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20th Annual Environment Awards

20th Annual Environment Awards

It's time to celebrate Southlanders who are going the extra mile for the environment. Nominations are open until Friday 1st May.

Read more about the 20th Annual Environment Awards >>

Recreational Waters Survey

Recreational Waters Survey

Complete this survey and be in to win a $100 voucher. Tell us where you like to swim, boat and collect seafood.

Read more about the Recreational Waters Survey >>

Proposed Air Quality Rules

Proposed Air Quality Rules

Find out about the proposed air quality rules for home heating, outdoor burning and fertiliser and agrichemical use.

Read more about the Proposed Air Quality Rules >>

LAWA Website

LAWA Website

LAWA brings together water quality monitoring information from across the country in one place, in a common and easy to understand format.

Read more about the LAWA Website >>

 

Our News...

24
Mar

Nominations open for the 20th Environment Awards

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 02:23 p.m.

Nominations for the 20th Annual Southland Environment Awards opened this week. The awards are designed to celebrate and recognise people, groups and businesses working to restore, protect or enhance Southland’s environment. Nominations are sought in a range of categories from schools and ... Read More
24
Mar

Where's your favourite swimming spot?

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 10:44 a.m.

Information from a survey about where people swim, boat and collect seafood will provide useful insight into recreational water sites in the region. Scientists at Environment Southland are looking forward to analysing the results of the recreational water users survey which ... Read More
17
Mar

Joint mission with the Navy in Fiordland

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 08:12 a.m.

Staff from Environment Southland and Emergency Management Southland will join the crew of the HMNZS HAWEA, to visit Fiordland this week to carry out compliance checks and emergency contingency planning. Royal New Zealand Navy staff will use RHIBs (Rigid Hull Inflatable ... Read More
13
Mar

Positive submissions on transport plans

Friday, 13 March 2015 08:55 a.m.

Southland and Otago residents have shown their support for projects outlined in theDraft Otago Southland Regional Land Transport Plans, with 305 submissions received. The plans were released for the first time as a joint document last month and submissions closed on ... Read More
27
Feb

Last chance to make submissions on transport plans

Friday, 27 February 2015 03:14 p.m.

Southland and Otago residents have until the end of next week (6 March) to make submissions on theDraft Otago Southland Regional Land Transport Plans 2015-2021. Environment Southland and the Otago Regional Council (ORC) have joined forces to create a single document ... Read More

Currently Consulting On...

We are currently not consulting on any plan changes, please check back at a later date.

Public Notices...

27
Mar

Notice of Meetings - April 2015 and Notice of Office Closure for Public Holidays

Friday, 27 March 2015 04:39 p.m.

  The following meetings of the Committees and Council of Environment Southland (the Southland Regional Council) will be held in the Council Chamber, Regional House, corner North Road and Price Street, Invercargill: Wednesday, 8 April 2015 9.30 am           Council meeting Thursday, 16 April 2015 8.30 ... Read More
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