'Thank you Southland'

Anzac Services 2014

The voices of war, remembrance and mateship resonated in Anzac Services throughout the south today. 
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Honouring the fallen

Tens of thousands turn out to pay their respects to the fallen at Anzac Day dawn services across the country.

Search for boat off Stewart Island

4:33pm A boat has been reported missing after not arriving at Stewart Island as scheduled this week.

Severed hand nearly left behind

One minute he's working a firewood-processing machine. The next, he's looking at where his hand used to be. | Family welcomes Justin home

Dance film shot in city

Esk St has been transformed into a Hollywood-esque film set most nights this week, complete with a red carpet.

Balclutha sawmill to close

A Balclutha sawmill will be closed and 79 jobs axed throughout the South Island in a restructuring of Southern Cross Forest Products.

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Stadium trust fails to submit accounts

The Department of Internal Affairs is liaising with the Southland Outdoor Stadium Trust after it failed to provide accounts to the Charities Commission.

Council to act on woman's 37 cats

The Invercargill City Council plans to launch legal action on Monday against a woman with more than three dozen cats.

Homeless issue big in city - Sallies

Track to be marked amid safety concerns

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Thrilling journey

Her passion for violin started with the stamp of her foot. It was that same vigour that exploded into Centrestage last night when Fiona Pears opened the Southland Festival of the Arts with Swing Driven Thing.

Highlanders to attack Sharks

Malakai Fekitoa The Highlanders are hoping the bye and an extended South African sojourn hasn't robbed them of their mojo.

Steel seek rare Aussie win

The curse has been broken, but winning in Australia doesn't get any easier for the Southern Steel.

Top three teams break clear

Lake Hawea race still an epic

Shannon Francois

Anzac emotion for Francois

Anzac Day is always special for the Southern Steel's Shannon Francois, but this year will be especially so.

Reserve Bank hikes rate

mortgage Homeowners will need to dig deeper for their mortgages after the Reserve Bank lifted the official cash rate.

Pair deny finance fraud

Six-week trial of two men charged of double-dipping money from a finance company is nearly over.

Family matters at Douglas firm

Small property investors hit

Westland Milk Products

Storm cuts milk flows

Westland Milk Products may not meet a few export orders because of last weeks' ferocious storm.

Welcome to the dad club

And Baby Makes Four I don't see him that often now but he's been a mate for about as long as I can remember anything.

Huge effort at Tartan Festival

Wearing the police tartan, Constable Dwight Grieve, of Highway Patrol, shows his strength in the caber toss.

Ride's tally amazes organiser

Trail tale accents the nature of Southland

Pat Veltkamp Smith

It's not all about the dead

Tomorrow we remember all our war dead, young men killed in battles in far off lands, never to feel again love and loss, passion and fear.

Anzac centenary lining up

Anzac Day It's heartening to consider the upcoming Anzac centenary events and see the potential within them.

Letters of character

''I am longing for the day when it will be all over and I can come back to her.'' - Peter Mackay

Is there a problem officer . . . ?

Sewage spray pollution

Shane Jones

Not the space he was in

Editorial: Murray McCully now in the satisfying position of issuing assurances that luring Shane Jones out of Labour isn't sabotage.

Not all dog eat dog

South America People seem to think planes crash frequently, have drugs on board and can't be relied upon.

Kiwis gather in Turkey

Australian and New Zealand voices are beginning to invade Backpacker Street in Istanbul.

Hike the Dylan Thomas trail

Humour helps in this special job

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Top 10 cycling cities

It's only when you travel that you realise what a safe and enjoyable mode of transport cycling can be.

Belles wear khaki for wartime show

Alice Hutchens Gone is the colour of Arrowtown's Buckingham Belles at this year's 30th anniversary Arrowtown Autumn Festival.

The rapper of the moment

His new album 'Honest' puts Future well and truly at the centre of the hip-hop universe.

Selena Gomez 'on the edge'

Drew's baby number two


GoT will survive shocking scene (spoiler)

The reaction to this week's Game of Thrones episode has been heartening, but it appears deliberate.

Furry Friday: Our best poses

Four legs good Pets don't have to do any arduous squinching and smizing in photos - their posing is natural and continuous.

Why I started a 'stop it' list

Four weeks weeks ago, Sarah Berry was hit by a car. It gave her a new sense of perspective.

War tomatoes a Timaru success

Women who have a lot of sex

Best & worst

The week's best & worst dressed

This week bold citrus hues rule the roost while extreme leg cleavage and frumpy frocks fail dismally.

Google's stake in trial revealed

Apple says that Samsung hasn't been forthcoming about Google's behind-the-scenes role in its US patent case.

Add a second layer of protection

If the Heartbleed security threat teaches us anything, it's that passwords don't offer total protection.

Time travel on Google Maps

World's first payWave suit

Literally all this widget does

If you're a cranky language bully, it figuratively bugs the hell out of you; people who use 'literally' wrong.

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