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November

  • 29 November 2016 Emergency legislation welcomed
    Environment Canterbury Chairman David Bedford has welcomed the emergency legislation proposed by the Government in response to the magnitude 7.8 earthquake on November 14.
  • 28 November 2016 Important Information for Kaikoura and Hurunui residents
    If your wastewater system has been damaged you will need to replace or fix it as soon as possible.
  • 28 November 2016 Te Wairewa/Lake Forsyth health warning lifted
    Recent water testing at Te Wairewa / Lake Forsyth has shown the quantity of potentially toxic blue-green algae (Anabaena and Nodularia) in the lake has decreased...
  • 21 November 2016 Gearing up for wilding control push
    Environment Canterbury today announced the way new funding for wilding conifer control would be allocated and administered in the region.
  • 14 November 2016 North Canterbury earthquake advisory note for farmers
    Environment Canterbury is advising farmers affected by the North Canterbury earthquakes to take a pragmatic approach to deal with issues that could have environmental effects.
  • 14 November 2016 Latest Kaikoura Information
    The Kaikoura District Council has declared a local state of emergency following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake this morning.
  • 9 November 2016 Recreational Fresh Water Quality
    We monitor 52 popular swimming sites in Canterbury and the recently published data for 2015/16 shows an improvement in water quality at 12 sites.
  • SMART watering
    2 November 2016 SMART Watering
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  • 27 January 2016 Taskforce-resilient species offer options
    Traditional hill country ryegrasses may not be suitable for over-sowing into pastures sprayed with Taskforce herbicide targeting invasive weeds Chilean needle grass and nassella tussock.
  • 27 January 2016 Adviser shares Chilean needle grass lessons
    Marlborough District Council biosecurity coordinator Jono Underwood says timely application of Taskforce herbicide will kill Chilean needle grass with minimal damage to pasture.
  • 27 January 2016 Farmer finds Chilean needle grass at West Melton
    The discovery of a small area of Chilean needle grass by a West Melton farmer in December highlights the importance of being able to identify this plant pest.
  • Focus on Waimangarara River restoration at Kaikōura Water Management Zone Committee meeting
    26 January 2016 Focus on Waimangarara River restoration at Kaikōura Water Management Zone Committee meeting
    The Kaikōura Water Management Zone Committee will consider providing Immediate Steps funding to help restoration work at Waimangarara River at its first meeting of the year this Wednesday (27 January).
  • Ashburton Zone Water Management Committee focuses on proposed land-use rules
    26 January 2016 Ashburton Zone Water Management Committee focuses on proposed land-use rules
    The Ashburton Water Management Zone Committee will meet for the first time this year on Tuesday 26 January to discuss how new land-use rules will affect local land-users.
  • Environment Canterbury welcomes Minister’s drought announcement
    22 January 2016 Environment Canterbury welcomes Minister’s drought announcement
    Environment Canterbury today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Primary Industries, Hon Nathan Guy, that the medium-scale adverse event announced last year would be extended.
  • Health warning at Whitecliffs Domain lifted
    22 January 2016 Health warning at Whitecliffs Domain lifted
    Health warning at Whitecliffs Domain lifted The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued on December 3, 2015, for the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Whitecliffs Domain.
  • 21 January 2016 Dry season FAQ
    Updated 21 January 2016 The “medium-scale adverse event” has been extended - what does that mean? The medium-scale adverse event announced last year was extended by the Minister for Primary Industries on January 20, a move welcomed by Environment Canterbury.
  • 12 January 2016 Dry season FAQ
    How dry is it this summer? It is extremely dry. Areas of North Canterbury have had less than half their average rainfall for 2015.
  • Health warning at Coes Ford lifted
    11 January 2016 Health warning at Coes Ford lifted
    The Community and Public Health division of the Canterbury District Health Board has lifted its algal bloom health warning issued on November 24, 2015 for the Selwyn/Waikirikiri River at Coes Ford.
  • Water Shortage Direction for Opihi River and tributaries
    8 January 2016 Water Shortage Direction for Opihi River and tributaries
    Another Water Shortage Direction for the Opihi River and its tributaries – which includes the Opuha River and Lake Opuha – is in effect from Thursday 7 January for 14 days.

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