Pork Pie during filming last May in Grove Bush, Southland, with director Matt Murphy looking on.

Pork Pie premiere to be held at Reading Cinemas

The Invercargill Pork Pie premiere will now take place at Reading Cinemas.

Tramper died after fall

The woman was already dead by the time the helicopter arrived. FILE PHOTO.

A French woman tramping near Milford Sound on Tuesday last week died after a fall.

Bad buzz for bees in Southland

Southland beekeepers expecting honey production to be down 50 per cent.

Trees topple in wild weather

Holidaymakers heading south for the summer might be in for a shock with wild weather.

Wind helps White to maiden win

Cold and windy conditions helped Invercargill's Mike White claim his first Gore to Invercargill Road Classic cycle race.

Penguins make home in woodpile

Baffled by mysterious calls in the night, a Colac Bay family discovered a nest of penguins at their home.

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Tourism key to growth

Murray Dowling with a batch of his Takitimu Sausages.

15 min ago  Murray Dowling started his working life as a jockey, then moved into shearing and is now a Tuatapere businessman.

McLennan, a staunch supporter of Riversdale

10:45 AM  The Riversdale community has benefited from Alex McLennan's work.

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Icehouse rocks Gibbston crowd


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Putting the QT in Queenstown

The Rydges Hotel Queenstown with development of the new QT Hotel at rear.

"It's an eclectic mix of design and art. It's style and luxury with a touch of quirk."

Controversial rental company's key ring

The "Try not to be a c..." key holder is given to every Wicked Campers customer.

"People love them. They say 'can I have more to take home overseas?'"

Wanaka lodge approved amid noise

Roys Peak is one of NZ's marquee spots but it has "at least a limited capacity to absorb change", planning commissioner ...

Hush-hush ordered as permission granted for contentious lodge at Roys Peak near Wanaka.

Chinese NY's $165m NZ injection video

Chinese tourists enjoy the Hanmer Springs hot pools.

Businesses cock-a-hoop for Year of the Rooster as up to 33,000 Chinese prepare to descend on NZ shores.

Bad buzz for bees in Southland

Catlins Honey beekeeper Grant Hayes says he expects honey production to be down about 50 per cent on last season because ...

Southland beekeepers expecting honey production to be down 50 per cent as cool weather stings.


Editorial: Skipping school zones

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OPINION: As long as there have been rules, humans have found a way around them. 

It's hard to stay fearless

Columnist Che' Baker wants to be like Pukekohe great-great-grandmother Mary Manssen when she is older, who at the age of ...

Columnist Che' Baker use to live carelessly on the edge. Now she is trying to ensure she still becomes that 82-year-old sky diving over shark infested waters.

Letters to the editor

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A reader is concerned with the doctor's strike saying "it appears the essential public necessities are treated as minor needs''.

Grief is the price we pay for love

C.S. Lewis wrote, A Grief Observed, that "no one told me grief felt so like fear."

Many of us feel very uncomfortable when we experience grief. We wonder if we are going crazy and how to manage the intense feelings that come with it.

Taking a stand

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addict, addiction, agony, blue, concept, cruel, ...



He Tauaa win NZRL award

He Tauaa player Shaun Tamariki-Todd in action.

The He Tauaa Rugby League Club has been named New Zealand Rugby League's grassroots club of the year.

Hometown hero starts well video

Southland's Brendon Leitch has started well in the Toyota Racing Series at Teretonga Park.

Hometown hero Brendon Leitch starts Teretonga Park weekend fine fashion.

First time back after horror crash video

Pukekohe's Dave West  will compete at Teretonga Park 12 months after a horror crash.

Truck racer Dave West returns to Invercargill's Teretonga Park 12 months on from horror crash.

Cricketer's impressive juggling act

Jason Osborne is juggling his duties as Southland Cricket Association groundsman and Southland Hawke Cup player.

Southland Cricket Association groundsman Jason Osborne doubles as key Hawke Cup player. 

Riverton driver takes on challenge

Ethan Anderson in full flight at Teretonga Park in Invercargill.

Riverton Formula Ford driver Ethan Anderson searches for more points at Teretonga Park.


Icehouse rocks Gibbston crowd

Gibbston Valley Summer Concert Tour 2017 had a crowd of 16,000 people and was a sell-out.

Icehouse warmed up the 16,000 people dancing in the rain at Gibbston Valley concert.

Bring jackets and singing voice to concert

Icehouse, led by Iva Davies, will be the final performance at the Gibbston Valley Summer Concert on Saturday.

"If I was going myself I would probably bring a shower proof jacket just in case." Metservice meteorologist

Move over Gepetto, reporter Joanna Griffiths has a chisel

Woodworkers Guild secretary/treasurer Peter Robbie shows Eye reporter Joanna Griffiths how to make a wooden car as part ...

When asked to give woodwork a go, I immediately feared for the safety of my fingers and of those around me.

Pork Pie premiere to be held at Reading Cinemas

Pork Pie during filming last May in Grove Bush, Southland, with director Matt Murphy looking on.

The Invercargill Pork Pie premiere will now take place at Reading Cinemas.

Natural world

The native wood pigeon or kereru is under threat in New Zealand.

This photograph illustrates one important reason for maintaining and hopefully extending the population of our native wood pigeon or kereru.

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