What do we do?

We are your regional council, working to manage the air, land and water so that it can be enjoyed by everybody.

We work in partnership with the communities of Canterbury to promote the sustainable management of our resources. Sustainable management means that we use innovative, cost effective and technically excellent methods and ensure that our decision making is based on the highest quality information. 

By managing the environment sustainably, our region’s economic, social and cultural wellbeing can flourish.

That means you have: