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New Chief Executive appointed to Presbyterian Support Southland
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New Chief Executive appointed to Presbyterian Support Southland

News Desk - Jan 20, 2020

Presbyterian Support Southland (PSS) Chairman Tim Loan is very pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Parker as the incoming Chief Executive of the well-known Southland organisation.…

Rakiura Maori Aim To Create Great Southern Ocean Walk
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Rakiura Maori Aim To Create Great Southern Ocean Walk

News Desk - Jan 02, 2020

A plan to create a guided, cultural, multi-day walk along stunning coastlines and in virgin forests on Rakiura/Stewart Island is progressing thanks to recently secured funding. Rakiura…

SIT Students Joint Project With I.C.C.
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SIT Students Joint Project With I.C.C.

News Desk - Dec 29, 2019

Three Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) international students have just completed a collaboration project for the Invercargill City Council. The Graduate Diploma in Engineering students, under the…

Funding For Southland Youth Futures
Community, Kids & Family
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Community, Kids & Family
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Funding For Southland Youth Futures

News Desk - Dec 27, 2019

Southland’s future labour market has received a boost thanks to a cash injection from the Provincial Growth Fund. Regional Economic Development Minister Shane Jones today announced $1.55…

Keep Your Property Secure These Holidays
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Keep Your Property Secure These Holidays

News Desk - Dec 23, 2019

While the holiday season may be on your mind – it’s not time to relax when it comes to keeping your home and property secure. Southern Police…

Invercargill Medical Centre is adding te reo Mãori to a key feature of the Health Care Home programme.
Community, Health & Fitness
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Community, Health & Fitness
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Invercargill Medical Centre is adding te reo Mãori to a key feature of the Health Care Home programme.

News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

The general practice, which began the HCH programme in July, has started brief morning meetings to help get all staff together to plan and prioritise for the…

Women Excelling In Trades At SIT
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Community, News
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Women Excelling In Trades At SIT

News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) held the Award Ceremony on Tuesday evening, December 3 at the Civic Theatre in Invercargill, with many women receiving awards for…

Government To Give Stewart Island $3m For Wind Turbines
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Government To Give Stewart Island $3m For Wind Turbines

News Desk - Dec 14, 2019

The Provincial Growth Fund is putting $3.16 million towards building two wind turbines on Rakiura / Stewart Island It is estimated Stewart Islanders pay on average three…

Spirit Army Need Your Support For Some Families
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Spirit Army Need Your Support For Some Families

News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

A message from Gerry Forde, Leader of Spirit Army, This Christmas we’ve seen three family breakups, a beating and a suicide attempt. Christmas is a time of…

Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal Raises $39,367 For Southland Children
Community, Kids & Family
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Community, Kids & Family
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Countdown Kids Hospital Appeal Raises $39,367 For Southland Children

News Desk - Dec 09, 2019

Christmas came early for Southland children today when a cheque for $39,367 raised by the Countdown Kids 2019 Hospital Appeal, was presented to Southern DHB at Countdown…