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Countdown to first direct flight

"UNDER budget, and on time." Invercargill Airport chairman Tommy Foggo was proud to declare the rare statement in the countdown to the Auckland to Invercargill...

Council agrees to invest $30m

AFTER months of debate and hundreds of submissions, the Invercargill City Council has made "the biggest decision they ever made" to invest up to...

Mayor sends loud message

CAN you hear us minister? These are the words members of the Southland community have said as part of a video campaign in opposition to...

Tuatara face uncertain future

MUCH has changed for Henry, Southland's much-loved centenarian tuatara stud, and his progeny since the Southland Museum & Art Gallery closed last year. The highly...

Grandstand ‘a no-brainer’

THE Surrey Park grandstand is an essential community facility which needs to be saved, user groups say. "We need a grandstand. It's a no-brainer," Waihopai...

Riverton water under scrutiny

A SOUTHLAND mother does not have the courage to give her two children tap water from their Riverton home. Rebecca Bevin said the presence of...

Hives destroyed to stop disease

IT starts with sickness and ends in flames. The sound of sizzling honey is one of the only remaining signs a beehive ever existed, after...

Time to pass on the baton

THE ride of a lifetime is nearly over for Tour of Southland tour director Bruce Ross. After 50 years of involvement in the event, 35...

Stone artworks to be relocated

TWO sculptures in Invercargill's Queen Park are on the move much to the delight of their creator, Southland artist Johnny Penisula. The Invercargill City Council...

Hui-a-Iwi will put Murihiku on map

THOUSANDS of people from throughout Aotearoa and overseas are expected to converge on Waihopai (Invercargill) in November for the first Ngai Tahu Hui-a-Iwi to...
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