Dealing with legacy issues (hazardous or contaminated sites) is one of the hardest tasks we face as a regional council.
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Our experts have just analysed Canterbury's air quality for winter 2020, and the results are pleasing.
Explore Canterbury’s world-renowned and unique braided rivers by meeting some of the people restoring their mana.
Environment Canterbury purchases neighbouring heritage site to protect historical elements and providing options for future development.
Please don’t be shy. We want to hear from you, says Environment Canterbury Chair Jenny Hughey.
Watch out for new plant pest arrivals on your land so they can be destroyed before they get well-established, Environment Canterbury’s Laurence Smith says.
In the coming weeks and months the council will concentrate on setting new priorities for the next 10-year plan, says councillor Jenny Hughey.
A new coastal plan for Canterbury will protect biodiversity and also protect communities from hazards, councillors Elizabeth McKenzie and Vicky Southworth say.
This year the Council is focusing on public transport, environmental priority projects and COVID-19 recovery in its yearly Annual Plan.
The freshwater reforms announced recently by Environment Minister David Parker have left us a lot to think about.
City and town-dwellers must do more to help improve the region’s water quality, Environment Canterbury councillors Megan Hands and Nicole Marshall say.
Environment Canterbury has a significant head-start in working with the Government’s new freshwater reforms, as councillor Claire McKay writes.