Who is supporting us to adapt to climate change in our region?
Together, Canterbury’s councils have pooled resources, knowledge and expertise for a stronger approach - a regional approach. Because change starts here at home, in the place that matters most to us.
Your regional council, Environment Canterbury, has responsibilities for managing use of natural resources – the region’s air, soils and water, as well as how land use affects our environment. This includes our coastal, agricultural, urban, industrial and recreational environments. It also manages biodiversity, public transport and what we do about natural hazards, including civil defence emergencies.
Canterbury’s district and city councils have responsibilities for a wide range of local services including transport planning, waste management, providing network infrastructure such as water and sewerage, controlling the effects of land use and providing recreational and community amenities.