Learn more about our work culture and see job vacancies.
Meet the current Councillors, representing the Southland community.
Activities that might affect the environment could require a resource consent from us.
Read about land management issues and good environmental practices.
Get the latest air quality information and monitoring results.
We monitor information about the environment to enable it to be managed for future generations.
Check out a range of helpful information for our farming community.
There are many opportunities for the community to participate in our decision-making processes.
We take our compliance monitoring and enforcement responsibilities seriously.
Your opportunity to book a free 30 minute Starter for 30 session with one of our friendly, knowledgeable consents team.
Farmers are urged to consider alternative options for disposing of bale wrap.
Nominations for the 2018 Southland Community Environment Awards are now open.
Environment Southland councillors have endorsed the next steps in the development of the People, Water and Land programme.
Southlanders will soon be able to have their say on targets for how swimmable we want our rivers and lakes to be.
Environment Southland is piloting some new initiatives to save resource consent applicants time and money.
Southlanders big and small are invited to get hands-on with the creatures that live in our waterways on Wednesday 1 August!
It's time for the annual New Zealand Garden Bird Survey.
Monitoring this month showed reduced levels of planktonic cyanobacteria (floating or suspended algae).
The Southland Shared Services Forum meeting that was to have been held on Friday, 22 June 2018, at 10.00 am, has been cancelled.
Councillors are hopeful mediation will resolve all issues as proposed Southland Water and Land Plan enters the Environment Court mediation stage.
Deliberations on the Long-term Plan consultation document and the Statement of Proposal: 'Fees and Charges for 2018-2021' resulted in some changes.
Help us decide what the council should look like for the next elections.
A proposal regarding representation arrangements for the 2019 Local Elections is available for public consultation until 4.30pm, 6 July 2018.