Environment Canterbury

Servicing: Canterbury Region, Timaru Oamaru Region

Opening hours


Products and Services

Markets Served

Educational, Residential, Commercial, Industrial


Consulting, Transportation, Information, Planning, Preparations


Droughts, Storms, Fire, Earthquakes, Landslides, Disease, Cyclones, Floods

Service Options

Emergency Services

About Environment Canterbury

We are your regional council, working to manage the air, land and water so that it can be enjoyed by everybody.
We work in partnership with the communities of Canterbury to promote the sustainable management of our resources. Sustainable management means that we use innovative, cost effective and technically excellent methods and ensure that our decision making is based on the highest quality information.
By managing the environment sustainably, our region’ s economic, social and cultural well-being can flourish. That means you have:
& #8226 good quality air and water
& #8226 an efficient and accessible public transport system
& #8226 efficient energy production resources
& #8226 effective legislature around the use, storage, transportation and disposal of hazardous substances
& #8226 safe use of the region's harbours and a coastal environment which is preserved and protected
& #8226 assistance to control animal and plant pests
& #8226 safeguarded landscape, ecology and heritage values
& #8226 adequate preparation for civil defence emergencies to lessen the consequences of natural hazards.
Our Vision is to facilitate sustainable development in the Canterbury region.
Te huawaere i te kauneke tauwhiro i Waitaha.
This means:
& #8226 Ensuring environmental sustainability
& #8226 Enabling community aspirations to be met
& #8226 Recognising and providing for cultural values
& #8226 Supporting economic growth

Christchurch Office
200 Tuam Street, Christchurch
PO Box 345, Christchurch 8140
Hours: 8am to 5pm, Monday Friday

Kaikoura Office
Level 2, 96 West End, Kaikoura
PO Box 59, Kaikoura 7340
Hours: 8am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday

Timaru Office
75 Church Street
PO Box 550, Timaru 7940
Hours: 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Depots and Service Centres
Amberley (Biosecurity), 66 Carters Road (SH1), AMBERLEY
Ashburton (River Works), 4 McNally Street, ASHBURTON 7740
Cheviot (Biosecurity), 39 Hall Street, CHEVIOT
Kainga (River Works, Parks, Groundwater and Survey), 1330 Main North Road, CHRISTCHURCH
Tai Tapu (River & Drainage Works), 2 RD, CHRISTCHURCH
Temuka (River Works), 12 Domain Avenue, TEMUKA

What makes us different

We are the section of the Canterbury Regional Council that look after the region's land, air and water.
We are committed to the sustainable management of our environment while promoting the region's economic, social and cultural well-being.


Awards and Achievements

Mailing address

PO Box 345 Christchurch 8140



Payment options

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