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Tag: Environment Southland

Environment Southland – Water Situation in Southland Now “Serious”
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Environment Southland – Water Situation in Southland Now “Serious”

News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Environment Southland has assessed the low water situation in Southland as ‘serious’. At a meeting yesterday (29/01/2018) director of science and information Graham Sevicke-Jones said the council…

Southlanders Encouraged to Conserve Water
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Southlanders Encouraged to Conserve Water

News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Environment Southland is encouraging people across all of Southland to conserve water as the dry conditions are likely to continue. Director of science and information Graham Sevicke-Jones…

2017 Southland’s Driest Year on Record
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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2017 Southland’s Driest Year on Record

Editor - Jan 09, 2018

Environment Southland’s data confirms that Southland has had its driest year since 1971. Southland received only 79% of the usual normal rainfall, with some areas experiencing particularly…

Gore District Council & Environment Southland Issue Water Warnings
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Gore District Council & Environment Southland Issue Water Warnings

News Desk - Dec 06, 2017

The Gore District Council has imposed a ban on all unattended hoses, sprinklers, garden irrigation systems and handheld hoses, effectively immediately, after a pump failure today at…

Toxic Algae Found in the Mid-Mataura River
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Toxic Algae Found in the Mid-Mataura River

Editor - Nov 21, 2017

Monitoring carried out by Environment Southland has detected potentially toxic algae in shallow areas/edges of the mid-Mataura river. The algae produces toxins that can be harmful to…

A Family Friendly Biodiversity Treasure Hunt
Kids & Family, News
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Kids & Family, News
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A Family Friendly Biodiversity Treasure Hunt

News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Insects, plants, birds and lichens will all be the target of smart phone users during a Mini BioBlitz event being held at Sandy Point on Saturday 14 October.…

100+ Submissions Received on Regional Development Proposal
Business, News
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Business, News
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100+ Submissions Received on Regional Development Proposal

News Desk - Oct 08, 2017

More than 100 submissions have been received on the Southland Mayoral Forum’s proposal for a regional development agency. The month-long submission period closed on Monday with 94…

Southland Regional Development Proposal Have Your Say
News, SoRDS
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News, SoRDS
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Southland Regional Development Proposal Have Your Say

News Desk - Sep 04, 2017

The Southland Mayoral Forum is going out to consult with Southlanders on a proposal for the creation of a council controlled organisation (CCO) to champion and lead regional…

Lock It In Eddie – Southland Mayors Confirm A New Way Forward – SoRDS is Go!
News, SoRDS
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News, SoRDS
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Lock It In Eddie – Southland Mayors Confirm A New Way Forward – SoRDS is Go!

Editor - Jul 13, 2017

The Southland Mayoral Forum today agreed to a proposal to form an organisation that will bring together local government, iwi, and community and business interests to lead…