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Supreme effort by Koha kai

EVERY person deserves to feel valued in society. That is the mantra adopted by local volunteer group Koha Kai, which won the supreme award...

Regional authorities urged to do more

A NEW Zealand dung beetle specialist wants Environment Southland (ES) and other regional authorities to do more to help farmers establish populations on their...

Invercargill mayoral candidate: Tom Conroy

Name: Tom Conroy Age: 54 Occupation: Managing director and broadcaster Marital Status: Divorced Council experience: I have been contractor to the Invercargill City Council, producing television programmes for...

Southland District mayoral candidate: Gary Tong

Name: Gary Tong Age: 57 Occupation: Mayor Marital Status: Have a partner Council experience: Mayor since 2013; former Southland District Council employee; past chairman of Manapouri community development...

Invercargill mayoral candidate: Karen Arnold

Name: Karen Arnold Age: 46 Occupation: City councillor and freelance communications specialist Marital status: Divorced/single Council experience: Councillor since 2013; council reporter for six years Describe yourself in three...

Invercargill mayoral candidate: Tim Shadbolt

Name: Tim Shadbolt Age: 69 Marital status: Have a long term partner Council experience: Two term mayor of Waitemata City, Auckland; Invercargill mayor 1993-95 and 1998 onwards;...

Tattoo artist triumphs in ‘ink war’

INVERCARGILL tattoo artist Nicola Oldenhof has inked her name into history after beating some of the best tattooists in the country. Ms Oldenhof won three...

An apple for early childhood teacher

SHE may have only been teaching for three years, but Invercargill early childhood teacher Rebecca Hansen is right up there with the best. She and...

Civic honours for city volunteers

SOME of Invercargill's hard-working volunteers were recognised for their selfless community work at a ceremony at the Civic Theatre yesterday. Marion Miller, John Husband, Karen...

Many chances to meet the candidates

LOCAL body election season is in full swing, with candidates publicising their names via billboards and other means. A rush of last-minute nominations means plenty...
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