Museum collection unlocked

Rare look at hidden treasures

A mummified foot from Egypt and countless other random items lie locked in the top of the pyramid at the Southland Museum and Art Gallery.
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Chopper crash victim farewelled

Stephen Combe, who died in a helicopter crash, has been farewelled at a service in Wanaka.

Livelihoods on the line

Cheaper alternatives to NZ wild venison knock southern suppliers out of the market, with at least one Southland business in limbo.

Fast response saves lives

A year and a half ago, 27-year-old Kelly Widdowson died ten times.

Southland's heritage revisited

Invercargill's CBD is about to step back in time for Southland Heritage Month.

Free fun for families

This Sunday parents will have a chance to get out and spend some quality time with their children with a range of free events across Southland.

Dairy women look to future

NZ's leading female dairy farmers will come together in Invercargill next month to discuss strategies and plan for the industry's future.

Museum collection unlocked

A mummified foot from Egypt and countless other random items lie locked in the top of the pyramid at the Southland Museum and Art Gallery.

Proposal raises privacy issues

Teen 'had the X-factor'

The roguish philanthropist

Or, if you prefer, the philanthropic rogue. Either way, Louis Crimp was the stuff of legend in Invercargill. Michael Fallow reports

Highlanders get one over the Reds in Dunedin

The Highlanders have claimed their first win over the Queensland Reds since 2009 with a 20-13 victory.

Steel hoping to defy reputation against Swifts

Southern Steel hope to defy their reputation as a slow starter when they host the NSW Swifts.

Playoff time for Combined Country

Cult hero Thomson returns to face Highlanders

Football boss Coggan to run Otago Cricket

Mainland Football chief executive Mike Coggan has been appointed the new CEO of Otago Cricket.

SBS Bank signals higher surplus

SBS Bank has nearly eclipsed last year's $22m surplus just nine months into the 2014-15 year.

Taha told to remove premix

Taha Asia Pacific ordered to dispose of potentially hazardous material by Saturday.

'Crazy' immigration process slammed

Wee Nippers growing bigger

Figure confirms 'spectacular' sale

The purchase of OtagoNet for $153m may prove to be a poor decision, Marlborough Lines chairman says.

Knights engage in combat

Members of Invercargill Medieval club to travel to capital next weekend for a medieval tournament.

Perks of being a cowboy

It was a big weekend for Rodeo in Southland. 

Where is NZ's capital of romance?

Woolly wander around town

Camp Taringatura gets facelift

New private owner is pumping thousands of dollars into renovations at Camp Taringatura.

Standing safe and sound?

For safety rules on school buses, is "so far, so good'' satisfactory?

An unappealing situation? Good.

Let's not get litigious if we don't absolutely have to.

Isn't this survival-instinct stuff?

Hotel still on the horizon

Not one for the banknotes

Southland artist Nigel Brown's work, Intestinal Tract, has been clenching the colons of Captain Cook Society members.

Family heads for the hills

The Murray family of Wanaka have spent the last four months in the hills, training for the tough Godzone Adventure Race.

Tumour mistaken for blocked duct

A young mum is warning others not to dismiss breast cancer as an older person's disease after ignoring a cancerous lump.

Compatible correspondents

Spirit of Munro rides on

Dust and discourse

A collection of chairs in varying states of disrepair, coated in dust, are assembled around an old fire.

Learning curve for art president

The new president of the Southland Art Society once would never enter art galleries.

Broad heading to the next round

Southland continues to prove we have got the X Factor, with Invercargill teacher heading to boot camp.

Film society back on screens

Human Traces in the Catlins

Artist: Offence not intended

Creating art for the sake of shocking conservatives was never the intention of artist Nigel Brown

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