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Canterbury Plantout 2017

By | 2017-08-14T23:45:27+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Events, News|

Are you keen to get out and increase native biodiversity on the Canterbury Plains? If so the 2017 Canterbury Plantout, led by Te Ara Kakariki, is coming up on the 2nd and 16th of September registrations are now open. Go along to the TAK website for more information and to register. This is a great day [...]

Selwyn Waihora Seminar Series

By | 2017-08-14T23:06:14+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Events, News|

The Selwyn Waihora Zone Committee is hosting seven public seminars about water issues in Selwyn. The seminars will run fortnightly starting on the 22nd of June and will be held at Lincoln University, Ellesmere Junction Road/Springs Road, Lincoln. Each seminar will be provided twice – once at lunchtime (12.00 to 1.00pm) and once in the evening (7.30 – [...]

The Living Lake Research and Monitoring Fund

By | 2017-08-08T21:41:30+00:00 August 8th, 2017|News|

The Waihora Ellesmere Trust has a fund aimed at supporting small scale research and monitoring which contributes in a meaningful way to the integrated monitoring of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere and to reporting on the ‘State of the Lake’. WET has assisted in the development of an integrated monitoring strategy for Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere, led by Professor [...]

Selwyn Water?

By | 2017-08-07T04:14:08+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Events, News|

A Community Meeting is being held this Thursday the 10th A number of  speakers who will outline serious issues regarding our water and also offer some positive ways forward that will benefit everyone in the community.   For more information check out SWWIM website.

Land Use Consent to Farm

By | 2017-08-07T03:58:00+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Events, News|

9th August 7:30pm Greenpark Hall/Community Centre   (opp the old primary school) If you have questions regarding the consent to farm requirements come along to this meeting: Agenda: Discussing your consent to farm. Environment Canterbury staff will be present to answer questions. Landowners will need to apply for a consent to farm if their property is [...]

Watch our video about the restoration of Harts Creek

By | 2017-05-18T03:44:56+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|News|

Restoring Harts Creek – view the video here  Hear the story of the fantastic restoration work carried out over the last 15 years from the people involved. Peter Chamberlain and Colin Patterson farm on the banks of Harts Creek and talk about the work that has been carried out. Thanks to WWF and Environment Canterbury [...]

Do you need help with your resource consent?

By | 2017-03-30T21:50:03+00:00 March 30th, 2017|News|

Selwyn Waihora Community drop-in info sessions: Darfield  April 5 The Selwyn Waihora Zone Team is hosting drop-in days. You can talk to people about local water management and offer support and help. Selwyn Rakaia Vets (next to Bakery) 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM First Wednesday of every month Selwyn Waihora Community drop-in info sessions: Leeston [...]

Managing your drains

By | 2017-05-18T03:44:56+00:00 March 28th, 2017|News|

We're planning to update our booklet "A guide to managing your drains". We're keen to get any feedback or comments so we can improve the next version of the booklet.  What have you found most useful, have we missed anything? Please let us know if you have any suggestions. The guide is being updated to [...]

New tool for Selwyn Waihora farmers

By | 2017-05-18T03:44:56+00:00 February 9th, 2017|News|

A media release from Environment Canterbury: New tool for Selwyn Waihora farmers | Environment Canterbury Date: 07 Feb 2017 Category: News | Environment | Water Quality | Farming | Water Zone(s): Selwyn Waihora Environment Canterbury today announced its approval of a new tool for Selwyn Waihora farmers to use. “NCheck” has been approved for use [...]

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