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Southerner train could make return

THE Southerner could once again be rolling into the Invercargill Railway Station. Hopes for a return of a Christchurch to Invercargill passenger service have been...

Colour important as council looks to replace city’s street lights

INVERCARGILL will be getting new street lighting but the lighting's potential colour is raising debate. The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is offering the Invercargill...

Future of oyster farming remains uncertain

AS the operation to cull all farmed flat oysters from Stewart Island's Big Glory Bay nears the end of its second week, the question...

Detector Gadget joins the conservation effort at Bluff Hill

VOLUNTEERS in the war against environmental pests on Bluff Hill have a new ally. Gadget, a trained rodent-detecting dog with the Department of Conservation's (Doc)...

Bluff fishermen question oyster response effort

BLUFF-BASED oyster fishermen and concerned locals were invited to a meeting at the Bluff Rugby Club on Wednesday, June 21, in the wake of...

Oyster cull under way

THE operation to cull thousands of tonnes of farmed oysters in Big Glory bay, Stewart Island, is now under way in a bid to...

Help offered for extreme hoarders

THERE is help available for Southlanders living in severe domestic squalor. A multi-agency working group has developed a collaborative and co-ordinated approach to assist those...

Airline aims to keep Southland in demand

AN Air New Zealand representative has responded to the findings of a Southland air travel survey, saying the airline's focus is on increasing demand...

New parking meter options

INVERCARGILL'S coin-operated parking metres are due to expire. Invercargill City Council roading manager Russell Pearson said the city had 750 coin-operated parking meters, which would...

Joint project a beauty

THE New River Estuary Walkway beautification project is now complete, and to celebrate three shelters will be officially opened on Sunday. Invercargill City Council (ICC)...
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