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Michels Weekend Curtailed
Covid-19, Motor Sport
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Covid-19, Motor Sport
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Michels Weekend Curtailed

Lindsay Beer - Mar 19, 2020

Young Southland racing driver Jordan Michels surreal opportunity to drive at the Australian Grand Prix meeting at Albert Park in Melbourne this weekend was cut short when…

Triathlon And Family Day In Bluff CANCELLED
Bluff, Covid-19
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Bluff, Covid-19
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Triathlon And Family Day In Bluff CANCELLED

Lindsay Beer - Mar 19, 2020

The fifth annual Try-Whanau Triathlon and Family Festival scheduled for Bluff this weekend has been cancelled. Awarua Whanau Services made the decision to cancel as per Ministry…

Bluff Oyster Festival Cancelled
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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Bluff Oyster Festival Cancelled

News Desk - Mar 18, 2020

The world-famous Bluff Oyster Festival is the latest victim of the Coronavirus with the events cancellation. Committe member, Kylie Fowler said, "We will be releasing refund information…

Rugby Southland Coronavirus Response
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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Rugby Southland Coronavirus Response

Southland Sports News - Mar 18, 2020

The Board of Rugby Southland had an extraordinary Board meeting today to discuss the effect of the Covid -19 Virus on the pending Rugby season. The Board…

First Invercargill Coronavirus Case Confirmed
Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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Covid-19, Health & Fitness
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First Invercargill Coronavirus Case Confirmed

News Desk - Mar 18, 2020

Ministry of Health has confirmed the first Invercargill case of Coronavirus, the person returned from overseas and has been quarantined. No need to panic, use common sense…

Tussock Country 2020 Cancelled
Covid-19, Gore
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Covid-19, Gore
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Tussock Country 2020 Cancelled

News Desk - Mar 17, 2020

Given the ongoing response to the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Zealand Country Music Festival Trust has made the difficult decision to cancel the Tussock…

Chamber Lukewarm On Government Covid-19 Response
Business, Covid-19
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Business, Covid-19
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Chamber Lukewarm On Government Covid-19 Response

News Desk - Mar 17, 2020

The Southland Chamber of Commerce is cautiously welcoming the Government’s Covid-19 business response package – while also helping coordinate a collaborative regional approach to combat the serious…

Dunedin Man 1 Of 3 New Confirmed Cases Of Covid-19 in New Zealand
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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Dunedin Man 1 Of 3 New Confirmed Cases Of Covid-19 in New Zealand

News Desk - Mar 17, 2020

There are three new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus in New Zealand, Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has confirmed. Dr Bloomfield has provided the latest update…

Coronavirus: Government Unveils $12.1b Package to Combat Covid-19 Impact
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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Coronavirus: Government Unveils $12.1b Package to Combat Covid-19 Impact

News Desk - Mar 17, 2020

Businesses will receive the lion's share of a $12.1 billion economic rescue package as New Zealand responds to the Covid-19 crisis. Beneficiaries and superannuitants will also get…

Southland Relay For Life Postponed
Community, Covid-19
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Community, Covid-19
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Southland Relay For Life Postponed

News Desk - Mar 17, 2020

Southland Relay for Life has been postponed due to the Coronavirus. Southland Cancer Society issued a notice on its Facebook page with the following statement. The Cancer…