Efforts to catch Beggars’ ticks in the Ōtukaikino Living Memorial Wetland are being boosted thanks to more than $16,000 of Immediate Steps biodiversity funding.
News & events
Wai We Care: Read about what a zone committee is, and some of the environmental projects they get involved with.
An educational campaign in Cashmere and the Port Hills is raising awareness for the negative effects sediment has on local waterways.
Central zones' Pou Mātai Kō Tana Luke has joined Environment Canterbury and offers a wealth of experience in matauranga Māori.
Environment Canterbury welcomed the signing of the Community Waterways Partnership to ensure a collaborative effort to work toward improving urban waterways.
Ōtūkaikino River is undergoing a makeover, courtesy of biodiversity funding and hard work from our partner organisations.
Council and working groups focus on deterioration in water clarity of the Opāwaho/Heathcote river and Cashmere stream as part of the five-year compliance plan.
Christchurch West Melton Water Zone Committee Chair Kevin Brown updates us on a four-year planting project and a spotlight on the Ōtūkaikino River.
Oscar Bloom is the new youth representative for the Christchurch West Melton Water Zone Committee. Read about his efforts advocating for the voices of tomorrow.
To improve water quality, reduce erosion and build biodiversity, around 2,500 natives have been planted along Cashmere Stream over the last four years.
That’s the question people are being asked as public engagement begins on a project to develop a 30-year plan for the area.
Christchurch West Melton Water Zone Committee members and our staff took part in the recent Ōpāwaho Heathcote River Network’s annual World Rivers Day event.