Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Canterbury Water Kaikoura Zone Committee Meeting

MEDIA ADVISORY

28 November 2012

Canterbury Water Kaikoura Zone Committee Meeting

The Kaikoura Zone Committee will meet at Memorial Hall on Wednesday 28 November for its monthly water management public meeting.

The meeting will begin with an update from the Regional Committee, which looks at region-wide environmental restoration and repair; land use impacts on water quality; as well as water storage, distribution and efficiency options.

The committee will then discuss engaging with youth in water management with the possibility of hosting a youth hui early next year to ensure the perspective of young people is being captured.

The committee will also hear a number of presentations on Environment Canterbury’s proposed Land and Water Regional Plan (LWRP), which provides the framework to facilitate delivery of the community’s aspirations for water management – as set out in the Canterbury Water Management Strategy (CWMS).

The first presentation will provide an overview of the plan and what it means for the Kaikoura Zone. Subsequent presentations will focus on nutrient management, self-audited farm management, and the experience of the Hurunui-Waiau Zone Committee.

The committee will finish the meeting with a discussion on its Immediate Steps biodiversity funding programme. In December last year, the zone committee finalised its priorities for Immediate Steps funding support.

At Wednesday’s meeting the committee will discuss the criteria it has set keeping in mind the recommendations made in its recently completed Zone Implementation Programme (ZIP) for water management.

The Kaikoura ZIP brings together the committee’s recommendations for water management in the zone to achieve the goals and targets set out in CWMS - to enable future generations the greatest social, economic, recreational, cultural benefits from our water resources within a sustainable framework.

In was developed in conjunction with the local community, and having been endorsed by Environment Canterbury and the Kaikoura District Council, it will form the basis for the design and realignment of work programmes.

ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

Labour: Cash For Charter Schools, Mould For State Schools

“Recently released financial statements show the Whangarei charter school He Puna Marama received $3.9 million in government funding to the end of last year. Yet their audited accounts show they only spent $1.4 million on education, leaving almost $2.5 million over two years unaccounted for." More>>

ALSO:

Kiwirail Plans Shift From Electric: National Urged Not To Take Backwards Step

The National Government shouldn’t drag New Zealand backwards by replacing its climate friendly electric trains with carbon-polluting diesel trains, the Green Party said today. More>>

ALSO:

Capital Connection:

Harmful Digital Communication Bill Passes: Focus Must Be On Education

InternetNZ acknowledges the passage of the Harmful Digital Communications Bill into law this afternoon, and says that the sooner the education efforts at the heart of the legislation start, the better... More>>

ALSO:

3-Year Transport Plan: No Plans On Six Northland-Election Bridges

The Transport Authority’s decision to fund only four of the 10 bridges promised in National’s shameless Northland by-election bribe is a huge embarrassment for Transport Minister Simon Bridges, Labour’s Transport spokesperson Phil Twyford says. More>>

ALSO:

Gaza Blockade: Māori TV Crew Returning Safely From Israel

A Māori Television crew will be flown back from Israel after their boat was detained by the Israeli Navy while attempting to break the Gaza blockade. More>>

ALSO:

Family Violence: Increasing Reporting But Fewer Resolutions

“We are aware the Police have embarked on a significant programme of change in how they respond to family violence. The data suggests that adequate resourcing including investing in staff training, support and culture change will be required for this to be effective.” More>>

ALSO:

Health: NZ Children Still Suffer Rickets From Lack Of Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency continues to cause rickets in young New Zealanders, new University of Otago research has found. The researchers say that their finding suggests that at-risk mothers and children should be better targeted for Vitamin D supplementation. More>>

Also GPs, Housing, Milk: PM Press Conference On The UN Security Council

In a press conference today the Prime Minister discussed the upcoming appointment of New Zealand to chair the UN Security Council. He said they would put pressure Asad in Syria and attempt to “jump start” negotiations between Israel and Palestine. More>>

ALSO:

Housing: State Houses Could Sell To Overseas Groups

Bill English’s admission that he would sell hundreds of New Zealand’s state houses to the Australians is the latest lurch in the Government’s stumbling, half-baked housing policy, Labour’s housing spokesperson Phil Twyford says. More>>

ALSO:

AND:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news