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Tourism award means a lot

Family focus winning recipe

A family focus brought in a top award for Te Anau business owners Anna and Brad Molloy.
Te Anau Kiwi Holiday Park owners Brad and Anna Molloy

The South has spoken

The south has four MPs in John Key's new Government - two novices, one seasoned campaigner and the man Key called the best minister of finance in the developed world.

One injured in garage explosion

9:00am Person taken to hospital with facial burns after container explosion in Southland garage.

Barclay in it for long haul

You can't accuse Todd Barclay of resting on his laurels.

Dowie raring to go

Sarah Dowie may not look like Eric Roy but she plans to carry on his good work.

Bond celebrates despite defeat

She may not have won the seat, but Invercargill woman Ria Bond is counting her election results as a success.

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Concerns raised over staff security

Age Concern staff are changing the way they meet clients after a manager was threatened.

Swede risk creates planting dilemma

Farmers are receiving mixed signals about selling the HT swede variety, which has been linked to the illness and deaths of hundreds of cows.

Building begins on rescue boat

Awards for Southland

 The Batch

Cafe's batch of awards

Invercargill cafe The Batch has been crowned the best cafe in New Zealand for the third year in a row.

Hearing aid does the trick

Morgan Mitchell Stags replacement prop Morgan Mitchell heard a call playing against Manawatu in Palmerston North on Saturday.

Rams go down fighting

Winning streak of Southland ends but their season's achievements have lifted the profile of rugby league in the province.

Kergozou has right recipe

Weather dictates opening

Jason Emery

Stags defence needs work

Team inch closer to worst defensive showing in 10 seasons and also prospect of missing 2014 NPC playoffs.

Bluff zipline proposal 'exciting'

Peter Kett campaign A zipline ride on Bluff Hill will give the port town a boost, an Invercargill councillor says.

Finalists for award in innovation

An idea that originated in Gore is a finalist in two categories of the NZ Innovators Awards.

CGT on land transactions

Test for 'calibrated noses'

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New taste tempters in Queenstown

Queenstown's food and drink scene continues to grow with the opening of four new businesses.

Early starts all part of the challenge

Central Southland College Basketball Academy students Central Southland College students have been getting up with the birds to develop their basketball skills.

Piper gets best of both worlds

Alasdair Mackenzie, of Scotland, has been playing bagpipes since he was six and joined the world-leading Glasgow grade 1 pipe band ScottishPower in 2004.

Up hill, down dale

Some highs and loess of our Southland

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Monkey Puzzle tree can live for up to 1000 years

Looking somewhat like a pre- historic animal head with big ears this photograph shows the detail at the tip of a Monkey Puzzle tree branch.

Fine margins mean every vote counts

election voting Anyone who thinks their vote doesn't matter this election isn't really being cynical. They're being deluded.

Lovin' it ... or not so much

How do we feel about this - an American embassy in South Invercargill?

Issues remain the same

Doubts about internet voting

John Key

A question asked and answered

As the man himself would say, this was a schtrong result.

First queen reigns on

Karen Peterson It has been 57 years since Karen Peterson was escorted through a guard of honour to receive her crown.

Introducing Frances & Craig

A rare wet day in Cromwell threatened to ruin things, but these two were just thankful to be with their family and friends.

Story of 'Hore' frocks

Lamb shanks with garlic mash

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New varieties for spring

As the weather slowly begins to warm, the garden centre shelves are groaning with new plants.

Rise and fall of Kiwi legend

Peter Utteridge Peter Gutteridge was met by police on his return from the US, was admitted to hospital and died.

Kiwi music legend's downfall

Peter Gutteridge was met by police on his return from the US, was admitted to hospital and died.

Southerner's tweet takes honours

Kiwi horror film a great laugh

Kane Ta Ualofa

Piper gets best of both worlds

Alasdair Mackenzie, of Scotland, has been playing bagpipes since he was six and joined the world-leading Glasgow grade 1 pipe band ScottishPower in 2004.

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