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March

  • Stock access to water
    5 March 2015 Stock access to water
    Environment Canterbury today confirmed its stance relating to farmers facing particular challenges in their use of water for stock during the current dry period.
  • Encouraging a new generation of conservationists
    3 March 2015 Encouraging a new generation of conservationists
    Canterbury schoolchildren are getting behind a new conservation planting initiative aimed at encouraging students to get involved in nature and the environment.
  • Water Shortage Direction renewed for Opihi River and tributaries
    2 March 2015 Water Shortage Direction renewed for Opihi River and tributaries
    A fifth Water Shortage Direction for the Opihi River and its tributaries – which includes the Opuha River and Lake Opuha – came into effect from Monday March 2 for 14 days.
  • Natural Environment Recovery Programme earthquake update – Heathcote River/Ōpāwaho
    2 March 2015 Natural Environment Recovery Programme earthquake update – Heathcote River/Ōpāwaho
    Members of the public are invited to a series of Wednesday lunchtime updates on the Natural Environment Recovery Programme for greater Christchurch Whakaara Taiao during March.
  • Irrigation and the drought
    2 March 2015 Irrigation and the drought
    Anyone who has driven around Canterbury in the past few weeks will have noticed just how dry it is – and also noticed that in many areas irrigators are still spraying water onto pastures and crops. People have been asking us or making comment online about how this can continue even though many of our rivers are low or even dry.

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