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Get Ready To Pack the Park
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Get Ready To Pack the Park

Southland Sports News - Aug 11, 2020

The Southland Charity Hospital is by the community, for the community: and it is set to bring something pretty special to the public. To pay tribute to…

Kids Have Cut The Binge Drinking – And We Don’t Really Know Why
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Community, News
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Kids Have Cut The Binge Drinking – And We Don’t Really Know Why

News Desk - Aug 10, 2020

Teenage binge drinking has "dropped off the cliff" in the last 20 years but until now no-one really knew why. A new paper, ‘What explains the decline…

Are Your Blinders On Campaign Launched
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Community, News
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Are Your Blinders On Campaign Launched

News Desk - Aug 07, 2020

An innovative social media campaign has been created to encourage Southland parents not to shy away from those awkward conversations with their children and other parents about…

Charity Hospital Partners With SBS Bank For In-Person Donations
Business, Community
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Business, Community
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Charity Hospital Partners With SBS Bank For In-Person Donations

News Desk - Aug 07, 2020

The Southland Charity Hospital has partnered with SBS Bank to ensure everybody in the southern community can get behind its wildly successful ‘Buy A Brick’ fundraising campaign.…

How Meridian, Fonterra and Tiwai Point’s Electricity are Linked
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Community, News
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How Meridian, Fonterra and Tiwai Point’s Electricity are Linked

News Desk - Aug 04, 2020

The dairy giant Fonterra is casting ambitious eyes at the electricity that is about to become available after the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter closes. But it needs…

Regional Response to NZAS Closure
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Community, News
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Regional Response to NZAS Closure

News Desk - Aug 04, 2020

Southland’s leaders remain united in their approach to prioritise an extended transition period for the Tiwai Aluminum Smelter. On behalf of the Mayoral Forum, Gore District Mayor…

ILT Businesses Picking Up Again Post Covid
Business, Community
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Business, Community
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ILT Businesses Picking Up Again Post Covid

News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

The Invercargill Licensing Trust has made a strong recovery post-Covid and as a result, re- employed 37 out of 87 staff who were recently made redundant. In…

National Effort In Buy A Brick Day
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Community, News
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National Effort In Buy A Brick Day

Aimee Wilson - Jul 30, 2020

There will be only three colours on people’s radar this Friday - red, black and white - and it’s all for Buy A Brick Day. The team…

RSA to Get One-Off Grant of $2.53m
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Community, News
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RSA to Get One-Off Grant of $2.53m

News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

The Returned and Services Association has been thrown an economic lifeline from the government. A one-off grant of $2.53 million has been approved so the RSA can…

Police Investigate Suspicious Fire In Mataura
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Community, News
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Police Investigate Suspicious Fire In Mataura

News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

Police are investigating a suspicious fire on Main Street, Mataura on Sunday 26 July. The fire was located burning among macrocarpa trees in the rear section of…