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Power station plan, Gas turbine station consent process well underway

Plans for a $350 million gas turbine power station at Tihiroa, which can power more than 300,000 homes are well underway, with Otorohanga District Council (ODC) working through the required consents process.But not everyone is pleased...

Pressing matter with new baby, business

Young Dunedin businesswoman Courteney Johnston has her hands full - quite literally.Miss Johnston (25) is balancing her startup business The Design Juicery, producing cold-pressed juices, with motherhood. And sometimes, the two...

Green campaign calls for halt on power plant

The Green Party launched a campaign recently to stop the proposed construction of the gas-fired power plant in the King Country.They say it would increase greenhouse gas emissions, causing climate change.The Green Party is asking...

The Country Today - swingers edition

It's the whole show in one go! Today The Countr y is brought to you by the music of Robert Palmer. This is to celebrate the life of golfing legend Arnold Palmer. Which is marginally more respectful than remembering the king of...

Feilding store sale: Top hogget prices dip on last week

The swings and roundabouts of the Feilding Prime Sale were at play again yesterday with more than 5000 hoggets too much for the buyers this week.Whereas last week, the buyers battled it out to buy hoggets, this week their orders...

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