A large crowd of supporters turned out in Te Anau on Saturday afternoon to march.

Te Anau fights for maternity centre

The Te Anau community bands together to fight for better rural maternity funding and to save the Lumsden Maternity Centre.

Budget 2017 

.

Clutha-Southland candidates discuss their high and lowlights of Budget 2017

Your chance to cast a vote

Your chance to have your say for the 2016/2017 Southland Sports Awards.

Busman's holiday gets beached video

Aussies thought they'd take their housebus for a jaunt on the sands. This was nearly its final stop.

Health professionals unhappy

A medical union has accused the Government of "continued neglect" with its annual health budget announcement on Thursday.

Council's 'Gypsy Day' u-turn

It's deemed too offensive so a new name for sharemilkers moving cows to farms is needed.

Ad Feedback
News

Sydney win for Southland student

Sixteen-year-old Katelin Stuart with her miniature horses, from left, Buttons, Bugs and Pepper.

16 min ago  Horse lover Katelin Stuart has a busy life juggling school work and horses.

Gore designer wins top prize

2:38 PM  Gore designer wins Rural Women New Zealand Supreme Award at the Rural Women New Zealand WoolOn Creative Fashion event.

Seaside town perfect for weaver

Perry hat-trick lifts Waiau Star

Video

Streaking Highlanders tame Tahs

Highlanders extend their record winning run with a six-try blitz against the Waratahs.

Business

Wanaka school could have 800 pupils

A new primary school will be built in Wanaka, the Government has announced.

Government announces a new primary school for Wanaka and more classrooms for the growing town's only secondary school.

Fiordland leads Southland's tourism growth

Tourism spending was up by 16 per cent over the last 12 months in the Fiordland region, the second highest increase in ...

Figures released by the Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation have shown a big increase in tourism spending in Te Anau.

Separate group to 'steer development' after hall delays

The Cromwell Memorial Hall as it stands today.

Community board slammed over handling of town hall delays: 'It's not too late for you to accept the reality of the consequences of the process.'

Independent economic report sought

Central Otago District Council economic development manager Warwick Hawker.

The public need 'robust data' to make understand the impact of proposed water changes in Central Otago.

Three Wanaka developments in the system

Northlake village centre as it might look when completed.

Developers continue to fill in bare urban land as Wanaka's population booms.

Opinion

Budget 2017 -- what the Clutha-Southland candidates say

.

Clutha-Southland candidates discuss their high and lowlights of Budget 2017

Budget 2017 -- what the Invercargill candidates say

Liz Craig, Labour Party

Invercargill candidates discuss their high and lowlights of Budget 2017.

Just a little bit of kindness can go a long way

Koha Kai founder Janice Lee says, "It was kindness. Giving something of value to somebody who needed it at that exact ...

Opinion: Years ago, while living in Central Queensland, it happened that there was a knock at my office door one day.

Noting facts, and fantasies

Pat Veltkamp-Smith.

There are more beds in the Invercargill men's prison than there are at Southland Hospital (Kew).

A new deputy mayor emerges

Cr Rebecca Amundsen,left, has been appointed deputy mayor by Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt, replacing the resigning ...

OPINION: Rebecca Amundsen fills a vacancy created by carnage.

Sport

Perry hat-trick lifts Waiau Star

Waiau Star.

Southland's division one club rugby competition again produced four entertaining matches on Saturday.

He Tauaa edge Cowboys in thriller

He Tauaa player Chez Cameron is tackled by Cowboys player Jeremy Borland earlier this season.

He Tauaa maintained their 2017 unbeaten season in the Southland rugby league competition with a hard fought 38-32 win over Cowboys.

A southern derby: Brace yourself

Israel Dagg and Waisake Naholo  collide in the first southern derby of the season earlier this year.

Two white-hot teams bashing each other on a crisp Christchurch afternoon - it can't come soon enough.

Rams clinch NBL finals spot

Rams import McKenzie Moore led the way against Southland, top scoring with 25 points.

McKenzie Moore stars with a double-double as Canterbury book finals spot for second successive season.

Streaking Highlanders tame Tahs video

Highlanders fullback Ben Smith  fends off Waratahs midfielder David Horwitz in Dunedin on Saturday night.

Highlanders extend their record winning run with a six-try blitz against the Waratahs.

Culture

Independent economic report sought

Central Otago District Council economic development manager Warwick Hawker.

The public need 'robust data' to make understand the impact of proposed water changes in Central Otago.

Region continues to soar

Infometrics senior economist Benji Patterson.

Record-level activity in Queenstown-Lakes' construction industry has netted $158m in resource consents over the past year.

School takes 'proactive' approach

Mount Aspiring College principal Wayne Bosley, of Wanaka.

Roll spikes are not set to ease around Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago.

60-minute challenge: Something is brewing

Eye reporter Joanna Griffiths learns how to make cyser mead with Southland Bee Society member Pat Hoffmann

I don't have the best track record with home brewed alcohol.

Early underground mine at Hokonui

The brick tower was a chimney with the rising hot air from the fire drawing the stale air from the mine below and ...

One of Southland's early underground mines was the Hokonui mine near Springhills, at the junction of the Makarewa River and Otapiri Stream.  

Ad Feedback
special offers
Social media

Like the Southland Times

Like.

Follow us on Facebook.

Southland Times on Twitter

Stanton will now oversee Twitter's continuing efforts to court TV networks and media companies.

Keep up with our tweets.

Our staff on Twitter

Keeping watch: The Office of National Assessments is recruiting for social media analysts, amongst other roles.

Join the conversation with Southland Times reporters.

Family Notices

Celebrations

X

View marriage and birth notices from around the region

Death Notices

X

View obituaries from around the region

Ad Feedback