Dark Sky Sanctuary for Stewart Island/Rakiura
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Dark Sky Sanctuary for Stewart Island/Rakiura

News Desk - Jan 04, 2019

All eyes are now looking to the Stewart Island/Rakiura night sky with the Island officially recognised for its exceptional night sky quality. The International Dark Sky Association…

Government Funding For Stirling Point Welcomed
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Government Funding For Stirling Point Welcomed

News Desk - Jan 02, 2019

The Bluff Community Board and Invercargill City Council are welcoming an announcement today by Tourism Minister Hon. Kelvin Davis that the government will provide $25,000 towards a…

Inner City Redevelopment – A Game Changer!
News, Old Invercargill
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News, Old Invercargill
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Inner City Redevelopment – A Game Changer!

Mal - Jan 01, 2019

What has long been talked about has been revealed. A $160 million reshape of central Invercargill was revealed at a briefing for media and city councillors media…

Who Better To Tell The World How Fantastic Southland Is – Than Southlanders Themselves
Southland District Council, Tourism
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Southland District Council, Tourism
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Who Better To Tell The World How Fantastic Southland Is – Than Southlanders Themselves

Gary Tong - Dec 25, 2018

In 2017, Council undertook a well overdue rebrand, ushering in a fresh new look and saying goodbye to the rather tired-looking, 30-year-old logo. The world we live…

Contiki Contract For Real Country
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Contiki Contract For Real Country

News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Cracking stock whips, watching sheep mustering and experiencing Southern farm life is now an option for Contiki travellers in New Zealand. Kingston based Real Country has confirmed…

Significant Agritourism Opportunities For Southland
Business, News
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Business, News
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Significant Agritourism Opportunities For Southland

News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Southland farmers are being encouraged to consider how they can take advantage of increasing opportunities in tourism. Venture Southland is hosting four agritourism information sessions across the…

Gore DC Install Ice Warning Lights On Crawford Road
Gore, News
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Gore, News
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Gore DC Install Ice Warning Lights On Crawford Road

News Desk - Aug 07, 2018

The Gore District Council has installed blue flashing warning lights on a section of road renown for becoming icy in winter in a bid to improve motorists’…

New Million-dollar Museum Set for Stewart Island
News, SoRDS
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News, SoRDS
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New Million-dollar Museum Set for Stewart Island

News Desk - Aug 04, 2018

Stewart Island is about to get $1 million in government funding to build a new museum. The old Lockwood home currently housing the island's historic artefacts is…

iSite Relocating to Wachner Place
News, Tourism
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News, Tourism
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iSite Relocating to Wachner Place

News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Venture Southland chief executive Paul Casson hopes a visitor centre in the heart of Invercargill will draw larger tourist numbers into the city centre. Invercargill’s i-SITE was…

Major Funding Win For Lumsden
Community, News
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Community, News
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Major Funding Win For Lumsden

News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

The Lumsden railway precinct is set to be future-proofed after a major funding win for the Lumsden Heritage Trust. The Trust has been granted $62,252 by the…