AOS marks secondhand start

Squad celebrates 50 years

Robin Criglington, then a young police officer, is given a pair of used army battle greens and told to dye them black.

Victim: 'Name me'

The victim of an indecent act is at the centre of a legal battle to name a well-known Otago man.

Wild winds whip south

Wild weather Queenstown flights diverted, powerlines down and large fire near Alexandra as high winds hit.

Boat blown into sea wall

A yacht blown into an Otago Habour sea wall created a hazard to traffic on Portobello Rd in Dunedin.

Sharks' brawler sentenced

A Southland Sharks basketball player has been sentenced to community detention for his part in an attack outside a New Plymouth bar.

Job options with renewable energy

The transition from coalmining to renewable energy could create jobs.

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South's green heroes earn recognition

cathy macfie The efforts of environmental champions have been celebrated at the 2014 Southland Environment Awards.

Dip into world of driving diggers

Southland Boys' High School pupil Jaz Pou has always wanted to be a digger driver.

Kilted up for a Scottish ball

Evans takes up dream job

Fernworth School

Sunday practice on agenda

Fernworth School performers are prepared to put in weekend work ahead of the Murihiku Polyfest.

Southland sign deaf player

Morgan Mitchell Morgan Mitchell plays a quiet game on the rugby field, using his lip reading skills where possible.

Bluff hope jubilee's their year

If the day is fine, then look out for a big red-and-white following at Rugby Park tomorrow .

Parker fight would be good

Richards eyes Byerley Park

Keanu Kahukura

'Spiderman' takes lead

Stags outside back Junior Ngaluafe is known for his speed - after all he's one of the quickest going around in Southland.

End of a very good alliance

grant cuff Grant Cuff will soon bid a quiet farewell to red-meat processor and exporter Alliance Group.

Maori tourism interest

Queenstown had better brush-up on its local legends if it wants to help meet tourism targets.

Lorneville stock sale

Tribunal censures estate agent

Taxing Times

Tax much more than raising revenue

Why do governments impose tax? The following draws on an article by Richard Murphy, of UK Tax Research, on why it is necessary for governments to impose taxes.

Region's heritage has enthusiastic support

Esler A keen interest in heritage was very evident at the recent Southland Social Sciences Fair, where about two-thirds of the exhibits had a heritage theme, president Lloyd Esler noted.

Back from the brink of extinction

Rare bird's population is growing once again, thanks to a recovery programme on a tiny island in the Foveaux Strait.

An imaginative name when you look at it

Cash incentive drives recycling programme

Liam Calder

Boys whip up a menu

For a decade teens at Southland Boys' High School have been cooking up a storm.

Homes, jobs and families

pm In the upcoming election Labour are going to keep it short and sweet. We're going to focus on what we believe are the three most important things that matter most to voters: jobs, homes, and families.

Irn Bru and deep fried mars bars

Every other person at the Commonwealth Games seems to be clutching a can of 'Iron Brew'.

Make the most of new cycle trail

Listen to your mothers

Keeping tabs on our kids

There was a time when, on school athletics days, pupils would have cards pinned to their shirts so teachers could record their performances on them.

A question of psychology

wine There is always an awkward moment when my wife and I go out to dinner at the homes of friends who don't share our interest in wine but are, nevertheless, partial to the odd drop out of a clean glass.

Chickpeas pulse with goodness

Poets have been celebrating food and drink since time began, so it's a fair bet that someone - probably in Ancient Rome - wrote an ode to the venerable chickpea.

A loo roll checking disorder

A sucker for edamame

Hokonui garden wins honours

Landscape honours

If there's some quiet satisfaction around Pukerau at the moment it's well deserved.

Techies take over theatre

Mama Mia! interns The technical team has moved into the Civic Theatre to get things ready for Mamma Mia!

Copping a part in opera

Who better to play a Russian constable in the Fiddler on the Roof show than Gore's own police senior sergeant.

First time nerves for students

Seamless ape sequel shocks and awes

sex tape

Sex-tape 'sitcom' clumsy and rarely funny

MOVIE REVIEW: When home video cameras came on the market, the sexually adventurous were among the first customers, and since then there's been no shortage of amateurs recording their bedroom antics and often sharing the results.

Kim K's makeup free selfie

Kim Kardashian Rarer than the bikini selfie and far, far rarer than the duckface selfie - behold Kim Kardashian minus the warpaint.

Stretton to show in London

Annah Stretton has been selected to showcase her collection at the 2014 London Fashion Week opening event.

Cooper's prestigious accolade

Breastfeeding selfies

best worst

The week's best & worst dressed

Lots of sternum, hairy dresses and haute maternity wear make up just some of the highs and lows.

Govts demand more Twitter data

Biannual transparency report shows 46 per cent increase in government requests for user information.

Nasa reveals 2020 Mars rover

Successor to Curiosity to include a include a super-laser and stereo vision.

Smartphones at risk

Lightbox boasts 5000 hours of TV

Hacktivists wage war on Kenya

Cyber criminals threaten to turn nation's dream of e-government into nightmare.

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