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Passion for music pays off for World Cup winner

FOR small-town Southland shearer Ash Murray, entering New Zealand Rugby's Back Black supporters' competition was "just a bit of fun". He never expected to win...

Cancer lobbying finally pays off

IT is a long way from Winton to Auckland, but it is nothing compared to the journey Blair Vining and his family have undertaken...

Bluff projects at a standstill

EFFORTS to revitalise Bluff have stalled. Awarua Developments Ltd (ADL) had suspended its operation due largely to a lack of funding, former projects co-ordinator Amy...

Supporters Club closure ‘a shambles’

RUGBY Southland Supporters Club and the Invercargill City Council (ICC) are at odds over the closure of the Supporters Club's lounge at Rugby Park. Council...

Find linked to dentist

A FORMER prominent Southland dentist may be linked to an odd find at an Invercargill excavation site. More than 1000 teeth were found at the...

Students praise uni study hub

IN an effort to bring medical professionals and students together for research, a University Study Hub is to be set up in Invercargill. For more...

Gun buy-back events loom

FOLLOWING the announcement of seven gun buy-back events in September, reactions seemed to have "sailed quite quietly" in Southland, a gun retailer says. Last month...

Rakiura Heritage Centre offers an early sneak peek

STEWART Island may have its new $3.6 million heritage centre up and running by the middle of next year, but some visitors will be...

Sanford Bluff to cut 17 jobs

AFTER weeks of uncertainty, Sanford's Bluff workers now know their fate. The company announced earlier this week 17 workers would lose their jobs at its...

Recycling tender to stay with SdE

A DECISION between Southland disAbility Enterprises (SdE) and WasteNet has been made, with SdE set to keep the recycling contract for one more year. The...
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