Environment Canterbury

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Name: Environment Canterbury
First reported 15 mins ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 1 reports

Bigger spillway plan for Lake Opuha

Consent applications are likely to be lodged this month for amultimillion-dollar upgrade of Lake Opuha.Opuha Water Ltd plans to lodge resource consent applicationswith Environment Canterbury and the Mackenzie DistrictCouncil in a plan to increase the ... [Published Otago Daily Times - 15 mins ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Environment Canterbury keen to help people keep warm this wi

MEDIA RELEASEnter EEnvironment Canterbury has welcomed the number of people who have responded to the letters sent out to homeowners reminding them that this winter they cannot use their wood burner if it is 15 or more years old.As part of the on-going ... [Published Scoop - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Environment Canterbury advice on water quality rules

Environment Canterbury announced today that it would ease the burden on farmers in terms of their obligation to collect data on nitrogen leaching under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. The proposed plan includes rules to regulate use ... ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Stream dumping case may not go to court

Charges against a construction company may be dropped, thanks to a new alternative environmental justice programme.Skye Construction Limited director Mackley Ferguson was charged with allegedly discharging sediment and dirty water into Knights Stream, ... [Published The Press NZ - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

ECan considers bus WiFi

Environment Canterbury is considering free WiFi on buses for people using traffic clogged northern and western routes into Christchurch.ECan commissioners will be asked to consider free WiFi on buses as part of a staff report on selected longer journey ... [Published The Press NZ - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Upgrade plan for dam to be mulled

A multimillion-dollar upgrade of the Opuha Dam's weir structure will be considered by the regional council.Opuha Water chief executive Tony McCormick confirmed it had lodged consent applications with the Mackenzie District Council and Environment Canterbury ... [Published Timaru Herald - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

High country farmers' fencing stream worries eased

High country farmers have been told not to worry about keeping stock out of waterways.Environment Canterbury head commissioner Dame Margaret Bazley says the problem of the stock exclusion requirements in the Canterbury Land and Water Regional Plan will ... [Published Southland Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Let’s stop sniping and work collectively

Typical was James Bourke's letter (FW, March 31), in which he made some fallacious arguments in calling on Fish and Game to abandon its adversarial approach.Yet, he is right in terming Fish and Game's stance adversarial. It has been too singly focused ... [Published FWplus - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Gridlock issues escalate

Leese Rogers, an IT consultant who travels from Leithfield to Riccarton for work, has resorted to working from home on bad traffic days."The traffic has got progressively worse each year since I moved out to Leithfield about four years ago. The motorway ... [Published Nelson Mail - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

Crackdown on illegal Christchurch chimneys

Environment Canterbury says, if they have to, they will fine people caught illegally using old and non-compliant wood burners in Christchurch this winter.Since the earthquakes the regional council has been going easy on homes with smoky chimneys, but ... [Published 3 News - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 3 reports

Dairy farm wins water award

One of Ngai Tahu’s new farms has won an award from Environment Canterbury for its water quality.The 380 ha Dairy Farm One near Oxford carries 1300 cows on former forestry land.Judges said it was an impressive large-scale dairy conversion with a clearly ... [Published Waatea News.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

New bus interchange 'compromised'

The effectiveness of Christchurch's new $57 million bus interchange will be compromised unless the city council makes urgent changes to Riccarton Rd, Environment Canterbury (ECan) says. ... [Published Timaru Herald - Mar 20 2014]

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"To be perfectly honest, I'm not sure it is the sort of"
"The medium-term outlook for electricity prices has"
"Worldwide there is the peak car debate, where data shows car use has reached its peak and numbers are declining - young people are the drivers of this change" he said
"Some of these changes relate to the migration of eels in the river system and ensuring that the new facility continues to allow for eel to travel both up and downstream as part of their natural lifelife cycle" McCormick said

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Questions about stubble burning [Published Otago Daily Times - 15 mins ago]
Bigger spillway plan for Lake Opuha [Published Otago Daily Times - 15 mins ago]
Environment Canterbury keen to help people keep... [Published Scoop - Apr 17 2014]
Grace period for farmer data collection – ECan [Published FWplus - Apr 17 2014]
Environment Canterbury advice on water quality ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Apr 17 2014]
Stream dumping case may not go to court [Published The Press NZ - Apr 16 2014]
ECan considers bus WiFi [Published The Press NZ - Apr 15 2014]
Low-smell plan for gelatine factory [Published The Press NZ - Apr 15 2014]
Upgrade plan for dam to be mulled [Published Timaru Herald - Apr 14 2014]
High country farmers' fencing stream worries eased [Published Southland Times - Apr 14 2014]
Let’s stop sniping and work collectively [Published FWplus - Apr 13 2014]
Letter: Bus services [Published Timaru Herald - Apr 11 2014]
Environment Canterbury receives planning award [Published Environment Canterbury Regional Council - Apr 10 2014]
Strong farmer up-take for Hunter irrigation [Published FWplus - Apr 10 2014]
Council to pay initial $31,250 to water project [Published Timaru Herald - Apr 09 2014]
Crown Irrigation announces first investment [Published Scoop - Apr 09 2014]
CPW gets tentative Crown support [Published FWplus - Apr 09 2014]
Banks Peninsula Zone Committee to meet (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Apr 08 2014]
Congestion expected to ease [Published The Press NZ - Apr 08 2014]
Blanket bank is running low [Published The Press NZ - Apr 06 2014]
Canterbury and Auckland star in national planni... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Apr 05 2014]
Survey seeks input on water quality [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 04 2014]
Hurunui landowners now need to identify nutrien... [Published FWplus - Apr 04 2014]
Hurunui landowners now need to identify nutrien... [Published Scoop - Apr 03 2014]
Turnout pleases organisers [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 03 2014]
'Marvellous job', Bazley tells farmers [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 03 2014]
Dam weirs upgrade consents to be filed [Published Timaru Herald - Apr 03 2014]
Gridlock issues escalate [Published Nelson Mail - Apr 03 2014]
Apartment complex planned [Published Southland Times - Apr 03 2014]
Gridlock issues escalate [Published stuff.co.nz - Apr 03 2014]
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Environment Canterbury advice on water quality ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Apr 17 2014]
Environment Canterbury announced today that it would ease the burden on farmers in terms of their obligation to collect data on nitrogen leaching under the proposed Land & Water Regional Plan. The proposed plan includes rules to regulate use ... ...
Ngāi Tahu Farming dairy farm wins Canterbury re... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Mar 25 2014]
Ngai Tahu Farming’s 380 ha dairy farm near Oxford – Dairy Farm One – has been awarded the Environment Canterbury Water Quality Award at the regional Ballance Farm Environment Awards in Christchurch (held on Thursday March 20, 2014). ...
Liquefaction report for Timaru released [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Mar 25 2014]
Environment Canterbury today released a review of liquefaction information for Timaru District, indicating that only small amounts of liquefaction may happen in a large earthquake. ...
High Country innovative leaders [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Mar 19 2014]
Federated Farmers High Country farmers are keen to work with Environment Canterbury in making the industry sustainable, so that they can continue improving the land, and keeping the iconic landscape pest free. ...
Focus on older wood burners this winter [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Mar 11 2014]
This winter, homeowners with wood burners which are 15 or more years old will be under the spotlight as Environment Canterbury continues its commitment to protecting the community’s health by cleaning up Canterbury air. ...
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