Toxic Algae Found in the Hamilton Burn at Affleck Road
Environment, Farming
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Environment, Farming
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Toxic Algae Found in the Hamilton Burn at Affleck Road

Editor - Mar 07, 2019

Environment Southland’s latest monitoring has found elevated levels of the toxic algae benthic cyanobacteria in the Hamilton Burn at Affleck Road. These algae can produce toxins that…

Lake Snow Confirmed in Southland Waterway
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Lake Snow Confirmed in Southland Waterway

News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Southland water enthusiasts are urged to be vigilant about keeping their equipment clean, in an effort to prevent freshwater pests, like lake snow from spreading to more…

Wrap Up of Southern Pro Wrestling Fight for Gold
Environment, Kids & Family
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Environment, Kids & Family
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Wrap Up of Southern Pro Wrestling Fight for Gold

Sports Hub - Feb 18, 2019

Close to 500 people packed the Corinthian Centre last night to see SPW's first flagship Live Event of 2019 'Fight for Gold!' Despite other huge events going…

Hoiho Deaths Leave Southland Population On Brink
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Hoiho Deaths Leave Southland Population On Brink

News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

A trust protecting one of the world's rarest penguin species says its local population is at crisis point. Three yellow-eyed penguins died at Curio Bay in the…

Are You ready To Go racing? (Map & Info)
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Are You ready To Go racing? (Map & Info)

Editor - Dec 14, 2018

It's time for the annual Ascot Park Christmas at the races tomorrow (Saturday 15th December). Event organiser Ana Corkery said "this year the marquees and corporate tents…

Surface Flooding On These Roads – Southland Rivers On alert After Heavy Rainfall
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Surface Flooding On These Roads – Southland Rivers On alert After Heavy Rainfall

News Desk - Dec 06, 2018

Southland residents have been advised to check for flood warnings as rivers continue to rise after heavy rainfall yesterday. More than 80 millimetres of rain was recorded…

Water Shortages Likely This Summer
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Water Shortages Likely This Summer

News Desk - Dec 05, 2018

Following last summer’s water shortage, Environment Southland is encouraging Southlanders to prepare early for a potential repeat event. Director of science and information Graham Sevicke-Jones said the…

Aparima Farmers Impress Environment Minister
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Aparima Farmers Impress Environment Minister

News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

A group of Aprima farmers briefed Environment Minister David Parker on a project they have initiated, in Otautau on Friday (September 21). The Aparima Community Engagement (ACE)…

Heart Of The Highlands Coming To Town
Environment, Kids & Family
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Environment, Kids & Family
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Heart Of The Highlands Coming To Town

Entertainment - Aug 27, 2018

Southlanders have the chance to witness a dance spectacle like none other when the Highland Dance Company of New Zealand performs its full-length stage show “Heart of…

Predator Free Rakiura Project Manager Appointed
Community, Environment
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Community, Environment
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Predator Free Rakiura Project Manager Appointed

News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

A bold initiative to rid Rakiura/Stewart Island of predators has been boosted with the appointment of Bridget Carter as Project Manager-Community. Mrs Carter will liaise with the…