Invercargill Public Art Gallery president David Kennedy pictured on Don St, Invercargill.

City art awareness surveyed

A survey of 60 paints a picture on the Invercargill Public Art Gallery's future.

Paddy seeks election

Former international rugby referee Paddy O'Brien is standing for the Invercargill Licensing Trust  board.

Ex-rugby referee Paddy O'Brien is standing for the ILT board.

Tipsy mum drove with kids in car

An Invercargill mum who drove intoxicated with three children has sought help.

Winter will be back

Those wondering where winter had gone, rest assured, it is on the way back.

Tenants win against landlord video

He tried to kick them out. They filmed it, took him to the Tenancy Tribunal - and won.

Is Pokemon Go taking over schools? video

Gotta catch 'em all - but be sure to catch up on your homework first.

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News

Courier fails to deliver

Invercargill man John Lynch is frustrated his TradeMe sale parcel, sent with Fastway Couriers, has toured the North ...

John Lynch just wanted to send a package to Cable Bay. But the courier company did not deliver.

SDHB pleased with deficit

The Southern District Health Board remains millions of dollars in deficit.

Plan to reduce Southland Hospital ED wait times

Ka pai top vege pie

Video

Megaquake could 'unzip' south

The Alpine Fault ruptures roughly every 300 years - the last time was in 1717.

Business

Business park progresses

Daniel Shand, of Ultraspec 2013, working on the new industrial spec building on the corner of Fox St and Bill Richardson ...

Business park progress in Invercargill said to benefit the city as a whole.

Extra Qantas flights for Christchurch

Daily Qantas flights between Christchurch and Melbourne will begin in December.

Qantas is launching new services between Christchurch and Australia in time for Christmas.

Surprise appeal lodged against Wanaka Community House

Disappointed: Wanaka Community House Trust chairwoman Sukhi Turner.

Number of car parks central to Environment Court appeal.

Backpacker jobs probe welcomed

MBIE is trying to ensure that backpackers willing to swap their labour for accommodation are not taken advantage of.

Alleged abuse of work exchange schemes is being investigated by the MBIE.

Beginners boost Cardrona skifield numbers

Cardrona Alpine Resort's new snow tunnel (right) is proving popular with first time skiers and snowboarders.

First time skiers and snowboarders contribute to 20 per cent growth at skifield.

Opinion

Star Spangled Kiwi

The Australian Ballet. There's a reason these people are professionals.

 Ben Mack gives ballet a try in his latest column.

A target is not a plan

Not wanted.

EDITORIAL: Will the goal of a predator-free NZ energise the massive team effort the Government anticipates?

Wretched Rio buildup so far

Is there a problem, officer? Jason Lee in Brazil.

EDITORIAL: Who put the "Rio'' in notorious? Or in spurious, insalubrious, injurious or just . . . seriously?

Letters to the editor - July 25

Letters to the editor

Affected ratepayers have fewer than seven days to give feedback on Environment Southland's Water and Land Plan, says one letter-writer.

Clark knockback -- are the reasons good or shabby? video

Helen Clark

EDITORIAL: Is the best person for the job the last person the UN security council really wants?

Sport

Semi-final showdown in Central

Maniototo and Clyde-Earnscleugh will meet in a semifinal match at Ranfurly on Saturday.

Reporter Rhys Chamberlain previews this Saturday's Central Otago rugby semi-finals.

Queenstown man Rio bound

The Olympics rings and mascot.

"Being part of the show is going to be something really memorable.'' - Queenstown tennis coach Lan Bale.

Highlanders embrace the high life

Aaron Smith hopes there will be more cause for celebrations when the Highlanders face the Lions for the second time this ...

Aaron Smith says the Highlanders are enthused about playing an enterprising rival in friendly weather conditions

Bulling returns to cycling for Rio video

Pieter Bulling isn't scared to lay down the law to his older team-mates in the New Zealand men's pursuit lineup.

Southlander finds himself the unofficial captain of men's pursuit team, gunning for a medal in Rio.

Southlander named in Junior Tall Ferns

Southland's Aliyah Dunn has been selected for the New Zealand Junior Tall Ferns squad to play China in September.

Southland's Aliyah Dunn has been selected in the New Zealand Junior Tall Ferns team to play China in September.

Culture

Ka pai top vege pie

Queenstown and Wanaka Bakery Wholesale worker Rita Williams shows off top-awarded veggie pies.

Wanaka and Queenstown ka pai vegetable pies are officially the best in the country.

Piano gig in Central Otago

Wellington musicians Douglas Mews and Robert Ibell will perform in Cromwell on September 22 and Arrowtown on September 23.

Wellington-based musician swill make the audience time travel two centuries back during their concerts in Arrowtown and Cromwell.

A woman's touch

Emma Jarman is the first female musical director of the Invercargill City Big Band.

Emma Jarman is the first female musical director for the Invercargill City Big Band.

Sid and Buck investigate Scott Base conditions

Antarctica NZ worker Vonny Sprey, formerly of Wanaka, embraces Sid the Sloth at Scott Base.

Scott Base's latent thespians dress up to beat the winter blues.

Who killed Richard Bell?

A signpost in the Lora Gorge area.

The murder of Richard Bell by an unknown assailant rocked the Hokonui area. But did a deathbed confession close the case?

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