UPCOMING EVENTS

03 MAR

03 MAR

FUTURE FARMING EXPO 2021 - BROUGHT TO YOU BY ACE CATCHMENTS

With increased awareness of our impact on land and water as well as shifting consumer behaviour, there is a real opportunity for the food & fibre sectors to meet these challenges. 

Join the ACE Catchments in a  discussion with industry leader experts on how the food & fibre sectors are researching, innovating and leading to reduce the farming environmental footprint. 

With speakers from Agresearch, Otago University, Lincoln University, DairyNZ, Beef & Lamb and Fonterra, it will be a hands on day of what future farming system may look like. 

Interactive displays showcasing breakthrough farming technology and innovation along with alternative farming concepts. 

Play a leading role in the future prosperity of Aotearoa.

Brought to you by Aparima Catchment Groups (Western Southland)
Date: 3rd March 2021
Location: Otautau Sport Centre
Time: 9.30-16.30

Book your spot here

PAST EVENTS

10 DEC

10 DEC

BETWEEN THE DOMES - XMAS WETLAND TOUR

Thursday 10 December

3.00pm Wetland Tours
5.00pm BBQ

Come on a tour with us to view wetlands in the Between the Domes catchment and to learn about how stream plantings and wetlands function and capture nutrients.

There will be expert speakers to provide advice and discuss some existing wetlands in various stages of development.

We will end the tour with a social BBQ to round off the year with.

BBQ provided, BYO refreshments.
Contact Jim Andrews 027 231 6363 for further info.

25 NOV

25 NOV

DIPTON CATCHMENT GROUP MEETING

Wednesday 25 November

11.00am - 1.00pm
Lunch under the willows, down by the river at Milligan Park in Dipton

Come and learn about the Dipton area and why it is special.  Two guest speakers - Andrew Watson – quick history of Dipton and the river, along with a speaker on local water quality from Environment Southland.   The event will be moved to the Dipton Golf Club in the event of bad weather.

Phone Lynden Prebble (027 241 0868) or Frazer Brown (027 229 2879) with any queries.

NOV 10,11,12

NOV 10,11,12

STRONG CATCHMENT GROUPS, STRONG COMMUNITIES

Roger Dalrymple joins us to share his knowledge and experience of building Catchment Groups with strong purpose.

He shows how strong purpose builds stronger groups, better engagement, and successful and innovative projects. Roger is a passionate Catchment Group member in the Rangitikei catchment, farming through the Horizons Regional Council policy changes, so has some useful insights to share. Roger will be supported by local consultant Mo Topham. These events are open for everyone in the community to attend.

TOKANUI
7.00pm | Tuesday 10th November | Tokanui Pub
Tokanui and Lower Mataura Catchment Groups

GORE
7.00pm | Wednesday 11th November | Waimumu Field Days Offices
Gore, Waikaka and Otamita Catchment Groups

BALFOUR
7.00pm | Thursday 12th November | Balfour Pub
Upper Mataura, Wendonside, Balfour and Between the Domes Catchment Groups

10 NOV

10 NOV

PLANNING FOR WINTERING

Monday 10 November

10.30am - 1.30pm

Have you thought about your winter grazing options for 2021?

Join the Three Rivers Catchment Group in partnership with Thriving Southland, Beef+Lamb New Zealand and DairyNZ, for a Wintering Options Field day

Meeting at David Clarkes, McFadzien Road Glenham (will be signposted) then moving to the Glenham Hall for farmer introduced Farm Case Studies, information and a BBQ.

We have Roger Dalrymple, a passionate farmer / catchment group supporter from Rangitikei to speak to us, along with other local industry leaders in attendance.

Enquiries
Kevin Hall  027 471 7906  |  David Clarke  027 622 2325


5 NOV

5 NOV

WAIHOPAI CATCHMENT GROUP

Thursday 5 November

1.00pm sharp
Woodlands Full Primary School 

The children will give us a presentation of the work they’ve been doing in the classroom with regards to their Waihopai studies, followed by a trip down to the Waihopai stream to see their activities undertaken so far.

4 NOV

4 NOV

WENDONSIDE SLOPE FOCUS FIELD DAY

Wednesday 4 November

1.30pm
60 McDonald Road, Wendonside

29 OCT

29 OCT

UPPER MATAURA/TOMOGALAK CATCHMENT GROUP BBQ

Thursday 29 October

5.30pm
The Old Deer Improvement Farm Woolshed,
270 Ardlussa Road,
Longridge North


27 OCT

27 OCT

THRIVING SOUTHLAND AGM

Tuesday 27 October

1.00pm
Level 6 Kelvin Hotel
Invercargill

All invited.

27 OCT

27 OCT

TE ANAU FRESHWATER & CATCHMENT GROUP INFO EVENING

Tuesday 27 October

7.30pm
Te Anau Club

Supper, tea & coffee provided. Bar purchases available.

22 OCT

22 OCT

MOVING TO THE FRONT FOOT

Thursday 22 October

Doors open 6.30pm
Speaker starts 7.00pm
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Corinthian Centre
Invercargill Workingmen’s Club

For more information, or to register click here


21 OCT

21 OCT

BETWEEN THE DOMES CATCHMENT GROUP MEETING

Wednesday 21 October

7.30pm
Lumsden Senior Citizen Centre


14 OCT

14 OCT

DIPTON CATCHMENT GROUP

Wednesday 14 October

7.30pm
Dipton Golf Club
Bryce Road, Dipton 9791


8 OCT

8 OCT

MID ORETI CATCHMENT GROUP

Runoff Detainment Bund & Nursery Field Day
Thursday 8 October

3 - 5.00pm
ABLime Dairy Farm Milking Shed,
10 Bend Road, Winton

Bring your gumboots!
Afternoon tea provided.

If you are interested in attending this event, please RSVP on the Facebook event page here.

17 SEP

17 SEP

WAIHOPAI CATCHMENT GROUP

Thursday 17 September
Mid Calving & Lambing Social

6.30pm
Woodlands Tavern
3 Wyeth Road, Woodlands 9871

12 AUG

12 AUG

BETWEEN THE DOMES CATCHMENT GROUP

Wednesday 12 August

7.00pm
Lumsden Senior Citizens Hall

12 AUG

12 AUG

MID ORETI CATCHMENT GROUP

Wednesday 12 August

6.30pm
Southern REAP Building, Winton

4 AUG

4 AUG

OREPUKI CATCHMENT GROUP

Tuesday 4 August

7.00pm

3 AUG

3 AUG

WAIHOPAI CATCHMENT GROUP

Monday 3 August

7.30pm
Woodlands Tavern

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