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Tag : Environment Canterbury

3 Waters

ECan puts locals in the driver’s seat

Ruth LePla
Environment Canterbury (ECan) is taking an innovative community-led approach to environmentally-sustainable water management. Allowing the community to drive change has turned the traditional planning-led model...
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Ecan adopts new approaches to river management & consenting

Ruth LePla
An Environment Canterbury initative provides a new option for short-term gravel extraction from the region’s rivers. Hugh de Lacy explains. Using gravel extraction as a...

Fishing for feedback

Ruth LePla
The South East Marine Protection Forum is currently seeking comment on the community’s long-term vision for the coastline from Timaru to Waipapa Point at the...

Great management: Top projects

Ruth LePla
The recent McGredy Winder 2015 SOLGM Local Government Excellence Awards celebrate some of the sector’s best-managed projects. Selwyn District Council’s Project Helix, which led to...