Highlanders winger Waisake Naholo was well shackled by the Brumbies in Canberra.

No All Blacks, no regrets for Highlanders' Joseph

Highlanders coach refuses to blame the absence of his star All Blacks for defeat in Canberra.

Children followed

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Police want to speak to a man who may have followed two children home from school.

Trooper's ultimate sacrifice

A Dipton trooper's family has shared the previously untold story of his World War I heroics.

We will remember gallery

Look back over this year's Anzac coverage as Southlanders mark the 100th anniversary of Gallipoli.

Queenstown to host comedy debate

New Zealand's adventure capital is set to double as the short-term comedy capital this winter.

Green-fingered thieves hit gardens

Queenstown harvest gardens have been ransacked for veges by thieves.

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Cadets stand tall during Dawn Service

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 Invercargill Army Cadets Annaliese Carlaw, left, and Jennifer Baker, wearing her great-grandfather's medals, after the Dawn Service.

"Lift your heels, wriggle your toes and fingers - are you doing okay?"

Te Anau celebrates the Anzac legend

It was still dark when the sound of the Last Post echoed through Te Anau this morning.

Anzac Day remembered across Otago

Wendonside remembers Anzac soldiers

Anzac 2015: Voices of Courage

A century-old snub

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.


Our occasionally puerile PM

Up close and personal, certainly. But there are still boundaries.

OPINION: Prime Minister John Key stands exposed as a bit of a serial ponytail puller. He'll grow out of it, right?

Like it was just yesterday

OPINION: You won't want to be too tediously anti-Aussie. Or insufficiently, either.

Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt.

Things are hotting up for winter

OPINION: This is shaping up to be one of the most dramatic, exciting and challenging winters we have faced for some time.


Lack of vision 'hampering Invercargill'

Chantillys co-owners Carolyn, left, and Lana Milne are concerned about the future of Invercargill's CBD.

Invercargill leaders need to show vision for the city's central business district to survive, retailer Carolyn Milne says.

Funeral home buys former Bella Kai building

Avenal Park Funeral Home has bought the former Bella Kai building in Lorneville.

Anzac Day day in lieu and extra pay rules are confusing if you usually work on a Saturday or a Monday.

The Mondayisation of Anzac Day

OPINION: There has been some confusion as to what people do about the new phenomenon of the Mondayisation.


Reaching out to families in need

Trudy Burdon

Trudy Burdon used to write about running for The Southland Times - now she's part of a community care group for families.

Turnbull might get second invitation

Just Cala, who won her first race at Gore, is the next Australian pacer in line for an invitation to the Harness Jewels at Ashburton on May 30.

Southland Steel goal attack Te Paea Selby-Rickit.

Steel's Selby-Rickit has special Anzac memories

This time of year is always special for the Southern Steel's Te Paea Selby-Rickit.


Praise for Once on Chunuk Bair

Invercargill Repertory Society's production of Chunuk Bair.

The Invercargill Repertory Society production of Once On Chunuk Bair was always going to be a conversation starter.

Film moves in, family moves out

A family of four braved the Tapanui snow in their family caravan after moving out of their house to make way for the Pete's Dragon film crew.

Child actors get off the school bus in Tapanui for the filming of Pete's Dragon.

Invercargill misses out on shot at film

Southland rain has put a damper on Invercargill's chance to make it on the big screen.

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