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Tag: Southland District Council

Lumsden Heritage Trust Recovers Another Railway Treasure
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Lumsden Heritage Trust Recovers Another Railway Treasure

News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

The Lumsden Heritage Trust has staged another audacious recovery of a piece of New Zealand railways history. Yesterday a team of contractors rescued an 1883 wooden passenger…

Financial Injection a Boost for Southland
Fiordland, News
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Fiordland, News
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Financial Injection a Boost for Southland

News Desk - Jul 17, 2020

A multimillion-dollar financial injection from the government is a welcome boost for the Southland economy. Southland District Mayor Gary Tong said announcements made today by Shane Jones,…

Southland District Council CEO Resigns – Moving To Taranaki
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Southland District Council CEO Resigns – Moving To Taranaki

News Desk - Jul 06, 2020

Southland District Council chief executive Steve Ruru has resigned. Mr Ruru said his decision to resign was one of the hardest he has had to make. “I…

Pyramid Bridge to Open Ahead Time and Under Budget (watch Video)
Gore, News
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Gore, News
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Pyramid Bridge to Open Ahead Time and Under Budget (watch Video)

News Desk - Jun 25, 2020

Watch the timelapse video below of the bridge construction. The new Pyramid bridge across the Mataura River will be officially opened at a ceremony on Friday 26…

MBIE Funding Approved to Repair Flood Damage to Cycle Trail
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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MBIE Funding Approved to Repair Flood Damage to Cycle Trail

News Desk - Jun 25, 2020

Repairs will soon be under way to fix substantial damage to the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail caused by Southland’s February floods. ATMCT manager Susan Mackenzie said…

Environment Southland Forecasts $3.5 Million Drop in Income
Environment, News
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Environment, News
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Environment Southland Forecasts $3.5 Million Drop in Income

News Desk - May 29, 2020

Environment Southland is forecasting a drop in income of around $3.5 million in the coming 2020-21 financial year due to the impact of COVID-19 on tourism and…

SDC Building Team Goes Paperless
News, Southland District Council
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News, Southland District Council
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SDC Building Team Goes Paperless

News Desk - May 27, 2020

Southland District Council’s building solutions team is 100% electronic. Council’s new GoGet software went live on 6 May, giving the team the final tool that enables full…

Building Inspections Backlog – A Message to Southland Builders from Southland District Council
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Building Inspections Backlog – A Message to Southland Builders from Southland District Council

News Desk - May 09, 2020

We hear you, Southland building industry We’ve been hearing a lot of frustration in the building community in the past week as work resumed under Alert Level…

Rafting Operation Approved On Mataura and Oreti Rivers
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Rafting Operation Approved On Mataura and Oreti Rivers

News Desk - Jan 10, 2020

Southland District Council has granted resource consent for a commercial rafting operation on the Mataura and Oreti rivers. Team leader resource management Marcus Roy confirmed consent had…

SDC To Vacate Earthquake-Prone Building
News, Southland District Council
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News, Southland District Council
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SDC To Vacate Earthquake-Prone Building

News Desk - Dec 19, 2019

One of the three buildings that comprise Southland District Council’s headquarters in Forth Street, Invercargill, has been rated as earthquake prone and staff who work in the…