Chasing his dream

Fearless bull rider heads to Australia

Teenager bull rider Logan Cornish has been trampled and had a leg broken, but he is determined to pursue his dream to turn professional.

Child severely burnt

Man charged with assault after a 3-year-old boy was seriously burnt in West Otago.

Dad brews up a winner

1:40pm Dale Booth brewed a raspberry beer for his baby girl. Now he's in the pink over a commercial contract.

Sawmill worker injured

A worker has been seriously injured at a Southland sawmill.

Kiwi knocks off world champ

Warren Parry Invercargill slaughterman assumes unlikely role of darts giant killer with five-leg streak to beat MVG.

Push back on air fares

Venture Southland goes into bat for reduced airfares after regular grumbles about the expense.

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Wanaka residents consulted on pool

wanaka community pool Wanaka residents will again get to have their say on the future of the Wanaka swimming pool.

Movies in Roxburgh one step closer

A $5000 grant is a boost for plans to buy digital equipment to show movies.

Success secrets shared

Tempting tatties always a treat

Kelk and Adam

City sisters launch design label

Two Invercargill sisters are making it big in the world of design in Australia.

Hardie adds more spark

John Hardie Stags 2013 player of the year confirms he's ready to return for the Southland-Otago showdown.

Hore ready for derby

World Cup-winning All Black Andrew Hore is on standby to play for the Stags.

Steel pleased with draw

Wells soars to top

Warren Parry

Kiwi knocks off world champ

Invercargill slaughterman assumes unlikely role of darts giant killer with five-leg streak to beat MVG.

Terms of employment can cut both ways

Mary-Jane Thomas Mr S had been employed by IBM New Zealand Limited for more than 20 years when he resigned.

Nut shortage to benefit NZ growers

A southern hazelnut grower says it's too early to say if an overseas shortage will benefit growers in the south.

Akarua expands in Central Otago

Farmer's perfume trick

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Recognition for sled designer

Clyde entrepreneur who sells snow sleds across the world makes regional finals of business-plan competition.

Victims' champion steps back

Southland Times photo Rachael Kooman provided 18 years' service as the Invercargill Victim Support Coordinator.

Haka reaches new heights

Limehills students on top of the world with mass haka performance on hotel roof.

Pesky gorse not without value

Poisonous enough to kill an elephant


Upcycle your favourite outdoor spots

As the first signs of spring are starting to show, we're just bursting with ideas for how to recycle, upcycle and reclaim old things to use in landscaping projects for your outdoor areas.

Raw deals are deals too

Air New Zealand has been savaging Southlanders who need to fly at short notice.

The pleasures of Polyfest

The Murihiku Polyfest has taken its own quite joyous place in the southern cultural firmament.

Fireworks go thataways, guys

Letter: Water quality

Southern Focus

Drama riveting but diverting

If you hadn't noticed last week that a general election is in the offing you would have had to have been in a coma. It has certainly gotten lively over the last few days.

Hail, Caesar's salad

Southland Times photo Let's take another trip on our culinary journey and visit the salad created in 1924 which changed the way the world we viewed salads - from there on, as the saying goes, the rest is history.

Kids get me past the finish line

I'm barely into a 10km race, my armpits are chaffing . . . but a drive-by high-five helped pick up my speed.

When thoughts turn to tomatoes

First for city makeup artist

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Tulloch scratches itch

Southland's Ian "Inky" Tulloch will create local motorsport history next month.

Satire fails to fire

Priority List Author P J O'Rourke has a knack for making hilarious observations on life, as shown by his earlier bestsellers, so I was expecting big things from his latest offering. Unfortunately, I was just a wee bit disappointed.

Annual show ready to roll

The Southland Musicians Club is on the road again with rehearsals for its next musical theatrette show in full swing.

Goofball of a superhero perfect medicine

New stage for singer

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Happiness through art

Bonita Lynn Parker woke up in recovery at Southland Hospital and thought "I won an award last night".

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