The south has four MPs in John Key's new Government - two novices, one seasoned campaigner and the man Key called the best minister of finance in the developed world.
9:00am Person taken to hospital with facial burns after container explosion in Southland garage.
You can't accuse Todd Barclay of resting on his laurels.
Sarah Dowie may not look like Eric Roy but she plans to carry on his good work.
She may not have won the seat, but Invercargill woman Ria Bond is counting her election results as a success.
Age Concern staff are changing the way they meet clients after a manager was threatened.
Farmers are receiving mixed signals about selling the HT swede variety, which has been linked to the illness and deaths of hundreds of cows.
Winning streak of Southland ends but their season's achievements have lifted the profile of rugby league in the province.
An idea that originated in Gore is a finalist in two categories of the NZ Innovators Awards.
Alasdair Mackenzie, of Scotland, has been playing bagpipes since he was six and joined the world-leading Glasgow grade 1 pipe band ScottishPower in 2004.
How do we feel about this - an American embassy in South Invercargill?
A rare wet day in Cromwell threatened to ruin things, but these two were just thankful to be with their family and friends.
Peter Gutteridge was met by police on his return from the US, was admitted to hospital and died.
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