South Port chief executive Mark O'Connor has announced his resignation.

O'Connor to leave South Port

South Port NZ Limited chief executive Mark O'Connor has resigned.

Obituary: Cliff Broad

Cliff Broad

He has gone now, his passing mourned, his life celebrated.

Man denies killing sea lion

A Dunedin man accused of stabbing an endangered sea lion has pleaded not guilty.

Fruitful knowledge sharing

Phil Rainford has travelled from England to New Zealand - all in the name of apples.

Pill poppers under scrutiny

"We know there are people who are on more medications than they need ..."

Shearing Champs lift ILT sales

Visitors from the World Shearing Championships lifted ILT sales after a damp January.

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PowerNet to decide future of Balclutha site

The Balclutha PowerNet site, on Charlotte St.

New sites proposed for Powernet Balclutha

Reinga takes Steel reins video

A new era of southern netball will begin on Sunday with Reinga Bloxham at the helm, so just what makes the new Steel coach tick?

Track record

Paraglider crashes into hill

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Reinga takes Steel reins

A new era of southern netball will begin on Sunday with Reinga Bloxham at the helm, so just what makes the new Steel coach tick?

Business

Millions of unclaimed cash held with Queenstown council

Queenstowner's are being urged to claim cash the council is holding for them.

Unclaimed bonds will be used as revenue for roads if people don't come forward and claim it.

O'Connor to leave South Port

South Port chief executive Mark O'Connor has announced his resignation.

South Port NZ Limited chief executive Mark O'Connor has resigned.

Let us test, says oil industry

A coal field in Ohai, western Southland. Tenders have gone out for oil and gas exploration in the region also.

Oil and gas explorers seek to reassure Te Anau residents and dolphin lovers.

Rates increase "proactive"

Queenstown Lakes District residents are facing an average 4.25 per cent rate increase.

Key issues include public transport, keeping lakes and waterways pristine and affordable housing options.

US owners' silence disappoints

Hunter Valley Station is on the market.

Hunter Valley Station's new American owners want to be "good stewards", but public access groups want more.

Opinion

Southland's past presents itself

EDITORIAL: Our heritage is to the fore, just now.

Vicious cycle of quitting smoking

Columnist Che Baker - a semi-closet social smoker - is trying to stop being a Mad Woman.

OPINION: Somehow, my inhibitions towards smoking after drinking cocktails get the better of me.

Unhelpful Barclay faces fresh reproach

Todd Barclay:  ". . .  as is my right".

EDITORIAL: Todd Barclay has certainly not been helping the police with their inquiries .

Secure your Property

Crime is preventable – a burglar will usually act on easy or tempting opportunities, especially when it is evident that ...

Crime is preventable – a burglar will usually act on easy or tempting opportunities, especially when it is evident that no one is home, or the risk of being caught is low.

From the news desk: The Eye

daylight savings ends next Sunday

This may be a little premature but I can not wait to wind my clock back an hour on April 2.

Sport

Reinga takes Steel reins video

Southern Steel netball coach Reinga Bloxham gives some advice to her players ahead of their first ANZ Premiership game ...

A new era of southern netball will begin on Sunday with Reinga Bloxham at the helm, so just what makes the new Steel coach tick?

Saints take nail biter

Southland Sharks player Mitch Norton tries to avoid Tai Wesley of the Wellington Saints as he takes a shot during the ...

Saints win battle of NBL heavyweights with thrilling 88-86 victory over Southland Sharks.

Sevens scheduling rules Dunedin out

Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is out of contention to host next year's Sevens due to scheduling issues.

With the students out of town, Dunedin won't be chasing sevens hosting rights.

Busy stable gets results video

Grace Burns, who will race at the Wairio meeting at Winton on Saturday, with her Tisbury trainer Kirstin Barclay.

Kirstin Barclay is rebuilding her racing team after recent sales.

The rugby league season is here

He Tauaa won the 2016 Southland rugby league competition and will be looking for a strong 2017 season.

The 2017 Southland rugby league season begins on Saturday.

Culture

ORC vacancy following death

Otago regional councillor and respected scientist Maggie Lawton who died in March from cancer.

Nominations will open next week for candidates wanting to fill the Dunstan Constituency vacancy on the ORC created by the recent passing of Dr Maggie Lawton.

Councillors halt water plan change

The Otago Regional Council's proposed plan change looking at how much water is taken from small tributaries has been halted.

Otago regional councillors have put a halt to the development of a new water plan for the region.

Curtis and Wardrop play Cardrona in April

Cardrona folk singer-songwriter Martin Curtis at the Wanaka cenotaph.

Martin Curtis has been recording songs of war, mountains, keas, and his love of the land for more than 35 years.

60-minute challenge: One, two cha cha cha

Club Charitable Trust president Bev Patrick teaches Eye reporter Joanna Griffiths the Sally-Ann cha cha as part of her ...

My ballroom dancing experience boils down to four awkward 30 minute sessions during high school PE classes about 10 years ago.

Q&A: Tim Pierce, Wanaka film maker

Wanaka filmmaker, Tim Pierce.

Remember those television commercials: Kiwi Christmas, the Tortoise and Hare, Snow Fight? Tim Pierce made them. What's he up to now?

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