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By McKNIGHT Sam THE inaugural meeting of the Southland Regional Transport Committee was held at Environment Southland yesterday.
By POKONEY, Cassandra SHORT-SIGHTEDNESS by the Southland District Council was partly to blame for the region's water woes, Environment Southland chief executive Ciaran Keogh said yesterday.
By MORGAN, Jared DOMESTIC water in Southland could run dry as rapid dairy expansion puts pressure on fresh-water resources, according to the Southland District Council.
By THORNE, Dylan ELECTRICITY INVERCARGILL LTD has announced a $6.7 million profit - - $1.15 million more than last year. Company chairman Neil Boniface said a corporate tax rate drop of 3 percent boosted the surplus, announced in the line company's 2008 annual report.
By GILLESPIE, Sean CURIO BAY'S holiday house market could get a boost if the Southland District Council approves a resource consent application for a farm to be subdivided.
AN EASTERN Southland teenager charged with careless driving causing the death of Gore man Jeremy Cowan last year will appear at a disputed facts hearing this month.
By McKNIGHT Sam A CREW of up to 10 community service offenders will comb the Makarewa River for any leftover debris from last week's rubbish truck crash.
By FEA, Sue SOARING electricity bills have horrified several Southland and Queenstown residents.
BILL ENGLISH's comment on Wednesday (July 23) on the need for Environment Southland to better report all of the monitoring we do on the rivers of Southland says more about Bill's level of contact with Southland than the way we provide information to the region.
By HEATHER, Ben in Queenstown ONE person died, another broke her pelvis and a third had a collapsed lung, but afterwards they were all smiles and laughs.
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