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Can I camp on Environment Canterbury leased land?
Environment Canterbury leased land is predominantly leased to farmers, recreation groups, and to a lesser extent to commercial businesses. Camping on Environment Canterbury leased ...
Can I collect firewood in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
In the Waimakariri River Regional Park the public can take dead and fallen wood (as long as has not been placed for river bank protection alongside riverbanks flood protection wor ...
Can I dump plant matter in Environment Canterbury Regional Parks?
It is not permitted to dump any material, including plant matter in Environment Canterbury Regional Parks. Dumping is a serious offence - apart from being unsightly the dumping of ...
Can I hire bikes at the Waimakariri Regional Park?
You are able to hire bikes at the Waimakariri Regional Park. This service is run by an idependent operator. You can call them for more information on 03 348 1738. ...
Can I hold an event or hire facilities in the Environment Canterbury Regional Parks?
To hold an event or hire facilities in the Environment Canterbury Regional Parks you will need a concession from Environment Canterbury. Please contact the Environment Canterbury ...
Can I take materials, such as rocks and sand in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
Rocks cannot be taken in the Waimakariri River Regional Park. Rocks have been placed deliberately to protect Christchurch and other urban centres from floods. However, the Waimak ...
Can I walk my dog without a leash anywhere in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
In the Waimakariri River Regional Park dogs can be walked without a leash as long as they are controlled. However there are following restrictions: • Baynons Brake area, all dogs ...
Do the Waimakariri River Regional Park rangers work on weekends and after hours?
Waimakariri River Regional Park rangers work seven days a week during normal working hours, normally (7.30am to 4.30pm) although start and finish times will vary especially at wee ...
Do you have any walking or mountain biking brochures for Environment Canterbury Regional Parks?
For maps and information about walking or mountain biking in Environment Canterbury Regional Parks please go to the Parks and Reserves website or view the Parks Management Plans o ...
How can I contact the Waimakariri River Regional Park Duty Ranger?
A Waimakariri River Regional Park Duty Ranger is available every day of the week during normal working hours (7.30am to 4.30pm). During weekdays, please contact Customer Services ...
How can I find out where I can dump my Campervan waste?
Tourism New Zealand has produced a nationwide guide book on dump stations see the link to this document below. The Automobile Association also have dump site information on t ...
What are the fishing rules in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
The general fishing rules apply as provided by Fish and Game. Please refer to the Fish and Game website (see link below). ...
What are the game bird hunting rules in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
In the Waimakariri River Regional Park, game bird hunting is allowed only in designated areas. There are time restrictions in some locations from dawn to 9am because of conflict ...
What are the whitebait fishing rules in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
In the Waimakariri River Regional Park the general whitebait fishing rules apply as provided by the Department of Conservation. For more information please contact the Department ...
What do I do in the event of a fire emergency in the Environment Canterbury Regional Parks?
Fire in the Environment Canterbury Regional Parks is a constant threat especially in McLeans Forest and Lake Tekapo Regional Park. Be aware of the daily fire risk on enter ...
What kind of wildlife can I see in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
The Waimakariri River Regional Park is situated in one of the best braided river environments in New Zealand which offers diverse habitats for native and exotic animals ranging fr ...
When are the night gates open in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
In the Waimakariri River Regional Park night gates are open between: McLeans Island & Coutts IslandWinter: 7am – 7pmSummer (daylight saving): 7am-10pm Except McLeans Forest ...
Where are night gates located in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
There are currently night gates in the lower portion of the Waimakariri River Regional Park from Miners Bank Road downstream. There are 7 nightgates on the south bank of the riv ...
Where can I camp in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
There are no camping facilities provided in the Waimakariri River Regional Park. Short term camping for up to three consecutive nights only is permitted west of Chattertons Road o ...
Where can I get a key for the Waimakariri River Regional Park night gates?
Only anglers with a current fishing license can get keys for the Waimakariri River Regional Park night gates. The key is valid for 12 months and then swapped at no cost annually o ...
Where can I go mountain biking in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
Cycling in the Waimakariri River Regional Park is permitted on designated cycling tracks or shared cycle-walkways. There is a 15km purpose built, one-way mountain bike track, sui ...
Where can I go walking in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
In the Waimakariri River Regional Park there is a 11km walking track at McLeans Forest and 16km of shared cycle and walking tracks at Kaiapoi Island. At Baynons Brake you can walk ...
Where can I go with my four-wheel drive vehicle in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
The best areas for 4WDriving are river roads west of In-Take Road on the south side of the Waimakariri River (with the exception of The Willows picnic site at the end of Thompsons ...
Where can I hire mountain bikes at McLeans Island?
'On Your Bike' is a company that hires mountain bikes. They are based at the McLeans Island car park. They hire bikes for kids and adults and have refreshment facilities available ...
Where can I ride my horse in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
There are two areas in the park where horse riding is allowed. Templars Island on the south side of the Waimakariri River with access from Dickeys Road and Baynons Brake on the no ...
Where can I ride my trail bike in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
You can only ride your trail bike in designated areas in the Waimakariri River Regional Park. The following facilities are available:• purpose built quad bike and trail bike ...
Where can I swim in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
Swimming in the Waimakariri River Regional Park is permitted almost anywhere, but swimming is not safe in following areas: downstream of the State Highway 1 bridge because of p ...
Where can we have a picnic in the Waimakariri River Regional Park?
In the Waimakariri River Regional Park there are plenty of lovely spots, which are suitable for picnicking. Large areas are provided for this purpose at the McLeans Island, Templa ...
I own a heritage listed house in Rangiora. Will I qualify for an exemption from the ban on open fires and solid fuel burners?
Can an investigating enforcement officer issue an infringement notice if the occupier is out or does not answer the door?
What is a Regional Land Transport Strategy?
I want to report illegal or unsafe disposal of asbestos, who should I contact?
Who should I contact if there is, or may be, asbestos in my home?
There is a building being demolished and I am worried that there is asbestos that has not been removed. Who should I contact?
How will you help people learn more about burning better?
What is Environment Canterbury’s overall approach?
Page created: 5/10/2009. Last updated: 5/10/2009.
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