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Geoffrey, a large black pig at the Animal Farm at Gardner Valley Road who will be celebratiing their first birthday this weekend.

Giant pig traps woman

A hungry 150kg pig trapped a woman in her car near Dunedin as it searched for food.

Quake hits Wanaka

Earthquake near Wanaka: Map showing the epicentre of the 6.0 magnitude earthquake.

People spill into the street as a magnitude 5.8 quake that "sounded like a freight train" hits the lower South Island.

Police to resume car recovery

Hope hope clear weather will allow them to resume the search for a car linked to disappearance of missing boy and stepfather.

'Help our daughter'

Parents say ill daughter was allowed to roam free despite history of self harm and suicide attempts.

Duck shooters injured

Poor behaviour from some duck shooters mars opening weekend for many.

When ninja babies strike

Cats are funny things, particularly when it comes to children.

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One injured after car rolls in Invercargill

A Ford ute was involved in an accident, crashing and landing upside down in a ditch on Curran Road, near the Invercargill Airport.

A man has been injured after the ute he was travelling in rolled into a ditch in Otatara.

Trial of sex accused begins

The trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting his sister and cousin when all three were under 18 has begun in the Invercargill District Court.

Pool charges to rise

Kelvin Hts couple mark 100th birthday

Anzac 2015: Voices of Courage

A century-old snub video

Radio personality John McDowell holds up a photo of his great-grandfather Lieutenant-Colonel Edmund Bowler in 'We Will Remember Them' - the Returned Services Association's 2015 calendar.

He set off for Gallipoli as one of New Zealand’s highest ranking officers - to “strike a blow for the Empire”.

'Gutsy' nurse adored by the French

Few Southlanders have heard of Makarewa nurse Lily Lind, who was on the frontlines well before her compatriots joined the fight.

Ernest John Pay, of Invercargill, was killed during the Battle of Somme in 1916.

A search for answers

As a child, Ray Pay often found himself staring at a large portrait of a soldier on the wall of his Bluff home.


Just look up, Harry

Here comes Harry.

OPINION: We'll be showing the prince one of our own crown jewels.

The spirit is unwilling

Should a Christian church be so tetchy about tai chi?

Sport and/or recreation?

In with a sporting chance

OPINION: Whose up for playing mind games with sporting bodies?


Tunes and Tries promo to attract people south at QB weekend

04042015. News. Photo: Supplied. New Zealand band Six60 who are playing in Invercargill on May 31.

Venture Southland is launching a "Tunes and Tries" promotion to entice people south for an action-packed Queens Birthday weekend in Invercargill.

Fonterra's winter milk offer a 'token gesture'

Fonterra's premium offer for more South Island winter milk described as a "token gesture".

Justin and Melissa Slattery have been named 2015 New Zealand Sharemilker/Equity Farmers of the Year.

Sharemilkers ahead of the game

NZ Dairy Industry Awards winners ahead of the game in driving profitability on farms, during a forecast period of low milk payouts.


Titan Banner heading to Addington

Rising star Titan Banner is entered for the Addington meeting on Saturday.

10 min ago  Titan Banner, rated by Westwood trainer Graeme Anderson as the best pacer he has trained, will step out at Addington on Saturday.

Students take to Turbo Touch

Unlike traditional touch, in turbo touch the ball can be passed forwards, backwards, sideways with teams only having two possessions to create a Touchdown

Stags hooker Dillan Halaholo, right, has been called into the Highlanders squad for their trip to South Africa.

Mooar: Stags, Highlanders relationship blossoming

Stags coach Brad Mooar says the relationship between the Stags and the Highlanders is blossoming.


Bluff Oyster Festival celebrates music

Lyttelton-based band The Eastern who are performing at the 2015 Bluff Oyster Festival.

The Bluff Oyster Festival is still a few weeks away, but the bands are ready to perform for the faithful Bluff crowds.

Teen makes youth jazz orchestra

Wakatipu High School student Luke Petre's love of jazz music has seen him selected for the New Zealand Youth Jazz Orchestra.

Phil Robinson of Invercargill, writing on the 'I Wish' blackboard wall on Don street, for Arts Festival.

I wish wall returns for a second year

The wishes of the people of Invercargill are on display for everyone to see.

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