Tag: Southland District Council

Opinion: Gary Tong – Spring Means Events Season Starts
Opinion, Southland
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Opinion, Southland
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Opinion: Gary Tong – Spring Means Events Season Starts

Gary Tong - 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 –…

Flashback – The 100 Year Flood 1978 (Part 1)
Old Invercargill
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Old Invercargill
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Flashback – The 100 Year Flood 1978 (Part 1)

Old Invercargill - Oct 12, 2018

This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the the 100 Year Flood. We have part 1 of the look back from a book covering what was named…

Snow Warning For Fiordland And Inland Southland
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Snow Warning For Fiordland And Inland Southland

News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

The Blackmount-Redcliff Road was closed due to heavy snow and some vehicles were stuck on the road and has been cleared. The Lake Monowai turnoff has been…

Edendale Highway SH1 Realignment (video)
News, Southland District Council
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News, Southland District Council
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Edendale Highway SH1 Realignment (video)

News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Here's a rather excellent video showing progress so far on construction of the highway realignment at Edendale. Construction progress fly-through of the SH1 Edendale realignment project. This…

Successful Prosecution For Littering In Southland District
News, Southland District Council
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News, Southland District Council
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Successful Prosecution For Littering In Southland District

News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Southland District Council has taken a stance on litter nuisance, successfully prosecuting a person for littering. Environmental health manager Michael Sarfaiti says it chose to prosecute Shayde…

Camping Reserve Closed Due To Tree Felling
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Camping Reserve Closed Due To Tree Felling

News Desk - Aug 25, 2018

The camping reserve on the west side of the Thornbury Bridge has been closed temporarily due to the condition of the trees, which are not safe to…

Not Much Beats Being Reminded of the Reasons to be a Proud Southlander
News, Southland District Council
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News, Southland District Council
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Not Much Beats Being Reminded of the Reasons to be a Proud Southlander

Gary Tong - Aug 22, 2018

The collective buzz we get to indulge in when we see our humble province taking on the rest – and coming out on top – gives everybody…

Community Service Award for Peter Templeton
Community, News
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Community, News
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Community Service Award for Peter Templeton

News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

Peter Templeton’s lifetime of service to his community was recognised when he received a Southland District Council Community Service Award at Riverton on 21 July. Southland District…

Invercargill Business – Morrifield Green Houses
Business, News
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Business, News
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Invercargill Business – Morrifield Green Houses

Business Hub - Jul 13, 2018

Another local Invercargill business just getting on with the job. A renewed interest in Kiwi's growing their own gardens has led to a greenhouse boom for Morrifield…

Robust Discussion Key Cornerstone Of Democracy
News, Opinion
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News, Opinion
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Robust Discussion Key Cornerstone Of Democracy

Gary Tong - 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…