Parents on Minecraft bandwagon

'I could sit here forever'

Vivien Murch, 67-year-old Invercargill grandmother, is learning how to use Minecraft.

Santa parade on hold

Grey skies and rain have forced the Southland Santa Parade to be postponed until tomorrow.

Demand for space

Franchises in bigger stores continue to displace smaller, locally-owned businesses in Invercargill's CBD.

Dog attack has sequel in court

Two brothers whose dogs attacked a woman and killed her dog later visited her with apologies.

Woman shaken after robbery

Invercargill police are investigating a daring daylight robbery at a city shopping centre.

Rain, snow halt trampers

A deluge of snow has closed Fiordland walking tracks, causing a traffic jam of trampers.

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Parents on Minecraft bandwagon

Vivien Murch, 67-year-old Invercargill grandmother, is learning how to use Minecraft.

Retail project for old hall site

The site of the old North Hall in Windsor faces a new future.

Little clubs saving big bucks

Schools look to sell houses

Cold plunge pool for Southland

A cold plunge pool will open on Monday at Invercargill's Splash Palace.

Dryden chasing triple treat

Motor racing fans are in for a triple treat at Riverside Speedway, Sandy Point, tonight.

Glenn gets to make it 200

Jamie Glenn has seen a fair bit of the cricket field in the past decade or so.

My exercise is a treat

Kings reign supreme over Volts

Stags ready to get physical

The building blocks for next year's Stags campaign will start being put in place from next month.

Luxury stay $20k a night

Travellers seeking a touch of luxury can find it at a newly-built mansion in Queenstown - for $20,000 a night.

3 little pigs multiplied

Canterbury pig farmers Steve and Josie Sterne are South Island Farmers of the Year.

Dairy prices hit 5-yr low

Businessman Bob Robertson dies

Fabuleux Vous eyes expansion

A desire to make heirloom pieces with a modern twist has propelled Invercargill jeweller Rebecca Adams into the export fast lane.

Show Me Shorts heads south

New Zealand's annual celebration of small, but perfectly formed, cinema is making some southern stops.

Scavenger that does us all a favour

Here is a bird that is both a predator and a scavenger. It's the black-backed gull commonly known as the "black-back".

Fan of the tree fuchsia

Snowstorm cost lives of 17 goldminers

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Spring chicks for dotterel

This banded dotterel appears to have three legs. There's an important reason for this. The photograph was taken on a cold windy day at the beach high-tide zone.

ICC needs to scythe this problem

Didn't Tamati Ruru Kotara make his point?

Into the spray fray

The plan for treated Te Anau sewage to be piped 19km and sprayed on rural land by the airport at Manapouri has generated a storm.

A case for dethroning king hits

Commonality in schools' infighting

Health prioritisers need to get in behind

How about that scene from Carry on Nurse when a put-upon nurse leaves her ill-tempered patient lying face down in his bed.

Going without is a Lotta struggle

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.

A lovely lunch for two

Watching decent-sized asparagus spears shoot up after waiting several years is a quite a thrill.

Oh, for return of common sense

Designers take pop-up option


Flashy flower heads

Love fat, flashy flower heads? Then take a look at the bearded iris.

Festival nets world-class choir

Choir that performs at Denmark royal functions adds a Wanaka concert to their NZ tour.

Three years of going without

Everything we believe about booze is utter bullshit, a top-selling author about sobriety told Central Otago crowds.

Jump to it

Wanaka shot a winner

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Artist puts different spin on glass

Invercargill artist Phil Newbury works with glass in a different way to others.

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