Displaying items by tag: Environment Canterbury

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
Thursday, 19 October 2017 10:23

Best practice farming gets council thumbs up

A programme, run by independent milk processor Synlait to encourage best practice farming, has been recognised by Environment Canterbury.

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
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 12:55

Canterbury plan change unworkable

Environment Canterbury's proposed Plan Change 5 is unworkable, says Federated Farmers Mid-Canterbury chairman, Michael Salvesen.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 08:55

ECan farming plan change ‘unworkable’

Environment Canterbury's proposed Plan Change 5 (PC5) is unworkable, says Federated Farmers Mid-Canterbury chairman Michael Salvesen.

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
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 13:55

Consent deadline looms for 900 farmers

Farmers in Environment Canterbury’s Selwyn-Te Waihora zone are being urged to get a move on with their farming consents.

Published in General News
Thursday, 15 September 2016 15:28

Canterbury farmers doing their bit on water

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).

Published in Management

Environment Canterbury is promising stricter action against irrigators flouting their water consent conditions.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 13:55

Farmers force ECan apology

Environment Canterbury has apologised and withdrawn some evidence after being accused of blatant misrepresentation of photos presented to a hearing into the Hurunui District Plan review.

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