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Primary Sector Wary of Health and Safety If Cannabis Legalised
Election 2020, Farming
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Election 2020, Farming
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Primary Sector Wary of Health and Safety If Cannabis Legalised

News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

Legalising of recreational cannabis could increase health and safety risks for the primary sector, say wary employers. The sector already has one of the highest workplace accident…

‘I Want To See Proof’ – Te Anau Based Tourism Operator Urges Inquiry Over Covid-19 Recovery Funding
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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‘I Want To See Proof’ – Te Anau Based Tourism Operator Urges Inquiry Over Covid-19 Recovery Funding

News Desk - Sep 16, 2020

A South Island tourism operator says the way more than $40 million in tourism grants has been dished out is unfair, and he is among a group…

Freshwater Rules Advisory Group to be Established
Environment, Farming
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Environment, Farming
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Freshwater Rules Advisory Group to be Established

News Desk - Sep 08, 2020

Yesterday (Monday 7 September) the Minister for the Environment David Parker and Minister of Primary Industries Damien O’Connor met with council executives, farming and sector leaders and…

Air NZ Resumes Akld Flights From Monday – Masks Mandatory
Business, News
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Business, News
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Air NZ Resumes Akld Flights From Monday – Masks Mandatory

News Desk - Aug 29, 2020

  Air New Zealand will resume flying all of its Auckland domestic routes when the region moves to Alert Level 2 on Monday. The airline has been…

Hunters for Conservation
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Hunters for Conservation

News Desk - Aug 20, 2020

The Game Animal Council is welcoming Conservation Week and highlighting the great conservation and community-led volunteer work done by hunters through the ‘Hunters for Conservation’ #huntingisconservation badge.…

Southland Hospital to Receive New MRI Scanner
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Southland Hospital to Receive New MRI Scanner

News Desk - Aug 14, 2020

Southland Hospital’s aging MRI scanner is to be removed and replaced by a new $1.6million scanner, believed to be the first of its kind in New Zealand.…

New Game Animal Councillors Appointed
News
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News
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New Game Animal Councillors Appointed

News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

The Minister of Conservation has appointed five new councillors and a new Chair to the New Zealand Game Animal Council. “Grant Dodson has been appointed Chair of…

Calf Corpses Could Go Uncollected Due To Leather Prices
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Calf Corpses Could Go Uncollected Due To Leather Prices

News Desk - Aug 11, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of dead animals risk being left uncollected on farms because of a collapse in the price of leather. Farmers have been told they will…

Verdon College Students Get A Taste Of What It’s Like To Be A Health Professional
Health & Fitness, News
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Health & Fitness, News
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Verdon College Students Get A Taste Of What It’s Like To Be A Health Professional

News Desk - Aug 04, 2020

Southland Hospital’s Careers Incubator welcomed 13 students from Verdon College and Te Wharekura O Arowhenua today. The programme provides students with the opportunity to view health professionals…

Powerball and Strike Roll Over
News
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News
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Powerball and Strike Roll Over

News Desk - Jul 08, 2020

Powerball and Strike have both rolled over tonight, meaning there is a combined prize pool of $13.6 million up for grabs on Saturday night. Powerball was not…