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  1. Joint hui allows for collaboration

    The Waitaki District’s small rural town of Otematata hosted not just one but two water zone committees in August to share a public meeting and visit a local wetlands.Both the Upper Waitaki and Lower Waitaki South Coastal Canterbury zone committees met in the community centre to discuss agenda items that were relevant to both zones.These included the possible impact of climate change on the Waitaki area (lots of pockets of variation and potentially more regular extreme weather) and an update of...

    https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/upper-waitaki/joint-hui-allows-for-collaboration/
  2. New community members join Canterbury water zone committees

    Fourteen new community members have been appointed and a further 11 have been reappointed, to Canterbury’s water zone committees to help protect and improve the region’s freshwater.Community memberships are refreshed regularly to ensure a wide range of views are reflected.This year nine of the ten zones refreshed their membership. The Waimakariri Water Zone Committee was not part of the process as it had recent changes due to members leaving.At last week’s council meeting Environment Cante...

    https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/2017/new-community-members-join-canterbury-water-zone-committees/
  3. Taking action to improve Waimakariri’s waterways

    Tackling water-related challenges head on and taking real action to improve Waimakariri’s waterways are key focus areas for Waimakariri Zone Chair David Ashby.David, a Fernside dairy farmer who has been Chair since April 2017, says he joined the committee to “get things done”.The Waimakariri Zone Committee is currently working on putting their sub-regional recommendations together and will submit these to Environment Canterbury by September 2018.“With the sub-regional plan, we have a lim...

    https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/waimakariri/taking-action-to-improve-waimakariris-waterways/
  4. Improvement in swimming grade for Lake Aviemore and Loch Laird

    Improvements in two recreational swimming spots - Lake Aviemore and Loch Laird – were discussed as part of a presentation on water quality from Environment Canterbury to the Upper Waitaki Zone Committee meeting.The results from three different water quality assessment criteria were presented to the community-led zone committee in Omarama last week, who meet monthly to develop actions and tactics to deliver on the Canterbury Water Management Strategy.The ‘recreation measure’ showed that tw...

    https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/upper-waitaki/improvement-in-swimming-grade-for-lake-aviemore-and-loch-laird/
  5. Water permeates through all aspects of Waitaki life

    It’s no surprise that Mat Baylis has ended up immersed in the management of water in the Waitaki region after growing up in Otematata and spending his childhood fishing, swimming and boating on the lakes and rivers of the region. Water – and how we use this vital resource - continues to be a principal focus for Mat, who is a member of the Upper Waitaki zone committee and Asset Maintenance Manager for Meridian Energy in Twizel. “Water just permeates through all aspects of life here.  It...

    https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/upper-waitaki/water-permeates-through-all-aspects-of-waitaki-life/
  6. Plan to ease congestion on Christchurch’s Northern Motorway to go ahead

    Environment Canterbury’s council today approved a variation to the Regional Land Transport Plan to allow a third southbound lane, and a cycle facility, over the Waimakariri Bridge to address congestion.The recommendation to vary the plan was made in August by the Canterbury Regional Transport Committee, on the basis that the third southbound lane will operate as a high occupancy vehicle lane during the morning peak, and that a new cycle lane is attached to the bridge.Environment Canterbury act...

    https://www.ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/2017/plan-to-ease-congestion-on-christchurchs-northern-motorway-to-go-ahead/
  7. Your council

    Our Purpose Tō tātou kaupapaOur purpose is to facilitate sustainable development in the Canterbury region. Te huawaere i te kauneke tauwhiro i Waitaha.We do this so: We can breathe clean air, play and swim in the rivers, gather mahinga kai, benefit from the productive use of our land, and enjoy Canterbury’s unique biodiversity taonga and landscapes. We can live, travel, and move goods with ease, within and to/from the region, facilitating work, leisure and tourism. We have access to the i...

    https://www.ecan.govt.nz/about-us/your-council/
  8. Information requests

    Environment Canterbury publishes requests for information under the Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act (LGOIMA) that are deemed to be in the public interest or relating to a subject that has been widely requested. The LGOIMA response is published along with a summary of the request. Personal information is removed from the request and from the response.  The requests have been categorised below. Please be aware that a request/response may cover more than one area and will b...

    https://www.ecan.govt.nz/about-us/your-council/information-requests/