After 25 years in the job, Invercargill City Council chief
executive officer Richard King has been reappointed for
another five-year term.
Two ex-pupils charged with setting a fire which destroyed
three classrooms and caused $700,000 of damage at James
Hargest College in Invercargill have been named.
Environment Southland chairwoman Ali Timms yesterday survived
a meeting at which some of the councillors made it plain they
wanted her gone.
Plans to extend the Southland Museum and Art Gallery have
been ''retrenched'' to trim costs.
Environment Southland chairwoman Ali Timms says she will
attend a meeting on Thursday that will debate her retention
To the observer it looks like any other dairy effluent pond,
but a storage pond on a Southland farm could help the
development of future energy sources.
For a few years, Rex and Joan Watson were courted by news
media from all over the world.
Keen gardeners Gwen and Lindsay Wilson have unwanted venomous
visitors: wasps have made themselves at home in the bottom of
an old clothes dryer the retired Invercargill couple have
been using as a planter box for potatoes.
When most people are fast asleep in bed, Mike Bailey or his
colleagues are playing with balloons.
When Mike Winter and Julie Truman go on holiday, they take
the toys with them.
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