The Waimakariri Water Zone Committee supports biodiversity funding for Oxford wetland to protect several types of flora including species of pygmy mistletoe.
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Help protect the precious wai of our region by applying to join your local water zone committee. Applications close Monday 10 May.
Keen to improve Waimakariri's biodiversity? Apply to become a trustee of the Waimakariri Biodiversity Trust.
Wai We Care: Read about what a zone committee is, and some of the environmental projects they get involved with.
Explore and learn about a Canterbury ecological hotspot as part of The Walking Festival 2021.
We have taken too much from our environment and we must start giving back, says Waimakariri Water Zone Committee Chair Michael Blackwell.
We are starting on a three-year, $24 million programme of investment in flood protection for climate resilience.
With World Wetlands Day upon us, the Waimakariri Water Zone Committee recommends biodiversity funding for two significant wetland-related projects.
Our 2019/20 recreational water quality report shows 18 of 23 monitored sites in North Canterbury are suitable for swimming this summer.
That’s the question people are being asked as public engagement begins on a project to develop a 30-year plan for the area.
The Waimakariri Water Zone Committee has helped protect four important wetland projects in the zone, thanks to Immediate Steps biodiversity funding.
Recent tree felling in Ashley Rakahuri Regional Park has helped to protect nearby areas with a history of flooding.