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Tag: Stewart Island

From One Island to Another – Copeisolation Project A Success
Covid-19, News
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Covid-19, News
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From One Island to Another – Copeisolation Project A Success

Aimee Wilson - Sep 15, 2020

Stewart Island photographer Laire Purik is about to become even more famous. Only a month after her Pledgeme campaign to raise $12,000 started, Laire has already exceeded…

Stewart Island Artist Captures Lockdown Behind The Lens
Community, News
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Community, News
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Stewart Island Artist Captures Lockdown Behind The Lens

Aimee Wilson - Aug 25, 2020

Stewart Island photographer/artist Laire Purik’s isolation project has almost hit the $10,000 mark, only a week after it started Pledgeme campaign. Lairka Photography needs $12,000 to publish…

Big Glory Bay Salmon Farm Expansion On Track
Business, News
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Business, News
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Big Glory Bay Salmon Farm Expansion On Track

Aimee Wilson - May 12, 2020

Big plans to expand the Sanford salmon farm in Stewart Island are underway, with the arrival of a new feed barge in October. General manager of Aquaculture…

Aussie Takes On The Challenge Of Swimming The Foveaux Strait
News, Sports
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News, Sports
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Aussie Takes On The Challenge Of Swimming The Foveaux Strait

Southland Sports News - Feb 02, 2020

An Australian man will be trying today to become the first person from his country to swim across the Foveaux Strait. The 34-kilometre swim between Stewart Island…

Government To Give Stewart Island $3m For Wind Turbines
Community, News
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Community, News
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Government To Give Stewart Island $3m For Wind Turbines

News Desk - Dec 14, 2019

The Provincial Growth Fund is putting $3.16 million towards building two wind turbines on Rakiura / Stewart Island It is estimated Stewart Islanders pay on average three…

Pest Management Plan Released With Biosecurity Strategy
Entertainment, News
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Entertainment, News
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Pest Management Plan Released With Biosecurity Strategy

News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Environment Southland on Thursday 13th June, released the Southland Regional Pest Management Plan and accompanying decisions report and Biosecurity Strategy. Chairman Nicol Horrell said he believes the…

Night sky above Stewart Island/Rakiura – Set to Turn Heads Around the Globe
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Night sky above Stewart Island/Rakiura – Set to Turn Heads Around the Globe

News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

A glittering jewel – the night sky above Stewart Island/Rakiura – is set to turn heads around the globe. Opinion piece by Gary Tong. Earning official status…

Hannah Morgan Crosses Foveaux Strait 8h 43m
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Hannah Morgan Crosses Foveaux Strait 8h 43m

News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Hannah Morgan a Otago University student from Southland has crossed the challenging waters of Foveaux Strait and also raising awareness about mental health. Her official time was…

Flying Gordon Ramsay Was A Fun & Enjoyable Experience For Young Pilot
News, Southland
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News, Southland
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Flying Gordon Ramsay Was A Fun & Enjoyable Experience For Young Pilot

News Desk - Jan 28, 2019

It’s not every day you get to fly celebrities like three-star Michelin chef Gordon Ramsay to Stewart Island, but that was the reality for 22-year-old pilot Joel…

New Million-dollar Museum Set for Stewart Island
News, SoRDS
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News, SoRDS
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New Million-dollar Museum Set for Stewart Island

News Desk - Aug 04, 2018

Stewart Island is about to get $1 million in government funding to build a new museum. The old Lockwood home currently housing the island's historic artefacts is…