Tagged: Canterbury

Artists and politicians gather to save Canterbury’s water - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Dec 14, 2009

Canterbury’s water management needs a serious overhaul, according to artists and activists who gathered for an art exhibition at Christchurch’s COCA on Saturday. The exhibition featured works by 12 artists brought together by local artists Sally Hope and Jane Zusters for the second annual Artists for Save Our Water project. The focus this year was on … Read More

Christchurch art exhibit on local water fight - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Dec 11, 2009

Short notice, I know, but tomorrow is the last day of the Rivertalk exhibition at the COCA. “Sponsored by The Malvern Hills Protection Society and Alpine Jets the artists journeyed the Waimakariri River seeking inspiration for this exhibition The artists celebrate through their art this magnificent braided river threatened by the proposed Central Plains Water Scheme. Accompanying this exhibition … Read More

Canterbury Water Management Strategy - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Nov 08, 2009

The Canterbury Mayoral Forum has released the Canterbury Water Management Strategy. It’s goal is to rise above the adversarial nature of Canterbury’s water resource conflicts to achieve comprehensive sustainable management. It stresses a collaborative, balanced and incremental approach. The strategy is available online, complete with 12-page executive summary (see link above). If you are a Cantabrian with a … Read More