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Wind generation on island a step closer

SOUTHLAND district councillors have decided on a contractor for the pre-development stage of a Stewart Island wind power project. The council's services and assets committee...

Plants in high demand

IT began with toilet paper and sanitiser- now demand across Southland and Otago has moved to cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and silverbeet. Public demand for winter...

Deputy to lead during lockdown

INVERCARGILL Deputy Mayor Toni Biddle will be taking control of Invercargill City Council (ICC) emergency meetings during the Government's Covid-19 lockdown. But she assured the...

Saving lives in the region

About six years ago, a team of like-minded and skilled individuals formed a group called Fiordland Marine Search and Rescue; their aim was to...

Pipe bands take to Invercargill

THE skirl of the pipes and the boom of the bass drum with the almost rain-like sound of the snare drum rat-a-tat-tatting combined as...

Quinn smashes record

SOARING over the high jump bar at two metres is a pretty good feeling, according to James Hargest College pupil Quinn Hartley. "Everyone's watching you,...

Many events cancelled or deferred

ORGANISERS of major events in Southland are taking a pragmatic approach to the Covid-19 situation with many now on hold or cancelled with one...

Tractor Trek gets rolling in the city

WHILE tractors on Invercargill roads are not an unusual sight, Friday's convoy through the city stood out. Led by mental health advocate Mike King, about...

Campaign marks 50 years

CAMARADERIE between guardians, old friends and allies was evident at the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Save Manapouri Campaign in Te Anau last weekend. United...

Fiordland projects to receive $13m boost

MILFORD Sound will receive $13 million for two projects as part of the $12 billion New Zealand Upgrade Programme announced by the Government last...
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