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‘Parochial’ director leaves power board

RAKAHOUKA man Jim Hargest is an archetypal Southland farmer. He begins the conversation by saying, " I didn't ask for this to happen". But regardless, he...

‘Get a life’ in the south

INVERCARGILL-BASED marketing and communications agency Market South is on a mission. They want to let all of New Zealand know just how great Southland is...

Marae development ‘tremendous’ project

THE redevelopment of an Invercargill marae has been described by Finance Minister Grant Robertson as a "unique project" and "probably one of the largest...

Smelter in sustainable position

DESPITE posting a $100 million loss for last year, an improved aluminium market and new electricity deal has the Tiwai Point smelter boss announcing...

View the jewel in Langlands’ crown

THE Langlands has been designed for the locals as well as for the visitors. ILT chief executive Chris Ramsay, on a tour of the site,...

‘Girls in Trades’ enjoy hands-on day

ABOUT 30 Southland girls swapped the classroom for a hands-on experience last week. Southland Youth Futures and Great South promoted the first Tradesyoung women with...

SIT looks post smelter

THE ability to respond to opportunities from Covid-19 has meant the Southern Institute of Technology Group achieved a net surplus of $1.064 million in...

Hearing under way for landfill request

A SOUTHLAND landfill seeking to become the premier in the south says its past mistakes will not be repeated. A hearing on AB Lime's request...

Tiwai smelter boss resigns

THE boss of the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter, whose final years were defined by the company's threat to abruptly close, is leaving for a...

Night sky to attract visitors

THE stars above Fiordland could soon be part of the second-largest protected area of dark sky in the world a move welcomed by the...
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