The partners of the Whaka-Ora Healthy Harbour plan have signed a new memorandum of understanding
News & events
The culmination of years of work marked the successful construction of a ground-breaking Canterbury mudfish (kōwaro) protection project.
Biosecurity Advisory Groups will be established to assist in effectively managing plant and animal pests across the region.
With help of the conservation dog, Wink, local authorities have recently sniffed out and removed patches of the pest plant spartina from Canterbury waterways.
There is much community interest in southern black-backed gull culls, why they are done and whether they are safe.
Remember to ‘Check, Clean, Dry’ when moving from one waterway to another, anywhere in New Zealand.
Controlled application of the herbicide Haloxyfop-R is being undertaken 20-29 March around the Avon/Heathcote Estuary and McCormacks Bay to control Spartina.
The past summer has seen black-backed gull control on several braided rivers throughout the region in an effort to protect several endangered bird species.
Implementation of a non-native predatory fish barrier at Haldon Pasture to protect the endangered Canterbury Mudfish (kōwaro) is underway.
Overseas visitors as well as locals are playing their part to clear weeds and make way for natives in Kaikoura.
Native fish and bird species who call the Old Orari Lagoon home have been given a boost.
Eradicating rabbits completely from two lifestyle properties is the big goal of the landowners and the Upper Waitaki Water Zone Committee.