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Massive increase in visitors to island

A Tourism operator believes Stewart Island is having its best summer in 30 years. Rakiura Adventure owner Manfred Herzhoff has been overwhelmed with the number...

Independent review rejects air traffic control tower closure

The decision to close the air traffic control tower at Invercargill Airport has been rejected in an independent review. Following an announcement last year by...

Rock lobster industry thriving

WITH a focus on sustainability and profitability, a southern rock lobster industry leader says the work done this year has been vindicated. Chief executive Malcolm...

Safer road for the future

The NZ Transport Agency has awarded a $5 million contract to build a four-leg roundabout at the Elles Rd-State Highway 1 intersection. It had been...

Govt committed to Tiwai deal

HOPES were renewed for a potential extension of the life of the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter. Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson and Energy Minister Megan...

Timing of planned plant upgrades raised at hearing

THE timing of upgrades to a Southland meat processing plant proved a significant point of discussion during a three-day consent hearing. Alliance Group last year...

Amigos brings the fun

THE owner of a new restaurant hopes to bring the flavours and fun of Mexican culture to the southernmost city in New Zealand. Amigos Invercargill...

Developers mark inner-city growth

A BLESSING at the Invercargill Central development marked a milestone for the city. Construction on the site started in September and a "sod ceremony" was...

Te Anau abuzz with Kepler visitors

MORE people were hanging around Te Anau for longer following this year's Kepler Challenge, tourism-reliant business owners say. With the absence of international tourists and...

Concerns raised over timing of plant upgrades

A CHICKEN and egg situation. That is how one commissioner described proposed upgrades to a Southland meat processor discussed at a consent hearing in Invercargill...
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