Tim Shadbolt has spent 24 of the past 30 years as a mayor,
first in Waitemata City, Auckland, then in Invercargill.
Recycling can be a problem on an island.
The Southland District Council will write a new policy about
how best to control the movement of very heavy trucks on its
roads, as a senior staff member says more heavy vehicles are
For an ardent royalist like Ann-Marie Searle, there is
nothing more exciting than receiving a card from the Duke and
Duchess of Cambridge's household.
There were a few tears from long-serving Southland Mayor
Frana Cardno yesterday as she chaired her final meeting.
High-tech variable speed signs have been erected at a
Southland intersection as part of a nationwide trial to try
to reduce crashes at known rural road black spots.
Environment Southland's new chairman or chairwoman after next
month's local body elections will be the council's
representative on the group hoping to make Stewart Island
For an ardent royalist like Ann-Marie Searle, there is little
more exciting than receiving a card from the Duke and Duchess
of Cambridge's household.
It's taken 35 years of determined lobbying and a law change,
but Stewart Island/Rakiura finally has a visitor levy.
Southland councils may have to update regional inundation
maps after a new report showed tsunami in the South could be
50% higher than previously thought.
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