Marlene Campbell

Salford School decision out

The Salford School community knows the outcome of a hearing involving its former principal.

Bodies to be identified

Louis-Vincent Lessard, left, and Etienne Lemieux.

Two bodies found in avalanche debris down a gully near the Kepler Track have been brought to Invercargill for identification.

18-year-old dies in crash

6:09 AM  A woman is dead after the packed car she was in collided with a ute in Dunedin.

ES charges up to $333 an hour

Council can charge up to $333 an hour for Official Information Act requests.

Rector channels showoff tendencies

Ian Baldwin was an impulsive attention seeker when he was a school kid.

'Absolute stupidity'

Drunken student caught after hitching a lift on the roof of a fire truck in Dunedin.

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Driver error in jet boat crash

The accident happened on the Waiatoto River near Haast.

A driver unfamiliar with a jet boat crashed into rocks, fatally injuring a passenger.

Disqualified driver "a bit sneaky"

A disqualified driver who bought a car and attempted to drive it home has told a judge he thought he would "be a bit sneaky".

Rugby Park saga drags on

Teen released on parole


The case for sensible strengthening

Anderson Park

OPINION: Anderson Park is probably worth saving with public money. We can only say "probably'' because we still don't have our priorities sorted.

Take the prison treats

OPINION: Prisons need to be less comfortable, with fewer treats, Nobby Clark argues in a letter to the editor.

Michael Woodhouse

A hit and a miss

OPINION: The Government improved the rules for migrant workers but has done too little, still, for workplace safety.


Banks 'reluctant' to force farm sales

Bill English says the Government has been in talks with banks about troubles facing the dairy sector.

Banks will be reluctant to force indebted dairy farmers to sell up, Finance Minister predicts.

Time to seek advice

It's not up to the potential employee to ask for enough time to seek independent advice. The company must provide it.

Court gavel.

Former Taha manager sentenced in Invercargill

A former United Kingdom cop appeared in the Environment Court in Southland on Monday.


Stags flanker ready to test lungs

Tim Boys.

Tim Boys is ready to go.

Heffer goes back-to-back in PBA

Jason Heffer has retained his World Singles qualifier tag following a successful title defence in an action packed weekend at Waverley Bowling Club. 

Taking a break: Horseman Peter Jones.

Jones takes a break from training

Peter Jones, who has been associated with major winners as a reinsman and trainer, has decided not to renew his licence to train for the new season.


Holly Arrowsmith releases first full album

Arrowtown singer Holly Arrowsmith will release her first full album on July 31.

Arrowtown's own homegrown Joni Mitchell-style queen of folk is soon to release her own album.

Cabinets in line for facelift

Colour will be added to another 11 Chorus cabinets around Invercargill as the city council continues its fight against graffiti.

Hokonui Fashion Design Awards convener Wade Paterson, left, presenting Viv Tamblyn, of Gore, the inaugural 'Heather Paterson QSM Memorial Trophy for Best Southland Designer'.

Gore designer wins fashion trophy

Gore's own Viv Tamblyn has won the Heather Paterson Memorial Trophy for best Southland designer at this year's Hokonui Fashion Design Awards.

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