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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.
The Air Plan sets out how we will control and manage discharges to air.
This provides an overall strategic planning direction for aquaculture in Southland.
The Coastal Plan that sets out rules for activities within the coastal area.
How effluent and sludge is treated and/or discharged can significantly impact on the environment.
This addresses the challenges of marine pests in Fiordland, and the role of vessels in mitigation.
This has been developed by Ngāi Tahu ki Murihiku to assist kaitiakitanga of natural resources.
This sets the strategic direction for land transport in Otago/Southland.
Read more about the proposed Southland Water and Land Plan.
This plan will set the scene for pest management in Southland for the next 10 years.
Sustainability is key to manageing our rivers, lakes, groundwater, surface water, and wetlands.
Find out how we want to reduce the need for herbicide use and moe toward more sustainable methods.
Waituna lagoon is one of Southland's environmental treasures, but faces water quality challenges.
This contains authorisations made under legislation that preceded the RMA.