Try some bird in that burger

'Have you ever heard of a muttonbird burger?'

Labour Weekend fishermen hoping to catch a prize in Te Anau might be lured by something a bit different.
Muttonbird burger

Men try to lure boy

Four men allegedly tried to lure schoolboy into their car by offering him a jacket.

Chaos over Holdco

Chaos reigned at an Invercargill City Council meeting about its holding company Holdco.

Barmaid assaulted for refusing shots

Bluff man John Edminstin admits assaulting a barmaid after she refused him whisky shots.

Sports official wallet thief

A sports administrator has been granted interim name suppression after admitting stealing a credit card and using it to buy alcohol.

Dragon set to head Hokonui

dragon Dragon will replace The Angels as the headline act at the Hokonui Moonshiners' Festival.

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Hollyford trust seeks council funding

A trust set up to protect an environmental "jewel" in the heart of Fiordland is seeking funding to help stop problems in their possum-footed tracks.

Councillor avoids meeting

A city councillor snubbed a meeting he was set to attend, saying he did not want to be abused.

Sister city deal 'all about relationships'

Tourist death prompts DOC change

Julia Faithful

Artist leaves her Faithful followers

Southland artist Julia Faithful has died, leaving a great body of work.

World's best in Wanaka

Braden Currie There's going to be a showdown in the mixed category of the inaugural Defiance Adventure Race in Wanaka.

Volts out to cause a shock

The Otago Volts get the chance to claim a couple of international cricket scalps during the next two days.

It's all about the adventure

McCauley has got competition

Marty Banks

Highlanders boost Tasman stocks

Tasman will have a hefty influence in Dunedin next year after two more Makos and a Taranaki flyer signed up.

Budding creatives get down to business

Southland Times photo Budding entrepreneurs and business brains get their chance to pitch ideas and build a concept from start to finish this weekend.

Long journeys on slink run ending

With lambing and calving almost over for another season, Mervyn Soper and his assistant Roger Kubala have travelled about 450 kilometres a day around northern Southland on their slink skin run.

Members drive SBS changes

McD's location opposed

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Longtime truckie in industry award

Les MacKenzie has diesel in his blood.

Minister sees Christianity in action

Southland Times photo Lumsden's Reverend Gillian-Mary Swift is still feeling inspired after a busy trip to Malawi.

Of crabs, cheese and lightning

ABOUT THE SOUTH: New Zealand's first purpose-built dairy factory was a two-storey insulated wooden building at Edendale.

Children at home with block challenge

Abundance of smelt a sign of clean water

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Ultrasound boost for Cromwell patients

A new ultrasound facility has been established at the Cromwell Medical Centre.

Editorial: Half-baked advice

Muesli Lynda Stuart last week challenged Treasury officials to go without breakfast for a month to share the experience of thousands of Kiwi kids.

Editorial: NZ takes place at the table

New Zealanders' competitive side tends to kick in when it comes to contests such as our just-won seat on the UN Security Council

Cautionary reminders aren't cutting it

Faith, and faith rewarded


Careful on those not-so-intrepid journeys

Just because we've been doing something for yonks , doesn't mean that it's a tried-and-true practice.

Hip injury proving to be a worry

Uphill Battle column Mum and reporter JO McKENZIE-McLEAN is taking on one of the biggest challenges of her life training for the Northburn Station 50km. She reports on her progress. 

The power and the glory

I like riesling. Why don't you?

Potted lemons show when they're hungry

Thai herbed coconut soup


DIY bug sprays save cash

As the weather warms up, the number of bugs and diseases also rises. Start a regular pest control programme now and you should be able to stay on top of any problems when and if they arise. But save your dosh and make your own solutions to banish bugs, diseases and weeds.

Dragon to headline

Dragon Trans-Tasman rockers Dragon will replace The Angels as the headline act at the Hokonui Moonshiner's Festival in March.

More than just a ladies' night out

Ladies, it's time to get your bras out.

Goodrem posts Q'town pic

Arts lessens stress

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All that jazz

New Zealand pianist Steve Barry, nationally acclaimed in Australia, and a rising star on the Sydney jazz scene, would like to say he was always a dedicated, hard-working student, who loved the piano from the time he started learning at the age of five.

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