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Canterbury Water Management Strategy

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The Canterbury Water Management Strategy is being developed in Canterbury, New Zealand to address water related issues in the region.

It was initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Ministry for the Environment and Environment Canterbury after a drought in 1998. Leadership for the strategy is from the Canterbury Mayoral Forum.[1]

The outcome of the Canterbury Water Management Strategy was given as the reason for the Hurunui Water Project to defer resource consent hearings for a year for water takes of the Hurunui River.[2]

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  1. ^ canterburywater.org.nz/about-us/ Archived November 21, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Greenhill, Marc (2009-10-15). "Hurunui scheme onhold for up to year". The Press. Archived from the original on 2009-10-16. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 

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