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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. 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/
  4. 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/
  5. 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/

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