Engine delights on journey

Cranking it up for weekend

Man makes trip to from Bluff to Edendale in a 1924 steam engine ahead of annual Crank Up weekend.

Tyre-slashing spree

Teens aged 13 and 14 have been accused of slashing tyres on 18 cars overnight.

Jet boat company expands business

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

Cat woman must get rid of cats

9:31am After a four-year saga, Averil Gardiner has three weeks to get rid of most of the more than 20 cats on her property.

Tuatapere stalwart Gail Palmer dies

10:10am Tuatapere community stalwart Gail Palmer died peacefully at home on Monday.

Three crashes in the south

Police are warning motorists to drive to the conditions following three crashes in the south today.

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River still unsafe for swimming

High levels of potentially toxic algae remain in the Waikaia River.

Mechanic admits charges

A Queenstown mechanic has admitted three charges relating to car repairs.

Forth St to close in parts

Firefighters deployed to Canterbury

Engine delights on journey

Man makes trip to from Bluff to Edendale in a 1924 steam engine ahead of annual Crank Up weekend.

Wild Descent race cancelled

Low entries for this weekend's Wild Descent kayak adventure race on the Clutha River has forced organisers to cancel.

Diamond ready to shine

Johnathan Parkes is the new rider for The Diamond One in her bid to win the listed $70,000 White Robe Lodge Handicap for a second successive year at Wingatui on Saturday.

Belle Miraaj set for Guineas

Actively dedicated to getting you active

Unwanted Neesham keen to spark Volts

Unwanted for World Cup, NZ all-rounder still pretty happy with a domestic one-day play-off against the Central Stags.

McDonald's by spring?

A new McDonald's restaurant in south city, Invercargill, could be open by September.

Investment in Mataura planned

A fertiliser company wants to establish a plant at the old paper mill in Mataura.

McDonald's approved

'Shark' takes off with tourists

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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