Southland District Mayor Gary Tong gathers toheroa on Oreti Beach. They will be cooked up for a Riverton RSA Anzac ...

Toheroa dig for Anzac Day

Riverton's old diggers will be in for a feast of toheroa on Anzac Day.

Sporting smorgasbord

A 7,800 strong crowd stands during an Anzac ceremony ahead of the Highlanders vs Sunwolves game at Rugby Park, ...

"We are rapt with the crowd and another good result for the Highlanders in Invercargill."

Online plant nursery blooms

Online stores becoming "inevitable" for Southland's economy, strategy leader says.

New technology tells old stories

The Southland Museum and Art Gallery is using modern devices to tell a 100 year old story,

Lake's water level dropped

Low water levels have left Wairaurahiri Jet boat operators without work.

Sharks to optimise rotation

Southland Sharks coach Judd Flavell will be looking to optimise their squad rotation after a hard fought 95-83 NBL win over Nelson.

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Milford Sound shift

Community Trust of Southland chief executive officer John Prendergast.

1:50 PM  The Community Trust of Southland is investigating whether it might be able to bring Milford Sound under its' wing, instead of being covered by Otago Community Trust.

Award-winning senior citizens

1:18 PM  Money raised through the Gore Pakeke Lions Club's recycling operation is benefiting people in eastern Southland.

Orepuki bus stop staying put

Family hopes Lumsden Maternity stays open


Award-winning senior citizens

Money raised through the Gore Pakeke Lions Club's recycling operation is benefiting people in eastern Southland.


Wanaka men win aviation awards

Wanaka recreational pilot Shaun Gilbertson with his 2017 Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association "general aviation ...

Two Wanaka men have been acknowledged by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

Online plant nursery making its mark

The Plant Store owner Michael Tither talks with Sreeraj Balachandran, with Julianna Franco and children Ajay Sreeraj, 4, ...

Online stores becoming ''inevitable'' for Southland's economy, strategy leader says.

Invest South invests in BISON

BISON co-founders Greg Fahey, CEO and Mark Fahey, CTO with a set of BISON container scales.

Invest South have announced an investment in BISON Group Limited, a Dunedin-based company developing new industrial weighing technology.

Queenstown Lakes council to study Wakatipu Basin report

The Wakatipu Basin's capacity for urban growth is being explored.

People in tailspin over independent report recommending urban growth in Wakatipu Basin.

Wanaka Airport lease confirmed

Wanaka Airport's plane on a pole.

Councillors unanimous about new governance model but air concerns about potential airport user conflict.


Letter to the editor

200514. Photo:
Illustration - 3d illustration of opened red mailbox with letters

address, await, box, ...

A matter of charges

My arsenal against all colds, sniffles and the flu

It was all over in 30 seconds, with only a pin prick of blood to show from it. I felt so silly for being concerned.

OPINION: I am sitting in the office nursing my arm as I write to you this week. Yes, it is that time of year again, staff Flu Vaccinations.

Giving credit where it's due

Letters to the editor - April 24.

A reader says we need to protect our clean, green image and give credit where credit is due.

Quiet contemplation, ICC style, still a worry

How's the serenity?

EDITORIAL: Decisions reached in closed-sessions council workshops? Not good.

Letter to the editor

Stock Photo - Mailbox

box, bricks, communication, copenhagen, correspondence, crown, culture, curve, danish, ...

A new structure 


Contact Epic Centurion race to continue

Shaun Portegys of Alexandra won New Zealand's first 100 mile mountainbike race, the 160km Centurion, at Lake Hawea.

Centurion riders the heroes of the day at Contact Epic Around Lake Hawea bike ride.

Youngest ever Routeburn Classic winner

Queenstown's Jack Beaumont, 19, crosses the line in first place at the Routeburn Classic over the weekend.

Queenstown's Jack Beaumont ran his way into the record books.

White Horse Cup stays in Arrowtown

Arrowtown's Aidan Winter carries the ball during the 23-20 White Horse Cup win over Cromwell on Saturday.

Cromwell put up a valiant effort but could not secure the most sought-after prize in Central Otago rugby.

Nerves fade for Faddes

Matt Faddes on the run in the Highlanders 40-15 win over the Highlanders at Rugby Park in Invercargill.

Matt Faddes shines in 'patchy' Highlanders win over Sunwolves in Invercargill.

Southland Utd claim first win

Gore Wanderers goalkeeper Mark Breed claims the ball despite the efforts of team-mate Gene Peters and Thistle No 6 ...

Southland United have claimed their maiden Southern Premier League victory with a win over Mosgiel, while three title contenders picked up wins in the Donald Gray Cup.


Golden win at panning champs

National gold panning champion Stu Ide, of Quenstowwn, was going for gold in Arrowtown on Sunday.

Bigger floats and more pies attracted over 10,000 people to the Arrowtown Autumn Festival.

New technology tells old stories

Southland Museum and Art Gallery history curator David Dudfield at the museum's refreshed Southland's War exhibition, ...

The Southland Museum and Art Gallery is using modern devices to tell a 100 year old story,

Duck shooters' port flies off shelf

Debra Cruickshank enjoying the delightfully messy job of making port at her Cromwell winery.

Cromwell winemaker Debra Cruickshank is trying to keep up with demand for her new duck shooters' port.

Martin Phillipps' 'dark years'

The Chills frontman Martin Phillipps is back after more than a decade rebuilding the band.

The Chills' frontman is ready, after 19 years, to relaunch as "a legacy band".

Hollywood picks up Kiwi war tale

Brigadier James Hargest and Vincigliata Castle where he was imprisoned.

The story of how two New Zealand officers escaped an "escape-proof" Italian war camp is about to be turned into a blockbuster.

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