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Councils decline funding rescue chopper

TWO Southland councils have turned down a plea to help fund New Zealand's southernmost rescue helicopter operation. Last month, the Lakes District Air Rescue Trust...

Low rural vaccine rates a concern

AS vaccine data rolls in for the backblocks of rural Southland, Jo Sanford says she is concerned. The Tuatapere Medical Centre practice manager is entrusted...

A taste of Southland delivered to your door

SOUTHLAND produces a diverse variety of food and Invercargill residents will soon be able to taste it. After holding a successful virtual food festival, COIN...

Plate prowess leads to top honours

A SOFTBALL New Zealand umpire Jill Farquhar really knocked one out of the park when she achieved her Level 6 National Umpire accreditation. Her achievement...

Ollie on a mission, with a little help

A DISABLED cockatiel wants to become the first bird to shake its tail feathers and walk the length of New Zealand. Ollie the cockatiel was...

Milford plan data flawed, group claims

THE man in charge of the group developing the Milford Opportunities project says it is working to address concerns about the information it used...

Speaking from experience

THE man who was identified as the first Covid-19 case in Southland says he never had any doubt about being vaccinated against the virus. In...

Nurse warns of anti-vaccine dangers

THE consequences of not getting a Covid vaccine are all too obvious to Invercargill's international intensive care nurse Jenny McGee. Known around the world as...

‘Sleeping beauty’ will rise again

UNDER the pyramid building roof and among boxes and containers of art pieces, one of Invercargill’s oldest public sculptures lies waiting to be displayed again. The...

‘Shared vision’ for health

A STRATEGY to overcome primary healthcare shortages in Invercargill reached a significant milestone with the signing of a partnership agreement between WellSouth, Awarua Runaka...
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