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Hill Country Development

Hill Country Development

Find out what is and isn't covered by the proposed plan change and how this might affect your development.

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Breathe Easy Southland Website

Breathe Easy Southland Website

For the latest air quality results for Invercargill, Winton and Gore, home heating tips and more, visit BreatheEasySouthland.co.nz

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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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Water and Land 2020 & Beyond

Water and Land 2020 & Beyond

Water and Land 2020 & Beyond is a partnership project between Environment Southland and Murihiku Ngāi Tahu rūnanga, to achieve community goals in relation to water within the Southland region.

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Our News...

30
Jul

Joint Southland Economic Project for Water Quality

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 03:11 p.m.

The two-year project being launched this week in Bluff will see local government, the primary sector, iwi, central government, and business working together on tools for understanding the economics of managing water quality in Southland. The project is part of ... Read More
25
Jul

Local invention to help in emergencies

Friday, 25 July 2014 02:51 p.m.

A portable call centre that can connect to any phone technology available has boosted Emergency Management Southland’s capability to respond during civil defence emergencies. The self-contained device fits into a suitcase and has been dubbed ‘the hedgehog’ – a name it ... Read More
14
Jul

Record breach for Invercargill air quality

Monday, 14 July 2014 04:47 p.m.

Air quality in Invercargill over the weekend reached a new high, which is a new low when it comes to meeting the government’s National Environmental Standard for Air Quality. Saturday night’s exceedance was the highest recorded in Invercargill since 2012, and ... Read More
09
Jul

Hill and High Country decision deferred

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 11:14 a.m.

Environment Southland councillors met today and agreed to defer notifying the proposed Hill and High Country Development Plan Change. The move follows the decision last month to delay the plan change in order to clarify some of the provisions and ... Read More
26
Jun

Meetings being held to discuss Hill and High Country Development changes

Thursday, 26 June 2014 01:47 p.m.

A new proposed plan change has been developed for hill and high country development as part of a suite of activities in response to the Government’s National Policy Statement for Freshwater to maintain and improve water quality in Southland.This proposed ... Read More

Public Notices...

28
Jul

Notice of Meetings - August 2014

Monday, 28 July 2014 03:56 p.m.

Notice of Meetings  The following meetings of the Southland Regional Council (Environment Southland) will be held in Regional House, corner North Road and Price Street, Waikiwi, Invercargill, during the month of August 2014 (unless otherwise stated): Thursday, 14 August 2014 1.30 pm            Combined River ... Read More
28
Jul

RMA - Van Rossum Ltd

Monday, 28 July 2014 03:41 p.m.

Resource Management Act 1991 Public notice is hereby givenpursuant to S.95A Resource Management Act 1991 that the following application for resource consent has been received by Environment Southland.  Van Rossum Ltd Resource Consent APP-20146863  The application is to:  discharge farm dairy effluent to land from ... Read More
14
Jul

RMA - Cruise Milford New Zealand Limited

Monday, 14 July 2014 08:39 a.m.

Public notice is hereby givenpursuant to S.95A Resource Management Act 1991 that the following application for resource consent has been received by Environment Southland. Cruise Milford New Zealand Limited - Coastal Permit Application APP-20146746 Coastal Permit - to carry out a commercial ... Read More
11
Jul

National Environmental Standard - Air Quality

Friday, 11 July 2014 05:09 p.m.

Environment Southland (the Southland Regional Council) is required under the Resource Management (National Environmental Standards for Air Quality) Regulations 2004, to report any breach of the ambient air quality standards. The National Environmental Standard (NES) for PM10 (particulate matter smaller than 10 microns ... Read More

Currently Consulting On...

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

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