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The Kerr Inverurie Trust has applied for resource consents for a new composting and waste disposal operation at Parawa.
We've received an application for resource consents from Firdale Farms Ltd (Edendale). Submissions can be made until 5pm Friday, 9 March 2018.
The sustained low rainfall is starting to have a wide-reaching impact on the region.
K J Sutherland have applied for a consent to extract up to 64,000 cubic metres of gravel from two sites on the Waiau River, over a period of 7 years.
Extraordinary Meeting to review and approve the signing of the Whakamana te Waituna Trust Deed.
Notice of upcoming meetings for the Committees and Council of Environment Southland, during the month of February 2018.
Environment Southland is encouraging people across all of Southland to conserve water as the dry conditions are likely to continue.
Southland has received only 79% of the usual normal rainfall, with some areas experiencing particularly low rainfall levels.
A Controlled Area notice has been issued for an area of Breaksea Sound in Fiordland to prevent further spread of Undaria.
Find out more about the low river levels that are currently affecting Southland.
Packed full of information and stories, the latest Envirosouth is now available.
The public are being asked for their feedback on changes to the Regional Land Transport Plans.
As water levels remain low, consent holders are encouraged to make plans for meeting consent conditions
More potentially toxic algae has been found at Thornbury on the Aparima River.