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SIT Signs Up To Build Home In Proposed Aged Care Village
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SIT Signs Up To Build Home In Proposed Aged Care Village

News Desk - Apr 07, 2020

The Hawthorndale Care Village has signed an agreement with The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) to build one of the 13 care homes in the proposed new…

Southland Museum & Art Gallery Release Tim Walker Report
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Community, News
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Southland Museum & Art Gallery Release Tim Walker Report

News Desk - Apr 06, 2020

The Southland Museum and Art Gallery (SMAG) Trust Board at its meeting on April 2 resolved to publicly release museum consultant Tim Walker’s report entitled Reinventing the…

Charity Partnership Launched To Assist Carers & Vulnerable People
Community, Covid-19
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Community, Covid-19
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Charity Partnership Launched To Assist Carers & Vulnerable People

News Desk - Apr 06, 2020

National not for profits Carers NZ and IHC are offering check-ins and practical help for family carers and people living alone who would like day to day…

15+ DIY Related Incidents In Southland Since Lockdown
Community, Covid-19
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Community, Covid-19
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15+ DIY Related Incidents In Southland Since Lockdown

News Desk - Apr 05, 2020

Increase in the number of orthopaedic presentations at Southland Hospital related to DIY activity around the home. Since the lockdown began, Southland Hospital has noted at least…

Stay Safe With Your Bubble Mates This Daylight Savings Weekend
Community, Covid-19
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Community, Covid-19
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Stay Safe With Your Bubble Mates This Daylight Savings Weekend

News Desk - Apr 04, 2020

With everybody now at home for the COVID-19 self-isolation period, it is more important than ever to check your home is fire safe and to be vigilant…

The Rear View Mirror – Covid-19 The Journey
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Community, News
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The Rear View Mirror – Covid-19 The Journey

Mal - Apr 03, 2020

Hi there team and welcome to another look at The Rear View Mirror. A semi regular look at whats been going on and not going on in…

$100,000 donation for Southland Charity Hospital
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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…

Neighbourhood Support Concerned About Possible Risks
Community, Covid-19
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Community, Covid-19
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Neighbourhood Support Concerned About Possible Risks

News Desk - Mar 31, 2020

It's great to help your neighbours but care should be taken. Neighbourhood Support is worried some well-meaning New Zealanders are putting themselves at risk and others in…

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…

Coronavirus: Freight Trips Quicker, Less Stressful With Lack Of Traffic
Community, Covid-19
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Community, Covid-19
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Coronavirus: Freight Trips Quicker, Less Stressful With Lack Of Traffic

News Desk - Mar 29, 2020

The Covid-19 lockdown has led to a noticeable drop in traffic, with some truck drivers saying it is much easier to meet timetables. Central Express driver Barry…