Rabbit-plagued farmers are disappointed that bureaucracy has held up the anticipated release of a new strain of rabbit haemorrhagic disease (calicivirus).
Farmers in Environment Canterbury’s Selwyn-Te Waihora zone are being urged to get a move on with their farming consents.
All water consent holders in Canterbury are fully compliant or have abatement notices in place to become fully compliant with the Water Measuring and Reporting National Regulations, reports Environment Canterbury (ECan).
Environment Canterbury is promising stricter action against irrigators flouting their water consent conditions.
Environment Canterbury has apologised and withdrawn some evidence after being accused of blatant misrepresentation of photos presented to a hearing into the Hurunui District Plan review.
The recent incursion of the invasive weed velvetleaf is a timely reminder of the importance of biosecurity and machinery hygiene practices.
An appeal to the High Court is looking likely as Mid Canterbury irrigators BCI digest the implications of the Environment Canterbury Plan Change 2 announcement two weeks ago.
Canterbury irrigators are shocked at Environment Canterbury's decision to stop them expanding as the regional council attempts to bring nutrient leaching under control in one of its water 'red zones'.
Your old mate has heard about framing a question to get the answer you want, but reckons environmental campaigners down south have taken this a step further.