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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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Biodiversity - Have Your Say

Biodiversity - Have Your Say

What's your opinion on the policies we propose to put in place to protect and enhance habitat for Southland’s native plants and animals?

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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...


Public comment sought on biodiversity challenges

Friday, 22 May 2015 12:03 p.m.

The importance of protecting significant areas of indigenous vegetation and habitats of indigenous fauna is a focus of the Biodiversity Chapter of the Regional Policy Statement, which is being released for public comment this Saturday (23/5/2015). The Regional Policy Statement is ... Read More

Education approach to air plan rules this winter

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 01:32 p.m.

Environment Southland councillors endorsed an educational approach to the proposed air quality plan rules at this morning’s council meeting (20/5/2015). The proposed rules affect home heating in the Invercargill and Gore airsheds, restricting both the materials that can be burned and ... Read More

New section of walkway and cycle trail to open

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 03:05 p.m.

A major section of the walkway and cycle trail connecting Invercargill and Bluff will be officially opened on Friday (8 May). The section connects the existing trail which ended in Lake Street (near the Invercargill City Council Wastewater Treatment Plant) to ... Read More

Council Approves Regional Land Transport Plan

Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:50 a.m.

Environment Southland councillors yesterday (29/04) approved the Southland Regional Land Transport Plan 2015–2021. The plan is part of a joint document with the Otago Regional Council titled:Otago Southland Regional Land Transport Plansand is considered a good basis for other collaborative work ... Read More

Managing Waituna into the Future

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 04:52 p.m.

A vision for the Waituna catchment and lagoon has been suggested in a draft Strategy and Action Plan to help guide and coordinate work in the area over the next 10 years.  The Waituna Partners Group, made up of representatives ... Read More

Currently Consulting On...

Biodiversity Variation

Submissions close on Monday, 22 June 2015

We welcome your feedback on the policies we propose to put in place to protect and enhance Southland’s important habitats for native plants and animals.

Public Notices...


Notice of Meetings - June 2015

Friday, 22 May 2015 02:06 p.m.

The following meetings of the Committees and Council of the Southland Regional Council (Environment Southland) will be held in the Council Chamber, Regional House, corner North Road and Price Street, Invercargill, during the month of June:  Wednesday, 10 June 2015 9.00 am           ... Read More

Notice of Availability of Rating Database for Inspection

Friday, 22 May 2015 02:04 p.m.

Public notice is given, pursuant to Section 28(4), Local Government Rating Act 2002, that Council's Rating Information Database is available for inspection at the offices of Environment Southland, corner Price Street and North Road, Invercargill, between the hours of 8.00 ... Read More

Variation to the Biodiversity Chapter of the Proposed Southland Regional Policy Statement 2012

Friday, 22 May 2015 01:59 p.m.

Pursuant to Clause 16A of the First Schedule of the Resource Management Act 1991, notice is hereby given that the Variation to the Biodiversity Chapter of the Proposed Southland Regional Policy Statement 2012 (Biodiversity Variation) has been prepared by Environment ... Read More

Expressions of Interest - Drainage and River Works - Southland

Monday, 4 May 2015 11:56 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
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