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Scam targeting elderly causes concern

IT was supposed to be an act of generosity, but it turned out to be what has been described as a calculated scam. For an...

The dream is not over for Oreti Sands

THE Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) is targeting the Asian market in a bold attempt to launch a new sports turf management programme which...

Council trims operational spending

COUNCILLORS have asked Invercargill City Council staff to find $500,000 in savings across the organisation to ease the rates hike in 2018-19. While drafting the...

Women’s network created to support new arrivals

A NEW women's charity group has been formed to help women arriving in Southland from around the world – including Colombian refugees – feel...

Census help offered

IT is census time again, and SeniorNet South is offering to help Southland's older residents fill out their census forms online. "There is help available...

Retirement brings King’s reign to an end

AFTER three decades in arguably the city's top job, Invercargill City Council (ICC) chief executive Richard King is retiring. Officially his last day in the...

Bluff to Invercargill public bus link proposed

AWARUA Developments Ltd (ADL) has identified an urgent need for a public bus service between Bluff and Invercargill for tourists and Bluff residents alike. "Transport...

Southland Art Society regroups following gallery closure

AFTER 16 years' showcasing Southland artists' work, Invercargill's City Gallery has closed. "We provided a unique service to show artists' work so they could measure...

Catlins’ heritage on display

DEVELOPMENT of the new $2.5 million Curio Bay Tumu Toka Natural Heritage Visitor Centre has been completed. It will be open to the public following...

Bluff wharf to close

SOUTH Port intends to close the west end of Bluff's aged Town Wharf because of health and safety issues and costly repairs. South Port chief...
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