Watch live: Ashley Bloomfield and Andrew Coster on Covid-19 and level 2 rules
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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Watch live: Ashley Bloomfield and Andrew Coster on Covid-19 and level 2 rules

News Desk - May 18, 2020

Watch live: Ashley Bloomfield and Andrew Coster on Covid-19 and level 2 rules Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Police Commissioner Andrew Coster are providing an…

No New Covid-19 Cases In NZ, Day 28 No New Cases In Southern
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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No New Covid-19 Cases In NZ, Day 28 No New Cases In Southern

News Desk - May 16, 2020

This means New Zealand’s combined total of confirmed and probable cases remains at 1,498, of which 1,148 are confirmed cases of COVID-19. We now have 1,428 people…

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…

Work and Income Wrong On Benefits & Redundancies For Decades
Community, Covid-19
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Community, Covid-19
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Work and Income Wrong On Benefits & Redundancies For Decades

News Desk - May 15, 2020

Work and Income appears to have spent decades wrongly advising some benefit applicants that they cannot get support until their redundancy has run out. Work and Income…

No New Cases In Southern For 27 Days
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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No New Cases In Southern For 27 Days

News Desk - May 15, 2020

The Ministry of Health has announced no new COVID-19 cases in the Southern district today. The region’s total remains 216, with four active cases, 210 now recovered…

Coworking Spaces to Reopen at Level 2
Business, Covid-19
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Business, Covid-19
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Coworking Spaces to Reopen at Level 2

News Desk - May 15, 2020

New Zealand coworking industry association, Coworking Aotearoa, is welcoming the return of coworking in Level 2, saying it will help boost businesses and support local economies. The…

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

Watch Live:  Government Unveil The 2020 Budget
Community, Covid-19
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Community, Covid-19
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Watch Live: Government Unveil The 2020 Budget

News Desk - May 14, 2020

The government will unveil the 2020 Budget at 2pm today. This year's Budget will be focussed on the response to Covid-19. It's titled 'Rebuilding Together' and Prime…

Hospital Visiting Restrictions To Relax By Next Week
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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Hospital Visiting Restrictions To Relax By Next Week

News Desk - May 13, 2020

The Southern district is probably at its lowest point of risk of Covid-19 since the first case was reported, medical officer of health Dr Susan Jack said…