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Successful Tahr Study Could Provide Additional Hunting Opportunities
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Successful Tahr Study Could Provide Additional Hunting Opportunities

News Desk - Nov 16, 2020

A Game Animal Council funded study has established it is possible to contain male tahr on private land providing additional hunting opportunities and potentially reducing conflict between…

Watch: Tuatara Journey up South Island to Marlborough Sounds’ Homeland
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Watch: Tuatara Journey up South Island to Marlborough Sounds’ Homeland

News Desk - Nov 15, 2020

Seventy-three tuatara have this week winged their way from Invercargill to their natural home in the Marlborough Sounds. The Takapourewa/Stephens Island tuatara came from Southland Museum &…

Gore and Mataura wastewater Management Strategy
Environment, Gore
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Environment, Gore
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Gore and Mataura wastewater Management Strategy

News Desk - Nov 05, 2020

The Gore District Council plans to significantly improve the quality of wastewater being discharged into the Mataura River over the next 30 years. The long term strategy…

Hunters to Choose Their Champion for Bird of the Year
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Hunters to Choose Their Champion for Bird of the Year

News Desk - Nov 03, 2020

The Game Animal Council (GAC), the NZ Deerstalkers Association (NZDA) and Hunters for Conservation are providing hunters with the opportunity to choose either the kārearea/NZ falcon or…

No Major Changes for Agriculture with New Cabinet Line-up
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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No Major Changes for Agriculture with New Cabinet Line-up

News Desk - Nov 03, 2020

It's business as usual for the primary sector with ministerial portfolios remaining relatively unchanged but from a few tweaks. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the new Cabinet…

Southlanders Value Connection to Freshwater
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Southlanders Value Connection to Freshwater

News Desk - Oct 09, 2020

Two new local values for freshwater have emerged following conversations with people from across Southland in 2019. Environment Southland Chairman Nicol Horrell said “Through the Share Your…

SIT Research Project into Microplastics in Invercargill Waterways Recognised Nationally for Development.
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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SIT Research Project into Microplastics in Invercargill Waterways Recognised Nationally for Development.

News Desk - Oct 04, 2020

A Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) environmental research project on microplastics in Invercargill waterways has been recognised nationally for its potential to be rolled out across the…

Clean Energy Coal Boiler Replacement Fund Rolls Out To More Schools – 7 Southland Schools To Benefit
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Clean Energy Coal Boiler Replacement Fund Rolls Out To More Schools – 7 Southland Schools To Benefit

News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

Government funding to switch coal boilers to clean energy is being rolled out to another 18 schools. The Clean Powered Public Service fund announced in January by…

Cartoon of the Day
Environment, Funstuff
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Environment, Funstuff
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Cartoon of the Day

News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

Cartoon of the Day. Thanks to Garrick Tremain. https://garricktremain.nz/cartoons

Cartoon of the Day
Cartoon of the Day, Environment
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Cartoon of the Day, Environment
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Cartoon of the Day

News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Cartoon of the Day. Thanks to Garrick Tremain. https://garricktremain.nz/cartoons