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Fiordland Marine Pathway Plan

Fiordland Marine Pathway Plan

A proposal to implement a way of protecting this unique area from the threat of marine pests.

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Southland Community Environment Awards

Southland Community Environment Awards

Nominations are now open for the Southland Community Environment Awards. Download the form or submit your nomination online.

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Our News...


Velvetleaf inspections nearing end

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 03:03 p.m.

Velvetleaf inspections in Southland will continue until the end of this week, when more than 4,000 hectares of fodder beet crops will have been searched. The Ministry for Primary Industries has committed to continue the response partnership with Environment Southland until ... Read More

Community keen to talk about pests

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 02:32 p.m.

Southlanders have demonstrated a keen desire to talk about which pests should be included in the new Regional Pest Management Plan being developed. Over 120 submissions were received during the initial feedback period which ended on 31 March, with suggestions on ... Read More

A plan to protect Fiordland

Tuesday, 12 April 2016 03:58 p.m.

A proposal for a plan which will help protect Fiordland from marine pests was publicly notified on Saturday 9 April and the public now have the opportunity provide feedback. The Fiordland Marine Pathway Plan is the first of its kind to ... Read More

Nominations now open for 2016 Southland Community Environment Awards

Monday, 11 April 2016 09:30 a.m.

If you’re an environmental enthusiast in your business, on your farm or working on a special project, then the Southland Community Environment Awards are your opportunity to shine. Nominations are now open for the annual awards which recognise achievements of special ... Read More

Councils work together in search for velvetleaf

Tuesday, 5 April 2016 10:46 a.m.

Staff from all of Southland’s councils are out walking in fodder beet crops this week in the search for the pest plant velvetleaf. A total of 76 team members are in the field today, including staff from Environment Southland, Invercargill City ... Read More

Currently Consulting On...

Proposed Fiordland Marine Pathway Plan

Submissions close on Friday, 13 May 2016

The proposed plan aims to greatly reduce the risk of marine pests being carried in on local and visiting vessels. It establishes clean vessel standards that all vessels entering Fiordland must meet, regardless of their size and also proposes a ... Read More

Public Notices...


Expressions of Interest - Drainage and River Works - Southland

Monday, 2 May 2016 09:49 a.m.

Environment Southland is calling for expressions of interest from contractors to register with Environment Southland to be considered for physical works on various drainage and river works in the Southland region.  Work undertaken includes: earth works haulage (rock carting, etc) drainage maintenance (cleaning) quarrying ... Read More

Notice of Meetings - May 2016

Friday, 22 April 2016 05:05 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: Thursday, 12 May 2016 10.30 am         Southland Shared Services IT Subcommittee ... Read More

RMA - Alliance Group Ltd - Addendum

Friday, 22 April 2016 05:03 p.m.

Addendum to Public Notice issued pursuant to S.95A of the Resource Management Act Alliance Group Ltd APP-20158595  Environment Southland has received an application from Alliance Group Limited (APP‑20158595) for resource consents to enable the ongoing operation, use and maintenance of its Lorneville ... Read More

RMA - Alliance Group Ltd - Lorneville Plant

Friday, 15 April 2016 02:16 p.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. Alliance Group Ltd APP-20158595 Proposal: Environment Southland has received an application from Alliance Group Limited (APP‑20158595) for resource consents ... Read More
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