Ecological Restoration Network
Ecological Restoration Network (SERN) is a network of Southland people
“bringing back the natives”. Their aim is to promote the restoration of native ecological sites in
The SERN website features a number of local restoration projects, with contact
information and photos for each project. There is also at least one field day
a year to bring people involved in restoration together, to encourage and
share knowledge and also celebrate all the good work going on around
invites volunteers to approach restoration project contacts if they wish to
lend a hand.
Southland has established seven River Liaison Committees comprised of
representatives evenly spread throughout each river catchment and elected
annually by their communities.
is to advise and assist Council in the development of annual maintenance works
programmes and budgets, and provide an important local contact for each river
community regarding special river and land drainage management issues.
Liaison Committee assistance on river or land drainage issues, contact the
committee chairman for your catchment.
River Liaison Committee||Bevan Watt||03 208 1992|
021 900 476
English||027 488 0604|
River Liaison Committee||Grant
McGregor||027 436 0384|
Rivers Liaison Committee||Barry
Taylor||03 249 7053|
River Liaison Committee||Warren
MacPherson||03 236 4077|
|Waituna Liaison Committee||Ewen Pirie||03 239 5859|
Horrell||03 226 6728|
Stream Liaison Committee||Tony Strang||03 224 6213|
assistance to groups or individuals wanting to start up their own
environmental care group. For advice
or funding requests, contact Shaun Cunningham on 0800 76 88 45.