Businesses and the public are encouraged to take an interest in the Southland Regional Development Agency (SRDA) proposal.
The Southland Mayoral Forum is going out to consult with Southlanders on a proposal for the creation of a regional development agency.
Monitoring has shown a high abundance of planktonic cyanobacteria in the Waituna Lagoon.
The Waituna Partners' Group has been successful in gaining funding from the Government's Freshwater Improvement Fund.