Veteran brings up a ton

'Interesting journey to milestone'

World War II veteran Arthur McNeil would happily have let his 100th birthday slide by unnoticed.
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Toxins killed cows

Southland dairy cow deaths blamed on high concentrations of naturally occurring toxins in a variety of swedes.

Submerged car is Beckenridge's

Car found in water near Curio Bay belongs to step-father of missing boy Mike Zhao-Beckenridge.

Dogs left to starve

Occupants of Southland property tried to avoid prosecution after two dogs nearly starved to death in their garage.

DOC has success with trap trial

An island off Stewart Island is now rat-free for the moment thanks to self-setting trap technology.

Man with horse float fails breathtest

Darfield man towing horse float charged with drink-driving on Saturday morning in Queenstown.

Festival draws 'chocka' turnout

Interest in growing veges is increasing, with about 4000 people visiting the Heritage Harvest Festival.

Jailed for 'cruel' attack on 65-year-old

A Cromwell man has been jailed for two years' and four months for a sustained and cruel attack on a 65-year-old family friend.

Cromwell man jailed for assault

Stabbed woman in stable condition

Fighting bushfires near and far

Ken Keenan has felt the terrifying reality of fire swooping over him.

Harness trainer turns property developer

Dave Anderson, who has won two Breeders Crown finals, will sign off his training career with Alderbaren Ay M in the New Zealand Trotting Stakes at Addington.

The Bishop prepares for Riverton Cup

Riverton Cup candidate The Bishop trained at the Wyndham racecourse on Monday.

Fifth Southland club softball title

Townshend takes gold on final day

Marist impressive in opening round

The acquisition of fresh blood from South Africa and Otago has bolstered the Marist premier rugby team's stocks.

Waikiwi Tavern project runs into liquefaction delay

Plans for the new Waikiwi Tavern are running into delays with liquefaction potential meaning changes are needed to the new building's foundations.  

Designers choose Kiwi-made

Customers are now looking for the New Zealand-made tag when buying boutique clothes, New Zealand designer Jon Dyball says.

Forbes takes Chamber reins

Artificial milk and beef on horizon

Great South Basin included in 2015 block offers

A large chunk of the Great South Basin extending up to the Canterbury Basin has been included in the Government's 2015 block offerings for oil and gas exploration.

Welcome to 'Bradrona'

Cardrona’s infamous bra fence has been rebranded ‘‘Bradrona’’ to raise money for breast cancer.

Barclay to judge hair 'Oscars'

Renowned hairdresser Adrian Barclay will judge the Australasian Hair Expo Hairdresser of the Year awards.

Michelle Lange ready to hand over crown

Jackie Bristow nears Pledge target

New face reflects diversity

Southland Plunket has hired its first multicultural community worker - reflecting the changing face of the region.

Never wear a skirt to the doctor

The signs were there from the start - my hip appointment was not going to go in my favour.

The roguish philanthropist

Or, if you prefer, the philanthropic rogue. Either way, Louis Crimp was the stuff of legend in Invercargill. Michael Fallow reports

Dust and discourse

A collection of chairs in varying states of disrepair, coated in dust, are assembled around an old fire.

Family heads for the hills

Tumour mistaken for blocked duct

Competition kills Bella Kai

Bella Kai struggled to compete with the buying power of the major supermarkets, manager Annmarie Tinnock says.

Australian dancers at Tartan Festival

If you fancy a highland fling or have a nose for whiskey, the Te Anau Tartan Festival✓ may be for you.

Students capture moment in time

Artworks by SIT students will be part of the celebrations for Southland Heritage Month.

'A bake-off on steroids'

Website makes finding an act easier

Southland's got the X Factor

The Southland hopefuls in the X Factor NZ showcased their summer favourites during last night's 'songs of summer theme'.

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