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2010-06-23T11:02:48+12:00 [4 June] Commissioners have released their decision granting Central Plains Water consents for CPW to construct river intake structures and take water from the Rakaia and the Waimakariri. Following…

2010-05-24T22:58:45+12:00 The latest NZ Canoeing, Autumn 2010 (The Blacker issue) has been sent to members, and features Conservation news (Mokihinui dam, Canterbury Water Conservation Orders) (Tony Ward-Holmes), Hurunui (Polly Miller),…

2010-05-20T21:58:40+12:00 In the wake of the sacking of Environment Canterbury (ECAN) councillors and the dissolution of the Water Conservation Order for the Hurunui River Whitewater NZ has joined the North…

2010-05-07T10:12:27+12:00 A Mangahao release has been scheduled for 22 May to replace the release which was cancelled last month. Access

2010-04-30T10:20:23+12:00 Whitewater NZ have submitted an appeal to the Environment Court over the consent granted to Meridian Energy for a dam on the Mōkihinui River. The appeal seeks that the…

2010-04-14T21:22:25+12:00 Josh Neilson‘s latest production is called REALM: it follows four NZ kayakers around the world providing an insight into each of their lives, what they do and what motivates…

2010-04-08T12:16:09+12:00 Invercargill man Mark Tressler (45) drowned on the Marora River, Southland on Monday 5 April. Reports indicate that the kayaker capsized and swam and was unresponsive to CPR. The…

2010-04-07T10:52:49+12:00 Mangahao Joint Venture has advised that the Mangahao release this Saturday will be postponed. A test operation on the the No. 2 dam bypass gate was carried out yesterday…

CUMEC #10 is available now, and features an interview with Andy Fuller, Whitewater Frontiers – The Indian Himalayas by James Thorp, Into the Jungle – Exploring Sumatra by Jared Meehan,…

2010-03-05T10:15:58+13:00 Brendan Bayly advises about a Freestyle Kayaking event open to everyone of all ranges of abilities at Fulljames/Ngaawapurua rapids in Taupo, 20 and 21 March (weekend after citroen race)….

2010-02-02T21:00:44+13:00 The Christchurch Press reports the Hurunui Water Project has reactivated its consent applications for a 75m high dam on the South Branch of the Hurunui river and a weir…

2010-01-27T14:45:49+13:00 Alan Hoffman reports that the Tekapo Release this weekend has been cancelled due to the high level of Lakes Tekapo and Pukaki. Consequently the Pukaki spillway will be discharging…

2010-01-18T22:48:14+13:00 Ben Jackson announces the goods for Buller Festival 2010. Friday March 5 – Kayak Boater Cross on Murchison’s endangered Matakitaki. Saturday March 6 – Kayak Slalom (individual and teams),…

2011-09-25T20:16:33+13:00 The latest NZ Canoeing 11.2 has been sent to members, with articles on Simon Davidson (Matt Burton, Tyler Fox, Louise Urwin, Josh Neilson), Mokau victory! (Terry Lasenby), Whitewater Grand…

2011-08-21T11:06:41+12:00 Gearing up for the 2011 election, the Green Party has launched a plan to clean up our rivers. The plan includes setting standards for clean water, introducing charges for…

2011-06-29T09:27:38+12:00 King Country Energy has announced that it will not proceed with proposed Mokau hydro scheme. Although Environment Waikato granted consents for a dam last January, KCE says that the…

Cumec Magazine issue 13 is now available featuring articles on the threatened Morgans Gorge by Keith Riley, India’s Pindar River by Kev England, an interview with Pete Simpson. Plus coverage…

2011-05-02T09:45:39+12:00 Genesis Energy have advised that there will be a scheduled outage at Rangipo Power Station between 9am and 5pm, on Thursday 5 May. The Tongariro River, downstream of Rangipo…

The latest NZ Canoeing 11.1 has been sent to members, featuring West Coast Whitewater is officially awesome (Andy England), A tribute to Graham Egarr (Paul Caffyn), Conservation News: Matiri, Mokihinui…

2011-02-03T21:19:56+13:00 Forest and Bird have launched a campaign against taxpayer-owned Meridian Energy’s proposal to dam the wild and scenic Mōkihinui River. “Forest & Bird was joined by MPs, including Chris…