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Annual Report 2014-2015

Annual Report 2014-2015

Check out our progress on the projects and programmes we have committed to in the Long-term Plan 2012–2022.

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Envirosouth - August 2015

Envirosouth - August 2015

Packed with interesting stories and updates, the latest issue of the Envirosouth is now available for download.

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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...


High winds/extreme fire risk warning for Southland

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 05:18 p.m.

MEDIA RELEASE BY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SOUTHLAND The Met Service has issued a severe weather warning for Southland with high winds expected in dry conditions, fuelling concerns about an extreme fire risk. An active front coming in from the Tasman in a ... Read More

Navigation Safety Bylaws hearing begins

Thursday, 12 November 2015 10:13 a.m.

A hearing on proposed amendments to the Southland Regional Council Navigation Safety Bylaws and a proposed plan change to the Coastal Plan is being held today (Thursday 12 November). Submitters will take the opportunity to speak to the hearing panel about ... Read More

Round up of November Council Meeting

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 04:48 p.m.

A round-up of decisions made at today's Council meeting (11/11/2015) in brief: NPSFM – Approval of Progressive Implementation Programme The Councillors approved a Progressive Implementation Programme for catchment limit-setting (for discharges to and abstractions from water bodies). This is provided for by ... Read More

Willow removal near Gore begins

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 10:01 a.m.

Work started this week on the removal of willows near the Gore traffic bridge to increase water flow when the Mataura River is in flood. The work is part of an ongoing review of floodbank standards and flood protection, being carried ... Read More

Southland leads data management conversation

Tuesday, 27 October 2015 04:36 p.m.

People from around the country will be joining Environment Southland staff tomorrow (Wednesday) at an information management conference being held at the Ascot Park Hotel. Staff representing nearly all regional councils, many district councils, government agencies and some businesses are attending ... Read More

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Public Notices...


Riverbed Vegetation Control Programme 2015-2016

Monday, 2 November 2015 10:57 a.m.

Riverbed Vegetation Control Programme 2015/16 - Mataura, Oreti, Aparima, Waiau and Te Anau Basin Rivers Adjacent property owners and other users of the river channels listed are advised that helicopter and ground-based spraying is to be carried out within the flood ... Read More

Notice of Meetings for November and Amended Notice of Meeting for Ocotber

Friday, 23 October 2015 05:22 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, 28 October 2015 10.30 am         Extraordinary Meeting of Council to ... Read More
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