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Tag: Environment Southland

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…

Waituna Freshwater Management Programme Taking Shape
News
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News
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Waituna Freshwater Management Programme Taking Shape

News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Several pieces of the $13.3 million Whakamana te Waituna programme are taking shape as part of the five-year catchment management programme in and around the internationally renowned…

Environment Awards Winners Full List
Community, News
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Community, News
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Environment Awards Winners Full List

News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Southland’s environmental champions have been recognised at the 23rd Southland Community Environment Awards in Invercargill tonight. There were 27 nominees representing all corners of the region. Those…

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…

Farmers Reminded Not To Burn Bale Wrap
Southland
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Southland
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Farmers Reminded Not To Burn Bale Wrap

News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

Farmers are urged to consider alternative options for disposing of bale wrap, as one of the region’s major bale wrap recyclers stops accepting it due to a…

Here Comes The Aquavan!
Community, Kids & Family
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Community, Kids & Family
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Here Comes The Aquavan!

News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

Southlanders big and small are invited to get hands-on with the creatures that live in our waterways at the Mataura Community Centre on Wednesday 1 August. ‘Aquavan:…

Feedback Sought On Community Representation Review
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Feedback Sought On Community Representation Review

News Desk - Jun 02, 2018

Environment Southland is asking the community’s help to decide on what the council should look like for the 2019 local body elections. The initial proposal that’s now…

Duck Hunters Advised To Take Care At Waituna Lagoon
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Duck Hunters Advised To Take Care At Waituna Lagoon

News Desk - May 03, 2018

Monitoring carried out by Environment Southland shows there are still high levels of the toxic algae planktonic cyanobacteria in the Waituna Lagoon. With duck shooting season opening…

Environment Southland Chip In $250K To Help Fund Ouvea Premix Removal
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Environment Southland Chip In $250K To Help Fund Ouvea Premix Removal

News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Environment Southland councillors today agreed to contribute $250,000 as part of a regional funding package of $650,000 to enable the removal of ouvea premix from four sites…

Toxic Algae Found in Waituna Lagoon
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Toxic Algae Found in Waituna Lagoon

News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

Monitoring carried out by Environment Southland on 22 March, has shown high levels of the toxic algae planktonic cyanobacteria at Waituna Lagoon in Southland. Planktonic cyanobacteria (floating…