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Envirosouth - February 2015

Envirosouth - February 2015

Highlighting our major project, Water and Land 2020 & Beyond, this issue of Envirosouth also has stories of interest on air, science, pests and planning. The latest issue is now available for download.

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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.

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Bathing Water Quality

Bathing Water Quality

Find out what the water's like - before you jump in.

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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.

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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...


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

Health warning lifted for Waikaia River

Monday, 16 February 2015 04:12 p.m.

Health warnings for the Waikaia River in northern Southland have been lifted, after monitoring results showed the presence of cyanobacteria has reduced to below surveillance levels. Monitoring carried out by Environment Southland showed a high abundance of the naturally occurring and ... Read More

Summary of air submissions released

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 02:03 p.m.

Southlanders will now get their opportunity to support or oppose the submissions received on the air plan review that seeks to improve the region’s air quality. The plan review was initially released for public feedback in September last year and the ... Read More

Joint Otago Southland approach to address transport issues

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 02:01 p.m.

Southland and Otago residents have until 6 March to make submissions on the newly releasedDraft Otago Southland Regional Land Transport Plan. Environment Southland and the Otago Regional Council have joined forces to prepare a single document that looks at the transport ... Read More

Water users to be surveyed

Friday, 30 January 2015 11:14 a.m.

Where do you swim, boat and collect seafood? That’s the question being asked this summer. Environment Southland and members of the Recreational Bathing Group (including Southland District Council, Public Health South, Invercargill City Council and Te Ao Marama Incorporated) are launching ... Read More

Currently Consulting On...

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

Public Notices...


Notice of Meetings - March 2015

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 11:56 a.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 during the month of March 2015: Tuesday, 10 March 2015 ... Read More

RMA - Deep Cove Charters

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 02:37 p.m.

Public notice is hereby given pursuant to S.95A Resource Management Act 1991 that the following application for resource consent has been received by Environment Southland. Deep Cove Charters Limited, Deep Cove - Coastal Permit Application APP-20146429 Coastal Permit - the applicant is ... Read More
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