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Koha Kai model a step closer to national rollout

SOUTHLAND'S Koha Kai is another step closer to rolling out its successful and innovative programme nationwide, after a visit from Minister for Youth, Whanau...

Checking in with SoRDS

IN the 15 months since the Southland Regional Development Strategy (SoRDS) Action Plan was released, some ambitious projects have been launched, but as yet...

Invercargill water restrictions lifted

The Invercargill City Council is lifting water restrictions – effective immediately, Water Manager Alister Murray confirmed today. The Invercargill City Council earlier this week banned...

An energy-efficient project

TECH-SAVVY Southlanders who fancy living rent-free for a year can now apply to become tenants of PowerNet's two-bedroom Smart Energy Home Project house in...

Work continues on Invercargill projects

THE Invercargill City Council (ICC) has several high-profile, costly projects in the works. The Southland Express decided to follow up their progress as the...

Life jackets change hands

MIDWAY through a "massive" three-month campaign to swap hundreds of old life jackets for discounted new ones in communities throughout the country and after...

T20 returns to Queens Park

RESULT aside, Southland Cricket Association officials were a delighted bunch after New Zealand's domestic twenty20 cricket competition returned to Invercargill this week. Queens Park hosted...

Birds breed at Bluff for first time in more than 100...

For the first time in more than a century, kakaruai/South Island robin have produced chicks on Motupōhue/Bluff Hill. As of last month seven chicks, from...

Life jacket campaign in Southland on Thursday

COASTGUARD'S successful Old4New Life Jacket Upgrade campaign is back for summer and will be in Southland on Thursday, January 11. The van will be at...

Southland water quality investigated

SWIMMING in rivers could be off the fun list this summer, with many of Southland's swimming spots failing government standards for bacterial (E. coli)...
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