Your zone delivery team
We deliver work related to the zone committee's recommendations through an on-the-ground team made up of Environment Canterbury staff. Our staff provide localised assistance and advice regarding land management, consents and compliance.
Meet the Ashburton water zone delivery team
Henry grew up in Ashburton and has a background in freshwater planning. Henry gained a Masters of Planning from Lincoln University and has been with Environment Canterbury for six years working previously as a consents planner and then in the planning section as a senior planner.
Henry has a passion for the environment, sport and the agriculture sector. Henry is also involved with civil defence and regularly responds as the planning manager during events.
Contact Henry if you have any queries regarding the zone team’s work or projects across the zone.
Terry works out of the Ashburton Office in CME operations as a rural/farming specialist with the farming community and large irrigation schemes.
He can help people with understanding the regulatory processes, rules and regulations, and problem-solving.027 406 7429
Contact Amy if you have any questions about biodiversity, the flood protection and drainage bylaw or freshwater management.
027 254 3725
Talk to her about protecting and enhancing biodiversity on your land. Maria works across the Ashburton zone with a particular focus in the Hinds Catchment.
Billy works with Industry, landowners, and the wider community to engage on land management practices and biodiversity. Billy is available to help people understand how to be compliant with regulations and implement good management practices on their land.
Billy can also help with knowledge of local biodiversity and implementing measures that will help to protect and enhance the natural environment.
Billy works in the Ashburton zone, in between the Rakaia and the Rakitata rivers, and into the upper Waimakariri basin.
Isabelle has studied Agricultural Engineering in Brazil, worked in scientific research of plant propagation (Brazil), horticulture (USA) and in the dairy industry (New Zealand). Isabelle moved to New Zealand in 2017 and has lived in Ashburton since 2018. She is currently studying at Lincoln University – Post Graduate in Environmental Management.
Isabelle is passionate about protecting the environment helping the community. She can provide advice related to environmental improvements, provide information, and education. Isabelle also monitors the MHVwater irrigation scheme.
Felicity grew up on a cropping and sheep farm in NSW Australia, and has a bachelor’s degree in environmental management from Lincoln University.
Felicity has a passion for agriculture and the environment and can help with advice for the rural sector.