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Making it Crystal Clear

Making it Crystal Clear

We all want a strong economy and a healthy environment. Give us your feedback on how best to manage water quality in Southland.

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Draft Annual Plan 2014-2015

Draft Annual Plan 2014-2015

Give us your feedback on our proposed activities and plans for 2014-15, and how they will be paid for. Submissions close on Friday 2 May 2014.

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River Corridor Concept Plan

River Corridor Concept Plan

This concept plan presents a new approach to managing vegetation in Southland's river corridors. We would like to hear what you value most about our rivers. Submissions close on Friday 2 May 2014.

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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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Waituna Webcam

Waituna Webcam

Check out our webcam to see what conditions are like at Waituna Lagoon.

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Our News...

08
Apr

Seeking Champions of the Environment

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 04:51 p.m.

Do you know an inspiring group or environmental champion? Entries are now open for the 2014 Southland Environment Awards. This is your opportunity to help us recognise and reward Southland’s environmental champions. People, groups, businesses, schools – tell us about anyone ... Read More
31
Mar

What do you value most about our rivers?

Monday, 31 March 2014 11:17 a.m.

A new concept has been developed which may change the way Environment Southland and others manage riverbeds across Southland – and you can tell us what you think about it. The Managing Unwanted Vegetation in Southland Rivers Concept Plan has been ... Read More
27
Mar

Changes for landfills and contaminated land management

Thursday, 27 March 2014 11:02 a.m.

Environment Southland has released its decisions on an update to the Regional Water Plan that deals with the management of cleanfills, landfills, closed landfills and contaminated land.  Known as Plan Change 14, the new provisions update existing requirements relating to the ... Read More
27
Mar

Environmental Report Cards for 2013 Released

Thursday, 27 March 2014 09:35 a.m.

Annual report cards that give snapshots of various aspects of Southland’s environment for 2012-13 have been released. The Annual Environmental Monitoring Report Cards reflect some of the activities and scientific monitoring undertaken by Environment Southland. While the explanations in them are ... Read More
26
Mar

Draft Annual Plan 2014–15 is adopted

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 04:41 p.m.

Environment Southland adopted their Draft Annual Plan and budget for 2014–15 at an extraordinary meeting today. Chairman Ali Timms said the Annual Plan strongly aligns the programmes and strategic priorities set in the Long-term Plan. “Water quality is our top priority. ... Read More

Public Notices...

28
Mar

Notice of adoption of Draft Annual Plan 2014/2015

Friday, 28 March 2014 06:51 p.m.

Here is your invitation to make a submission to our Draft 2014/15 Annual Plan   The Draft 2014/15 Annual Plan sets out in detail the activities Council proposes to carry out during the coming year.  It also contains information about the proposed methods ... Read More
28
Mar

Notice of Decisions on Submissions to Plan Change 14

Friday, 28 March 2014 06:49 p.m.

  Pursuant to Clauses 10 and 11 of the First Schedule to the Resource Management Act 1991, Environment Southland gives public notice of the fact that it has made its decisions on submissions and further submissions lodged to Plan Change 14 ... Read More

Currently Consulting On...

Draft Annual Plan 2014 — 2015

Submissions close on Friday, 2 May 2014

We would like to hear what you think about our proposed activities and plans for 2014-15, and how they will be paid for. Submissions close on Friday 2 May 2014.

River Corridor Concept Plan

Submissions close on Friday, 2 May 2014

The Managing Unwanted Vegetation in Southland Rivers Concept Plan aims to develop more sustainable control methods, reduce management costs and our dependency on herbicides.

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