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.
Southland is responsible for pest management within the Southland region. We
work with people to ensure pest plants and animals do not impact too severely
on the values that give Southland a world class environment.
Our work helps
protecting New Zealand's economy and environment as well as people's social and
cultural wellbeing and health from pests and diseases. It includes trying to prevent
new pests and diseases from arriving, and controlling or eradicating those
Pest animals have adverse effects on the regional economy, environment and biodiversity.
Read more on pest plants which jump the garden fence and impact on the native environment.
The waters around Southland host many unique habitats and species at risk from invasive visitors.
Learn about using natural enemies of pest species like gorse to fight their spread in Southland.
Got a remnant of native bush on your property? Learn more about protecting it with the HVA program.
PCAs support coordinated control of possums between landowners. Find out how you can benefit.
Explore why protecting healthy interactions between native species and systems is critical.