Sunday, April 21, 2024

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Funding flows for popular Whakatāne walkway

Whakatāne District Council says it is delighted the district’s much-loved Ngā Tapuwae o Toi walkway will be restored to its former glory following a...

Resilience Fund grants identify seismic expertise

Grass-roots projects to help communities respond to a large earthquake on the South Island’s Alpine Fault are among this year’s recipients of Civil Defence...

Ruapehu celebrates start of Te Ara Mangawhero trail

Ohakune-based iwi Ngāti Rangi has celebrated the turning of the first sod, kari ana te whenua, to mark the start of construction on their...

Guides to planting on erodible land

Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service’s latest series of planting guides provide timely advice for owners of erosion-prone hill country. "Loss of productive...

Queen’s honour for starry track

A popular short walk on Stewart Island has been renamed in honour of the Platinum Jubilee for Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern...

Feedback sought on proposed West Coast land classifications

An independent assessment of stewardship land on the West Coast has delivered recommendations for revised land classifications, says Minister of Conservation Kiri Allan. Stewardship land...

New stairway for St Clair Beach

Dunedin City Council (DCC) is constructing a new stairway to allow safer access for surfers to St Clair beach, following requests from the community. DCC...

Muriwai Beach access gets red light

Vehicle access to Muriwai Beach will remain closed after Auckland Council was asked by Fire and Emergency New Zealand to not reopen today as...

$2.5m Awanui flood works under way

The start of a fourth construction season is underway for the Awanui flood scheme with about $2.5 million expected to be spent over the...

Pleasant funding surprise for Otago river

Otago’s Te Hakapupu/ Pleasant River Catchment Restoration Project will receive $4 million over the next four years to improve water quality in the Pleasant...

Popular walking track deemed unsafe

Safety concerns have closed a small section of a popular coastal walking track linking Ōpua to Paihia, Far North District Council announced today. Council says...

3D Hawke’s Bay maps publicly released

High-resolution 3D mapping of Hawke’s Bay using light detection and ranging (LiDAR) technology is now available for use by the community, the region's Council...

Co-governance flows for Avon River

Ngāi Tūāhuriri, the community and Christchurch City Council will co-govern the Ōtākaro Avon River Corridor (ŌARC), Council announced this week. “Co-governance must be at the...

Tiles to weave life into new Wellington rockwall

Wellington Harbour tides have revealed an innovative project by Wellington City Council to establish marine life on the harbour's new rock embankment. Council has installed...

$850k to keep trails on right track

New investment will keep the best of New Zealand’s cycle trails in top condition as regions prepare to welcome back Kiwi visitors over summer...