'Dr Doolittle' memorialised

Ivan Young Zoological Reserve unveiled

Queenstown man honoured with public reserve beside the family-run animal rescue centre.

Fire at freezing works

Fire 2:31pm A large fire has done some of the hard work for demolition crews at a freezing works in Southland.

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What killed Rutger?

Something flew through Rutger Hale's front windscreen and smashed his head, killing him. No one knows what it was.

Golf club's future safe

Invercargill Golf Club officials are confident the club's future is safe despite financial concerns.

Drink-driver ignored bail terms

A man caught drink-driving three times within four months had been on bail with conditions not to drink alcohol or drive.

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Concerns raised over staff security

Age Concern staff are changing the way they meet clients after a manager was threatened.

Swede risk creates planting dilemma

Farmers are receiving mixed signals about selling the HT swede variety, which has been linked to the illness and deaths of hundreds of cows.

Building begins on rescue boat

Awards for Southland

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Cafe's batch of awards

Invercargill cafe The Batch has been crowned the best cafe in New Zealand for the third year in a row.

Rams seek piece of history

rugby league generic Southland Rams rugby league coach Greg Dawson says they are eager to make history at Rugby Park in Invercargill today.

Top line-up a drawcard

Top class machinery with some of New Zealand's best drivers aboard is the big attraction at the opening of the 2014/2015 motor racing season at Invercargill's Teretonga Park this weekend.

Key attacker gone

Steel coaches to refine skills

Lima Sopoaga

Family affair for Sopoaga

Lima Sopoaga will have an added incentive to perform for the Stags in Palmerston North tonight.

Bluff zipline proposal 'exciting'

Peter Kett campaign A zipline ride on Bluff Hill will give the port town a boost, an Invercargill councillor says.

Finalists for award in innovation

An idea that originated in Gore is a finalist in two categories of the NZ Innovators Awards.

CGT on land transactions

Test for 'calibrated noses'

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New taste tempters in Queenstown

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

Early starts all part of the challenge

Central Southland College Basketball Academy students Central Southland College students have been getting up with the birds to develop their basketball skills.

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.

Up hill, down dale

Some highs and loess of our Southland

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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.

Lovin' it ... or not so much

MCDONALDS How do we feel about this - an American embassy in South Invercargill?

Issues remain the same

Today's the 121st anniversary of New Zealand women being the first in the world to gain the right to vote.

Doubts about internet voting

Something's screwy with our swedes

election voting

Fine margins mean every vote counts

Anyone who thinks their vote doesn't matter this election isn't really being cynical. They're being deluded.

First queen reigns on

Karen Peterson It has been 57 years since Karen Peterson was escorted through a guard of honour to receive her crown.

Introducing Frances & Craig

A rare wet day in Cromwell threatened to ruin things, but these two were just thankful to be with their family and friends.

Story of 'Hore' frocks

Lamb shanks with garlic mash

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New varieties for spring

As the weather slowly begins to warm, the garden centre shelves are groaning with new plants.

Southerner's tweet takes honours

A tech-savvy Invercargill teenager is New Zealand's first award-winning Twitter writer.

Kiwi horror film a great laugh

MOVIE REVIEW: Our reviewer isn't normally a fan of horror films, but Housebound might have changed that.

Thriller hits ground running

Singing for harmony

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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