Revving for Crank Up

'A big part of life for us'

Edendale man David Clark is just mad about machines.
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Alleged death threat

A 21-year-old farm worker has been arrested after allegedly threatening to kill a property owner and police.

Group 'fosters anti-cyclist views'

A New Zealand Facebook page is carrying posts that incite members to "mow" down cyclists, a Dunedin cycling mum says.

He was not 'fine to drive'

6:49pm Driver who crashed, killing himself and two others, was almost three times over the legal alcohol limit.

Seatbelt could have saved woman's life

Israeli tourist killed in car crash could have survived had she worn a seatbelt, coroner finds.

Man runs over own foot

A man has run over his own foot while reversing out of his driveway in Queenstown.

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Sleepout destroyed by fire

French holidaymakers tried in vain to save a few of their belongings from a blazing sleep-out in Dunedin.

Well-known nurseryman dies

Raymond "Poppy" Diack from Diack's Nurseries was known for his humility and positive nature.

Battle for our Birds 'a success'

A fire a day in Wanaka

Long recovery for climber

An Otago outdoorsman faces a long recovery from a serious neck injury sustained in a fall near Milford Sound.

Highlanders prove too sharp for Crusaders

The Highlanders notched up a win but more importantly got through their pre-season match with the Crusaders relatively unscathed.

Volts coach Mascarenhas wants more from side

The Otago Volts are one win away from a domestic one-day finals berth but that has not stopped coach Dimitri Mascarenhas from getting a little grumpy.

Demons dodge a bullet

Blair Orange weaves his magic again

Glenn leads winning partnership

Jamie Glenn provided the individual highlight in Southland senior club cricket twenty20 action on Saturday.

McDonald's by spring?

A new McDonald's restaurant in south city, Invercargill, could be open by September.

Investment in Mataura planned

A fertiliser company wants to establish a plant at the old paper mill in Mataura.

McDonald's approved

'Shark' takes off with tourists

Star attraction in Invercargill

Starbucks Invercargill is proving a tourist attraction - as the southern-most branch in the world.

'He touched so many'

Mum, 23, who lost husband to cancer says she's been touched by Southland's support and generosity.

Mark Clare to lead Southland play

Shortland Street actor will be the first out-of-towner to front Shakespeare in the Park.

Jason Kerrison for awards show

Ghost busters on the hunt

Exercise boosts teens' brains - study

Heard the expression "Ask a teen - they know everything?" A  new Dunedin study suggests they could be even smarter with regular exercise.

Unforgettable? If only ...

Places to go, things to do, have we forgotten anything?

Sour truths about sweet stats

We continue to throw down sugary drinks with truly rotten results for our health.

Long-eared interlopers, begone

Stupidity behind the savagery

A bit of RMA-wrestling

The Resource Management Act needs to be healthier, not weaker

Spirit of Munro rides on

One of John Munro's earliest memories involves him riding to school on the tank of his dad's motorbike.

Blazing a trail in the south

Tom O'Brien has toiled relentlessly for two years in some challenging terrain to realise his dream. But Hannah McLeod discovers his "mad" dream is about to be realised.

Flashy flower heads

Going without is a Lotta struggle

Compatible correspondents

Two longstanding Southland Times stringers' lives have entwined at Wick Cottage.

Southland films recognised

Two short films from Invercargill have been selected as finalists in the New Plymouth Tropfest film festival.

Tales of mystery and imagination

The Sparrow Thieves have really hit their straps musically.

Sparrow Thieves' album a colourful ride

Big turnout at Winton A&P

James Hargest College jazz band Off the Record, from left, Michael Zhang, Anna Redmond, Josiah Brown,  David Stupples, tutor John McLelland, Jonty Heydenrych and Rebekah Elder prepare for the Southland Secondary Schools Jazz Fest.

Young jazz bands seek winning sound

Saxophones are being shined and shoes waxed for the Southland Secondary Schools Jazz Fest.

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