Healthy environment

A healthy environment benefits everyone and positively contributes to the city's wellbeing. Christchurch has landscapes and indigenous biodiversity that are unique and important to the area which need to be maintained for future generations.

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Healthy waterways

Residents value healthy waterways. Surface water quality is essential for supporting ecosystems, recreation, cultural values and the health of residents.

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High-quality drinking water

Public water supplies must meet the New Zealand Drinking Water Standards.

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Unique landscapes and indigenous biodiversity

The natural environment is important to residents and a drawcard for visitors.

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Sustainable use of resources

A growing population will put even more strain on our natural resources for the future.