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New Game Animal Councillors Appointed
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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…

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 05, 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.…

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
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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…

Blessing of Refurbished Oral Health Clinics at Southland Hospital
News
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News
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Blessing of Refurbished Oral Health Clinics at Southland Hospital

News Desk - Jul 01, 2020

Two clinics at Southland Hospital’s busy Oral Health Unit that have been completely refurbished with new chairs and equipment, were blessed on Friday morning and are ready…

Fonterra to Pay Farmers More for Sustainable, High Value Milk
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Fonterra to Pay Farmers More for Sustainable, High Value Milk

News Desk - Jun 24, 2020

Fonterra farmers producing sustainable, high quality milk will be eligible for a new payment, as Fonterra announces important changes to the way it pays farmers for their…

Aerial Flights Show Positive Improvements in Winter Grazing Practice
Environment, Farming
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Environment, Farming
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Aerial Flights Show Positive Improvements in Winter Grazing Practice

News Desk - Jun 18, 2020

Yesterday’s aerial compliance inspections saw positive improvements in winter grazing practices. Environment Southland chief executive Rob Phillips said farmers were advised last year that winter grazing practices…

South Island Winter Tomato Growers Hit By Carbon Charges
Business, News
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Business, News
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South Island Winter Tomato Growers Hit By Carbon Charges

News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

Parts of New Zealand might soon struggle to find tomatoes in winter. Much of the South Island's supply is grown in glasshouses heated by coal-fired burners, while…

New Bylaw Protects Southland’s Stop Bank Network
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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New Bylaw Protects Southland’s Stop Bank Network

News Desk - May 27, 2020

At yesterday’s Council meeting, the revised Southland Flood Control Management Bylaw was adopted. The bylaw, which becomes operative on Saturday 23 May, aims to manage and protect…