Cliff collapse at Sumner during the 5.7 magnitude earthquake on February 14, 2016.

Touch team caught in quake gallery video

Southlanders caught up in a Christchurch earthquake say it was "incredible".

Family escapes crash

Emergency services are attending a crash near Hedgehope, in Southland.

Family escapes with minor injuries after hitting power pole in central Southland.

Stratford beats world champ

Invercargill shearer takes another step towards making NZ team for world champs.

Touch team wins national champs

Southland's under-17 mixed touch team has won the national title.

LIVE: Aftershocks shake Chch

Updates on the aftermath of the severe quake that shook Christchurch.

Family bike day delights video

Family bike day exceeds organisers' expectations and goes off without a hitch despite earlier objections from some residents.

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Rodeos put on a show for thousands

James Pinfold gets bucked in the open bareback section of the Mataura Rodeo.

Chaps, cowboy hats and bucking broncs - the rodeo must be in town.

Sun shines on Bluff's big weekend

Good weather and lots of events made for big weekend in Bluff.

Leitch victorious at Manfeild

'Don't flog off our reserve'


Rodeos put on a show for thousands

Chaps, cowboy hats and bucking broncs - the rodeo must be in town.


Cupcakes a family venture

Muffintops owners Tania Johnston and Melissa Clark say their cupcake store started as a "crazy idea".

New cupcake store off to sweet start despite owner facing a personal challenge.

More information needed for highway

The proposed Haast-Hollyford toll road.

The proposed Haast Hollyford Highway project drags on.

Domino's plans Invercargill expansion

Domino's New Zealand general manager Scott Bush wants the pizza chain to expand into south Invercargill.

Domino's Pizza wants to expand in Invercargill, but hasn't been able to find a site for a second store.

Fewer Kiwis doing Great Walks

Tramper Mark Wilson, left, of Auckland, and his namesake, Hump Ridge Track manager Mark Wilson, of Tuatapere.

Kiwis are becoming a minority in their own backyard, only making up a quarter of walkers on iconic tramps.

Business owner bullied, intimidated video

Lolly Time owner Sandy Lindquist has been verbally abused and feels bullied at her business' location in the South City Mall.

Broken doors, litter and verbal abuse at Invercargill business.


Dunedin study is the gift that keeps giving

An Otago University study is to become a story told world-wide.

EDITORIAL: It has immense influence, mounting value, and now perhaps a little fame?

The first Waitangi Day

Waitangi  Day celebrations at O Te Ika Rama marae on Waitangi Day. Norman Blakely, of Riversdale, left, gives police iwi liaison officer Simon Kairau a hongi.

Ben Mack experiences his first Waitangi Day in his latest column.

Tourism heating up

Southland District Mayor Gary Tong.

Things are heating up in the tourism sector, with the number of tourists coming to Southland continuing to grow.

It's OK to sell, and wear, German war gear - letter

A hat featuring a swastika in the window of an Invercargill store.

Surely if a shop owner wants to sell German hats it is his business, writes Jack Ricketts in a letter to the editor.

Trainspotting. In a good way.

It's not complicated.

EDITORIAL: Surprise encounters with trains. Not good.


Statham too strong

Ryal Bush trainer-driver Nathan Williamson

Statham will contest the Wyndham Cup on Saturday after winning at Ascot Park on Sunday.

Rodeos put on a show for thousands

James Pinfold gets bucked in the open bareback section of the Mataura Rodeo.

Chaps, cowboy hats and bucking broncs - the rodeo must be in town.

Leitch victorious at Manfeild

Southland's Brendon Leitch wins a race in round five of the Toyota Racing Series at Manfield.

Brendon Leitch outstanding against top quality opposition.

Blow A Cloud wins narrowly

Blow A Cloud, inside, wins from Wayward Roc, No 4, and It's A Deal in the Waxy O'Shea's Claimers' Pace at Ascot Park on Sunday.

Blow A Cloud gave his supporters a few anxious moments before winning the claimers' race at Ascot Park on Sunday.

Southland's champion touch team

The Southland under-17 mixed touch team which won the national title in Christchurch.

Southland's under-17 mixed touch team has won the national title.


Art and culture blooming in Bluff

Lands End Garden Club publicity officer Paddy Rowe sits in one of the Bluff gardens which will be open to the public this weekend.

February is shaping up to be busy in Bluff.

From Uganda to Southland

Richmond Wandera in Kampala, Uganda.

It may be summer in Southland, but Richmond Wandera swears it's freezing. 

Six vie for Southland entertainer award gallery

Shannon Cooper-Garland

Six of Southland's best performers vie to be Southland Entertainer of the Year.

Cabaret Club aims high

The Cabaret Club,  from left: Julie Smith, Jason Schmidt, Nathan Kahukura, Paula Gilroy-Schmidt, Aleisha Kennard, Amelia Dowling, Neale Smith, Emma Williams, Hannah Kennedy, Laura Skeggs, Craig Waddell, Brittany Harris, Morina Colyer and Marc Colyer.

Invercargill has its first professional musical theatre company, the Cabaret Club.

Members make the show go on gallery

Life members of the Waiau A & P Show Dave and Mary Adams.

Winton woman Mary Adams has many memories of her time as president for the Waiau A & P Show.

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