Will Home Improvements Be Safe Under New Exemptions?
News, Property
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News, Property
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Will Home Improvements Be Safe Under New Exemptions?

Aimee Wilson - May 25, 2020

Get your hammers out and get building - home improvements no longer need a consent as the Minister for Building and Construction gets the industry moving again.…

The Week in Review
News, Politics
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News, Politics
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The Week in Review

Aimee Wilson - May 25, 2020

Well the National Party definitely stole the limelight this week - with the ousting of Simon Bridges, a new party leader and here in the South a…

From Panic Attack to The Clack… this Invercargill band is back!
Entertainment, News
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Entertainment, News
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From Panic Attack to The Clack… this Invercargill band is back!

Aimee Wilson - May 23, 2020

Lockdown brought out many hidden talents and passions, and for musicians Chris Tansley and Chris Chilton it was a chance to help write an entire new album.…

SIT Boss Looking Forward To New Challenge
News, Politics
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News, Politics
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SIT Boss Looking Forward To New Challenge

Aimee Wilson - May 22, 2020

Penny Simmonds said her passion for Southland and proven ability to make things happen are what holds her in good stead for contesting the Invercargill electorate this…

Grieving Family Feeling Let Down After Losing Mother
Community, Funeral Notices
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Community, Funeral Notices
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Grieving Family Feeling Let Down After Losing Mother

Aimee Wilson - May 17, 2020

Almost a month after they lost their mother during Level 4 lockdown, Jodi and Mike Conway still want answers, after feeling let down by the health system.…

50 People Allowed At Funerals Now: But No Food Or Drink
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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50 People Allowed At Funerals Now: But No Food Or Drink

Aimee Wilson - May 16, 2020

The Government’s U-turn on allowing more than 10 people at a funeral signals to New Zealanders that they can be trusted to act appropriately. Invercargill deputy Mayor…

Inter-regional Travel Will Give Domestic Numbers A Boost
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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Inter-regional Travel Will Give Domestic Numbers A Boost

Aimee Wilson - May 15, 2020

Inter-regional travel should provide Southland tourism with a lifeline once it gets underway under Level 2. Great South chief executive Graham Budd said families that would otherwise…

Real Estate Remains Strong During Covid-19
News, Property
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News, Property
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Real Estate Remains Strong During Covid-19

Aimee Wilson - May 15, 2020

It’s a buyers market in real estate with more young people taking advantage of low interest rates in the wake of Covid-19. Trade Me has reported a…

Elective Surgery Will Benefit From Health Funding Boost
Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Covid-19, Health & Fitness
1271 views

Elective Surgery Will Benefit From Health Funding Boost

Aimee Wilson - May 14, 2020

Health funding of $78.9 million is heading south after the Budget 2020 announcement. Over four years this will provide the Southern District Health Board with an extra…

Local Funeral Director Finding Restrictions Tough
Covid-19, Funeral Notices
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Covid-19, Funeral Notices
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Local Funeral Director Finding Restrictions Tough

Aimee Wilson - May 12, 2020

“Grief is something that we cannot play with, and the Government is doing just that,” funeral director Sharron Hanley said, in response to further Level 2 restrictions.…