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Government Plan Aims To Boost Primary Sector Export Earnings By $44bn
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Government Plan Aims To Boost Primary Sector Export Earnings By $44bn

News Desk - Jul 13, 2020

The government has launched a plan to boost primary sector export earnings by $44 billion over the next decade. It said the plan was focused on unlocking…

Low-Methane ‘Elite’ Sheep Breeding Project Finds Success – AgResearch Scientist
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Low-Methane ‘Elite’ Sheep Breeding Project Finds Success – AgResearch Scientist

News Desk - Jul 13, 2020

Low methane appears to be a breedable trait that does not affect economic value in sheep, and could lead to a cumulative 1 percent reduction in emissions…

Museum Re-opening One Step Closer
Community, News
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Community, News
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Museum Re-opening One Step Closer

Aimee Wilson - Jul 12, 2020

Arts and heritage is back near the top of the Invercargill City Council’s agenda, after councillors agreed to back deputy Mayor Toni Biddle’s motion to fast track…

Huge Support Already For ‘Buy a Brick’ Campaign
Community, News
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Community, News
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Huge Support Already For ‘Buy a Brick’ Campaign

Aimee Wilson - Jul 12, 2020

Just over a week since launching the ‘Buy a Brick’ campaign, the Southland Charity Hospital has managed to raise in excess of $129,000. “We’ve been absolutely blown away…

Downtown Invercargill A Hive Of Activity Over The Weekend
Kids & Family, News
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Kids & Family, News
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Downtown Invercargill A Hive Of Activity Over The Weekend

Aimee Wilson - Jul 11, 2020

Kids will be taking over Esk Street this weekend with games and activities all day long. The ‘Kids in the City’ initiative is a collaboration between ILT…

Mayoral Forum Urging Government & Rio Tinto To Continue Dialogue
Community, News
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Community, News
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Mayoral Forum Urging Government & Rio Tinto To Continue Dialogue

News Desk - Jul 10, 2020

The Southland Mayoral Forum is focusing on ensuring Southland communities have a strong, vibrant future no matter what the next 14 months may bring. This follows yesterday’s…

Prospects Slim For Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter Workers Set To Lose Jobs
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Prospects Slim For Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter Workers Set To Lose Jobs

News Desk - Jul 10, 2020

Southland industries are warning new jobs for smelter workers affected by their employer closing shop won't be available overnight. One of the region's major employers the Tiwai…

Rio Tinto To Close Tiwai Aluminium Smelter Following Strategic Review
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Rio Tinto To Close Tiwai Aluminium Smelter Following Strategic Review

News Desk - Jul 09, 2020

Rio Tinto will start planning for the wind-down of operations and the eventual closure of New Zealand Aluminium Smelters (NZAS) following the conclusion of its strategic review…

Snow Warning To 300m For Southland, Roading Update
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Snow Warning To 300m For Southland, Roading Update

Mike Sanford - Jul 08, 2020

A cold front moves east across the country this morning (Wednesday), followed by cold southwesterlies. This weather system is expected to bring snow to low-levels in some…

New Dress Rental Business Off To A Flying Start.
Business, News
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Business, News
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New Dress Rental Business Off To A Flying Start.

Malcolm Gayfer - Jul 08, 2020

A newly formed Invercargill home based business is off to a roaring start. Curvy Rentals NZ is the creation of Sammi Smith and is already attracting nationwide…