Over a period of more than 100 years, Waitarakao Washdyke Lagoon has deteriorated. Find out more about the history of the lagoon and how it can be protected.
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With crop residue burning season here, it is essential that the all rules and requirements are followed to manage any potentially adverse effects.
Lower Waitaki South Coastal Canterbury Water Zone Committee chair Bruce Murphy reflects on the year that was and talks about challenges along the way.
Farmer-led events are slowly shifting perceptions about wetlands in the Upper and Lower Waitaki zones.
Nearly 700 natives have been planted near McCullochs Bridge thanks to a dedicated team of volunteers in Lower Waitaki.
Bruce Murphy was recently elected Chair of the Lower Waitaki Water Zone Committee. Read on as he describes what's been going on in the zone.
Rosemary Clucas is relishing her new role as South Canterbury’s Poū Matai Kō mahinga kai facilitator. Find out how she's helping protect ancient Māori art.
Farmers in the Ahuriri catchment recently met to discuss irrigation management with the goal of operating farms sustainably now and in the future.
News item from December 2019: updates from Environment Canterbury's flood team in Timaru.
South Canterbury’s Waihao Marae was a fitting location for a special meeting to better understand the history and importance of local Māori place names.
Reminding farmers to review their management stock on winter feed blocks.
Farmers were challenged to come up with good winter grazing tactics for ‘tricky’ paddocks at a series of practical workshops.