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Police in New Zealand said a Scottish tourist's passport was stolen by a kea, a large wild parrot, during a bus tour in the Fiordland region.
By MILNE, Amy SOME of Southland's unique locals are the large, flightless birds found in the wild only in the Murchison Mountains of Fiordland. Takahe were considered extinct until the late Dr Geoffery Orbell rediscovered them in 1948.
By FRASER, Bruce in Te Anau FIORDLAND COLLEGE principal Bill Verrall retired yesterday after 18 years at the school.
By FRASER, Bruce om Te Anau MILFORD SOUND residents could be hoarding petrol as the shortage in the remote community bites. Allied Petroleum ceased selling petrol from its self-service pumps at Milford on August 1 after its eftpos card readers were superseded by a new, more expensive unit.
By FRASER, Bruce FIORDLAND COLLEGE and the Te Anau Environment Group plan to establish a community garden beside the college this year.
By GILLESPIE, Sean A MASSIVE Telecom fibre optic upgrade will see many Southlanders receiving faster broadband. Telecom company Chorus is in the process of installing 3600 exchange cabinets nationwide which will increase internet speed for many users.