Posts Tagged ‘Lake Ellesmere’

19th February 2013
Posted under: Pānui

Important steps taken in Ngāi Tahu, Environment Canterbury partnership

Environment Canterbury and Ngāi Tahu today announced significant milestones in the partnership between them. Ngā Papatipu Rūnanga and Environment Canterbury recently signed a relationship agreement for the programme known as Tuia to mark a new era of collaboration between the organisations. Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu Kaiwhakahaere Tā Mark Solomon said the signing symbolises how…

20th July 2012
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Record fine for illegal discharge into Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere

A company found responsible for the illegal discharge of dairy effluent to land on a Springston property in October 2010 has been fined a record $90,000. This penalty is on top of the $20,000 fine and 260 hours’ community service the farm manager received for the same offences late last year. White Gold Ltd held…

26th August 2011
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Whakaora Te Waihora

26 August 2011 The restoration and rejuvenation of the mauri and ecosystem health of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere has been confirmed with the signing of Whakaora Te Waihora on Thursday 25 August 2011- a long-term relationship agreement and shared commitment between Environment Canterbury, Ngāi Tahu and Te Waihora Management Board. The parties have also signed an…

23rd June 2010
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Agreement forges new future for Te Waihora

23 June 2010 Ngāi Tahu and commercial fishers have signed an agreement that will see a financial contribution go towards protecting and enhancing the health of Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere). “Te Waihora Management Board and the fishers have put in a lot of effort and compromise to come up with a solution that meets the…

3rd June 2010
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Statement from the Kaiwhakahaere of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu

3 June 2010 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has expressed disappointment at a decision to allow the Central Plains Water Trust (CPW) to take and use water from the Waimakariri and Rakaia Rivers for its proposed water enhancement scheme. Ngāi Tahu believes the decision to be inconsistent with the vision and principles of the Canterbury…

5th March 2009
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Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu announces new Commercial Users Permit for Te Waihora

5 March 2009 Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has introduced a permit system for commercial activities on Te Waihora / Lake Ellesmere. The decision, supported by the Department of Conservation (DoC), has been made after extensive consultation with commercial fishing operators who use the Te Waihora lakebed. “The welfare of Te Waihora has been of…