Recent news articles have discussed whether nitrate in our drinking water can cause health problems. Naturally, this is cause for concern for all of us.
News & events
Farmers around the region must be wary of the potential hazards irrigation on roads can cause for motorists this summer.
A research project has found the most common potential source of soil contamination in North Canterbury is old sheep dips.
Farmers in Hurunui and Kaikōura with erosion-prone land are eligible for funding to help reduce the movement of sediment down hillsides and into waterways.
Want to reduce your run-off this summer? This checklist can help you to minimise on-farm costs and loss of contaminants to waterways.
Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee Chair, Simon Cameron, gives an update on the action being taken to address a decline in water quality in the Ahuriri.
Steve Lowndes is wrapping up his experience as a councillor and chair and reflects on achievements and the challenges lying ahead for the new council.
More than a decade of conservation work has resulted in a Kaikōura farmer working towards establishing a significant restored wetland.
Kaikōura's newest breed of farmers are shaking up the way things are traditionally done on-farm, showing the way for improving water quality.
Entries for the 2020 Ballance Farm Environment Awards are officially open.
Join one of many drop-in sessions for Waimakariri to find out more about if you need a land use consent and how to prepare your first audit.
We investigate one of the world’s few, unique braided rivers, and uncover the stories of some of the people connected to this essential waterway.