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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...

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
18
Jun

Annual Plan 2014/15 Adopted

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 04:34 p.m.

The 2014/15 Annual Plan was adopted at today’s Council Meeting. Overall, the rating income forecast for 2014/15 is $13.730 million, which is an increase of $865,837 or 6.73% on 2013/15. Changes agreed to by council at a meeting on 28 May ... Read More

Public Notices...

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
03
Jul

RMA - Southland District Council (at Curio Bay)

Thursday, 3 July 2014 11:16 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. Southland District Council, Curio Bay (Tumu Taoka) Resource Consent Application APP-302635:  To discharge up to 60 m3 of ... Read More
30
Jun

Notice of Meetings - July 2014

Monday, 30 June 2014 11:14 a.m.

  The following meetings of Council or Committees of Environment Southland (the Southland Regional Council) will be held its Council Chamber, Regional House, corner North Road and Price Street, Invercargill, during the month of July: Tuesday, 8 July 2014 1.00 pm          Consents Committee Wednesday, 9 ... 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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