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Do you need help with your resource consent?

By |March 30th, 2017|

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 |March 28th, 2017|

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 [...]

We have a vacancy

By |March 22nd, 2017|

Waihora Ellesmere Trust is looking for a new General Manager (our fantastic GM Adrienne is moving on to a new challenge in April). Would you or anyone you know have the skills and experience for this unique role? Check out the advertisement on TradeMe. You can download the job description here. The closing date is [...]

2017 Te Waihora Bird Census – the results are in!

By |February 17th, 2017|

The unconfirmed results of this year's survey are now up on our website and there are photos on our Facebook page.  Thanks to everyone who part - it was a great day out!

New tool for Selwyn Waihora farmers

By |February 9th, 2017|

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 [...]

Consents to farm in Selwyn Waihora

By |February 7th, 2017|

Around 900 landholders will need to obtain a land use consent to farm in Selwyn Waihora under new rules in Plan Change 1 of the Land and Water Regional Plan. ECan is holding some drop in sessions to provide advice and support. FEBRUARY 2017 Drop in sessions for advice and support Tuesday 14th: Coalgate Tavern, [...]

2017 Lincoln BioBlitz

By |January 25th, 2017|

Starts on Friday 7 April, 3.15pm Ends on Saturday 8 April, 3.30pm 24 hours of discovery as you and scientists actively hunt for all species of plants, bugs, birds, other animals, fungi and more in an area around the Liffey Stream in Lincoln. Join the field walks, hear talks from experts and see displays. Visit [...]

Te Waihora Photography Competition

By |December 13th, 2016|

Head out to Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere and test your photography skills! Waihora Ellesmere Trust is sponsoring the Te Waihora category in the annual Little River A&P Show on Saturday January 21, 2017. There is a prize of $25 and up to 2 entries per person are FREE! Entries can be submitted on show day before [...]

2017 Te Waihora Wetland Bird Survey – volunteers needed

By |November 17th, 2016|

Are you interested in the birds of Te Waihora? Would you like to be part of the annual count which is helping to build up a picture of bird species and numbers at this amazing wetland, internationally recognised for its birdlife? The next survey will take place on Saturday February 11, 2017 – it’s a great [...]

Lincoln University Dairy Farm Open Day

By |November 7th, 2016|

Head along to Lincoln Dairy Farm and take in the displays and demonstrations and learn about the complex world of modern dairy farming and the global dairy industry as a whole: the science, the technology, the logistics, and the business of New Zealand’s largest export earner. Take your gumboots and your questions! Admission: no charge [...]

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