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Mullet fundraiser makes an impact

MORE than $9000 has been raised for mental health awareness through the mullet-growing initiative Mullets for Mental Health. Started by Invercargill firefighters in September, November...

Dangerous items found in rubbish

AN Invercargill child made a nasty discovery last week when she came across a needle and syringe dumped at the cricket grounds in Appleby,...

Bingo ride puts fun in fundraiser

ABOUT 200 cyclists took part in a nine-hour challenge near Invercargill last weekend. Heart Kids Bingo Ride at Teretonga Park offered the opportunity for people...

Rakiura walk gets a boost

STEWART Island is one step closer to getting its Great Southern Ocean Walk. Government funding to progress with a business case for the walk was...

Christmas appeal gives feeling of hope

THE spirit of Christmas will be alive and well at Invercargill Women’s Refuge this year, thanks to the generosity of the members and supporters...

Squid fishing rules concern sea lion trust

NEW squid fishing rules at the Auckland Islands, the main breeding site for vulnerable native sea lions, have been set but the New Zealand...

Machinery checks encouraged

MACHINERY users are being urged to inspect warm, sheltered areas where birds may nest to avoid fire risks this summer. Fire and Emergency New Zealand...

Out and about with the Police

Data from the Ministry of Health annual survey shows the percentage of New Zealanders drinking in a harmful way has risen in the past...

Radio hosts to represent region at Latin awards

THREE Latin Americans, who choose Invercargill as home, are representing Southland at a national awards event. Colombians Adriana Rincon Carolina Ortiz were nominated to New...

Region growth plan unveiled

A PLAN has been devised for economic and social growth in Southland – with a particular focus on improving Bluff. Southland's regional development agency, Great...
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