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  1. New funding for wetland walkway

    Winter is providing no excuse to stay indoors for the hardworking volunteers behind the Otematata Wetlands Walkway restoration project, who have recently received funding for further development and planting.This follows a previous grant of $12,000 in 2016 – also funded through Immediate Steps Programme and supported by Environment Canterbury’s biodiversity team.Changing the wetland in timeTen years ago, the wetlands site was a relic of the Benmore dam construction. What wasn’t covered in...

    https://ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/upper-waitaki/new-funding-for-wetland-walkway/
  2. Co-Governors welcome Ahuriri Lagoon funding

    The Co-Governors of Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere (Environment Canterbury, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Selwyn District Council and Christchurch City Council) today welcomed the Government’s announcement of funding of more than $1.2 million for a new wetland and improved habitat to ensure the future of mahinga kai in the Ahuriri Lagoon and downstream Huritini/Halswell River.Co-Chairs Lisa Tumahai (Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu) and Steve Lowndes (Environment Canterbury) said the project would improve wa...

    https://ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/selwyn-waihora/co-governors-welcome-ahuriri-lagoon-funding/
  3. Community planting day at Awarua wetland

    Come along to a community planting day at Awarua wetlands on Saturday 14 October 2017, 10 am - 1 pm and have a fun day out to support the Awarua wetland restoration.The event, organised by Te Runanga o Arowhenua and Environment Canterbury, is part of an ongoing project to restore the natural flax-pukio wetland opposite the Marae.This is a great opportunity to speak with runanga about their plans for the site.The restoring of the Awarua wetland is aiming to protect mahinga kai values, as wel...

    https://ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/events-2017/community-planting-day-at-awarua-wetland/
  4. Co-Governors reflect on achievements, look to the future

    The Co-Governors of Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere (Environment Canterbury, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Selwyn District Council and Christchurch City Council) today reported the achievements of the first five years of the Whakaora Te Waihora restoration programme and looked to the future.Co-Chairs Lisa Tumahai (Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu) and Steve Lowndes (Environment Canterbury) said the programme had succeeded in the first phase of delivering on its vision of restoring and rejuvenating the mauri and...

    https://ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/2017/co-governors-reflect-on-achievements-look-to-the-future/
  5. Wainono Lagoon restoration project makes good progress

    Mudfish, eels, weeds and willows have been the recent focus of the team working at Wainono Lagoon on Te Rūnanga o Waihao’s Te Mana O Te Wai Project. The project, funded by the Ministry for the Environment with contributions from Environment Canterbury and the Department of Conservation, is led by the rūnanga and aims to improve the water quality of the lagoon through a range of measures.The majority of the physical work carried out in the past three to four months has focused on controlling...

    https://ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/lower-waitaki/lagoon-restoration-makes-good-progress/
  6. Action on the ground

    The Selwyn Te Waihora catchment includes Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere and the land that drains into it, bounded by the Waimakariri River to the north and the Rakaia River to the south. Read about what is being done to restore and rejuvenate the ecosystem health of Te Waihora and its catchment.From the mountains to the sea, Selwyn’s water is an integrated, connected system with high interdependencies.  Before we get to the nitty-gritty of the state of Selwyn’s water, we first need to understand...

    https://ecan.govt.nz/your-region/your-environment/water/whats-happening-in-my-water-zone/selwyn-waihora-zone/action-on-the-ground/
  7. Freshwater mussels discovered during Waimakariri biodiversity stocktake

    The discovery of a freshwater mussel bed in the Hunter’s Stream area in Waimakariri could indicate the presence of other native fish in the waterway.The mussel bed was found during a biodiversity stocktake of land and water within the Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL) Scheme recently which uncovered more than 200 potential biodiversity sites.Dan Cameron of Dan Cameron Landscape Architecture, who prepared the biodiversity report for WIL said finding the freshwater mussels was encouraging.“...

    https://ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/waimakariri/promising-results-from-wil-biodiversity-stocktake/
  8. A word from Arapata Reuben

    With help of the immediate steps funding project, the Christchurch West Melton Zone Committee is prioritising to protect and enhance our waterways after a challenging summer of drought and fire in the Christchurch region.With autumn well and truly upon us, it’s been great to finally receive some rain in the region after three consecutive winters of low rainfall and associated low recharge of groundwater. I hope that over winter we continue with the trend!The summer months were challenging for...

    https://ecan.govt.nz/get-involved/news-and-events/zone-news/christchurch-west-melton/christchurch-west-melton-zone-chair-report/

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