Twenty-three tonnes of hazardous material has been collected as part of the Hurunui/Kaikōura Earthquake Recovery Waste Project.
News & events
The Environment Canterbury parks team share their freedom camping tips for summer.
Lake Tekapo Regional Park has a new activity in time for summer – disc golf.
Councillor Claire McKay is reflecting on how important it is to work together with different committees and landowners, stakeholders and interested parties.
Environment Canterbury is congratulating Ned Norton on being awarded the 2018 Dr Margaret Lawton Science with Communities award in early December.
After steadily declining since 2013, this year has seen just 10 new dairy conversions in Canterbury. Is this a blip or a trend?
Two new swimming holes will provide plenty of summer fun, with the first to be completed at the Balmoral Recreation Reserve, north of the Hurunui River.
Canterbury Regional Council prosecuted Dewhirst Land Company Ltd and Mr Dewhirst for work undertaken in a river without the appropriate consents.
Environment Canterbury has set targets for swimmable lakes and rivers. The Canterbury targets are for 92 percent of rivers and 81 percent of lakes being swimmable by 2030.
Environment Canterbury is advising campers and holidaymakers to take care and keep up-to-date with weather conditions when choosing campsites.
Check, clean dry your equipment between waterways to avoid the spread of unwanted freshwater pests including the invasive alga didymo.
A mild winter and a moist humid spring/early provide a great season for pasture growth. Unfortunately, undesirable grass species also enjoy these conditions.