Museum collection unlocked

Rare look at hidden treasures

A mummified foot from Egypt and countless other random items lie locked in the top of the pyramid at the Southland Museum and Art Gallery.
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'It will never comply'

Noisy sawmill that's been riling Kennington residents will never be able to comply with night-time noise limits, plant boss says.

Louis Crimp dies

Invercargill identity Louis Crimp has died after a long battle with cancer.

Man injured at Six60 gig

A man suffered head injuries after climbing to see an iconic Dunedin band perform a surprise backyard gig in their hometown.

Fiordland's dangerous highway

Eight drivers busted in three hours

Drivers from at least eight countries were caught breaking the law in Fiordland in just three hours yesterday.

SBS Bank signals higher surplus

SBS Bank has nearly eclipsed last year's $22m surplus just nine months into the 2014-15 year.

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Museum collection unlocked

A mummified foot from Egypt and countless other random items lie locked in the top of the pyramid at the Southland Museum and Art Gallery.

Surf to City charities announced

Southland is getting ready for this years BNZ Surf to City.

Southern DHB failed to hit target

Big consents backlog

Teen 'had the X-factor'

A teen killed in a Queenstown chopper crash was about to start study aeronautical engineering degree in Sydney.

Highlanders get one over the Reds in Dunedin

The Highlanders have claimed their first win over the Queensland Reds since 2009 with a 20-13 victory.

Cult hero Thomson returns to face Highlanders

A Highlanders cult hero will be back at Forsyth Barr Stadium tonight, but he'll be in a maroon jersey.

Graham Low's lawn bowls column

Highlanders bank on Marty in the No 10 jersey

Football boss Coggan to run Otago Cricket

Mainland Football chief executive Mike Coggan has been appointed the new CEO of Otago Cricket.

Taha told to remove premix

Taha Asia Pacific ordered to dispose of potentially hazardous material by Saturday.

'Crazy' immigration process slammed

Socrates Mallari is proud to be a New Zealand resident but describes the hoops he had to jump through to qualify as "crazy".

Wee Nippers growing bigger

Invest wisely, farmers told

Figure confirms 'spectacular' sale

The purchase of OtagoNet for $153m may prove to be a poor decision, Marlborough Lines chairman says.

Knights engage in combat

Members of Invercargill Medieval club to travel to capital next weekend for a medieval tournament.

Perks of being a cowboy

It was a big weekend for Rodeo in Southland. 

Where is NZ's capital of romance?

Woolly wander around town

Camp Taringatura gets facelift

New private owner is pumping thousands of dollars into renovations at Camp Taringatura.

Standing safe and sound?

For safety rules on school buses, is "so far, so good'' satisfactory?

An unappealing situation? Good.

Let's not get litigious if we don't absolutely have to.

Isn't this survival-instinct stuff?

Hotel still on the horizon

Not one for the banknotes

Southland artist Nigel Brown's work, Intestinal Tract, has been clenching the colons of Captain Cook Society members.

Family heads for the hills

The Murray family of Wanaka have spent the last four months in the hills, training for the tough Godzone Adventure Race.

Tumour mistaken for blocked duct

A young mum is warning others not to dismiss breast cancer as an older person's disease after ignoring a cancerous lump.

Compatible correspondents

Spirit of Munro rides on

Dust and discourse

A collection of chairs in varying states of disrepair, coated in dust, are assembled around an old fire.

Learning curve for art president

The new president of the Southland Art Society once would never enter art galleries.

Broad heading to the next round

Southland continues to prove we have got the X Factor, with Invercargill teacher heading to boot camp.

Film society back on screens

Human Traces in the Catlins

Artist: Offence not intended

Creating art for the sake of shocking conservatives was never the intention of artist Nigel Brown

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