Jack Johnston and Nick Mannix hang out at Burwood Hospital in 2015.

Hoping for paralysis cure

 An accident left him paralysed, but Nick Mannix believes one day there will be a cure - and he's backed by Richie McCaw, Toni Street and Kylie Bax.

$200m plant for south

The eastern Southland town of Gore is a farming stronghold and the region's second largest centre of population with ...

A new Southland dairy plant to make infant formula and other products.

Remembering Kingswell High

As chlorine started leaking through Kingswell High science lab, Mike Van Lokvan knew he had made a mistake.

Helping those in need in Southland

Twelve hairdressers, 160 haircuts and one day.

The secret to life

At 103 years old Jack Hickson could be the oldest person in Southland.

Paddy seeks election

Ex-rugby referee Paddy O'Brien is standing for the ILT board.

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Southland bracing for wintery weekend

Clearing snow from State Highway 94 near Te Anau.

 Southland can say goodbye to the mild winter, with snow expected down to 200 metres across most of the district.

Recidivist drink-driver jailed

A recidivist drink-driver has been sentenced to jail after a judge rejected her lawyer's pleas for home detention because of her conviction history.

Big things ahead for Bradly Knipe video

Bright future for Southland cycling video


Big things ahead for Bradly Knipe

Big things ahead for record-breaking Southland cyclist Bradly Knipe.


Rich, but not rich enough


Lorde, Taika Waititi, Sam Neill, Steven Adams. They've done alright. But how well?

SoRDS strategy closer to unveiling


Business park progresses

Daniel Shand, of Ultraspec 2013, working on the new industrial spec building on the corner of Fox St and Bill Richardson ...

Business park progress in Invercargill said to benefit the city as a whole.

Extra Qantas flights for Christchurch

Daily Qantas flights between Christchurch and Melbourne will begin in December.

Qantas is launching new services between Christchurch and Australia in time for Christmas.

Surprise appeal lodged against Wanaka Community House

Disappointed: Wanaka Community House Trust chairwoman Sukhi Turner.

Number of car parks central to Environment Court appeal.


Letters to the editor - July 28

Letters to the editor


Star Spangled Kiwi

The Australian Ballet. There's a reason these people are professionals.

 Ben Mack gives ballet a try in his latest column.

A target is not a plan

Not wanted.

EDITORIAL: Will the goal of a predator-free NZ energise the massive team effort the Government anticipates?

Wretched Rio buildup so far

Is there a problem, officer? Jason Lee in Brazil.

EDITORIAL: Who put the "Rio'' in notorious? Or in spurious, insalubrious, injurious or just . . . seriously?

Letters to the editor - July 25

Letters to the editor

Affected ratepayers have fewer than seven days to give feedback on Environment Southland's Water and Land Plan, says one letter-writer.


Big things ahead for Bradly Knipe video

Southland cyclist Bradly Knipe returned from the Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Switzerland with a gold and ...

Big things ahead for record-breaking Southland cyclist Bradly Knipe.

Bright future for Southland cycling video

Southland cyclists Tom Sexton and Bradly Knipe returned from the Junior Track Cycling World Championships in Switzerland ...

The future of track cycling in Southland looks bright.

Pack power restored for Highlanders

Luke Whitelock has a lock on No 8 for the Highlanders in Sunday's sudden death clash with the Lions after playing in the ...

Highlanders solidify their pack and employ a forward-dominated bench for semifinal in Johannesburg.

Division one semifinals arrive

Ohai-Nightcaps player Tyler Johnstone in action against Te Anau in Te Anau in a division one round-robin game.

Wyndham to host Ohai-Nightcaps, Riversdale to visit Edendale.

Winton driver targets Catlins rally

Winton driver Brendon Mitchell in action during the 2014 Catlins Coast Rally.

Eastern Southland Car Club Champion Brendon Mitchell is among the Catlins Coast entries once again.


Ka pai top vege pie

Queenstown and Wanaka Bakery Wholesale worker Rita Williams shows off top-awarded veggie pies.

Wanaka and Queenstown ka pai vegetable pies are officially the best in the country.

Piano gig in Central Otago

Wellington musicians Douglas Mews and Robert Ibell will perform in Cromwell on September 22 and Arrowtown on September 23.

Wellington-based musician swill make the audience time travel two centuries back during their concerts in Arrowtown and Cromwell.

A woman's touch

Emma Jarman is the first female musical director of the Invercargill City Big Band.

Emma Jarman is the first female musical director for the Invercargill City Big Band.

Sid and Buck investigate Scott Base conditions

Antarctica NZ worker Vonny Sprey, formerly of Wanaka, embraces Sid the Sloth at Scott Base.

Scott Base's latent thespians dress up to beat the winter blues.

Who killed Richard Bell?

A signpost in the Lora Gorge area.

The murder of Richard Bell by an unknown assailant rocked the Hokonui area. But did a deathbed confession close the case?

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