Walker in Arthur's Pass National Park
PHOTO: Baptiste Maryns ©


Submit your water-focused project to this year's Canterbury Aoraki Conservation Board Awards.

Canterbury Aoraki Conservation Board Awards 2017

Every drop counts logo.

Entries are now open! The awards recognise the efforts of local groups and individuals in supporting conservation within the wider Canterbury region.

We’re seeking water focused projects for this year’s awards, with the theme being, Fresh Water – Every Drop Counts.

There are four categories open for entry, including Youth and Industry Awards.

Find out more and enter online. Entries close 2 October 2017. 


The board meets five times a year at various locations. A public forum session where members of the public can talk to the board on conservation issues is held during each meeting. The full agenda for meetings is generally available one week before the meeting date from the board support officer.

2017 meeting dates

Date: 12 April 2017
Venue: Hanmer Springs

Date: 14 June 2017
Venue: DOC, 161 Cashel Street, Christchurch Central

Date: 16 August 2017
Venue:  Arthur's Pass

Date: 11 October 2017
Venue: Christchurch

Date: 13 December 2017
Venue: To be confirmed

Minutes and agendas

Download meeting minutes and agendas.

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Marie-Louise Grandiek
Board Support Officer
Phone: +64 27 541 6663
Email: mgrandiek@doc.govt.nz   

Ōtautahi / Christchurch Office
Phone:   +64 3 371 3700
Address:   Level 3
Grand Central
161 Cashel Street
Christchurch 8011
Email:   christchurch@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
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