Tag: Gary Tong

Opinion: Conflicts, Manipulation and Smears – The WasteNet Saga
Election 2019, Opinion
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Election 2019, Opinion
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Opinion: Conflicts, Manipulation and Smears – The WasteNet Saga

Nobby Clark - Jun 08, 2019

Opinion: I am staggered that while Mayors Tong and Hicks repeatedly say they are still restrained by a tender process that has yet to be finalised (and…

Tong & Hicks Release Statement Over ICC WasteNet Meeting Outcome
Community, Election 2019
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Community, Election 2019
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Tong & Hicks Release Statement Over ICC WasteNet Meeting Outcome

News Desk - Jun 07, 2019

Southland District Mayor Gary Tong and Gore District Mayor Tracy Hicks have serious concerns about the tender process to award the contract for processing the region’s recycling…

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

News Desk - 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…

Opinion: Gary Tong – Spring Means Events Season Starts
News
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News
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Opinion: Gary Tong – Spring Means Events Season Starts

News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Spring means events season starts is ramping up and it always amazes me the breadth of things to do in Southland when the sun is shining –…

Robust Discussion Key Cornerstone Of Democracy
News
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News
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Robust Discussion Key Cornerstone Of Democracy

News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Opinion: Every business needs to adapt and evolve. The last time there was significant local government reform here in New Zealand was back in 1989 – and…

Mentor Programme To Make Learner Drivers Safer Launched
Community, Southland District Council
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Community, Southland District Council
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Mentor Programme To Make Learner Drivers Safer Launched

News Desk - May 10, 2018

A new Southland road safety initiative aims to help young people become better drivers. The Drive My Life programme pairs learner drivers between the ages of 16…

Guest Post: At The Heart Of The Southland District Is Its Communities
Southland
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Southland
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Guest Post: At The Heart Of The Southland District Is Its Communities

News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Welcome to our first guest post something we have been working on for a while, today we kick things off with Southland District Council Mayor Gary Tong.…

SDC Mayor Gary Tong On China Trip
Business, News
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Business, News
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SDC Mayor Gary Tong On China Trip

News Desk - Nov 25, 2017

I'm looking forward to building on the strong relationship I've developed during the past two years with the Chao Shan General Association of New Zealand – a…

Fresh New Brand For Southland District Council
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Fresh New Brand For Southland District Council

News Desk - Oct 02, 2017

Today Southland District Council launches its new brand. With a slogan of leading the way, Council is setting some aspirational aims in its story of what it…