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Blue River sold

Blue River Dairy sells processing plant and brand to a Chinese company in a substantial investment deal.

Flights cancelled after lightning hit

6:32pm An Air New Zealand plane hit by lightning as it neared Dunedin airport was able to be landed safely.

Three-vehicle crash by Te Anau

Emergency services are on their way to what is believed to be a three-vehicle crash about 80km from Te Anau.

Serious assault in Queenstown

A man was knocked unconscious and then beaten while on the pavement in Queenstown last night.

Large shed fire in Ellis Rd

Investigators will return to the scene of a rural blaze in Southland today.

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You make the show

For many street performers, a good show is all about crowd participation.

Blockbuster weekend of events

Thousands of Southerners will take advantage of this weekend's feast of outdoor entertainment.

Funding drive for cycle trail

Bluff disagrees with proposal

Woman's car plunges into lake

Woman rescued by boatie after her car plunged into the Clyde Dam lake.

Joseph expects new players to shine in Super Rugby

Here's a big question - can the Highlanders produce an All Black bolter in 2015?

Curtain falls on popular equestrian venue

Eventing Southland's One Day Horse Event at Brent and Shona Stewart's Aparima property tomorrow will end 25 years of equestrian activities there.

All on board for exercise

Brothers go north with point to prove

Umpire aims for top

Southland cricket umpire Peter Pasco has had a taste of officiating at a national level and is eager for more.

Skills and expertise a trade asset

Associate Trade Minister says our skills and expertise could be as valuable as our products.

Caroline Eve buys CC Collections

Women's fashion chain adds its South Island counterpart CC Collections to its fold, creating a network of 41 stores.

Jet boat company expands business

McDonald's by spring?

Star attraction in Invercargill

Starbucks Invercargill is proving a tourist attraction - as the southern-most branch in the world.

Dr Hook coming south

Dr Hook are coming to Invercargill on May 9.

Set for tough contest

Olivia Ross will be giving it her best shot when she competes in the Otago-Southland regional final of the Young Farmer Contest.

Exercise boosts teens' brains - study

'He touched so many'

You make the show

For many street performers, a good show is all about crowd participation.

Unforgettable? If only ...

Places to go, things to do, have we forgotten anything?

Sour truths about sweet stats

We continue to throw down sugary drinks with truly rotten results for our health.

Long-eared interlopers, begone

Stupidity behind the savagery

A bit of RMA-wrestling

The Resource Management Act needs to be healthier, not weaker

Spirit of Munro rides on

One of John Munro's earliest memories involves him riding to school on the tank of his dad's motorbike.

Blazing a trail in the south

Tom O'Brien has toiled relentlessly for two years in some challenging terrain to realise his dream. But Hannah McLeod discovers his "mad" dream is about to be realised.

Flashy flower heads

Going without is a Lotta struggle

Compatible correspondents

Two longstanding Southland Times stringers' lives have entwined at Wick Cottage.

'Dream job' for Southland artist

Ari Edgecombe, the new Southland Museum and Art Gallery visual arts curator, is all set for a "fast, steep, learning curve".

Southland films recognised

Two short films from Invercargill have been selected as finalists in the New Plymouth Tropfest film festival.

Tales of mystery and imagination

Sparrow Thieves' album a colourful ride

Dr Hook coming south

Dr Hook are coming to Invercargill on May 9.

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