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Media release: Concept plan developed for Winton Library

Southland District Council has confirmed a concept plan for Winton Library will be presented to councillors next month. Group manager services and assets Matt Russell said the...

Media release: SDC seeks feedback from residents

A survey to be conducted by Southland District Council this month will give residents a chance to share their opinions. SDC planning and reporting analyst Shannon Oliver...

Media release: We hear you, Southland building industry

We’ve been hearing a lot of frustration in the building community in the past week as work resumed under Alert Level 3. There’s been an expectation...

Media release: Council Transfer Stations Reopen at Alert Level 3

Southlanders who really need to drop off any household rubbish which accumulated during Alert Level 4 will now be able to do so as transfer stations...

Media release: SDC closes area offices, libraries and halls

Southland District Council is closing all its area offices, libraries and halls today. This decision follows today’s announcement by the Prime Minister and the increase in the...

Media release: SDC initiates pandemic plan

Southland District Council has initiated its pandemic plan as the region prepares to combat the coronavirus outbreak. Following a meeting of SDC’s executive leadership team (ELT) yesterday,...

Media release: SDC building forms go online

Southland District Council has launched the first stage of its electronic building consents. The Simpli online portal is the customer interface that allows people to complete and...

Active Southland youngsters aim of holiday programme

Southland District Council has joined forces with the team at Sport Southland to create active summer fun for youngsters throughout the district. Council’s annual holiday programme will...

$3.16 million for wind turbines on Stewart Island/Rakiura

Minister for the Environment David Parker today announced $3.16 million in government funding to help build two wind turbines on Stewart Island/Rakiura. Southland District Council will...

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...

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...

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: 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: 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: 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...

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