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World Ploughing Championships Coming South….But A Wee Way Off Yet.
Central Otago, Farming
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Central Otago, Farming
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World Ploughing Championships Coming South….But A Wee Way Off Yet.

Malcolm Gayfer - Aug 19, 2020

From the Farming Desk - Good News! A major international competition is coming to the southern regions. New Zealand has been chosen to host The World Ploughing…

National Feildays Goes Online – A World First
Business, Farming
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Business, Farming
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National Feildays Goes Online – A World First

Malcolm Gayfer - Jul 13, 2020

The National Agricultural Fieldays was officially opened online today (Mon) , replacing its usual opening event, normally held at Mystery Creek near Hamilton. The event, which attracted…

Southland District Council CEO Resigns – Moving To Taranaki
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Southland District Council CEO Resigns – Moving To Taranaki

News Desk - Jul 06, 2020

Southland District Council chief executive Steve Ruru has resigned. Mr Ruru said his decision to resign was one of the hardest he has had to make. “I…

Police Reminder – Secure Your Fuel Tanks and Vehicles
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Police Reminder – Secure Your Fuel Tanks and Vehicles

News Desk - Oct 04, 2019

Western Southland Police are reminding people to secure fuel tanks and vehicles, after recent reports of diesel thefts in the area. Vehicles targeted include commercial vehicles on…

Police Remind Property Owners To Secure Property Due To Recent Riverton Burglaries
Community, Rural
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Community, Rural
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Police Remind Property Owners To Secure Property Due To Recent Riverton Burglaries

News Desk - Aug 10, 2019

Southland Police are reminding all Southland and Invercargill along with Riverton residents to ensure your property is secure. Police have responded to reports of burglaries of two…

Talented Tapanui Trio Win AgriKidsNZ Grand Final In Hawke’s Bay
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Talented Tapanui Trio Win AgriKidsNZ Grand Final In Hawke’s Bay

News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

A talented trio from Tapanui in West Otago has taken out the national final of a hotly-contested agri-food competition. Shamus Young, 13, Archie Chittock, 12, and Flynn…

SBS Bank Helping Rejuvenate Rural Communities – One Loop At A Time
Business, Rural
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Business, Rural
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SBS Bank Helping Rejuvenate Rural Communities – One Loop At A Time

News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

A Southland project designed to empower rural communities and create connected trading routes has been chosen to take part in 2019 Kiwi Fintech Accelerator programme. The Longwood…

Proud To Be A Dairy Farmer
Farming, Rural
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Farming, Rural
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Proud To Be A Dairy Farmer

News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Invercargill contract milker Tangaroa Walker is looking at drying off his herd of 500 cows after a great season. He says milk production is up 15 percent…

Police Seek Information After Stock Theft In Waimumu, Southland
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Police Seek Information After Stock Theft In Waimumu, Southland

News Desk - May 20, 2019

Police would like to hear from anybody who was in, or passing through, the Waimumu area south-west of Gore, between Sunday 21 and Sunday 28 April 2019…

Southland TeenAg Member’s Leadership Skills Honed At Unique Course
Gore, News
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Gore, News
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Southland TeenAg Member’s Leadership Skills Honed At Unique Course

News Desk - May 07, 2019

Southland student Hamish Goatley is using his love of tractors and machinery to make hay while the sun shines. The 18-year-old spent six weeks over the summer…