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2035 aquaculture target ‘achievable’

A BLUFF paua farm could evolve into an aquaculture facility for education, research and development. A five-year memorandum of understanding has been signed by Bluff...

‘Momentous day’ for city block project

A COMPANY which has been operating in Invercargill since 1966 has been awarded the contract to build the new inner-city block. Invercargill Central Ltd project...

$25m for Homer Tunnel

THE Government is to invest $25 million and create 180 jobs during a Homer Tunnel upgrade on State Highway 94. The announcement was made by...

Economic opportunities ‘significant’

PRIME Minister Jacinda Ardern told New Zealand Aluminium Smelter (NZAS) workers she hoped the smelter closure timeframe could be significantly longer than the 14...

Love Local a positive event

FROM sweet treats to handmade soap, organic clothing and pet fashion, the Love Local weekend market had a little bit of everything made by...

Gigafactory idea floated

A SOUTH Island-born businessman wants to bring Tesla to Tiwai. After the announcement on Thursday of New Zealand Aluminium Smelter's (NZAS) plan to close its...

Tiwai Point – A brief history

1960s: Tiwai Point is chosen for an aluminium smelter due to its proximity to the then-proposed Manapouri Power Station, the deep sea port of...

South Port’s future secure

SOUTH Port will lose about $2 million in profit and 33% of its cargo volume when the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter closes next year. In...

Impact on Southland economy ‘devastating’

SOUTHLAND businesses associated with the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter say its closure will seriously harm incomes and jobs. It has been predicted the closure of...

Jet services make welcome return to the deep south

iT took exactly 100 days, but jet services are back in Invercargill. Southland's civic leaders celebrated the return of direct flights from Auckland on Monday. Air...
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