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by Hamish McFarlane - Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora Water Zone Committee chair

Hamish McFarlane, was elected as the new Chair taking over from John Talbot to develop water management with the community.

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This week, Environment Canterbury begins a mail-out to about 700 Timaru property owners who may have land affected by chemicals or hazardous substances remaining in the ground from a previous…

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Twenty-five new bat roost boxes have now been put up in trees near Te Ngāwai River by Orari Temuka Opihi Pareora water zone committee members and their farm.

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Could aluminium bands wrapped around old trees be one way of preventing one of NZ’s native bat species from extinction?

A new predator-proofing trial in South Canterbury seeks to find out.…

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They may be challenging to catch but the slippery eels surveyed at Wainono Lagoon this month provide us with valuable information. Read more about the Wainono lagoon eel population.

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South Canterbury farm business people produce food that is consumed across the world and none of this would be possible without water from the Opihi River.

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