Tourism strategy a “game changer” for Southland

The launch of the Southland Murihiku Destination Strategy last week has the potential to be a “game changer” for the region, with several areas particularly reaping in the benefits of the new plan. Continue reading “Tourism strategy a “game changer” for Southland”

Council urges people to look out for wallabies

Most Southlanders might think they are a long way away from the natural habitat of a wallaby, but Environment Southland is urging the public to keep an eye out for the animals as reported sightings of them continue to get closer and closer to the region. Continue reading “Council urges people to look out for wallabies”

Rare dolphins’ unique Southland connection

As the fight to save New Zealand’s very own breed of dolphin continues, one expert says Southland has a unique claim to the species that should give all Southlanders extra pride when it comes to the animal. Continue reading “Rare dolphins’ unique Southland connection”