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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...

Kmart ready for business

FINAL preparations are under way ahead of Kmart's official opening in Invercargill at 8am tomorrow. The Kmart shopping complex is at 15 Clyde St, bordered...

Guide names southern jewels in ‘wonders’ list

Its new book, which showcased 101 spectacular sights and how to experience them at "any budget", included both Stewart Island and Milford Sound. Destination Fiordland...

ICC makes history with marae meeting

INVERCARGILL City Council made history this week when it became the first council in New Zealand to hold its new-term meeting at a marae,...

Deputy hopes to learn from the best

WHEN Toni Biddle was a teenager she never imagined she would be involved in politics – never mind the fact she would become deputy...

Southland Latinos party at cultural showcase

HUNDREDS of people came together to celebrate Southland's Latin American community for Latin Fest last Saturday. The event was a first and was organised by...

Locals have say on proposed Omaui mataitai

MIXED views were expressed at Tuesday night's public consultation on the proposed Omaui mataitai reserve. A mataitai reserve is an identified traditional fishing ground. An...
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