Looking after our land

Soils and land of our Tairawhiti region

Sustainable Hill Country Project

Programme to increase protection of highly erodible land.

Erosion management

Erosion control and restoring the Waiapu River catchment

Crop surveys

Crop survey reports for the Gisborne district.

Soils of Poverty Bay flats

Online soil fact sheets of the Poverty Bay flats

Streamside planting

Streamside planting guide has been developed as an easy to follow step-by-step guide to native planting on urban streamsides.

Stormwater drainage

Land drainage for flood control- Urban stormwater- Rural land drainage- Roadside drains

Ballance Farm Environment Awards

Sustainable land management

Conservation Quorum magazine

A quarterly publication for our district's rural sector

Longbush ecosanctuary report

Assessment of baseline flora and vegetation by landform

Biodiversity on private land

The importance of protecting and restoring our remaining biodiversity is increasingly recognised by local, regional and national government.

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