Film crew captures success

Longford Intermediate School's achievements are being captured on film.

Assault teen arrested

A teen has been arrested in relation to a serious assault in Dunedin.

Alexandra man admits child porn

An Alexandra man who admitted downloading child pornography has been found not guilty of distributing objectionable material.

Submitters want Mataura pool

5:00 AM  Many submitters to the Gore long term plan don't want Mataura pool replaced by a playground.

Rare tumour patient less isolated

A woman with a rare spinal cord tumour has talked to someone who had same condition.

Section of Catlins road closed

A 10m section of a Catlins road has slipped down a bank.

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News

Scarfie party planned

A party scene in Hyde St in mid-February, during Dunedin Orientation Week.

Dunedin police hope to stop a planned street party named after a student drinking critic.

Flash mob takes over hospital foyer to protest funding cuts

A flash mob took over a Central Otago hospital foyer protesting against proposed funding cuts to health providers.

Wanaka residents prescribe surgery for Dunedin Hospital budget

Innov8 Invercargill planning for the future

Opinion

Which way, where....

Writer Pat Veltkamp Smith.

5:00 AM  OPINION: Which way, where…

Drug testing for meetings?

OPINION: Why would someone who is going to a meeting, need to agree to be drug tested?

It takes more than parents to raise a child

Five important people have played a vital role in helping to mould and shape Piper into the strong, confident and independent little girl that she's become.

Business

Blue Sky partners with Duncan NZ

Blue Sky Meats plant at Morton Mains near Invercargill.

A new meat processing partnership shows the rationalisation of the New Zealand meat industry, the companies involved say.

Drug testing for meetings?

OPINION: Why would someone who is going to a meeting, need to agree to be drug tested?

Fibre Optic cable - the UFB rollout in Invercargill is progressing well, Chorus says.

Bid to boost business and home UFB capability in rural centres

A bid to include Te Anau, Winton and Otatara in the ultra-fast broadband (UFB) rollout is being launched as Southland battles to keep pace in a rapidly-advancing telecommunications environment.

Sport

Dream Collector spot-on after Ascot Park win

Dream Collector wins at Ascot Park on Tuesday.

Top greyhound Dream Collector is 100 percent after his win at Ascot Park in Invercargill on Tuesday.

Carvalho is still on the move

John Carvalho is enjoying driving a taxi  in semi-retirement after 29 years working with  thoroughbreds at White Robe Lodge.

Horseman Gavin Smith

Expect Great Things from Jewels hopeful

The 3-year-old trotter Great Things Happen has been transferred to the stable of Robert Dunn to complete his final week of training at the beach before the Harness Jewels.

Culture

Recipe: Kumara and quinoa cakes

Masterchef 2014 finalist Bec Stanley shares a simple recipe for kumara and quinoa cakes with yoghurt dressing.

Indian flavours spice up this healthy dish from Masterchef finalist Bec Stanley.

Southland Arts Festival ended

The seventh annual Southland Festival of the Arts has just concluded for another year.

Neil Chilton slips effortlessly into rock star character as Mick Jagger in the show When Love Comes To Town.

Southern stars shine in steamroller tribute show

REVIEW: Following up the once-in-a-lifetime experience of One Of These Nights was always going to be a big ask.

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