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Queen Elizabeth II

All SDC offices and libraries will be closed on Monday 26 September to observe the public holiday to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. However, wheelie...

Media release: Tuatapere honours ‘selfless’ St John Ambulance volunteer

Long-serving St John Ambulance volunteer Tony McDonald received a Community Service Award in Tuatapere on Monday night. Southland District Mayor Gary Tong presented the award to...

Public Notice: Toilets in Pearl Harbour, Manapouri.

Construction is nearly underway for the replacement of the current toilets in Pearl Harbour, Manapouri. There will be a new four pan toilet being installed in...

Public Notice: Tree removal, Te Anau

Over the last year and especially during the winter months, we have been monitoring the health of some trees at Memorial Park that have been tagged...

Media Release: Much sadness at the passing of the Queen

It is with great sadness that Southland and New Zealand awoke this morning to learn of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She was a...

Media Release: Community stalwart Ann Robbie receives QSM

Ann Robbie has dedicated most of her life to honouring the south’s war heroes and now she has been bestowed a medal of her own. On behalf...

Public notice: Funding options available for community projects

Southland District Council has a variety of funding options available to assist community projects and initiatives. More information can be found on our funding page[/my-council/funding-and-grants-/]. Applications for the...

Public notice - Further Notice of Election 2022

Further Notice of Election and Declaration of Elected Candidates Nominations have closed for the 2022 triennial local authority elections. Listed below are details of the confirmed...

Media Release: New weighbridge for Te Anau transfer station

The Te Anau transfer station will soon boast a new weighbridge, improving accuracy for recycling and rubbish collection. This is a joint initiative between the Southland District...

Media Release: Trees close Cycle Trail at Fairlight

A section of the Around the Mountains cycle trail south of the Fairlight Bridge linking to Hume Road is closed due to strong winds bringing down...

Media Release: Councils combine for candidates’ meetings

Southern councils are co-hosting two information sessions for people interested in local government. Southland District Council, Environment Southland and Gore District Council will host sessions in Lumsden...

Media Release: Wastewater upgrades for Southland

Wastewater upgrades planned for Winton and Manapouri Southland District Council is investigating options for the upgrade of wastewater treatment systems in Winton and Manapouri. With existing discharge consents...

Media Release: Council plans new Ulva Island wharf

Southland District Council will move forward with plans to build a new wharf at Bathing Bay on Ulva Island, and dispose of the existing wharf at...

Media Release: Southland Newcomers Workshop

Southland District Council Newcomers Workshop How can we, as a community, ensure our newcomers are connected, feel welcome and feel part of our community? Welcoming Communities is a...

Media Release: Groundwater testing carried out at Colac Bay / Ōraka landfill

Groundwater tests from the Colac Bay/Ōraka area where there is a closed landfill have not raised any major concerns. Southland District Council organised the testing for the...

Media Release: Southland water restrictions lifted

District-wide water restrictions lifted Following good rainfall in recent days, and after reviewing water data, Southland District Council has lifted the district-wide water restrictions, effective immediately. Council thanks...

Media release:Councils collaborate to promote election participation

With Local Government elections fast approaching, Southland Councils are banding together to encourage as many people as possible to get involved in the democratic process, as...

Media release: District-wide sprinkler ban in Southland

Water restrictions have been introduced throughout Southland district. Low rainfall in Southland district since before Christmas has depleted the levels of Southland rivers, streams, aquifers and lakes. To...

Media release: Council prepares for another big year in 2022/2023

Southland District Council has prepared a draft Annual Plan for the coming financial year that continues the increased volume of infrastructure projects outlined in its Long...

Media release:Lumsden Heritage Trust

Final piece of puzzle for unique train display The final piece of a unique heritage train project has been transported to Lumsden ready for preservation. An 1877 rail...