Dealing with legacy issues (hazardous or contaminated sites) is one of the hardest tasks we face as a regional council.
News & events
Our experts have just analysed Canterbury's air quality for winter 2020, and the results are pleasing.
Selwyn Waihora Water Zone Committee Co-Chair Fiona McDonald provides an update on the Committee's work in the region.
Bruce Murphy was recently elected Chair of the Lower Waitaki Water Zone Committee. Read on as he describes what's been going on in the zone.
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.
Kaikōura Water Zone Committee Chair Ted Howard reflects on past projects - wetland protection, Loving the Lyell and Waiau Toa/Clarence River work.
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.
Ashburton Water Zone Committee Chair William Thomas with an update on the committee's work in the region.