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VENTURE VIEWS Many benefits from councils’ collaboration

Venture Southland was established in 2001 by Southland’s three local councils to undertake business, tourism, community and events for the region. The Venture Southland model...

SLICE OF LIFE

The Gore District Council estimates up to 50% of water in its network has been lost through leaks during winter. AMANDA CARRINGTON asked two...

SLICE OF LIFE

The Gore Pakeke Lions Club is hosting its annual book sale today and tomorrow in the Hokonui Pavilion at the Gore A&P Showgrounds. AMANDA...

Ridding paradise of pests the aim

A few weeks ago, Prime Minister John Key made a forthright environmental announcement when he declared his Government has pledged to cull all introduced...

In elections, everyone has a part to play

And the candidates are all in! Last week saw the deadline for nominees standing in the local election, from council, community board, MLT to...

Health is wealth and DHB is doing well

One of the most common queries that comes through my electorate offices is health and the state of healthcare in the southern region. Constituents are...

New scams targeting nationalities

The recent wave of scam phone calls falsely claiming to be from government agencies have diversified, with a range of nationalities now apparently being...

Here’s to the St James

To celebrate your 80th birthday looking better than the day you were born would suggest to me that you are indeed a class act. That...
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