Toxic Algae Found In The Waikaia River
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Toxic Algae Found In The Waikaia River

News Desk - Jan 29, 2020

Environment Southland’s latest monitoring has found elevated levels of the toxic algae in the Waikaia River. These algae can produce toxins that are harmful to people and…

Feedback Sought On Options To Protect Toheroa At Oreti Beach
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Feedback Sought On Options To Protect Toheroa At Oreti Beach

News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Environment Southland is seeking feedback on options to protect our vulnerable toheroa, a native surf clam, from the impacts of vehicles on Oreti Beach. It has been…

Plastic Bottle Return Scheme to Put Value Back into Recycling
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Plastic Bottle Return Scheme to Put Value Back into Recycling

News Desk - Jan 08, 2020

Work has begun to develop a fit-for-purpose beverage container return scheme for New Zealand. Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage made the announcement at the WasteMINZ conference in…

Enviro Week: Knowing Where To Dive In This Summer
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Enviro Week: Knowing Where To Dive In This Summer

News Desk - Dec 03, 2019

Environment Southland’s summer water monitoring programme is about to get underway – here’s how you can check in each week to see how our most popular swimming…

Environment Southland Community Award Winners (full list)
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Environment Southland Community Award Winners (full list)

News Desk - Oct 08, 2019

Southland’s environmental champions have been recognised at the 24th Environment Southland Community Awards in Invercargill tonight. There were 30 nominees representing all corners of the region. Those…

Bushy Point Volunteers Hold Triple Celebration
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Bushy Point Volunteers Hold Triple Celebration

News Desk - Oct 07, 2019

Otatara Landcare Group (OLG) in Southland has just celebrated its 20th year and two other impressive milestones: OLG’s total volunteer effort has reached 15,000 volunteer hours and…

Artificial Insemination Successful For kākāpō
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Artificial Insemination Successful For kākāpō

News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

The future for kākāpō could look more fertile thanks to advancements in Artificial Insemination (AI). This breeding season three female kākāpō were successfully inseminated using AI technology,…

Great Walk Status For Southland’s Hump Ridge Track
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Great Walk Status For Southland’s Hump Ridge Track

News Desk - Jul 14, 2019

Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage made the announcement today in Tuatapere, Southland, and said it would be "a fantastic addition" to the network. "The track provides access…

More Undaria Discovered In Fiordland
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More Undaria Discovered In Fiordland

News Desk - May 08, 2019

A further discovery of the invasive seaweed Undaria pinnatifida (Undaria) at a new site in Fiordland is disappointing, but should not be seen as an opportunity to…

Toxic Algae Found In The Waikaia River At Waikaia
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Toxic Algae Found In The Waikaia River At Waikaia

News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Environment Southland’s latest monitoring has found elevated levels of the toxic algae benthic cyanobacteria in the Waikaia River at Waikaia. These algae can produce toxins that are…