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Colin Patterson

By | 2018-02-21T01:52:53+00:00 February 21st, 2018|News|

The Waihora Ellesmere Trust is saddened to hear of the passing of Colin Patterson and pass their sympathies to his family. Colin was a pioneer in the restoration of Harts Creek. Peter Chamberlain and Colin Patterson talk about the work that has been carried out on the creek in the video - restoring Harts Creek. Read [...]

2018 Te Waihora Bird Survey – Volunteers required

By | 2018-01-16T21:51:27+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Events, News|

Are you interested in the birds of Te Waihora? Would you like to take part in the annual bird count around the lake? The annual surveys help to build up a picture of bird species and numbers at this amazing wetland which is internationally recognised for its birdlife. The 2018 survey will take place on Saturday February 10, 2018.  It is a [...]

Company fined for letting sediment into waterways

By | 2017-11-22T19:57:44+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|News|

Bathurst Coal Ltd,  has been fined $10,500 by Environment Canterbury for letting sediment run into waterways, putting at risk the habitat of the region's most threatened fish - the Canterbury Mudfish. Unauthorised runoff from development at the company's Canterbury Coal mine at Coalgate was detected on 14 occasions. The opencast mine is 70 kilometres west of Christchurch. The [...]

Te Waihora Living Lake Symposium 2017

By | 2017-11-21T00:47:59+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|ECan Notices|

Registrations are now open for the sixth Living Lake Symposium at Lincoln University on 09/10 November 2017. The theme of the sixth biennial Living Lake Symposium is Streams of Action Ngā  Au Tūmahi The symposium is a two day event consisting of a field trip and a day of presentations. Registrations and payments must be received by November the 3rd -fill [...]

Pathways to Swimmable Rivers

By | 2017-09-28T22:54:19+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Events, News|

Southern Environmental Trust along with Rotary Christchurch South are hosting a free public forum; Pathways to Swimmable Rivers - 7pm, Wednesday 18th October 2017 Knox Church - Cnr Bealey Ave and Victoria St, Christchurch.  

Payment Options

By | 2018-01-08T22:37:34+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Miscellanous|

Internet Banking: Bank Account Number: 02-0860-0003375-00 Bank: Bank of New Zealand Cheque: Make cheque payable to: Waihora Ellesmere Trust Postal Address: 66 Bryndwr Road, Bryndwr 8051, Christchurch GST Number: 86885387  

2017 Waihora Ellesmere Trust AGM

By | 2017-09-17T21:41:27+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Events, News|

The Waihora Ellesmere Trust invites you to their 2017 Annual General Meeting. When: 18th of September at 6.30 pm Where: Lincoln Events Centre, Habgood Lounge, Meijer Drive, Lincoln The AGM formalities will start at 6.30 pm followed by refreshments at 7.10 pm and then our guest speaker at 7.30 pm. WET is pleased to have [...]

Green Footprint Planting – September 15th

By | 2017-08-22T23:36:55+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Events, News|

Join us on Friday September 15 for the annual Green Footprint Planting day. This year the event will be held at Timber Yard Point, Lakeside Domain with planting starting at 10am. Wear sturdy footwear and dress for the weather. Some spades and gloves will be provided but bring a spade if you have one. YHA will be [...]

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