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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...

Cr calls for demolition of old Club Hotel

AN "old but new" Invercargill city councillor is supporting the Bluff Oyster and Food Festival Trust in its bid to demolish the Club Hotel. The...

Beekeepers urged to be vigilant

BEEKEEPERS in Southland still need to be on the lookout for the destructive bee-killing disease American Foulbrood as numbers of infected hives remain constant. The...

Directors in spotlight

INVERCARGILL City Council will not have elected members as directors of council-controlled companies any longer. The motion proposed by Cr Ian Pottinger was approved at...

Gun laws raise doubt

BANNED firearms may present new obstacles for pest control management in Southland. Custom Guns owner Greg Hudson, who has run his gun retail store out...

‘An unbelievable result’

IT was an outcome few expected, but pilot Andrew Hefford, paramedic John Lambeth and winch operator Lester Stevens all walked into Southland Hospital unaided...

Girls urged to have a go at farming

A 'GIRLS can do anything' attitude has been the driving force for one young woman to get more girls interested in farming. From crutching sheep...

Immersed in culture

HE Earth is flat. James Hargest College pupil Hannah Barton explained how she learnt about the flat Earth philosophy when she attended the Youth Leadership...

Trust looking to bring Flyer to city

IF plans to relocate the Kingston Flyer to the city are realised, it will contribute to making Invercargill the "heritage wheels" hub of New Zealand,...

Strong turnout in city elections

TIM Shadbolt will continue his unprecedented reign as Invercargill Mayor for the 22nd consecutive year after a landslide victory in Saturday's local body election. There...
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