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Water Quality - The Facts

Water Quality - The Facts

We have developed a booklet with maps that outlines all the variations in monitoring results across Southland.

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Tell Us Your Views

Tell Us Your Views

Our engagement document ‘Towards a new plan - Water and Land’ is now available for your feedback.

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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...


In brief - Council meeting decisions

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 03:09 p.m.

At the Environment Southland council meeting today (30/09), several key decisions were made. Rates set Environment Southland today set the rating level for the 2015/16 financial year, reflecting the core services and work programmes outlined in the Council’s Long-term Plan, which was ... Read More

Council trials new tool for getting ideas

Friday, 11 September 2015 02:35 p.m.

Environment Southland is trying something new to engage Southland residents in discussions around water quality. Two online, interactive sessions will be held on the Council’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/environmentsouthland, on 17 September and 27 October from 7pm to 8.30pm. Policy and Planning manager ... Read More

Changes proposed to navigation bylaws

Monday, 17 August 2015 11:06 a.m.

Proposed amendments to the Southland Regional Council Navigation Safety Bylaws and a proposed plan change to the Coastal Plan were publicly notified for submissions on Saturday (15 August). Environment Southland policy and planning manager Anita Dawe said Navigation Safety Bylaws require ... Read More

20th Annual Southland Environment Award winners announced

Thursday, 6 August 2015 08:59 a.m.

Southland’s environmental champions have been recognised at the 20th Annual Southland Environment Awards in Invercargill yesterday. There were 33 nominees, representing all corners of the region. Those recognised by the awards are: - Malcolm and Margaret MacKenzie were awarded the Councillors’ Special ... Read More

Towards a new plan – water and land

Sunday, 2 August 2015 09:47 a.m.

Environment Southland has released an engagement document that outlines the Council’s thinking and highlights some approaches that could help to improve water quality. This is an important stage in our Water and Land 2020 & Beyond project. Environment Southland chairman Ali ... Read More

Currently Consulting On...

Towards a new plan - Water and Land

Submissions close on Friday, 30 October 2015

We are currently reviewing the Regional Water Plan for Southland and the Regional Effluent Land Application Plan with a view to updating these to form the new Water and Land Plan. This process makes up the second main component of ... Read More

Public Notices...


Notice of meetings - October 2015 (1)

Friday, 25 September 2015 04:43 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 for the month of October 2015: Wednesday, 7 October 2015 9.00 ... Read More

RMA - Schrader Mains Ltd

Friday, 18 September 2015 04:12 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. Schrader Mains Ltd APP-20158099 Land Use Consents - to convert land to dairying. The proposal is a ... Read More
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