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…

Southland Community Environment Awards Nominations Open
Community, Environment
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Community, Environment
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Southland Community Environment Awards Nominations Open

News Desk - Aug 04, 2018

If you’re an environmental enthusiast in your business, on your farm or working on a special project, then the Southland Community Environment Awards are your opportunity to…

Name the Albatross Chick
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Name the Albatross Chick

News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

Hundreds of people from around the world have had their say and now it’s your turn to choose the official name for this year’s Royal cam chick.…

New DOC Booking Website Live
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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New DOC Booking Website Live

News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

The Department of Conservation (DOC) is launched a new online booking service on Monday (11th June) and invites those wishing to book onto a Great Walk to create…

Waituna Lagoon Opened to The Sea
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Waituna Lagoon Opened to The Sea

News Desk - May 31, 2018

The Waituna Lagoon has been opened to the sea at Walker’s Bay. This morning heavy machinery was used to dig a channel allowing the lagoon to drain…