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Southland has secured funding from the Provincial Growth Fund to carry out LiDAR modelling of the region.
Our winter air quality season officially began last week.
The invasive seaweed Undaria pinnatifida (Undaria) has been discovered at a new site in Fiordland.
The story of the Mataura Conservation Order
Fiordland Trails Trust has applied for resource consents to authorise proposed activities at Leg 6 of the Lake 2 Lake Trail, Manapouri.
Environment Southland has endorsed a Climate Change Impact Assessment commissioned by all four Southland councils.
Environment Southland welcomes today's release of the Environment Aotearoa 2019 report.
Emergency Management Southland (EMS) was recognised at the SOLGM Local Government Excellence® Awards, for their work leading Project AF8.
We've received an application from Woldwide One Ltd and Woldwide Two Ltd for resource consents. Submissions must be received by 5pm on 8 May 2019.
We've received an application from Woldwide Four Ltd and Woldwide Five Ltd for resource consents. Submissions must be received by 5pm on 8 May 2019.
We've received an application from Castlerock Farming Company Ltd for resource consents. Submissions must be received by 5.00 pm on 7 May 2019.
We've received an application from Southland District Council for resource consents. Submissions must be received by 5.00 pm on 7 May 2019.
Our latest monitoring has found elevated levels of the toxic algae in the Aparima River at Thornbury and the Oreti River at Winton Bridge.
An unknown discharge is causing problems in the Kingswell Creek.
New rules are proposed for boaties, following the discovery that Undaria has spread further in Breaksea Sound.