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Opinion: A Great Big Smelting Pot
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Opinion: A Great Big Smelting Pot

Opinion - Jul 10, 2020

Sometimes I think I've woken up and found myself transported into the movie Groundhog Day. The years and the decades roll by, and as they do, new…

Opinion: Invercargill Misses Out In Infrastructure Lottery
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News, Opinion
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Opinion: Invercargill Misses Out In Infrastructure Lottery

Opinion - Jan 30, 2020

“The deep-south has been largely ignored in the Government’s spend up with Invercargill getting no money for roading improvements, MP for Invercargill Sarah Dowie says. “It’s hard…

Opinion: We Need To Fight For Tiwai
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Opinion: We Need To Fight For Tiwai

Opinion - Dec 16, 2019

With the announcement this week that Rio Tinto is carrying out a strategic review of the Tiwai smelter I have read a lot of misleading and in…

Opinion: What do we need the new SDHB Board to have?
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Opinion
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Opinion: What do we need the new SDHB Board to have?

Opinion - Oct 05, 2019

We need it to have strong leadership and vision, it needs to be a well chaired, cohesive group of forward-thinking fresh people. It needs to have strong…

Opinion: The Museum Saga Continues
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Opinion: The Museum Saga Continues

Opinion - Oct 04, 2019

We all take chances every day, and no matter how careful we are, any of us can die at any time. You could be involved in a…

Opinion: Economic Growth Has Declined Under This Government
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News, Opinion
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Opinion: Economic Growth Has Declined Under This Government

Opinion - Sep 25, 2019

Economic growth has declined under this Government and despite nearly two years in office Labour still has no plan for growth, writes MP for Invercargill Sarah Dowie.…

Opinion: I’m Game Ready. Is Invercargill?
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Opinion
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Opinion: I’m Game Ready. Is Invercargill?

Opinion - Sep 20, 2019

Here on the streets of Tokyo, the hype and energy surrounding the Rugby World Cup is infectious. I’m here as part of the Japan team’s medical and…

City Chatter –  Make Your Vote Count
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Opinion
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City Chatter – Make Your Vote Count

Opinion - Sep 19, 2019

Over the past three years this column has provided information and insights into issues of vital interest to City Council ratepayers such as the museum closure, the…

Opinion: Paddy O’Brien for ILT
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Opinion
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Opinion: Paddy O’Brien for ILT

Opinion - Sep 18, 2019

The local body elections are upon us again, and the past three years have certainly gone fast. I am just coming to the end of my first…

Opinion: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics
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Opinion: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

Opinion - Aug 03, 2019

The heart of the Stand Up For SIT campaign was to have the Education Minister Chris Hipkins hear Southland’s voice. To hear our cries of how much…