Next Tuesday marks the 124th anniversary of the Electoral Act becoming law, giving all New Zealand women the right to vote.
That momentous occasion was marked in Invercargill this morning, with a Suffrage Day breakfast for women of all ages.
Southlanders are now a little clearer about why Colombian refugees are heading their way.
A meeting in Invercargill last night was addressed by former Colombian citizens, as well as Southlanders preparing to welcome the first refugees next year.
Environment Southland’s proposed Water and Land Plan to address activities which have a significant effect on water quality is in the final stages of hearings.
Members from the Southland District, Gore District and Invercargill City councils made their submissions today.
How to grow Southland's population by ten thousand people in the next eight years is the goal of a proposed new agency in the province.
Public feedback is being sought for a new Southland regional development agency, a joint effort by a variety of organisations to achieve the goal.
Members of the Invercargill Citizens Bowling Club marched to the City Council to fight for their club today.
Club members were told last month the lease of their hall on Deveron St would not be renewed when it expires on March 31, 2018.
Sports Southland ran a workshop in Invercargill today to improve the connection between business owners and their communities.
About 60 people attended.
Separating dogs based on their size and smarter parking meters are the two biggest issues raised by residents using the Invercargill City Council’s Imagine Invercargill website.
The City Council launched the website in July for ratepayers to have their say in the city’s long-term plan – and that’s exactly what they’ve done.
Sharon Reece finds that every dog has its day.