Environment Canterbury

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Name: Environment Canterbury
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Community involvement is crucial for water plan

OPINION: Environment Canterbury commissioner Professor outlines the value of planning when it comes to water quality."The [proposed Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan] may be a future model for other parts of the country."This welcome statement came ... [Published The Press NZ - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

$10m rail option rejected as too costly

Commuter trains have been ruled out as an option to help alleviate crippling road congestion between Christchurch and North Canterbury.The Waimakariri District and Christchurch City councils, NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and Environment Canterbury yesterday ... [Published The Press NZ - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Missing driver 'unlikely' to be alive

The missing driver of a truck that plummeted 45 metres into a ravine more than two days ago is unlikely to have survived the crash or fled the scene, police say.And health authorities have now issued a health warning for lower parts of the Conway River ... [Published Waikato Times - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Youth bus race aims to raise patronage

MYTCHALL BRANSGROVE/ Fairfax NZBUS RACERS: Spotting answers to scavenger hunt questions are, Simone Bruce, left, Katie Jacobs, Ruby Hynes, Caitlin Dyball, Darian Walding and Zara McLellan.Thirty-four high school pupils rode buses around Timaru for free ... [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Zone Committee focuses on Wairewa and Whakaraupo (Fuseworks)

The Banks Peninsula Zone Committee will meet for its regular monthly water management meeting at Living Springs on Tuesday, 22 July.The committee will begin the meeting by hearing from a local resident about Birdlings Flat access. Members of the public ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Focus on Waiapara catchment at Hurunui-Waiau meeting (Fuseworks)

The Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee will meet in Cheviot on Monday 21 July, 2014.The meeting will begin with a discussion on the recommendations made by the Waipara Working Group which was formed by the committee in late 2013 to work with the community to ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Water to boost economic activity

Ashburton District expects a significant burst of economic activity from the expansion of the Barrhill Chertsey irrigation scheme.A farmer capital-raising process has closed with applications for about 1500 litres a second of new irrigation water for ... [Published FWplus - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bus service challenge

OPINION: When you see a bus whiz by in Timaru you think, how on earth can that be making money?And the answer is, it's not.But neither is it expected to. Just as public art galleries and museums and swimming pools cost money rather than make it, so it ... [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Historic buildings beat the ban on open fires

Christchurch's historic buildings, including the Canterbury Club, are allowed to use open fires despite a city-wide ban because they are "integral to the experience of visiting the building".Environment Canterbury (ECan) banned the use of open fires in ... [Published The Press NZ - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hospital parking woes to get worse

Christchurch Hospital's parking woes are set to worsen with the loss of the only onsite car park just weeks away.Site preparation for the hospital redevelopment will get under way in September, on land occupied by a 130-space car park at the hospital ... [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

ECan sure bus routes will work

Timaru bus patronage has not increased greatly since the Metro service route changes were introduced 12 months ago, but Environment Canterbury is not concerned.ECan transport officer (southern area) Tony Henderson said he was confident that when people ... [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Environment Canterbury wins public sector excellence awards

Environment Canterbury’s success at the 2014 Institute of Public Administration New Zealand Gen-i Public Sector Excellence Awards reflects its commitment to delivering measurable benefits to the Canterbury region, says its chair Dame Margaret Bazley. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jul 03 2014]

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"These awards give national recognition to the strong impact projects driven by local authorities have through community, infrastructure and economic development" Mr Yule says
"The [proposed Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan] may be a future model for other parts of the country."
The railway stations were "not well configured to be where people want to go from a working point of view" , he said
"This is quite a unique crash scene, it's not often you are looking this long for an occupant in a crash" Crosson said

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Winners announced for LGNZ Excellence Awards (F... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 11 hours ago]
Community involvement is crucial for water plan [Published The Press NZ - Jul 21 2014]
$10m rail option rejected as too costly [Published The Press NZ - Jul 18 2014]
Missing driver 'unlikely' to be alive [Published Waikato Times - Jul 18 2014]
Youth bus race aims to raise patronage [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 17 2014]
Zone Committee focuses on Wairewa and Whakaraup... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 16 2014]
Water to boost economic activity [Published FWplus - Jul 16 2014]
Focus on Waiapara catchment at Hurunui-Waiau me... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 16 2014]
Bus service challenge [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 16 2014]
Historic buildings beat the ban on open fires [Published The Press NZ - Jul 16 2014]
Hospital parking woes to get worse [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 16 2014]
BCI irrigation scheme 'seeing significant growt... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 16 2014]
ECan sure bus routes will work [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 15 2014]
Technology helps avoid traffic [Published The Press NZ - Jul 14 2014]
Cleanup: Dirty jet fuel to be refined [Published The Press NZ - Jul 14 2014]
National muddying waters and needs to come clea... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Jul 14 2014]
Bus services split makes no sense [Published The Press NZ - Jul 13 2014]
Groynes clipped by new bypass [Published The Press NZ - Jul 13 2014]
Cunliffe grilled on finance [Published The Press NZ - Jul 11 2014]
Hidden cameras catching river rubbish dumpers [Published Environment Canterbury Regional Council - Jul 11 2014]
Good things in the news [Published Timaru Herald - Jul 10 2014]
Stink over cattle compost [Published The Press NZ - Jul 10 2014]
CERA would be axed if Labour gets its way (News... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 10 2014]
Updated 9 min ago Labour: Quake rebuild costs c... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 10 2014]
Labour's announcement another fizzer - Brownlee... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 10 2014]
Labour pledges to restore power to Cantabrians [Published ONE News - Jul 10 2014]
Labour promises Canterbury governance shakeup (... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 10 2014]
Locals to run CERA: Labour (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Jul 10 2014]
Labour would axe Cera [Published The Press NZ - Jul 10 2014]
Canterbury’s future must be Canterbury’s choice [Published Scoop - Jul 10 2014]
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Environment Canterbury wins public sector excel... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jul 03 2014]
Environment Canterbury’s success at the 2014 Institute of Public Administration New Zealand Gen-i Public Sector Excellence Awards reflects its commitment to delivering measurable benefits to the Canterbury region, says its chair Dame Margaret Bazley. ...
First farm environment plan template approved [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jul 02 2014]
Environment Canterbury today announced its approval of the first farm environment plan template under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. The template was developed by Synlait Milk Ltd as part of its “Lead With Pride” certification ... ...
Western Belfast Bypass project to be notified [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jun 24 2014]
The NZ Transport Agency’s resource consent applications and Notice of Requirement for a designation over the land needed to build the Western Belfast Bypass will be notified this week by the Christchurch City Council and Environment Canterbury. ...
Ashburton wood burner users offered a challenge [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Jun 03 2014]
Environment Canterbury today offered the Ashburton wood burning community a challenge – burn better with no smoke (most of the time) to help clean up the air in Ashburton. ...
Nassella tussock control – get on to it early [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - May 19 2014]
A dwindling pool of contractors controlling the invasive Nassella tussock is causing concern for landowners and Environment Canterbury. ...
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