[b:3jdam5rg]Dirty Farming Practice – Lake Georgina[/b:3jdam5rg]
Has anyone noticed the dozen or more cattle standing chest deep in Lake Georgina in the last three weeks or so of this summers fishing season (2008/09) ? This small (16 hectares) lake which is one of the Coleridge group of lakes is a much fished lake by many Canterbury anglers of…[Read more]
For information regarding access to Upper Glenthorne Station and Lower Glenthorne Station (formerly Ryton Station)
see the following web site:
With the benefit of hindsight and thanks to the depreciating economic conditions and the Governments restrictions on lakeside development of aesthetically high value properties I believe that Phillip Burmester’s original development would have been very unlikely to succeed. Regretably the situation in regard to camping at the Ryton appears…[Read more]
priorpark17: You are correct in regard to your assessment that the prime instigators opposing the permanent camp sites were Government agencies, namely the Dept. of Conservation, Selwyn District Council, the Overseas Investment Office and the power company who have an interest in Lake Coleridge (I think it is Contact Energy ?). It was one of…[Read more]
" Writing On the Wall for Coleridge-area Huts.". The Press, Sat 24 Jan 2009.
So it appears that ALL the huts around Coleridge are to go, starting with those on private property, and the days of camping at the Ryton Bay are over, although I detect some some ambiguity in the subject article. A…[Read more]
Welcome aboard Booger.
It is not so much a case of the location or the issue not being in the public eye. Everyone who uses Coleridge or any of the surrounding lakes is aware of the issue. Engage anyone in conversation on the subject, particularly other users of the area in question, and you very quickly become aware that we all share the…[Read more]
Isn’t it interesting. The subject article quotes Mr Shrimpton as saying [b:bdqi4zap] "Public access will also be provided to the Ryton River, …….. lakes Coleridge, Ida and Catherine". [/b:bdqi4zap] If you wish to take him quite literally I supposed he…[Read more]
True to his stated intent the new owner, John Shrimpton, withdrew the resource applications in early August 2008. Definitely good news but during a passing conversation with the Ryton Station Manager in mid winter I was lead to believe that there would be no more camping at the Ryton. While casual camping continues for the moment,…[Read more]
My original purpose when contributing to this forum was to promote debate on the proposed Ryton Bay development and to galvanize some opposition. Whether it is due to the obscurity of this site I’m not sure but I have had very limited success and I am disappointed by the lack of comment on this forum. At first glance I would appear to be w…[Read more]
[size=100:1y48u071]Ref: “Lake Project in New Hands” (by Tina Law) The Press, Saturday, 12 January 2008[/size:1y48u071][/b]
[size=100:1y48u071]Those of you who use Lake Coleridge will be interested to note that The Ryton Station has been sold yet again. Ref: “Lake Project in New Hands” (Tina Law) The Press, Saturday, 12 January 2008. While the…[Read more]