The French tourist arrives at Dunedin Hospital by helicopter after she was attacked by a shark while bodyboarding in ...

'They thought it was a dolphin' video

A French tourist who survived a shark attack wrenched its jaws from her legs, a local surfer says.

Deadly love triangle

Those on the outside described the McLeans as a "role model family".

A city's been rocked after a broken marriage ended in death. Where'd it all go wrong?

Ocean swimming 'sharks' territory'

A former shark attack victim has urged a tourist bitten by a shark to stay true to her passions - including ocean swimming.

Rugby's presidential change

One Eastern Southland rugby stalwart goes, another one replaces him.

Go, or they won't come back

OPINION: Are you sick of there being "nothing to do"? Well, what do you want then?

Former All Black's daughter shot

Woman allegedly shot and killed by her policeman husband was daughter of former All Black.

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Who will be the next deputy mayor?

Invercargill city councillors, Darren Ludlow, Lindsay Thomas, Toni Biddle, Lindsay Abbott, Lesley Soper, Lloyd Esler, ...

3 min ago  Cr Lloyd Esler said there were one or two members of the council who would be putting their name forward. 

How will police prosecute their own?

OPINION: The Invercargill shooting leaves police with serious questions to answer.

United lose, trio remain unbeaten

Cowboys and He Tauaa triumphant


Invercargill's deadly love triangle

The city's been rocked to its core after a broken marriage ended in death. So where did it all go wrong?


Visitor tax unlikely

Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Clutha Southland MP Todd Barclay in Queenstown.

Finance Minister Steven Joyce says more money does need to be spent on tourism infrastructure.

Southland business awards launched

The crowd, including Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt at the launch of the Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards ...

The Westpac Southland Business Awards had their launch on April 27, including several new awards categories.

Classic American Packards motoring Wanaka's way

A Wanaka-domiciled 1932 Packard Twin Six Sports Phaeton will be among 50 Packards at next year's Warbirds Over Wanaka.

You can't just buy any old Packard and apply to be a member of the club.

Ski sale queue tops 200 video

Hannah Smith Simon Voggenreiter were first in line at 4am this morning for Salvation Army's annual ski sale in Queenstown.

There's no snow in Queenstown but when skiers heard about the goodies donated to the Salvation Army, they started queuing at 4am.

Ruling threatens jet services

Queenstown Airport has refused to comment on the impact a Court of Appeal decision could have on its safety ...

Transport Minister warned court ruling could end jet services to key airports.


OPINION: Go to the arts things or they won't come back

Attendance to events is just as important for the performers as it is the promoters.

Are you sick of there being "nothing to do in Invercargill"? Well, what do you want then?

Let's not fixate on the job.

Ben McLean

EDITORIAL: The accused killer is a cop. What are we really entitled to read into that?

From the News Desk

Newslink reporter Rachael Kelly

Is there a more haunting piece of music than The Last Post?

Work to Rule

Nicole Johnston

I think we have all had those moments where we wish we could speak our minds about colleagues, employers/employees and sometimes even clients.

Standing up for daddy

Ivanka Trump

EDITORIAL: Ivanka Trump can expect more hostility if she seeks to defend her father's


United lose, trio remain unbeaten

Thistle's Jesse Cox dribbles the ball against Queens Park in the Donald Gray Cup.

A Max Johnston double has helped Green Island to a 3-2 win over Southland United in their Southern Premier League match at Sunnyvale in Dunedin on Saturday.

Cowboys and He Tauaa triumphant

He Tauaa rugby league team have won their first two games of the combined Otago Southland rugby league competition.

Southland rugby league clubs Cowboys and He Tauaa remain unbeaten in the Otago Southland combined rugby league competition.

Club rugby results

Club rugby.

April 29, Southland club rugby results

Injured Smith in moon boot

Highlanders captain Ben Smith is expected to miss his team's next two games with an ankle injury.

Highlanders captain Ben Smith not on the plane to South Africa after ankle injury in Stormers win.

Brown backs Sopoaga for ABs

Lima Sopoaga has played six tests for the All Blacks since 2015.

Highlanders coach would pick his first choice first-five for the All Blacks despite him not playing in two months.


Making the humble ukulele sing

The Nukes ukulele trio members Ben Collier, David Parker and David Thiele.

The Nukes ukulele members says there's more to the small instrument than people realise.

Remembering the faces of men who served

Southland-based historians are appealing to the public to identify photos of World War I servicemen from Southland and Otago.

 Nine soldiers no longer stand nameless.

Country music songwriting finalists announced

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Jenny Mitchell of Gore was Saturday nights Overall Intermediate Winner at the NZ ...

A Gore father and his daughter have both been nominated for awards at this year's 

There's no place like home

The Grace Darling was a ship-shaped house on Stewart Island, built by Harry Rose.

The Grace Darling was a ship-shaped house on Stewart Island, built by Harry Rose. 

Gore woman directs Lovepuke

Playwright, author and screenwriter Duncan Sarkies' play Lovepuke is being performed at the Southland Festival of the Arts.

Play about relationships features in Southland Festival of the Arts

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