New DOC Booking Website Live
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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New DOC Booking Website Live

News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

The Department of Conservation (DOC) is launched a new online booking service on Monday (11th June) and invites those wishing to book onto a Great Walk to create…

Waituna Lagoon Opened to The Sea
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Waituna Lagoon Opened to The Sea

News Desk - May 31, 2018

The Waituna Lagoon has been opened to the sea at Walker’s Bay. This morning heavy machinery was used to dig a channel allowing the lagoon to drain…

Jeff Rea Releases New Album
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Jeff Rea Releases New Album

Editor - May 30, 2018

Singer-songwriter Jeff Rea travelled to Nashville to record an album that’s close to home. The West Otago dairy farmer’s illustrious career in country music has put him…

Environment Southland Chip In $250K To Help Fund Ouvea Premix Removal
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Environment Southland Chip In $250K To Help Fund Ouvea Premix Removal

News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

Environment Southland councillors today agreed to contribute $250,000 as part of a regional funding package of $650,000 to enable the removal of ouvea premix from four sites…

Mal’s Music Memory – Mrs Doubtfire
Entertainment, Environment
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Entertainment, Environment
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Mal’s Music Memory – Mrs Doubtfire

Mal - Feb 26, 2018

Hey team, how are the last few days of February treating you? Just came to my attention that the 24th anniversary of the release of the movie…

ICC Lifting Water Restrictions – Effective Immediately
Environment, Invercargill City Council
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Environment, Invercargill City Council
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ICC Lifting Water Restrictions – Effective Immediately

News Desk - Feb 02, 2018

The Invercargill City Council is lifting water restrictions – effective immediately, Water Manager Alister Murray confirmed today. The Invercargill City Council earlier this week banned domestic outside…

Fire At Southwood Export On Bluff Road (video + photos)
Bluff, Environment
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Bluff, Environment
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Fire At Southwood Export On Bluff Road (video + photos)

News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

There's a wood chip fire on Bluff Road, three helicopters are on the scene battling windy conditions to contain the fires. Diversions are in place off State Highway…

Environment Southland – Water Situation in Southland Now “Serious”
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Environment Southland – Water Situation in Southland Now “Serious”

News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Environment Southland has assessed the low water situation in Southland as ‘serious’. At a meeting yesterday (29/01/2018) director of science and information Graham Sevicke-Jones said the council…

Minister Declares Drought in parts of Otago and Southland (updated)
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Minister Declares Drought in parts of Otago and Southland (updated)

News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Updated: Tuesday 30 Jan 3:50pm Minister for Agriculture and Rural Communities Damien O’Connor today announced that the medium-scale adverse event classification for the drought in parts of…

Firefighters Ready – Very High Fire Danger for Southland
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Firefighters Ready – Very High Fire Danger for Southland

News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

Fire and Emergency New Zealand is predicting very high to extreme fire dangers across Southland this week. Southland has had a total of 30 fires since the…