Numia Freti, co-owner of the Pineapple Grill food truck, serves Sonya Crosswell during Food Truck Friday at Wachner Place.

Food Truck Friday a hit in city

Stall holders at Invercargill's first ever Food Truck Friday reckon it's great for the city and their businesses.

60th Blossom Festival

About 15,000 people attended the 60th Alexandra Blossom Festival on Saturday.

Thousands of festival-goers celebrated the event's 60th anniversary in Alexandra.

'It's a great wee area'

New Windsor New World owners say they enjoy how proactive the community is.

National Daffodil show

Daffodil fanatics from all over the country are descending upon Te Anau.

Spate of incidents cause concern

"We don't want to become like the US where people arm themselves for self defence rather than sport."

Do elderly get a fair hearing?

A cochlear implant would transform Carol's life, but she can't get onto the public waiting list. 

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Person trapped under car - reports

Emergency services have been called to an incident where a car is believed to have fallen on a man.

A person is believed to be trapped under a car after an incident in Invercargill.

Waikato too strong for Southland

Waikato have outclassed Southland in their NZ Rugby League Championship match in Invercargill.

Record 30 years living life with a lively liver from a giver

Pilots' 'Wild West' ways

Local body elections 2016

Mayoral candidate profile, Karen Arnold video

Invercargill mayoral candidate Karen Arnold.

As her first term as an elected city councillor draws to an end, Karen Arnold talks about why she is running for mayor.

Mayoral candidate profile, Tom Conroy video

Invercargill 2016 mayoral candidate  Tom Conroy.

Airfares, an innovators scheme and council staff relationships are issues close to home for mayoral candidate Tom Conroy.

Mayoral candidate profile, Tim Shadbolt video

Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt is standing for another term in office.

Incumbent mayor Tim Shadbolt says bureaucracy could be more flexible to ease pressures on new businesses.

Councillors pay packets questioned

Often the Holdco directors who were also around the council table were not able to vote on issues around Holdco, Graham ...

Concerns about council-owned company directorships have resurfaced before the election.

Video

Record 30 years living life with a lively liver from a giver

We all celebrate anniversaries. A record 30 years on, Tracy Holmes is celebrating hers with her donated liver.

Business

Boxer wants Q-town women to feel safe

Boxer Linda Coultrip wants women to know how to get away from the assault with professional military self defense classes.

"I want to run it until we have no one to keep running it for."

Windsor 'a great wee area'

Windsor New World owners Sasha and Ashley Hunter have recently jumped ship from Winton New World.

New Windsor New World owners say they enjoy how 'proactive' the community is.

Citadel demolition under way

Foodstuffs NZ has purchased the Salvation Army Citadel on Tay St, in front of PAK'nSAVE. Ryal Bush Transport has started ...

The demolition of the Salvation Army Citadel is well underway after Foodstuffs bought the site this year.

Fastest growing companies revealed

New Zealand chef Michael Meredith, left, has teamed up with Auckland woman Lisa King to help feed hungry kids by ...

The regional winners and rising stars of this year's Deloitte Fast 50 have been announced.

Rising southern stars recognised

Blis chief executive Brian Watson has forecast the company will make its first profit next year.

Rising stars in the southern business world have been recognised in the 2016 Deloitte Fast 50.

Opinion

Adult supervision required

EDITORIAL: Children's entertainment has its perils.

Letters to the editor - September 24

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What drilling gets us

Under the pump

Letters to the editor correspondents write about council campaign signs, council companies and oil/gas drilling.

From the News Desk

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Clutha Leader reporter Mary-Jo Tohill.

From the News Desk

South Alive is evolving. That's OK.

The concept drawing of the South Alive Community hub to be developed on the Bin Inn site.

EDITORIAL: Infrastructure matters. But it's not everything.

Sport

Skerrett lands 100 NZ wins

Koxinga with owner-trainer Wayne Humphries at Gore on Friday.

Koxinga gave owner-trainer Wayne Humphries and jockey Darrin Skerrett a hometown win at Gore on Friday.

Come Fly With Me wins easily

Trainers H Cheng and Stephen Blair-Edie saddle Weapon Of Choice at Gore on Friday.

Trainers Stephen Blair-Edie and H Cheng won two races at Gore and were second in another.

Stags to build on first win

Southland Stags player's Dylan Collier, left, and Tim Boys tackling BOP player Nick Evemy. Boys will start his first ...

The Southland Stags are looking to build on their first win of the season against North Harbour on Sunday.

Rams set to make history

Southland number 7 Jayleel Fa'amoe-Ioane looks for support.

Can the fairytale continue for the Southland Rams rugby league team?

Rugby league community chips in

The Southland Rams presented promising young rugby league players Allan Gillies, Albert Qoro and Darcy More with cheques ...

The Southland rugby league community is tight knit.

Culture

Thousands turn out for 60th Alexandra Blossom Festival celebration

About 15,000 people attended the 60th Alexandra Blossom Festival on Saturday.

Thousands of Alexandra Blossom festival-goers celebrated the event's 60th anniversary.

Fireworks and fairground rides start the Blossom Festival party

Mark Sturgeon, of Sturgeon's Amusements with employee Natalie Ravenswood. The family-owned business is among dozens of ...

Fireworks and fairground rides get the party started as Alexandra celebrates its 60th blossom festival.

Government "pulling plug" on small power stations

One the country's oldest generators, Roaring Meg, in Central Otago, is at risk of closing if the Electricity Authority's ...

Proposed electricity reforms will cause power costs to go up and local power stations to shut, industry players say.

Central Lakes Trust's proposed changes "undemocratic"

Peter Mead.

A former chairman of the Central Lakes Trust is "appalled" at proposed changes.

Senior Queen crowning kicks off 60th Alexandra Blossom Festival

2016 Alexandra Blossom Festival Senior Queen runner-up Maureen Davies, representing Keep Alexandra and Clyde Beautiful, ...

When Elizabeth Duggan turned 80 she had the senior queen crown in her sights.

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