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Tag: Southland

Federated Farmers Wants Agricultural Workers Allowed Into The Country
Farming, News
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Farming, News
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Federated Farmers Wants Agricultural Workers Allowed Into The Country

News Desk - Aug 13, 2020

Millions of dollars' worth of production is at risk if the government doesn't allow agricultural machinery operators into New Zealand, Federated Farmers claims. Lobby group Federated Farmers…

National Selects Joseph Mooney for Southland
Election 2020, News
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Election 2020, News
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National Selects Joseph Mooney for Southland

News Desk - Aug 02, 2020

The National Party has selected Joseph Mooney to stand in the Southland electorate for the 2020 General Election. Joseph Mooney is a senior trial lawyer and has…

Champion of The Regions Brings the Dosh
Business, News
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Business, News
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Champion of The Regions Brings the Dosh

Malcolm Gayfer - Jul 16, 2020

While it was cold outside, freezing actually, the self styled champion of the regions Shane Jones brought warmth, some laughter and a big bag of money for…

Invercargill Nurse Jenny McGee Has Thank You Cuppa With British PM Boris Johnson
New Zealand, News
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New Zealand, News
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Invercargill Nurse Jenny McGee Has Thank You Cuppa With British PM Boris Johnson

Malcolm Gayfer - Jul 06, 2020

British PM Boris Johnson hosted New Zealand nurse Jenny McGee at Downing Street, as well as other medical professionals for tea in the garden of Downing Street…

Government Aims To Slash DHBs In Overhaul Of Health System
Health & Fitness
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Health & Fitness
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Government Aims To Slash DHBs In Overhaul Of Health System

News Desk - Jun 16, 2020

District health boards will be slashed and new government health agencies created in a massive overhaul of the health system. The government has released its final Health…

Why Lumsden Is Hot Right Now – A Local’s Love For His Town
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Why Lumsden Is Hot Right Now – A Local’s Love For His Town

News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

Each morning RNZ lists the warmest and coldest places in New Zealand and Lumsden has been a recurring early morning warm spot. Lumsden Hotel owner Tim Hanna…

Strengthening the Connection Between Education and Employment
Education, Jobs
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Education, Jobs
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Strengthening the Connection Between Education and Employment

News Desk - Feb 23, 2020

The future for Southland youth is looking bright with the extension of one of the region’s leading career exploration programmes.  Southland Youth Futures, an initiative led by…

Milford Sound Businesses Suffer As Damaged Road Remains Closed
2020 Floods, News
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2020 Floods, News
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Milford Sound Businesses Suffer As Damaged Road Remains Closed

News Desk - Feb 09, 2020

Fiordland businesses are scrambling to keep tills ticking over as the road into Milford Sound remains completely blocked by slips, mayor Gary Tong says. State Highway 94,…

Gore Residents Allowed To Return Home
2020 Floods, Gore
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2020 Floods, Gore
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Gore Residents Allowed To Return Home

News Desk - Feb 05, 2020

Residents of Gore will be allowed to return home from 6.00pm tonight. Civil Defence controller Ian Davidson-Watts made the decision to allow people who live in Gore…

Otautau Investigation Continues – Police Seeking Help
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Otautau Investigation Continues – Police Seeking Help

News Desk - Nov 01, 2019

Police continuing with investigations into the death of a 9-year-old in Otautau, Southland, are seeking sightings of a young person on the evening of Wednesday 30 October.…