Night sky above Stewart Island/Rakiura – Set to Turn Heads Around the Globe
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Night sky above Stewart Island/Rakiura – Set to Turn Heads Around the Globe

News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

A glittering jewel – the night sky above Stewart Island/Rakiura – is set to turn heads around the globe. Opinion piece by Gary Tong. Earning official status…

Burt Munro Challenge To Be Live Streamed
Burt Munro Challenge 2019, Motor Sport
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Burt Munro Challenge 2019, Motor Sport
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Burt Munro Challenge To Be Live Streamed

News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

The 2019 Burt Munro Challenge is gearing up to reach an even greater audience of motorcycling enthusiasts. For the first time ever, the Burt Munro Challenge will…

Flying Gordon Ramsay Was A Fun & Enjoyable Experience For Young Pilot
News, Stewart Island
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News, Stewart Island
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Flying Gordon Ramsay Was A Fun & Enjoyable Experience For Young Pilot

News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

It’s not every day you get to fly celebrities like three-star Michelin chef Gordon Ramsay to Stewart Island, but that was the reality for 22-year-old pilot Joel…

Direct Flights Between Invercargill And Auckland Confirmed
Business, News
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Business, News
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Direct Flights Between Invercargill And Auckland Confirmed

News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Travelling to and from Southland is set to become significantly more straight-forward with one of New Zealand’s largest air carriers on board to connect people between Invercargill…

Foreign Drivers No Worse Than Kiwi Drivers On NZ Roads – Ministry Data
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Foreign Drivers No Worse Than Kiwi Drivers On NZ Roads – Ministry Data

News Desk - Jan 06, 2019

New Zealand drivers are crashing at higher rates than drivers visiting this country, Ministry of Transport data shows. While exact information about the number of foreign drivers…

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…

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…

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’…