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Seizing every opportunity

"GRAB educational and adventurous opportunities when they arise," is one of Lloyd Esler's main motivators. The historian, author, teacher, ornithologist, botanist, taxidermist and local body...

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...

Do or die for Kennington Hall

THE end is not nigh for the Kennington Public Hall as the community gets behind the effort to give it a new lease of...

A responsibility to help Otautau flourish

QSM Peter Ayson, Otautau. For services to the community FOR Peter Ayson, receiving a Queen's Service Medal this New Years was not a reward for...

A beacon of knowledge in Waikaia community

QSM Mairi Dickson, Waikaia. For services to the community FOR Mairi Dickson, the desire to help and to make a positive difference in the lives...

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...

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...

New Service to benefit region

DIRECT flights between Auckland and Invercargill are set to open Southland up to visitors like never before, according to the region's top tourism body. Air...

Tieke transfers significant game changer

TWO ground-breaking translocation projects have been undertaken by the Fiordland Conservation Trust, in partnership with the Fiordland Lobster Company, private donors, Te Runaka o...

Predator Free Rakiura appoints Project Manager-Community

A BOLD initiative to rid Rakiura/Stewart Island of predators has been boosted with the appointment of Bridget Carter as project manager-community. Mrs Carter will liaise...
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