Business

SBS chairman ends on a high note

IN his last official duty, SBS board chairman John Ward announced, among other things, an end-of-financial-year operating surplus of $55.2 million and total assets...

Helping out in times of need

EMPATHY, respect and professionalism are the cornerstones of Helping Hands Southland, a new business which provides help for people during their most vulnerable time,...

Proud southerner aiming for victory

THE only South Island candidate in The Apprentice wants to show to the rest of New Zealand small-town people "have what it takes". Invercargill man...

Sigh of relief now ouvea finally gone

A SEVEN-YEAR fight to rid Mataura of toxic ouvea stored at its former paper mill is finally over with one of the Sort out...

‘Strong role model’ behind Farm 4 Life acknowledged

SOUTHLAND "edutainment" business Farm 4 Life received the supreme award at the 2021 Te Kupeka Umaka Maori ki Araiteuru (KUMA) Maori Business Awards in...

Bunnings trade store still on track

THE Covid-19 pandemic has not affected a major retailer's plans to open in Invercargill. Due to the city's large rural community and the increasing number...

Building resilience key to future

SOUTHLAND stakeholders gathered last week to brainstorm about the future of the region's economy, to make it more resilient after the Tiwai smelter's closure. The...

Jersey farm to show breed’s value

A 215HA dairy farm has been bought at Makarewa in Southland in a joint venture to "help show the value of the Jersey breed". Farmer...

Seedling firm eyes good growth ahead

"STRONG momentum and supportive tail winds" have created an optimistic outlook for the New Zealand operation of a global genetics seedling company. United States-headquartered ArborGen...

Meetings give some clarity

A BLUFF oysterer has unanswered questions after a community meeting on the discovery of an oyster-killing parasite in Foveaux Strait, but says he is...
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