Venom hair salon owner Adrian Barclay has gone from an unhealthy lifestyle to competing in body-building competitions.

From "pretty soft" to pretty buff

Three years ago, Venom hair salon owner Adrian Barclay's lifestyle wasn't what he wanted it to be.

Teacher remembered

Bronwyn Blackstock, former head teacher at Elston Lea Kindergarten, will be remembered on Daffodil Day after dying from ...

An Invercargill kindergarten is paying tribute to its former head teacher on Daffodil Day after she died of cancer.

Southern DHB maintains progress

The SDHB has improved access to elective surgery, surpassing the target by seven per cent.

Doggy signs spring up in the south

Las Vegas look out, Southland is becoming the signage district.

Toothbrushes recycled for prizes

Wyndham Primary School students are bringing in their used toothbrushes and toothpaste tubes to be recycled.

NZ's luckiest Lotto locations

Punters in Dunedin hit the biggest jackpots, while luck eludes everyone in the West Coast.

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Protestors rally against uni job losses video

Hundreds of protestors gathered at the Rally for Humanities at the University of Otago on Wednesday afternoon.

3:37 PM  Hundreds gathered to voice their disapproval of job cuts at the University of Otago humanities division.

Polyfest to pay tribute to young leader

3:10 PM  Polyfest organisers will pay tribute to one of their former volunteers, Sam Lavea, who was killed in a car crash in July.

SBHS 1st XV is the future

1080 drops: 'Fraud'

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Protestors rally against uni job losses

Hundreds gathered to voice their disapproval of job cuts at the University of Otago humanities division.

Business

Stonewood liquidators probe Boult role

Queenstown mayoral candidate and former Stonewood director Jim Boult

Queenstown mayoral candidate Jim Boult's directorship of Stonewood under scrutiny.

Airport to pay dividend of $202 per property

Lighting is on for winter night flights at Queenstown Airport.

High Court finds in favour of the tax man but Queenstown Airport is continuing the fight.

ILT post $8.4m profit

The annual ILT Positively Pastels Art Awards exhibition will open for public viewing at the City Gallery on Don Street ...

The Invercargill licensing Trust has made a healthy profit of $8.462 million pre-tax for the 2015/16 financial year.

Peter Jackson spreads his wings

Sir Peter Jackson has given Weta Workshop the online distribution rights for his scale model kitset company, Wingnut Wings.

Sir Peter Jackson takes his "dream company" to another level.

Hi-vis over use risks gallery video

Hi-vis clothing is not mandatory on building sites, and safety experts say it's no substitute for good risk management.

Health and safety experts say over reliance on hi-vis clothing may be dangerous.

Opinion

Letters to the editor - August 24

Letters to the editor

A letter writer is exasperated about the number of labourers being brought in from overseas when there are 15,600 unemployed labourers already in New Zealand.

Massive SDC failure stands exposed

Ironic, given the standard of internal communication in the Southland District Council over the trail project

EDITORIAL: The Deloitte report is more than a humiliation. It requires profound change.

Less rare than precious

Just because it shouldn't be surprising doesn't mean it shouldn't be honoured.

EDITORIAL: Nikki Hamblin is up for a rare honour -- for a gesture which, happily, isn't so rare.

Booze culture has its sponsors

Cheers.

EDITORIAL: For the liquor industry, maybe moderation isn't where the money is.

Letters - August 20, 2016

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Sport

SBHS 1st XV is the future

Southland Boys' High School fullback Kaleb Talamahina on the way to score a try against Otago Boys' High School.

OPINION: Rugby Southland has ideal chance to build on the back of the Southland Boys' High School promise.

Sporting codes join forces

Touch Southland regional manager Warren Bryant and Thistle AFC president Dylan Meehan at the clubrooms on Islington ...

Two Southland sporting codes are working together.

Golf in the dark hits Queens Park

Glow Ball - Golf in the Dark organiser Leon Hartnett with some of the special balls and lights used for the event.

Southlanders get the opportunity to play golf in the dark in the name of charity starting on Monday.

Cromwell golf pro living the dream

Living the dream - Cromwell's resident golf professional, Willie Moore.

It didn't worry Willie Moore that most of the onlookers during his early golfing days were merino sheep.

Pennants semifinalists found

Golf.

The Presidents Pennants semi-finalists have been found, after the latest round played out at the Invercargill Golf Club over the weekend.

Culture

Polyfest to pay tribute to young leader

Polyfest co-ordinator Pauline Smith says there will be tributes to the late Sam Lavea during the festival, one of their ...

Polyfest organisers will pay tribute to one of their former volunteers, Sam Lavea, who was killed in a car crash in July.

Cromwell golf pro living the dream

Living the dream - Cromwell's resident golf professional, Willie Moore.

It didn't worry Willie Moore that most of the onlookers during his early golfing days were merino sheep.

The fight to save their bank

Maniototo businesswoman Amie Pont talks at a public meeting about the proposed closure of Westpac in Ranfurly.

Westpac wants to shut 19 branches but the small South Island communities aren't taking it lying down.

Pastel art grows in Southland

Southern Pastel Artists co-ordinator Marion Miller with one of her paintings which will feature in the ILT Positively ...

The Southern Pastel Artists group upcoming exhibition will feature artists from throughout New Zealand.

Cromwell couple gains community support for 24-hour gym in town's mall

Cromwell woman Alex Offen is building a 24-hour gym, Central-Fitness, in the Cromwell Mall with partner Johnny Roberts.

A young Cromwell couple with a passion for fitness plans to open a 24-hour gym in the mall.

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