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Postal vote deadline extended

THE deadline to register for a postal vote in next month's election and referendums has been extended to give people more time to apply. Postal...

Playground to bring playtime to South Invercargill

A PORTABLE playground will be installed in the community park next to The Pantry in South Invercargill during the first week of the school...

ICC issues fewer parking tickets

THE Invercargill City Council (ICC) has issued almost 12,000 parking tickets since the beginning of the year of about 25% on the same period...

ES inundated with requests for funding

ENVIRONMENT Southland (ES) has been inundated with people and groups asking for money for projects to protect and enhance biodiversity. ES operations acting general manager...

Mediation produces ‘practical solutions’

"PRACTICAL solutions" have been tabled following mediation about the hazardous substance stored in Mataura, an environment judge says. Possibilities for the removal of the hazardous...

Bees impacted by spray

A SOUTHLAND beekeeper is urging residents to consider nearby bees when spraying garden plants. Southland Bee Society chairman Geoff Scott, having recently felt the impacts...

Writers’ voices heard through diverse works

SOUTHLAND Boys' High School pupil Oshadha Perera took home a handful of prizes from the Dan Davin 2020 Creative Writing Awards on Friday. Dan Davin...

Fiordland pool committee offers reduced rates

SUBSCRIPTION prices to the Fiordland Community Swimming Pool have been cut by 30% due to the economic impacts of Covid-19. The Te Anau pool would...

Island trail run on hold

STEWART Island's popular trail run has been cancelled this year due to Covid-19 restrictions. However, the event organiser believed New Zealanders would still take the...

Boat salvage efforts may be thwarted

WEATHER may hamper the salvage operation of a boat which is spilling oil into Deepwater Basin in Milford Sound after it burned and sank...
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