When you’re heading to the beach, local river or lake to swim this summer, don’t forget to look out for water quality information.
News & events
The Upper Waitaki water zone committee is encouraging locals and visitors to get involved in the Twizel canal clean-up on Saturday, 20 November.
Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee Chair, Simon Cameron shares the zone committee's goal for this summer.
The Ahuriri catchment in Twizel is benefitting from passionate local farmers and their will to improve water quality.
Fencing of two tarns (small alpine lakes) and a large wetland has now been completed at Balmoral Station near Lake Takapō/Tekapō.
A project to restore a section of Twizel River is being considered by the Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee.
Environment Canterbury and Wilding Free Mackenzie are working together with local volunteers to stop the spread of wilding conifers in the Mackenzie Basin.
Regional Land Transport Plan 2021-31 seeks resilience to extreme events and fewer emissions.
Find the latest updates on rainfall, river flow and key roading updates across the region.
With the fire risk in Canterbury remaining high, the Lake Pukaki and Lake Ōhau fires in 2020 remind us of the devastation that wildfires can cause.
The Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee recommended $5000 of biodiversity funding be used to achieve the Lake Alexandrina Conservation Trust's planting goals.
Here’s the top lakeside picnic spots in Upper Waitaki, as nominated by you!