Noah Herring with his guinea pig.

Friendship the secret to calve success

The Winton A & P Show was held this weekend. 

New races markets

Courtney Barnes is all smiles after winning the Gore Guineas on Raise You Ten on Saturday.

A market day will be an extra attraction at the Southland Racing Club's Gold Cup meeting in Feburary.

Dancing through the years

Helen McKay has been teaching highland and Irish dancing in Tuatapere for 63 years.

Tourism key to growth

Murray Dowling started his working life as a jockey, then moved into shearing and is now a Tuatapere businessman.

A staunch supporter of Riversdale

The Riversdale community has benefited from Alex McLennan's work.

Paterson holds on for historic win

"It was nerve-racking knowing all the big boys were coming up behind me."

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Winning treble for Barnes

Courtney Barnes aboard Raise You Ten after their win in the Gore Guineas on Saturday.

Jockey Courtney Barnes and trainers Brian and Shane Anderton had a day to remember at Gore on Saturday.

Frustrating round for Leitch

Up and down weekend for Brendon Leitch in TRS while fellow Southlander Liam MacDonald against stars in the NZV8s.

Dutch teenager retains lead

Women's march protest

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Putting the QT in Queenstown

The Rydges Hotel Queenstown with development of the new QT Hotel at rear.

"It's an eclectic mix of design and art. It's style and luxury with a touch of quirk."

Controversial rental company's key ring

The "Try not to be a c..." key holder is given to every Wicked Campers customer.

"People love them. They say 'can I have more to take home overseas?'"

Wanaka lodge approved amid noise

Roys Peak is one of NZ's marquee spots but it has "at least a limited capacity to absorb change", planning commissioner ...

Hush-hush ordered as permission granted for contentious lodge at Roys Peak near Wanaka.

Chinese NY's $165m NZ injection video

Chinese tourists enjoy the Hanmer Springs hot pools.

Businesses cock-a-hoop for Year of the Rooster as up to 33,000 Chinese prepare to descend on NZ shores.

Bad buzz for bees in Southland

Catlins Honey beekeeper Grant Hayes says he expects honey production to be down about 50 per cent on last season because ...

Southland beekeepers expecting honey production to be down 50 per cent as cool weather stings.

Opinion

Editorial: Skipping school zones

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OPINION: As long as there have been rules, humans have found a way around them. 

It's hard to stay fearless

Columnist Che' Baker wants to be like Pukekohe great-great-grandmother Mary Manssen when she is older, who at the age of ...

Columnist Che' Baker use to live carelessly on the edge. Now she is trying to ensure she still becomes that 82-year-old sky diving over shark infested waters.

Letters to the editor

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A reader is concerned with the doctor's strike saying "it appears the essential public necessities are treated as minor needs''.

Grief is the price we pay for love

C.S. Lewis wrote, A Grief Observed, that "no one told me grief felt so like fear."

Many of us feel very uncomfortable when we experience grief. We wonder if we are going crazy and how to manage the intense feelings that come with it.

Taking a stand

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Sport

All Spice posts 16th win

All Spice and his trackwork rider Kim Houston.

All Spice gave trainer John McKay a hometown win at Gore on Saturday.

Winning treble for Barnes

Courtney Barnes aboard Raise You Ten after their win in the Gore Guineas on Saturday.

Jockey Courtney Barnes and trainers Brian and Shane Anderton had a day to remember at Gore on Saturday.

Frustrating round for Leitch

Brendon Leitch competes in the Toyota Racing Series at Invercargill's Teretonga Park.

Up and down weekend for Brendon Leitch in TRS while fellow Southlander Liam MacDonald against stars in the NZV8s.

Dutch teenager retains lead

Richard Verschoor, 16, leads the TRS heading into Teretonga.

Richard Verschoor retains lead in Toyota Racing Series after winning at wet Teretonga Park.

Faherty serves up tennis success

Pippa Sherriff, left and Halle Faherty made the semifinals of the doubles at the National 12 and under tennis tournament.

Southland's Halle Faherty served up some excellent performances at the NZ tennis nationals.

Culture

Icehouse rocks Gibbston crowd

Gibbston Valley Summer Concert Tour 2017 had a crowd of 16,000 people and was a sell-out.

Icehouse warmed up the 16,000 people dancing in the rain at Gibbston Valley concert.

Bring jackets and singing voice to concert

Icehouse, led by Iva Davies, will be the final performance at the Gibbston Valley Summer Concert on Saturday.

"If I was going myself I would probably bring a shower proof jacket just in case." Metservice meteorologist

Move over Gepetto, reporter Joanna Griffiths has a chisel

Woodworkers Guild secretary/treasurer Peter Robbie shows Eye reporter Joanna Griffiths how to make a wooden car as part ...

When asked to give woodwork a go, I immediately feared for the safety of my fingers and of those around me.

Pork Pie premiere to be held at Reading Cinemas

Pork Pie during filming last May in Grove Bush, Southland, with director Matt Murphy looking on.

The Invercargill Pork Pie premiere will now take place at Reading Cinemas.

Natural world

The native wood pigeon or kereru is under threat in New Zealand.

This photograph illustrates one important reason for maintaining and hopefully extending the population of our native wood pigeon or kereru.

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