Local government structure responsible for promoting the sustainable management of natural and physical resources, for ensuring that environmental planning is carried out in an integrated fashion and for carrying out a number of other regional functions. There are 12 in New Zealand. (NZ)
The Regional Council is an elected body of nine Bahá'ís who assist in the administration of the community at a regional level. In terms of the size of the population it serves, a Regional Council lies between a Local Spiritual Assembly and the National Spiritual Assembly.
means Environment Southland, the brand name of the Southland Regional Council.