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Enviro Week: Knowing Where To Dive In This Summer
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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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)
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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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
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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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
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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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
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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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
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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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
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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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…

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

News Desk - 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…

Another Successful Weekend – ILT Pipe Bands Take Home 3 South Island Champs
Environment, Gig Guide
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Environment, Gig Guide
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Another Successful Weekend – ILT Pipe Bands Take Home 3 South Island Champs

Ali Mackenzie - Feb 21, 2019

Last weekend, we again took our 5 bands; Grade 2, G4A, G4B and Juvenile A and Juvenile B bands up to Dunedin for a 2 day contest;…