Shedding light on drones

Schoolboy drone pilot is a record maker

Gore schoolboy Mark Gardyne has become the youngest pilot to take part in the Warbirds over Wanaka International Airshow.
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Hospital exonerated

A review of Southland Hospital's treatment of a woman who critically injured a baby says the incident was 'unavoidable and unpredictable'.

Shadbolt calls for Rugby Park help

The Invercargill City Council should not be the only one bailing out a debt-ridden Rugby Park, the city's mayor says.

Warbirds airshow all set for lift-off

Conditions are expected to improve for today's Warbirds over Wanaka International Airshow.

Doctors take an Easter break

Invercargill's sick will have to pay up to $100 or sit in the hospital's emergency department if they want to be seen by a doctor this Easter.

Emmy nominee off to New York

An Invercargill man who helped create an app up for an Emmy award is off to New York.

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Gore discusses rates, dog park

Gore issues up for debate include rates hikes, and a range of new projects, from a dog park to a million-dollar wastewater development.

Scheme gives internet access to families

The world of the internet is opening up for 50 Southland families.

Ita's tail leaves a brutal sting

Deaths came 'out of the blue'

Fonterra home Orepuki

Couple milk house colour scheme

Fonterra has received some free advertising after an Orepuki home owner unknowingly painted his home in the company's colour scheme.

Steely finish needed

Southern Steel are hoping a strong finish to the season will mean a brighter light is cast on the end-of-year review.

Sharks defeat Jets

American guard Kevin Braswell has broken his own Southland Sharks franchise record to propel his team to an NBL win over Manawatu.

Sharpshooter to make history

League 'more than a game'

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NZRL boss into hockey first

Phil Holden remembers his first introduction to rugby league as a child in Invercargill.

New home for hotel

Grand Chancellor site Christchurch's tallest building pre-quake, the Hotel Grand Chancellor will not be rebuilt in its old spot.

Moths, beetles rid farm of ragwort

Once covered in ragwort, a Manawatu farm is now almost free of the stock-threatening weed thanks to the introduction of moths and beetles.

Rendering plant up and running

Big plans for farm


Strong debut for Genesis

Shares in Genesis Energy have traded as high as $1.83 on the NZX, well above their $1.55 issue price.

Trail tale accents the nature of Southland

Linzi Keen A children's book about two boys and their adventures on the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail has been released by a Northern Southland farmer.

Grizzlies take to the ice

Children under 13 from all over the south took to the Gore ice rink on Sunday in the first round robin games of the 2014 ice hockey season.

Feel the Fomo and do it anyway

Strong family ties in contest

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Ride's tally amazes organiser

The aim was to raise $20,000 but when the final figure came through as $46,000 Ride to Recovery organiser Johnny Perkins was lost for words.

Remembrance and distraction

window Easter and Anzac Day both speak of sacrifice and if history has taught us anything it's that both redemptive and cautionary messages can be drawn from them.

Stewart Island takeover

Stewart Island is indeed undergoing a takeover bid.

Southland economy among NZ's best

ACC behaved disgracefully

Grass, land, earth

Field of dreams

Editorial: Invercargill is now dotted with what Shadbolt ripely calls the "rotting corpses" of former schools.

Fire chief says goodbye

Neville Hills Never be scared to ask the experts for advice before lighting a fire was the message from Clutha's principal rural fire officer, who finished this month after nearly two years in the role.

A taste of London

Don't forget to take your appetite for this culinary fest in London.

Luxury the life

Vintage glamour

Guatemala Bus

Is the journey worth it?

It's dark outside when the guy with the machine gun gets on board our bus.

Kiwi short film heads to Cannes

Amie Bentall A 15-minute movie made by a NZ pair will screen at the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival.

Brothers fill in for Walker

Paul Walker's brothers are stepping in to help finish filming on Fast & Furious 7.

AC/DC singer denies split

Artist's art for everyone

Roger Liddle

A record celebration

International Record Store Day is a chance to visit independent record stores and celebrate vinyl.

The week's best & worst dressed

best worst This may be the best batch of bests we've ever had ... the worsts? See for yourselves.

Oz Tour: What Kate's Wearing

White lace at an agricultural show? We think she's getting away with it.

Introducing Louis & Dee

Celebrity body quirks

ABs WRC 2007

Finding success in failure

Can the dreaded concept of failure actually help us reach dizzying heights?

Mt. Gox to be liquidated

A court in Tokyo has rejected bankruptcy proceedings for the bitcoin exchange.

Playstation 4 sales top 7 million

Sony says the sales are double the number the Playstation 4 sold in the same time frame after its launch.

Mt Gox founder won't appear

Vein scanning the next big thing?

Online activists battle paedophiles

As the internet makes it easier to exchange child porn, groups are creating tools to fight it.

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