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Media release - First residents soon for retirement housing in Te Anau

An ambitious community project to create affordable retirement housing in Te Anau is getting set to welcome its first residents. The first four Murchison Villas on Pop...

Media release: Agreement signed for SRDA establishmen

Southland District Mayor Gary Tong has been elected chair of the new Southland Regional Development Agency (SRDA) joint shareholders’ committee. On Tuesday the shareholders formally signed off...

Media release: Benmore bridge closed

The Benmore bridge has been closed because it is structurally unsound. Southland District Council group manager services and assets Matt Russell said the bridge was closed on...

Media release: Predator Free Rakiura Project Manager appointed

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...

Councils approve changes to Venture Southland’s joint committee

Southland Mayoral Forum chair Gary Tong will chair the Venture Southland joint committee until the board for the new Southland Regional Development Agency is appointed later...

Media release: Council to prosecute dog owners

Southland District Council will prosecute the owners of two dogs involved in an attack on a Winton man last month. Council’s environmental health manager Michael Sarfaiti says...

Public notice: Southland District Council Final Proposal for representation arrangements for the 2019 local elections

On 11 July 2018 the Southland District Council considered a report that set out a series of recommendations from the Hearings Panel that considered the submissions...

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Von Road road closure

Von Road has been closed due to a culvert washout. SouthRoads contractors have put up ‘Road Closed Ahead’ signage at the start of Mount Nicholas Road...

Media release: Two dogs euthanised, investigation continues

The two Rottweiler dogs involved in the attack in Winton on Sunday 10 June have been euthanised by a vet today. The owners of the dogs voluntarily...

Media release: Southland District Council welcomes investment in warmer homes

Southland District Council has welcomed a multi-million dollar commitment by the Government to help make Kiwi homes healthier. A $142 million-dollar, four-year programme, known as Warmer Kiwi...

Media release: District Council engineer wins local government Emerging Leader Award

Southland District Council’s senior project engineer water and waste services, Matt Keil, has been named as this year’s recipient of the prestigious Brookfields Emerging Leader of...

Media release: New group manager services and assets appointed at Council

Southland District Council’s new group manager services and assets has started in his role. Matt Russell joined Council in late February this year. Chief executive Steve Ruru says...

Media release: Curio Bay development garners national planning award win

A multifaceted infrastructure development aiming to protect one of Southland’s tourism jewels was recognised at this year’s New Zealand Planning Institute (NZPI) Awards. The Tumu Toka Curioscape...

Media release: District residents warned to avoid rates scam

Southland residents are being urged to be cautious about a rates scam reported in some parts of the District. Chief executive Steve Ruru said Council had been...

Media release: $220,000 in funding for Lumsden town centre

A revamp of Lumsden’s town centre has been given a $220,000 boost in government funding. A Southland District Council application for money to help upgrade the town’s...

Are you interested in what the island will look like in 30 years?

Get involved to capture your community’s hopes and dreams for the future. We’d love to hear what you have to say about the future opportunities for...

Inaugural meeting of Milford Opportunities Group held

The Milford Opportunities Governance Group began its journey today when it met for the first time in Invercargill. Created as part of the Southland Regional Development Strategy...

Committee recommending Kepler

Southland District Council’s Te Anau wastewater discharge project committee has agreed the Kepler block is the most viable disposal site for treated wastewater within the timeframe. At...

Stewart Island future in community’s hands

Stewart Islanders are being encouraged to get involved in the development of a plan that will capture what the community wants for its future. Community consultant Sandra...

Community Awards For Woodlands Stalwarts

Two stalwarts of the Woodlands community received Southland District Council Community Service Awards at a ceremony on Tuesday, 1 August 2017. Geoffrey Napper and Janice McBride have...