The Southland District Council has signed off its biggest
structural change since it was established 23 years ago.
The New Zealand Historic Places Trust wants to protect an
almost forgotten piece of New Zealand's marine history.
They are about to board a yacht and travel 465km south into
the notoriously rough waters of the Southern Ocean, but two
Dunedin men say they are ready for the challenge.
It has been a long time coming, but champion Invercargill
powerlifter Sonia Manaena finally has her gold medals.
A casual conversation has led to a formal research and
funding agreement between Victoria University and the
Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track board.
The musical director of a charity concert in Invercargill
yesterday has described the response from audience and
musicians as "excellent".
Southland's enterprise and tourism
organisation, Venture Southland, is to investigate the
present economic benefits and future possibilities from the
region's burgeoning cruise ship industry.
A department of Conservation manager believes a plan to
poison black-backed gulls nesting near Te Anau Airport will
pose little threat to other bird species.
The installation of ultrafast broadband (UFB) at Northern
Southland College at Lumsden has finally given pupils and
teachers appropriate distance learning technology, Deputy
Prime Minister Bill English says.
Retired Catholic Bishop of Dunedin Len Boyle is growing
fonder of his biography, published earlier this year.
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