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- Trust aims to instil sense of belonging
ENCOURAGING young people to learn the practises of their ancestors has been at the forefront of Rangatahi Tumeke Whanau for 10 years.
- Add pops of colour at home
Make your home come alive with colour contrasts.
- Inspired by natural world
Earth tones and mixed materials are part of the latest theme for modern kitchen design.
- Firefighters step up fundraising
SIX of Winton’s Volunteer Fire Brigade firefighters are in training for a 28-hour treadmill fundraiser for Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand next month.
- Altered marks a successful start
DESPITE having its share of detractors, the South Island’s first alcohol-free bottle store is reporting a successful first four months in operation.
- Modern and majestic living in Matua Grove
THIS charming home with a sprawling front lawn and well-maintained gardens is the perfect dream place for families looking for spacious living.
Free garden horse manure
- Marist aims for
In 2023, the 103-year-old Marist rugby club will be aiming to win its eight Galbraith Shield title.
- Gala St Reserve turns Jurassic Park
THEY do move in herds!
- Fee hike proposal concerns
RESIDENTS of Coopers Creek are experiencing feelings of ‘‘anxiety and uncertainty’’ over proposed increases to their licence to occupy fees....
- Questions for city mayoral hopefuls Question 1: How would you promote function and unity within the council chambers? Question 2: What are your goals and priorities for the council?
- Memories of Vietnam, 50 years on
THE realisation it had been 50 years since Ian Beker returned from serving in Vietnam brought mixed feelings....
THE government offered to pay millions of dollars to Rio Tinto just months after promising in the election campaign it would not give a direct subsidy....
- Tourism operators ‘disheartened’
A BOLD plan to manage the number of tourists visiting Milford Sound has been criticised by Queenstown tourism operators, the cruise ship industry, and fixed-wing operators....
- Seeping into all corners of society
METHAMPHETAMINE: P, Ice, Crack, Speed, Crystal, different names — but the same drug. We’ve all heard it ruins lives, and now it is insidiously saturating the fabric of Southland communities....
- Business proud to be in Southland Being in business has taught Fi Innovations owner Gareth Dykes resilience and perseverance. He talks to business reporter Riley Kennedy about growing an award-winning business in Southland.
GARETH Dykes has faced his fair share of challenges, but he believes he is a better person and business owner because of them....
- New speed limits enforced for high-risk Milford Rd
PLANS to upgrade Fiordland’s Homer Tunnel have had to shift, with originally proposed safety improvements proving too expensive for the Government-funded project....
- ‘I felt unheard and unseen’
A SOUTHLAND woman feels she has been let down by the mental health system....
- Community champion farewelled
ANN, without an E, Robbie was her name. God help you if you got it wrong — or if you used her full name: Elizabeth Ann Robbie, she would likely flip the bird at you. She just wanted Ann....