'Dream job' for Southland artist

New SMAG curator ready to learn

Ari Edgecombe, the new Southland Museum and Art Gallery visual arts curator, is all set for a "fast, steep, learning curve".
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Foreigners in 25pc of crashes

Overseas drivers were involved in a quarter of crashes on Southland roads, compared to six per cent nationally.

Tyre slashing probed

Owner of one of 18 cars with slashed tyres says the damage left her unable to attend work.

Time to cash in on darts hype

Invercargill Darts Association officials think their sport's rare stint in the headlines could prompt a boost in numbers.

Skills and expertise a trade asset

Associate Trade Minister says our skills and expertise could be as valuable as our products.

Hansen fired up for Rio

Ex-Olympic track cyclist Natasha Hansen is focused on returning to the sport's biggest stage.

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Poor driving lands tourist $1k fine

An Aussie driver whose keys were taken by a highway vigilante on the Lindis Pass has been fined.

Fears over river limits

Farmers fear they may be left with less water from the region's rivers if catchment limits are altered.

Stags future hinges on decision

Set for tough contest

'Dream job' for Southland artist

Ari Edgecombe, the new Southland Museum and Art Gallery visual arts curator, is all set for a "fast, steep, learning curve".

Young bowler keen to impress

Bailey Andrews-Kennedy hopes he has grabbed the attention of the national selectors.

Central Stags upset Otago Volts to make one-day final

Central Stags defy predictions and make one-day final after 49-run win over Otago Volts.

Cricketer hopes for higher honours

Wild Descent race cancelled

Hansen fired up for Rio

Ex-Olympic track cyclist Natasha Hansen is focused on returning to the sport's biggest stage.

Caroline Eve buys CC Collections

Women's fashion chain adds its South Island counterpart CC Collections to its fold, creating a network of 41 stores.

Jet boat company expands business

Selling Lake Hauroko Tours was a hard decision, but the time was right, ex-owner says.

McDonald's by spring?

Investment in Mataura planned

Star attraction in Invercargill

Starbucks Invercargill is proving a tourist attraction - as the southern-most branch in the world.

'He touched so many'

Mum, 23, who lost husband to cancer says she's been touched by Southland's support and generosity.

Mark Clare to lead Southland play

Shortland Street actor will be the first out-of-towner to front Shakespeare in the Park.

Jason Kerrison for awards show

Ghost busters on the hunt

Exercise boosts teens' brains - study

Heard the expression "Ask a teen - they know everything?" A  new Dunedin study suggests they could be even smarter with regular exercise.

Unforgettable? If only ...

Places to go, things to do, have we forgotten anything?

Sour truths about sweet stats

We continue to throw down sugary drinks with truly rotten results for our health.

Long-eared interlopers, begone

Stupidity behind the savagery

A bit of RMA-wrestling

The Resource Management Act needs to be healthier, not weaker

Spirit of Munro rides on

One of John Munro's earliest memories involves him riding to school on the tank of his dad's motorbike.

Blazing a trail in the south

Tom O'Brien has toiled relentlessly for two years in some challenging terrain to realise his dream. But Hannah McLeod discovers his "mad" dream is about to be realised.

Flashy flower heads

Going without is a Lotta struggle

Compatible correspondents

Two longstanding Southland Times stringers' lives have entwined at Wick Cottage.

Southland films recognised

Two short films from Invercargill have been selected as finalists in the New Plymouth Tropfest film festival.

Tales of mystery and imagination

The Sparrow Thieves have really hit their straps musically.

Sparrow Thieves' album a colourful ride

Big turnout at Winton A&P

James Hargest College jazz band Off the Record, from left, Michael Zhang, Anna Redmond, Josiah Brown,  David Stupples, tutor John McLelland, Jonty Heydenrych and Rebekah Elder prepare for the Southland Secondary Schools Jazz Fest.

Young jazz bands seek winning sound

Saxophones are being shined and shoes waxed for the Southland Secondary Schools Jazz Fest.

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