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Dealing with hill country erosion

The cyclone resulted in significant erosion of areas around the region and we are here to help your farm recover and stablise erosion-prone areas. This page provides more information.

Cyclone Gabrielle impact on farms

The cyclone caused significant and in some cases, unprecedented, landslide, earthflow, gully, and streambank erosion in many parts of the region.

What can I do to prevent this type of erosion in the future?

The council’s catchment delivery team who are based around the region have expertise in dealing with erosion control in rural areas.

If you would like support to deal with your erosion prone areas – get in touch. The team can offer advice on what to do with eroded areas and how to reduce the risk of erosion in the future, and will develop Erosion Control Plans in partnership with you.

These Erosion Control Plans provide financial support for non-commercial tree planting, and land retirement.

Poplar and Willow planting

We have a selection of poplar and willow poles for sale that have been bred especially for farm planting.

More details about how to order poles here.

For more information about our erosion control work, go here.


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