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We've received an application from Cashmere Bay Dairy Limited for a land use consent for dairy farming at Gore.
We've received an application to take water from four bores to irrigate 175 hectares of land at 295 Lowther Road, Five Rivers.
Environment Southland chairman responds to public concerns about winter grazing
Chief executive Rob Phillips expresses concern over some winter grazing practice.
A great opportunity for Southland farmers to safely dispose of a range of farm waste.
Chairman Nicol Horrell and deputy chairman Lloyd McCallum say farmers need to step up.
The first round of the Environment Court hearing process on the proposed Southland Water and Land Plan wraps up this week.
Having an open mind, listening to people, and asking lots of questions are key to serving on council, says former councillor Marion Miller.
We've received an application by the T & J Driscoll Family Trust for resource consents related to dairy farming at at 266 O'Shannessy Road, Winton.
Fiona Smith has been elected as the chair of the Regional Forum.
Te Anau Earthworks Ltd has applied for consents to extract gravel from the Mararoa River, approx. 3.6 km downstream of the SH94 bridge at The Key.
On the look out for good uptake of good management practices for intensive winter grazing this year.
Councillors agree that climate change needs urgent action, but decide against declaring a climate change emergency.
We've received an application for resource consent to use land for the maintenance and use of an existing agricultural effluent storage pond.
We've received a resource consent application from Silver Fern Farms Limited for the disposal of waste product from a food processing operation.