New Zealand Red Meat Exports Reach $921 Million In February
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Farming, News
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New Zealand Red Meat Exports Reach $921 Million In February

News Desk - Apr 05, 2020

New Zealand exported sheepmeat and beef worth $921 million in February with the value largely unchanged from a year earlier despite COVID-19, according to the latest figures…

$100,000 donation for Southland Charity Hospital
Community, News
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Community, News
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$100,000 donation for Southland Charity Hospital

News Desk - Apr 02, 2020

The Southland Charity Hospital Trust has received a generous $100,000 donation from an unnamed donor, and the timing couldn’t be better. The trust was set up by…

Southland Activates Emergency Contacts For Covid-19
Community, Covid-19
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Community, Covid-19
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Southland Activates Emergency Contacts For Covid-19

News Desk - Mar 31, 2020

Emergency Management Southland has activated free telephone and online contacts to ensure Southlanders get the support they need during the Covid-19 lockdown. The Southland Emergency Coordination Centre…

New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter To Shut Down Line 4 Due To COVID-19
Business, Covid-19
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Business, Covid-19
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New Zealand’s Aluminium Smelter To Shut Down Line 4 Due To COVID-19

News Desk - Mar 31, 2020

To support the health and safety of our employees at NZAS and in accordance with government directives in relation to containing the spread of Covid-19 we have…

Watch: Latest Covid-19 Government Update, 85 New Cases Last 24hours
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Covid-19, News
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Watch: Latest Covid-19 Government Update, 85 New Cases Last 24hours

News Desk - Mar 27, 2020

There have been 85 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, with one person now in intensive care, the Health Ministry has confirmed. As the…

Southland Housing Action Forum (SHAF) Appoints Housing Champion
Community, News
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Community, News
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Southland Housing Action Forum (SHAF) Appoints Housing Champion

News Desk - Mar 27, 2020

The Southland Housing Action Forum (SHAF) remains grateful for the support of its funders; Community Trust South, ILT, Southland Chamber of Commerce and SBS Bank, all of…

The Lowdown On Waste During Lockdown
Community, Covid-19
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Community, Covid-19
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The Lowdown On Waste During Lockdown

News Desk - Mar 26, 2020

As New Zealand moved to alert level four overnight, Southlanders began to wonder whether recycling and rubbish services would continue. Were they classed as “essential services,” or…

Councils Closing libraries & Pools End Of Business Today
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Covid-19, News
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Councils Closing libraries & Pools End Of Business Today

News Desk - Mar 21, 2020

Invercargill City Council has also decided to close Splash Palace and its libraries at the end of business today. It is understood Southland District Council will make…

Annual Steampunk Teapot Racing a Success, Fun For All Ages
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Community, News
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Annual Steampunk Teapot Racing a Success, Fun For All Ages

Mike Sanford - Mar 20, 2020

With fantastic weather and a decent crowd, the yearly Steampunk Teapot Racing event presented by What's On Invers, held on Sunday near the band rotunda in Queens…

Bluff Oyster Festival Cancelled
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Covid-19, News
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Bluff Oyster Festival Cancelled

News Desk - Mar 18, 2020

The world-famous Bluff Oyster Festival is the latest victim of the Coronavirus with the events cancellation. Committe member, Kylie Fowler said, "We will be releasing refund information…