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Seeking Champions of the Environment

Seeking Champions of the Environment

Do you know an inspiring group or environmental champion? Entries are now open for the 2014 Southland Environment Awards.

This is your opportunity to help us recognise and reward Southland’s environmental champions. People, groups, businesses, schools – tell us about anyone who’s making a difference to the environment right here in Southland.

You can nominate yourself or someone you know. The categories include: individual, farming, schools, community groups, commercial, environmental innovator and environmental achiever – you can enter in up to two categories.

Thanks to our sponsors there are some great prizes for the winning entries – cash, travel, native plants, legal and financial services.

Entries close on Friday 9 May 2014. More information and entry forms are available from our offices on North Road and our website: www.es.govt.nz.

ENDS


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