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Woosh internet gets cut

Workers, in 2009, help to put a Woosh internet aerial on to the Kelvin Hotel, Invercargill.

Woosh Wireless internet to be cut off on June 30.

Anderson Park house group to be established

The main Anderson Park house, which was constructed in 1924.

The Invercargill Public Art Gallery is looking to establish a group to look after the welfare of the closed Anderson Park house.

Subway drive-through to open

Subway franchisees Paula and Richard Jackson will soon be opening a drive-through Subway restaurant in Invercargill

A new drive-through Subway will be opening in Invercargill in "the very near future".

Wage battle heads to ERA

First Union members picket outside New World in Vanguard St, Nelson.

Are South Island supermarket workers worth $2 less? A union says Foodstuffs thinks so.

CO winery boosts export reach with NZ Trade and Enterprise help

Archangel Wines in Central Otago is opening its doors in December to a new wine lounge and function space that will ...

Archangel Wines had an ambitious, but simple goal when it was established in 2003 - to produce the best wine possible.

Carla Munro fulfills love of story-telling in Wanaka

Creative starter: Wanaka writer Carla Munro.

Wanaka woman just wants to create create beautiful books.

Business partner programme success

Venture Southland business services manager Rhiannon Suter says recent growth in the uptake of the programme could be ...

A Gore business has expanded into the Chinese market, success linked to an initiative developed by Venture Southland.

Tourism businesses' future online

Venture Southland tourism trade promotions and development Angela Shand and tourism digital marketing Maree Davidson ...

Southland tourism operators need to develop an online presence for tech-savvy travellers, a tourism manager says.

Revision cuts unemployment

A job board at Work and Income's Timaru office. Changes in calculations mean New Zealand's unemployment rate has fallen ...

With the stroke of a pen, the number of people unemployed in New Zealand dropped by 12,000.

Is Kmart heading south?

Kmart

Department store opening in Invercargill could benefit other retailers.

Council considers rates increase

The Queenstown Lakes District Council buildings in Gorge Rd.

Rates in Queenstown Lakes District could be 3 per cent higher due to proposed investment plans in transport and community facilities.

Southland silica examined

Silica mined in Southland could be smelted into silicon for manufacture and export.

Venture Southland is taking steps towards developing the silica industry in Southland. 

Brexit may make British visitors more frugal

The tourism industry is hoping financial volatility following Britain's exit from the European Union won't deter Lions ...

Visitors from the United Kingdom pumped more than $1 billion in the New Zealand economy last year and the tourism industry is waiting to see if the Brexit has an impact on their spending habits.

Farmer confidence boost

Farm confidence bounced back strongly in the June quarter, according to a survey by Rabobank.

Dairy payout forecast sees positive farmers outnumber pessimists for first time in 15 months.

Faster growing lambs from partnership

Matt McRae on Eilean Donan Farm in Redan Valley, Southland.

McRae brothers involvement in pilot programme improves farm productivity.

Council to consider Haast Hollyford road support

The proposed Haast-Hollyford toll road.

The Southland District Council will discuss whether to support the toll road at a meeting next week.

Schools of Otago and Southland to receive $37 million funding

Shotover Primary School principal Ben Witheford, Associate education Minister Nikki Kaye and Clutha Southland MP Todd ...

Due to an enrollment growth, Queenstown's high school will receive $25 million and Arrowtown Primary School $11 million for the capacity extension.

Slammer inventer TJ Irvin secures US manufacturer

Lake Hawea businessman TJ Irwin with The Slammer.

Digging tool creator joins forces with US knife makers and earth movers.

Boult to tackle Queenstown's housing, transport and district planning

Jim Boult plans to tackle Queenstown Lakes housing, transport and district planning issues.

Wanaka candidate Lyal Cocks welcomes the contest. "I know what needs to be done.''

Regions up, cities down

In the months leading up to Fieldays earlier in June, confidence appeared to be returning to regions affected by the ...

Areas affected by dairy slump are returning to confidence, but Auckland and Wellington are more pessimistic.

National Geographic to serve Wanaka chef to 90 countries

The Game Chef, Angelo Georgalli.

The Game Chef puts Wanaka wild food on world stage.

Southland space developments in Korea

Venture Southland business project manager Robin McNeill traveled to Korea last month to attend the Space Ops ...

Awarua space developments have taken to the international stage in Korea.

New homes proposed near Arrowtown

Waterfall Park, near Arrowtown, is the site of the latest Expression of Interest to create a Special Housing Area in the ...

A new proposal to develop 140 residential sections at Waterfall Park near Arrowtown is being considered by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

Beware open home hazards video

New health and safety guidelines issued to real estate agents are a nightmare, says Wellington REINZ spokesman Euan Murrell.

Watch the step, look both ways on the driveway, use the handrail. Health and safety laws have changed the open home.

Non-stop development

Aerial view of Remarkables Park development in Queenstown with future plans marked.

New hotels, retail, activities and offices feature in a spate of Queenstown development.

Venture Southland hires Mandarin speaker

Venture Southland promotions and development coordinator Elly Chang has been helping to understand Southland from a ...

Seeing a possum may not seem out of the ordinary for Southlanders, but to Chinese visitors it is a whole new experience.

'Time is right' for NZ space centre

Dr Greg Bodeker, of Bodeker Scientific in Alexandra, Central Otago.

Access to space is becoming ever easier. It's time for New Zealand to get into the game.

Farmers talk resilience at conference

Southern Institute of Technology Nursing lecturer Andrea Knowler, left, and students Jodie Musson, Beatrix Borrie and ...

SIDE event to encourage dairy farmers to be resilient and profitable.

Sky-diving businesses join forces

SkyDive The Beach says it could transfer jumpers to Wanaka if the weather in Queenstown is bad.

Skydiving business raises A$15m to buy Wanaka competitor.

Kiwifruit message for dairy farmers

Kiwifruit orchardist Ken Edkins speaks at the SIDE conference in Invercargill.

The dairy industry could learn resilience from kiwifruit industry.

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