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Envirosouth - May 2015

Envirosouth - May 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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Emergency Management Southland

Emergency Management Southland

Go to www.civildefencesouthland.govt.nz for information about Civil Defence Emergency Management in Southland and how to “Get Thru” an emergency.

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Our News...


Long-term Plan 2015-2025 Adopted

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 05:11 p.m.

Councillors adopted Environment Southland’s Long-term Plan 2015-2025 at this morning’s extraordinary meeting of council. Changes agreed to by council at a meeting on 19 June, where submissions were heard first, have been incorporated into the Long-term Plan. They include the use of ... Read More

Sign up for text alerts and be in to win

Monday, 29 June 2015 12:12 p.m.

Southlanders signing up to receive Civil Defence warnings directly to their mobile phone now have an added bonus. All those registered for the service will go in the draw to win one of five emergency kits being given away in ... Read More

New Manager/Group Controller appointed to Emergency Management Southland

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 12:00 p.m.

A new Manager/Group Controller has been appointed to Emergency Management Southland. Angus McKay will come to Southland from Auckland where he’s spent the last 3 years as Head of Emergency Management Operations and Alternate Group Controller. Prior to this, Angus spent ... Read More

Council surplus to reduce proposed rate rises

Friday, 19 June 2015 06:11 p.m.

Due to unexpectedly high returns on financial investments, Environment Southland is planning to put forward $1 million to reduce proposed rate increases in its Long-term Plan 2015-2025. The Council had signalled increased activity leading to an increase in rates for the ... Read More

Southland river in the national spotlight

Friday, 12 June 2015 02:34 p.m.

The Waimea Stream in Balfour is the focus of attention this month, featuring as River of the Month on a video on the LAWA (Land, Air, Water Aotearoa) website. Local farmers Brendon and David Stevens tell the story of an area ... Read More

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

Public Notices...


Notice of Meetings - July 2015

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 04:50 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, 1 July 2015 9.30 am          Council Meeting   Wednesday, 22 July 2015 9.00 ... Read More
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