Thursday, 24 October 2019 08:55

A resource not a pest

A conservation and hunting lobby has criticised a call by Environment Canterbury for more funding to prevent a national plague of wallabies.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 09:55

Will it be E can or E can’t?

Regional councils won’t be anything more than “unpopular policemen” if the discussion document on freshwater goes the way the Government is proposing, says a newly elected Canterbury regional councillor.

Published in General News
Friday, 27 September 2019 08:55

Wallabies threaten to overwhelm

A wallaby invasion helped by humans is tearing up farms and previous plantings, says Environment Canterbury (ECan).

Published in Management

Nitrate levels in Christchurch drinking water are not expected to exceed safe drinking levels in the future, says Waimakariri Irrigation Ltd.

Published in Management
Friday, 22 February 2019 09:09

FEP template aims to ‘quieten noise’

ECan has approved a farm environment plan (FEP) template for use by farmers under the new Canterbury Land & Water Regional Plan.

Published in Management
Monday, 21 January 2019 11:55

Canty water clean-up well underway

How are Canterbury farmers doing their bit to help the environment? Environment Canterbury chairman Steve Lowndes explains.

Published in Management
Thursday, 17 January 2019 07:55

Canterbury nutrient limits take effect

Environment Canterbury says the Nutrient Management and Waitaki Plan Change, Plan Change 5 to the Land & Water Regional Plan, will take effect on February 1.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 08:55

Canterbury dairy farmers' spending paying off

Canterbury dairy farmers are putting money where where their mouths are and playing their part in helping to improve water quality, says Canterbury dairy leader Tom Mason.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 12:55

Dairy conversions falling

DairyNZ says a fall in the number of dairy conversions in Canterbury signals strongly that fears of a big rise in dairying there are unwarranted.

Published in General News
Saturday, 08 April 2017 08:55

Rabbit virus delay will hurt

Rabbit-plagued farmers are disappointed that bureaucracy has held up the anticipated release of a new strain of rabbit haemorrhagic disease (calicivirus).

Published in General News
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