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Police Remind Property Owners To Secure Property Due To Recent Riverton Burglaries
Community, Rural
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Community, Rural
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Police Remind Property Owners To Secure Property Due To Recent Riverton Burglaries

Editor - Aug 10, 2019

Southland Police are reminding all Southland and Invercargill along with Riverton residents to ensure your property is secure. Police have responded to reports of burglaries of two…

Talented Tapanui Trio Win AgriKidsNZ Grand Final In Hawke’s Bay
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Talented Tapanui Trio Win AgriKidsNZ Grand Final In Hawke’s Bay

News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

A talented trio from Tapanui in West Otago has taken out the national final of a hotly-contested agri-food competition. Shamus Young, 13, Archie Chittock, 12, and Flynn…

SBS Bank Helping Rejuvenate Rural Communities – One Loop At A Time
Business, Rural
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Business, Rural
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SBS Bank Helping Rejuvenate Rural Communities – One Loop At A Time

News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

A Southland project designed to empower rural communities and create connected trading routes has been chosen to take part in 2019 Kiwi Fintech Accelerator programme. The Longwood…

Proud To Be A Dairy Farmer
Farming, Rural
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Farming, Rural
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Proud To Be A Dairy Farmer

News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Invercargill contract milker Tangaroa Walker is looking at drying off his herd of 500 cows after a great season. He says milk production is up 15 percent…

Police Seek Information After Stock Theft In Waimumu, Southland
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Police Seek Information After Stock Theft In Waimumu, Southland

News Desk - May 20, 2019

Police would like to hear from anybody who was in, or passing through, the Waimumu area south-west of Gore, between Sunday 21 and Sunday 28 April 2019…

Southland TeenAg Member’s Leadership Skills Honed At Unique Course
Gore, News
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Gore, News
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Southland TeenAg Member’s Leadership Skills Honed At Unique Course

News Desk - May 07, 2019

Southland student Hamish Goatley is using his love of tractors and machinery to make hay while the sun shines. The 18-year-old spent six weeks over the summer…

Dairy prices: 10th Straight Rise As Volumes Fall More Than 9 percent
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Dairy prices: 10th Straight Rise As Volumes Fall More Than 9 percent

News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Dairy prices have again risen slightly in the latest global auction keeping prices at close to a two-year high. The average price was up 0.5 percent to…

Walker To Minister Of Agriculture – Declare Clutha Drought
Clutha, News
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Clutha, News
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Walker To Minister Of Agriculture – Declare Clutha Drought

News Desk - Apr 14, 2019

Today I have asked the Minister of Agriculture to officially declare a drought and enable support for farmers in Clutha, Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says. “The situation…

Agri-food Project Gets 160 Invercargill Students Onto Southland Farms
News, Rural
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News, Rural
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Agri-food Project Gets 160 Invercargill Students Onto Southland Farms

News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

Invercargill student Aimee Paterson isn’t one to shy away from a challenge – especially if it involves agriculture. The 16-year-old has helped spearhead a food-focused educational project…

1000 Sign Petition To Reinstate 24/7 Staffing Of The Balclutha Police Station
Rural, Southland
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Rural, Southland
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1000 Sign Petition To Reinstate 24/7 Staffing Of The Balclutha Police Station

News Desk - Apr 09, 2019

Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker says the Clutha community wants 24/7 staffing of the Balclutha Police Station, as more than 1000 people have already signed his petition. Last…

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