information about the area's species.
Our Deputy Chair, Craig Pauling, discusses whether a unitary authority is the solution for local councils.