Braided rivers and wetlands are ecosystems that make our region unique. They provide environmental and economic benefits, have significant cultural and spiritual value, and offer numerous recreational opportunities.
Our braided rivers
Canterbury's iconic braided rivers are among some of the most unique in the world.
The importance of protecting these vital, unique and at-risk ecosystems in our region.
News and publications
- Find out more about our projects and programmes to protect wetlands.
- Read a feature on our braided rivers - Canterbury's iconic treasures.