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Floundering in a changing lake

By |2018-10-10T00:42:55+00:00October 10th, 2018|News|

Esme Robinson a Scientist with Plant & Food Research spoke at the Waihora Ellemere Trust 2018 AGM. Esme presented her research on Flounder in Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere. She is in the early stages of determining the effects of temperature on Flounder in the Lake. Check out her informative presentation here  

2018 Annual General Meeting

By |2018-08-16T02:33:26+00:00August 16th, 2018|Events, News|

The Waihora Ellesmere Trust invites you to their 2018 Annual General Meeting. When: 17th 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 7.00 pm and then our guest speaker at 7.30 pm. The Waihora Ellesmere Trust is pleased to have [...]

July Newsletter

By |2018-07-30T21:08:31+00:00July 30th, 2018|News|

Read the latest Waihora Ellesmere Trust Newsletter here. Articles include a taster to an upcoming event: Two Lakes Healing - Hearing the stories of Lakes Wairewa and Waihora: a journey of discovery by bike. Did you know that the Native Musk (Thyridia repens) a plant with a conservation status of At Risk is present at wetlands around [...]


By |2018-07-30T20:37:11+00:00July 16th, 2018|Events, News|

The Waihora Ellesmere Trust is running a short 3 minute survey. The purpose of the survey is to gauge how the lake is used and what activities the public would like to be involved in. The results from this survey will help the Trust plan activities/events to lead. Please take the survey your feedback is important. [...]

Selwyn District Plan Review

By |2018-05-23T02:31:33+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Events, News|

The Selwyn District Council wants to know what you think about the draft changes to outstanding landscape areas and associated rules and policies in the current District Plan, which the Council has recently endorsed for further development as part of its District Plan Review. The Council’s District Plan Committee has recently endorsed the following draft [...]

Colin Patterson

By |2018-02-21T01:52:53+00:00February 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 [...]

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