Environment Canterbury

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Name: Environment Canterbury
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Colony of bats secure

A colony of long-tailed native bats now have a secure home near Pleasant Point thanks to government funding.In partnership with the Department of Conservation and Environment Canterbury (ECan), the Orari-Opihi-Pareora (OOP) Water Management Zone Committee ... [Published Timaru Herald - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Canterbury Weedbuster Awards announced

Environment Canterbury and the Department of Conservation today announced winners of the biennial Weedbuster Awards. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Park-and-ride system pipped to remedy Christchurch traffic

Environment Canterbury is pushing to get its proposed 'park-and-ride' system up and running to fix Christchurch's traffic problems.Scheduled to start in December, the controversial bus route changes will include new routes and services to alleviate congestion ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Canterbury's bat population dwindles

The latest step in protecting Canterbury's dwindling bat population has been taken.A local farmer's been given over $17,000 by the 'Orari-Opihi-Pareora Water Management Zone Committee to replant Willow trees, the bats natural habitat.Numbers of native ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Limited-nutrients meeting drawcard

Farming within nutrient limits is proving to be a hot topicfor North Canterbury sheep and beef farmers.More than 120 farmers packed into the Greta Valley Tavern, inthe Hurunui district, for a Beef and Lamb New Zealand landenvironment plan (LEP) workshop ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Major bus-route changes

Environment Canterbury (ECan) has fast-tracked a regional transport plan to implement its controversial bus-route changes and start developing a park-and-ride system for the congested northern corridor.Widespread bus-route changes are scheduled for December ... [Published The Press NZ - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Rangitata farm environment plan template approved

Environment Canterbury announced today its approval of the third farm environment plan template under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hinds/Hekeao Plains the focus of Variation 2

Environment Canterbury announced today that it would notify Variation 2 of the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan for public submissions on Saturday 27 September 2014. Environment Canterbury Commissioner Peter Skelton says all Cantabrians, and particularly ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hanging Rock planting creates bat habitat (Fuseworks)

A recent grant is helping South Canterbury farmer Alan Cone fast-track restoring a wetland where endangered long-tailed native bats have been found.The Orari-Opihi-Pareora (OOP) Water Management Zone Committee will fund Mr Cone up to $17,700 for fencing ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Chris Allen: Water management combined effort

Nothing should be allowed to interfere with our combined objective When it comes to setting water limits it is an understatement that this is a complicated beast.Fresh water is this country's greatest natural asset. No one would argue with you there, ... [Published Wairarapa Times Age - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Forum to look at water quality

34 mins agoImproving water quality will be the focus of a science forum at Lincoln University next month.The Canterbury section of the New Zealand Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Science is organising the forum.The programme will look at agricultural ... [Published FWplus - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Study to look at South Canterbury groundwater

The age and chemistry of deep groundwater in South Canterbury is the focus of a study this spring by Environment Canterbury scientists.Around 75 wells between Timaru and the Waihao River will be looked at as part of the scientific work.“We will be focusing ... [Published Environment Canterbury Regional Council - Sep 15 2014]

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A local farmer's been given over $17,000 by the "Orari-Opihi-Pareora Water Management Zone Committee to replant Willow trees, the bats natural habitat."
"This is a topic that is probably more important and has the"
"The national Weedbusters programme is a great example of how the community and a range of organisations can work together sharing their knowledge, skills and resources to meet a common goal of controlling pest plants in our natural areas, and for agencies to celebrate members of our community together" Mr Lambie said
"I couldn’t have afforded the time to do the job myself," Mr Cone said. "The funding probably cut costs in half and meant I was able to plant a bigger area than planned."

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Colony of bats secure [Published Timaru Herald - Sep 19 2014]
Canterbury Weedbuster Awards announced [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 19 2014]
Entries close soon for 2015 Ballance Farm Envir... [Published Scoop - Sep 19 2014]
Park-and-ride system pipped to remedy Christchu... [Published Newstalk ZB - Sep 19 2014]
Canterbury's bat population dwindles [Published Newstalk ZB - Sep 18 2014]
Limited-nutrients meeting drawcard [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 18 2014]
Major bus-route changes [Published The Press NZ - Sep 18 2014]
Canterbury Weedbuster Awards announced [Published Truth - Sep 18 2014]
Canterbury Weedbuster Awards announced [Published Voxy.co.nz - Sep 18 2014]
Rangitata farm environment plan template approved [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 18 2014]
Hinds/Hekeao Plains the focus of Variation 2 [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 18 2014]
Hanging Rock planting creates bat habitat (Fuse... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 17 2014]
Chris Allen: Water management combined effort [Published Wairarapa Times Age - Sep 17 2014]
Forum to look at water quality [Published FWplus - Sep 17 2014]
New park plan at landfill site [Published The Press NZ - Sep 16 2014]
Study to look at South Canterbury groundwater [Published Environment Canterbury Regional Council - Sep 15 2014]
Sick waterways might gain from farm retirement ... [Published The Press NZ - Sep 14 2014]
Waihao Box to reopen after repair [Published Timaru Herald - Sep 14 2014]
Biggest concrete pour of Christchurch rebuild u... [Published ONE News - Sep 12 2014]
Revised programme to implement National Policy ... [Published Environment Canterbury Regional Council - Sep 12 2014]
School students help map the city [Published The Press NZ - Sep 11 2014]
North Canterbury farmers protecting gully envir... [Published Environment Canterbury Regional Council - Sep 11 2014]
Ideas encouraged for Waimakariri red zones (Fus... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Sep 10 2014]
Health warning for Canterbury residents over to... [Published ONE News - Sep 10 2014]
Candidates field questions [Published Timaru Herald - Sep 10 2014]
Sea threat to properties [Published The Press NZ - Sep 10 2014]
Health warning for a North Canterbury lagoon [Published Scoop - Sep 10 2014]
Health warning for a North Canterbury lagoon (F... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 10 2014]
Gough keen to join advisory group [Published The Press NZ - Sep 09 2014]
No prosecution for fuel spill [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 09 2014]
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Canterbury Weedbuster Awards announced [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 19 2014]
Environment Canterbury and the Department of Conservation today announced winners of the biennial Weedbuster Awards. ...
Rangitata farm environment plan template approved [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 18 2014]
Environment Canterbury announced today its approval of the third farm environment plan template under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. ...
Hinds/Hekeao Plains the focus of Variation 2 [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 18 2014]
Environment Canterbury announced today that it would notify Variation 2 of the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan for public submissions on Saturday 27 September 2014. Environment Canterbury Commissioner Peter Skelton says all Cantabrians, and particularly ...
No prosecution for fuel spill [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 09 2014]
Environment Canterbury today announced its decision not to prosecute Mobil Oil New Zealand Ltd for the spill from its tank farm at Lyttelton on 5 March 2014. ...
Companies fined for muddying the waters [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Aug 25 2014]
Two Canterbury businesses have been successfully prosecuted by Environment Canterbury for their part in allowing sediment laden run-off from a building development to enter Duvauchelle Bay. Both Sicon Ferguson Limited and Tresta Holdings Limited pleaded ...
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