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Milford Businesses Fear For The Future After A Series Of Calamities
Fiordland, New Zealand
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Fiordland, New Zealand
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Milford Businesses Fear For The Future After A Series Of Calamities

News Desk - Aug 01, 2020

Close to one million people visited Milford Sound last year, but that's slowed from a torrent to a trickle as borders have closed. But Covid-19 is just…

Covid-19 Document Dump: Budget Blowouts, Transit Visas, Social Costs
Covid-19, Election 2020
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Covid-19, Election 2020
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Covid-19 Document Dump: Budget Blowouts, Transit Visas, Social Costs

News Desk - Aug 01, 2020

The government massively underestimated the number of people who would be returning to New Zealand - and the cost of keeping them in managed isolation, according to…

Changes to Decades-old Resource Management Act in the Works
Election 2020, News
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Election 2020, News
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Changes to Decades-old Resource Management Act in the Works

News Desk - Jul 31, 2020

The government has set in motion a plan for a major overhaul of the law that's supposed to sustainably manage New Zealand's natural and physical resources. Environment…

Today’s Sports News: What You Need to Know
News, Sports
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News, Sports
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Today’s Sports News: What You Need to Know

Southland Sports News - Jul 31, 2020

Latest - The Canterbury Tactix made the most of their one and only home game this season with a 52-42 win over Northern Stars in Christchurch. A…

Fonterra No Longer Required To Accept Milk From All Dairy Farmers
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Fonterra No Longer Required To Accept Milk From All Dairy Farmers

News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

Fonterra no longer has to accept milk as a matter of course from anyone wanting to get into dairy farming. Legislation has just been passed in Parliament…

M Bovis Active Infections limited to Four Farms After Three Years
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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M Bovis Active Infections limited to Four Farms After Three Years

News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

Today marks three years since the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis was detected in New Zealand. Government figures show to date, 250 properties have been infected by the…

Makers of Tyres, Plastic Packaging and Electronics Will Soon Have To Clean Up Their Own Trash
Business, Environment
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Business, Environment
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Makers of Tyres, Plastic Packaging and Electronics Will Soon Have To Clean Up Their Own Trash

News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

Businesses producing harmful products such as tyres, plastic packaging and electronics will soon have to start cleaning up their own trash. The new government policy, which was…

Fiordland Faces 40 Percent Unemployment After Storms, Covid-19
Covid-19, Fiordland
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Covid-19, Fiordland
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Fiordland Faces 40 Percent Unemployment After Storms, Covid-19

News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

Fiordland is facing up to 40 percent unemployment, with many tourism business saying they're unsure about their future. This year the region has been hit by severe…

Influx of Army Recruits Amid Covid-19 Pandemic
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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Influx of Army Recruits Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

News Desk - Jul 28, 2020

Hundreds more New Zealanders are rushing to sign up to the Army amid the Covid-19 pandemic. An extra 1000 or more recruits join the Army, Air Force…

UK Based Kiwi’s In Race To Get Home With Visas Set To Expire – How Southlander’s Are Stuck?
Covid-19, New Zealand
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Covid-19, New Zealand
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UK Based Kiwi’s In Race To Get Home With Visas Set To Expire – How Southlander’s Are Stuck?

News Desk - Jul 24, 2020

  Potentially thousands of UK-based New Zealanders are in a race to get back to New Zealand, with their visas set to expire in the coming days.…