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Southland's Big 3

Southland's Big 3

Southland’s Big 3 is Environment Southland’s Long-term Plan 2015-2025 consultation document. Read it and tell us what you think!

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draft Strategy & Action Plan for Waituna

draft Strategy & Action Plan for Waituna

Interested in the health of the Waituna catchment and lagoon? Tell us what you think about the draft Strategy and Action Plan.

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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.

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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.

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Our News...

21
Apr

Managing Waituna into the Future

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 04:52 p.m.

A vision for the Waituna catchment and lagoon has been suggested in a draft Strategy and Action Plan to help guide and coordinate work in the area over the next 10 years.  The Waituna Partners Group, made up of representatives ... Read More
16
Apr

Southland’s Big 3 Adopted for Consultation

Thursday, 16 April 2015 05:49 p.m.

Environment Southland’s Long-term Plan 2015-25 consultation document, Southland’s Big 3, was adopted by the Council this morning (16/4) and will be publicly notified on 18 April. Its name, Southland’s Big 3, refers to our biggest challenges. The 24-page document forms the ... Read More
16
Apr

Planning under way for tsunami risk

Thursday, 16 April 2015 08:32 a.m.

Emergency Management Southland is working with several local and national agencies as a result of new research on the likelihood of a possible tsunami in Milford Sound. Southland District Mayor Gary Tong said a working group of local and central government ... Read More
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

Currently Consulting On...

Draft Strategy & Action Plan for Waituna

Submissions close on Monday, 11 May 2015

A draft Strategy and Action Plan for Waituna has been prepared as the basis for discussion between all those who have an interest in the health of the Waituna catchment and lagoon.

Southland's Big 3 - Long-term Plan

Submissions close on Thursday, 21 May 2015

Have your say on what Environment Southland proposes to include in our Long-term Plan 2015-2025.

Public Notices...

24
Apr

Notice of Meetings - May 2015

Friday, 24 April 2015 04:03 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, 20 May 2015 9.30 am           Council meeting Monday, 25 May 2015 10.00 ... Read More
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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