MPI calls for a cull on all Mycoplasma bovis infected properties
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MPI calls for a cull on all Mycoplasma bovis infected properties

News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has determined that all cattle on properties infected with the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis will be culled, and will be working with farmers…

District Residents Warned to Avoid Rates Scam
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District Residents Warned to Avoid Rates Scam

News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Southland residents are being urged to be cautious about a rates scam reported in some parts of the District. Chief executive Steve Ruru said Council had been…

Two Arrested for Southland Burglaries
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Two Arrested for Southland Burglaries

News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Police have arrested two men in relation to a number of burglaries in Southland over the past few weeks. The men, both aged in their 30s, were…

Fonterra Announces 2018 Interim Results
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Fonterra Announces 2018 Interim Results

News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today increased its forecast Farmgate Milk Price for the 2017/18 season to $6.55 per kgMS and announced a full year forecast dividend range…

Edendale Wyndham Road Works Update
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Edendale Wyndham Road Works Update

News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Road works are currently under way on Ferry Road/Edendale Wyndham Road. Contractors have begun work on a pavement rehabilitation and some widening of the existing road. About…

Petition To Save Lumsden Maternity Centre Goes Live
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Petition To Save Lumsden Maternity Centre Goes Live

News Desk - Mar 08, 2018

Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker has launched a petition against the proposed downgrade of the Lumsden Maternity Centre and will lead a protest march in the Northern Southland…

International Woodchopping between Australia and NZ
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International Woodchopping between Australia and NZ

News Desk - Mar 07, 2018

International Woodchopping between Australia and NZ It was held at the Northern Tavern  and the Southland A & P show. Photos by Dave Loudon photography.

Fonterra Takes Health & Safety into 20th Century Virtual Reality
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Fonterra Takes Health & Safety into 20th Century Virtual Reality

News Desk - Mar 07, 2018

Fonterra and Beca have partnered to develop a breakthrough virtual reality health and safety training technology. The cutting-edge solution lets employees navigate the Co-operative’s manufacturing and distribution…

Alliance Pure South venison Off to Europe
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Alliance Pure South venison Off to Europe

News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

Leading food company Alliance has dispatched Pure South venison to key global markets as the traditional European game season winds down. The venison will be marketed in…

Minister Declares Drought in parts of Otago and Southland (updated)
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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…