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The proposed Southland Water and Land Plan is in the appeals stage.
Careful planning helps to reduce impacts on waterways and animal health. Check out our online tools!
There are many everyday actions, both big and small, that we can do to help improve our waterways.
Read more about Southland’s values, environmental outcomes and steps to reach these targets.
Delve into water quality data, and find out about the environmental outcomes set for sites near you.
Find out more about the latest analysis from our water quality monitoring
A space for sharing information and science behind Southland's complex water system and its health.
Invercargill and Gore have recorded the best air quality results since monitoring began, for our latest winter monitoring season (1 May – 1 September).
Environment Southland welcomes the Government’s consultation on regulation changes making the intensive winter grazing rules more practical for councils and farmers.
Environment Southland has granted its first intensive winter grazing consent.
Councillors adopted the Long-term Plan 2021-2031, which will set the scene for the next ten years, with a particular focus on the next three.
The following meetings of Council and its Committees will be held during the month of October 2021.
We're preparing to strengthen the Mataura River stopbanks at Gore and Wyndham and are seeking material sources.
The following are the meetings of Southland Regional Council (trading as Environment Southland) and its Committees, coming up during the month of September.
The following meetings of Council and its Committees will be held during the month of August.