Ashburton District Council is urging residents to do their homework before pruning or removing trees on their property, after becoming aware of significant damage sustained to a protected tree in Ashburton.
Canterbury DHB’s Community and Public Health unit has issued a health warning after potentially toxic blue-green algae was found in Lake Clearwater, Ashburton-lakes-basin.
The impact of achieving the Government's freshwater management reforms will affect the entire Ashburton District, but building on well-proven approaches to implementing change will help farmers meet the challenge.
Some Mid Canterbury roads will have new speed limits from 11 December 2020 as the first phase of the Council's Speed Limit Review comes into force.