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Plastic Bottle Return Scheme to Put Value Back into Recycling
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Plastic Bottle Return Scheme to Put Value Back into Recycling

News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Work has begun to develop a fit-for-purpose beverage container return scheme for New Zealand. Associate Environment Minister Eugenie Sage made the announcement at the WasteMINZ conference in…

Artificial Insemination Successful For kākāpō
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Artificial Insemination Successful For kākāpō

News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

The future for kākāpō could look more fertile thanks to advancements in Artificial Insemination (AI). This breeding season three female kākāpō were successfully inseminated using AI technology,…

Great Walk Status For Southland’s Hump Ridge Track
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Great Walk Status For Southland’s Hump Ridge Track

News Desk - Jul 14, 2019

Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage made the announcement today in Tuatapere, Southland, and said it would be "a fantastic addition" to the network. "The track provides access…

More Undaria Discovered In Fiordland
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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More Undaria Discovered In Fiordland

News Desk - May 08, 2019

A further discovery of the invasive seaweed Undaria pinnatifida (Undaria) at a new site in Fiordland is disappointing, but should not be seen as an opportunity to…

Toxic Algae Found In The Waikaia River At Waikaia
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Toxic Algae Found In The Waikaia River At Waikaia

News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Environment Southland’s latest monitoring has found elevated levels of the toxic algae benthic cyanobacteria in the Waikaia River at Waikaia. These algae can produce toxins that are…

Toxic Algae Found in the Hamilton Burn at Affleck Road
Environment, Farming
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Environment, Farming
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Toxic Algae Found in the Hamilton Burn at Affleck Road

News Desk - Mar 07, 2019

Environment Southland’s latest monitoring has found elevated levels of the toxic algae benthic cyanobacteria in the Hamilton Burn at Affleck Road. These algae can produce toxins that…

Lake Snow Confirmed in Southland Waterway
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Lake Snow Confirmed in Southland Waterway

News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

Southland water enthusiasts are urged to be vigilant about keeping their equipment clean, in an effort to prevent freshwater pests, like lake snow from spreading to more…

Wrap Up of Southern Pro Wrestling Fight for Gold
Environment, Kids & Family
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Environment, Kids & Family
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Wrap Up of Southern Pro Wrestling Fight for Gold

Sports Hub - Feb 18, 2019

Close to 500 people packed the Corinthian Centre last night to see SPW's first flagship Live Event of 2019 'Fight for Gold!' Despite other huge events going…

Hoiho Deaths Leave Southland Population On Brink
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Hoiho Deaths Leave Southland Population On Brink

News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

A trust protecting one of the world's rarest penguin species says its local population is at crisis point. Three yellow-eyed penguins died at Curio Bay in the…

Are You ready To Go racing? (Map & Info)
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Are You ready To Go racing? (Map & Info)

News Desk - Dec 14, 2018

It's time for the annual Ascot Park Christmas at the races tomorrow (Saturday 15th December). Event organiser Ana Corkery said "this year the marquees and corporate tents…