Blaze guts Bluff container

Lucky escape for ride-on mower

Investigators will look into the cause of a fire that destroyed a container and a car in Bluff this afternoon.
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Sallies tighten up

Southland Times photo The Sallie's Kitchen has placed new restrictions on Invercargill's needy.

'Rare' fraud in Otago

Invercargill man charged after allegedly buying goods in Central Otago with bad cheques.

Police probe into missing council cars

Police are to investigate an alleged fraud that may have cost Dunedin ratepayers $1 million.

Teen charged over vodka binge

A Cromwell woman has been charged after a 16-year-old nearly died after drinking vodka.

Wanaka skate park upgrade rolls on

Wanaka is set to become a top destination for skateboarders, BMX riders and rollerbladers.

Complaint over wandering toddler

preschool An official complaint is before the Ministry of Education after a child wandered away from a Dunedin centre undetected.

Fraudster's Rolls being auctioned

A 1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost linked to convicted fraudster Michael Swann is up for auction.

Hunting rifle theft

Centre design a 'starting point'

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Wells = wellbeing

The bitter and expensive dispute between councillor-farmer Graham Sharp and the Gore District Council has put the focus on water.

Franco Ledger shaping well

Franco Ledger Ryal Bush horseman Hamish Hunter hopes to have Franco Ledger racing early next month.

Stags edge North Harbour

Southland's big off-season play to lure Highlanders first five-eighth Lima Sopoaga has proved to be a masterstroke.

Bulling stands up for velodrome

SBHS keen to end OBs streak

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Games focus shooter's future aims

Queenstown sharp shooter Jenna MacKenzie has the Rio Olympics in her sights after a "mind blowing" experience at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Invercargill Brewery wins award

Steve Nally Invercargill Brewery has been commended for its innovation at the 2014 Brewers' Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards.

Three star credit rating maintained

Population and employment growth remain down, but there has been strong growth in other areas.

Waikaia Gold: Business as usual

No more rules

Dairy effluent

Effluent dumping bid opposed

A farmer has applied to extend a dairy effluent discharge permit.

More rain than usual a challenge

Cows If August feels like one of the wettest in memory - it is.

Tailings and holes part of deal

Rabbits. Those cute little pests are a pain to landowners - and runners.

Southland babies are worldly babies

Medical centre and aged care home opens

rock n roll

Youngsters set to rock n roll

While their classmates bop along to Taylor Swift, Kennedy Taylor and Donald McIntosh swing to Elvis Presley.

Helping families in need

From the Beehive Long-term welfare dependency is reducing and more young people are achieving higher qualifications under the Government's Better Public Services (BPS) initiative.

Not-so-great expectorations

POLL: Spitting on someone is not only offensive but illegal and rightly so.

Letter: Rugby Park beer prices

Secrets, lies and the power of art

Today's letter

Letter: Tax cheats

Are tax cheats treated better than benefit fraudsters?

Catching the dragon's tail

Southland Times photo Tourism is a bit like the traditional Chinese school-yard game, "catch the dragon's tail."

The dirty on oven cleaning

You think you've seen it all with these on-telly cooking shows, aspiring young chefs, the grumpy dismissive old guys they all fawn over, shiny modern equipment, fabulous fresh foods, dishes to die for.

Winter magic from a tough customer

Watch for collateral damage

Concoctions

Herbal liqueurs

Fancy your own homemade tipple? Homegrown herbs aren't just beneficial for flavouring foods, they're an excellent ingredient in homemade liqueurs.

Cliche-ridden horror fails

Movie Review generic MOVIE REVIEW: The trailer for "Deliver Us From Evil" oversold a film full of clumsy cliches.

Film buffs thrilled with festival

Tam Wilson has escaped the mud on her Eastern Southland farm to enjoy the dry confines of the St James Theatre during the New Zealand International Film Festival in Gore this month.

Dancers in top form

Performers caught unaware

Robin Williams

Remembering Robin

Our film reviewer Nadine Hancock remembers screen legend Robin Williams and mourns his death.

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