Southlanders are packing their bags and heading to Wellington for a big weekend of sport.
Southern health bosses say bringing the SDHB's ballooning deficit under control is not a "slash and burn exercise".
Bad luck Hurricanes' fans, the oracle has spoken and it'll be a Highlanders win on Saturday.
Queenstown residents against a replacement bridge project call the plan "a $25m mistake".
More than $200 million announced for Southland, but majority of funding yet to be approved.
7:46 AM OPINION: We are not being vigilant on our own behalf.
Invercargill and Bluff residents face a rates hike of 3.89 per cent in the 2015-16 financial year.
Environment Southland rates will be higher than expected, despite the rates offset with a $1m investment surplus.
If you look at people with only one eye open you will probably miss something, writes John Galbraith in a letter to the editor.
OPINION: Southland's primary schools have a new, or rediscovered, way to make life hard for picky-picky parents
Tiwai decision whether to end its power contract with Meridian is too close to call, industry sources say.
Tuatapere is one of the many Southland towns suffering from a decline in population, and businesses on the main street continue to battle with keeping their doors open.
The Southland Sharks will attempt to win the organisation's second National Basketball League title in just their sixth season competing in the national competition when they head to the playoffs in Wellington this weekend.
Trainer Tony Stratford is celebrating 12 months at Macca Lodge, Riversdale on Wednesday and looking forward to the new season on August 1.
Allen Harley, who raced the fine race mare Torrent close on 50 years ago, was back in the winner's circle with her descendant, Lauras Legacy at Forbury Park on Friday.
It is surprising what lengths you can go to when backed into a corner with no end in sight.
Melissa Etheridge, Huey Lewis and The News and REO Speedwagon headed for NZ this summer.
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