Little known about porpoise

Stranding offers chance to learn

Researchers say the stranding of a rare porpoise on a Dunedin beach does have an up side.
Ewan Fordyce

Snow for election?

snowman The Metservice is predicting the first snowy election day in the south since July 1984 as voters head for the polling booths on Saturday.

Geisha faces arrest

A former Wanaka woman who works as a geisha in Japan will be arrested if she returns to NZ.

Hornsey to run Aparima College

Salford School commissioner Nicola Hornsey has been appointed commissioner of Aparima College.

Top skier breaks neck

Olympic skier Jossi Wells says he doesn't need surgery and "doc says I'm going to be okay".

Test for 'calibrated noses'

Differences in nose "calibration" could impact odour assessment, hearing told.

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McDonald's planned for city

Big Mac A major development of a south Invercargill site could be the new home to McDonald's.

Little known about porpoise

Researchers say the stranding of a rare porpoise on a Dunedin beach does have an up side.

Story of 'Hore' frocks

Lamb shanks with garlic mash

Emily Fraser

A big 'thank you' to Southland

The huge grin on Emily Fraser's face says it all.

Rams rookie Lovett is loving it

Dylan Lovett Dylan Lovett is one of the success stories of the Southland Rams.

Carter to face Southland

Stags task of taking down competition powerhouse Canterbury in Christchurch on Sunday week just got even more tricky.

NZ track cyclists get rolling

Strong entry for milestone

Cody Harper

Working in a sport he loves

Golf coach Cody Harper is taking advantage of a pilot coach development programme that has been set up in Southland.

Axes out for Gore trees

Michelle Baxter Shop owners in Gore's main street want some trees outside their premises chopped down.

Sick leave rules not so simple

We have been getting inquiries lately about entitlements to sick leave under the Holidays Act 2003, and an individual's employment agreement.

Family business farewelled

Mobile eateries multiplying

Southland Times photo

New taste tempters in Queenstown

Queenstown's food and drink scene continues to grow with the opening of four new businesses.

Piper gets best of both worlds

Kane Ta Ualofa Alasdair Mackenzie, of Scotland, has been playing bagpipes since he was six and joined the world-leading Glasgow grade 1 pipe band ScottishPower in 2004.

Up hill, down dale

Sometimes being able to read a map is all that stands between you and victory.

Some highs and loess of our Southland

Kindergarten set to mark quarter-century

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Monkey Puzzle tree can live for up to 1000 years

Looking somewhat like a pre- historic animal head with big ears this photograph shows the detail at the tip of a Monkey Puzzle tree branch.

Something's screwy with our swedes

Cows graze on swedes Things have come to a pretty pass when your own provincial icon turns on you.

Editorial: Mined-over meta

With the scant time left before polling day, let's keep the focus on the Snowden stuff.

Pride in southern reps as poll nears

Those on the wrong side of the line

Southern Focus

Doubts about internet voting

Recently a bevy of beauties, celebrities and film stars appeared topless on the internet after a hacker got into "the cloud" and exposed them.

English passes on baton

Bill English His parliamentary career continues, but last Friday was Bill English's last round of engagements as Clutha-Southland MP. Michael Fallow tagged along.

Sausage rolls a treat

I can still remember the aroma wafting through the kitchen at Harvey Street every time mum made a batch of sausage rolls.

Wine risky for asthmatics

First knight

Lamb shanks

Lamb shanks with garlic mash

As I write we are on day 27 of the most perfect spring weather in Queenstown's recorded history. It feels wrong to be submitting this slow cooked meal.

Thriller hits ground running

Southland Times photo BOOK REVIEW: With the mystery and intrigue kicking off from the very first page, 'Stone Bruises' is a great read.

Singing for harmony

Queenstown choral groups have come together for a special one-off performance to promote peace and unity in the world and raise funds for children suffering in war-torn countries.

Elvis hasn't left the building

Massed choirs join Sing Out

Kane Ta Ualofa

Piper gets best of both worlds

Alasdair Mackenzie, of Scotland, has been playing bagpipes since he was six and joined the world-leading Glasgow grade 1 pipe band ScottishPower in 2004.

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