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Environment Canterbury has apologised and withdrawn some evidence after being accused of blatant misrepresentation of photos presented to a hearing into the Hurunui District Plan review.

Published in General News
Friday, 29 April 2016 15:26

Contractors reminded about biosecurity

The recent incursion of the invasive weed velvetleaf is a timely reminder of the importance of biosecurity and machinery hygiene practices.

Published in General News
Friday, 26 February 2016 10:55

High court appeal looms over water

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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 07:55

Council decision shocks irrigators

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'.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 12:49

Funny that

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.

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00

Helping farmers get ready for changes

CANTERBURY WILL host two EnviroReady field days this week to help farmers prepare for changes under Environment Canterbury’s Land and Water Regional Plan.

Published in General News
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