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Runner stops for stranger

'He didn't trip, he collapsed'

He was so close to the finish line, but he gave that up to save a stranger's life while others ran on.
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Dog owner faces court

Another Riverton Dog owner is going to court after their pitbull cross allegedly bit a Southland District Council animal control officer.

DHB boss gets $100k pay rise

The top boss of the cash-strapped Southern District Health Board is being paid at least 100,000 more than last year.

Retailers sold alcohol to minors

Two Invercargill premises have failed to comply with the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Acts.

Christmas in jail not extravagant

Christmas behind bars will be nothing extravagent.

Otago lads do the Sugar Plum

2:57pm ... and how elegant they are when pirouetting.

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Runner stops for stranger

He was so close to the finish line, but he gave that up to save a stranger's life while others ran on.

Pair charged with aggravated robbery

Two South Otago men have been arrested in relation to an alleged aggravated robbery in Invercargill earlier this year.

Left Or Right to tour

Gore High School dux named

Catlins watercolour wins prize

A Bannockburn artist has won the top award at the Southland Art Society's Provincial Pride Art Exhibition with a watercolour of a Catlins landscape.

Show jumpers converge on Gore

Sixty temporary yards are being added for the South Island Show Jumping and Showhunter Championships.

Flying in Colombia, glowing in Glasgow

A team sprint world title and a superb Commonwealth Games highlights for NZ cycling in 2014.

McCullum waiting in wings

Conroy soaks up F1 tips

Southland at full strength

Southland cricket coach Steve Jackson will roll out close to his first-string lineup for their Hawke Cup showdown with North Otago.

Rent needs to drop

The cost of leasing retail space in Esk Street could be too high to attract new businesses, a property valuer says.

Film industry boosts tourism

The billion-dollar visitor economy in Queenstown is on the up, sector representatives say.

Blis pinged for NZX rule breach

Laundromat to get upgrade

KiwiYo opens in Invercargill

Invercargill has a new place for tweenagers to hang out, as the town's first frozen yoghurt bar opens.

Artists prove career possible

A group of former arts students have put on a show to prove a career in the arts is possible after graduation.

Sparrow Thieves drop album

Invercargill indie band The Sparrow Thieves have high hopes for their first album.

Show Me Shorts heads south

Scavenger that does us all a favour

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Spring chicks for dotterel

This banded dotterel appears to have three legs. There's an important reason for this. The photograph was taken on a cold windy day at the beach high-tide zone.

The sane response to atrocity

We protect ourselves as best we can. We pursue the wrongdoers with steely resolve. But we don't, ever, lose focus on the rights of the innocents on both sides of the conflict.

Want a pollie cracker?

Politics ain't pretty. Politicians, however . . .

Little Miss Liquored-up

It says here ...

Enough sunscreen sloppiness

We've been slipping on sloppy sunscreen rules. The Government needs a slap.

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.

Going without is a Lotta struggle

A lovely lunch for two


Flashy flower heads

Love fat, flashy flower heads? Then take a look at the bearded iris.

Katy Perry flies into Queenstown

Queenstown is buzzing with news Katy Perry had been in town after the singer posted a photo of her and a helicopter.

South City Christmas Concert a success

for the South City Christmas Concert at St Andrews Community Centre in Invercargill. The concert featured several musical acts, including performers from three different Pacific Islands, New River Primary School, New Field Park School and story teller Liz Miller. Afterwards they held a barbecue where Santa mad an appearance and gave out sweets to the crowd. 

Rappers aim to entertain

Art world softens on selfies

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Artist puts different spin on glass

Invercargill artist Phil Newbury works with glass in a different way to others.

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