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Breathe Easy Southland Website

Breathe Easy Southland Website

For the latest on the new air quality rules for home heating, outdoor burning and fertiliser and agrichemical use; plus air quality monitoring results, tips on how to get the best out of your wood burner and more.

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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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Environment Awards Videos

Environment Awards Videos

Watch videos of all the nominees from the 2014 Southland Environment Awards.

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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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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...

29
Aug

Air Quality Review reaches a new milestone – New rules in place

Friday, 29 August 2014 04:10 p.m.

Environment Southland councillors agreed to notify proposed changes to the Regional Air Quality Plan for Southland at a meeting last week. The Plan includes new rules to address air quality issues associated with home heating, outdoor burning, and some farm practices ... Read More
15
Aug

Temporary Enforcement Policy for Dairy Effluent Pond Overflow

Friday, 15 August 2014 03:41 p.m.

A temporary enforcement policy announced by Environment Southland today (15/08/2014) will help farmers deal with effluent ponds in danger of overflowing due to the wet winter conditions. It allows dairy farmers to take action outside the conditions of their consents ... Read More
01
Aug

Southland Environment Award winners announced

Friday, 1 August 2014 10:32 a.m.

The efforts of environmental champions from all over Southland have been recognised and celebrated at the 19th annual Southland Environment Awards in Invercargill last night. There were 37 nominees this year, which is on a par with last year. Event organiser ... Read More
30
Jul

Joint Southland Economic Project for Water Quality

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 03:11 p.m.

The two-year project being launched this week in Bluff will see local government, the primary sector, iwi, central government, and business working together on tools for understanding the economics of managing water quality in Southland. The project is part of ... Read More
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

Public Notices...

15
Aug

RMA - Milk Power Limited

Friday, 15 August 2014 06:01 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. Milk Power Limited - Dairy Conversion, Discharge and Water Permit Application APP-20147087 Land Use Consent:To convert land to ... 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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