Edendale Firefighters Brendon Cameron, Shane Elliott, Richard Hart, Scottie Cameron, Brian Coyle, Rudi Verplancke and ...

Volunteer firefighters getting medical training

Some Southland volunteer fire brigades are taking on extra medical training to provide a service to fill a need within their community.

Visitor tax unlikely

Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Clutha Southland MP Todd Barclay in Queenstown.

Finance Minister says more money does need to be spent on tourism infrastructure.

Pros and cons of reform

Experts say the effect of the changes to immigration reform are uncertain at this stage, with both positives and negatives to come out of the new policy.

Walking for enjoyment

Joining walking groups is good for exercise and making friends, June Wilson says.

'They thought it was a dolphin' video

A French tourist who survived a shark attack wrenched its jaws from her legs, a local surfer says.

Deadly love triangle

A city's been rocked after a broken marriage ended in death. Where'd it all go wrong?

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Who will be the next deputy mayor?

Invercargill city councillors, Darren Ludlow, Lindsay Thomas, Toni Biddle, Lindsay Abbott, Lesley Soper, Lloyd Esler, ...

Cr Lloyd Esler said there were one or two members of the council who would be putting their name forward. 

Bonnie Joan impresses

 Dexter Dunn drove the winners of the Southern Supremacy Stakes and Southland Oaks at Ascot Park on Sunday

Special win for Otautau video

Immigration being used to cut wages

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Special win for Otautau

The Otautau rugby team's win on Saturday meant a lot to the western Southland community.

Business

Visitor tax unlikely

Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Clutha Southland MP Todd Barclay in Queenstown.

Finance Minister Steven Joyce says more money does need to be spent on tourism infrastructure.

Southland business awards launched

The crowd, including Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt at the launch of the Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards ...

The Westpac Southland Business Awards had their launch on April 27, including several new awards categories.

Classic American Packards motoring Wanaka's way

A Wanaka-domiciled 1932 Packard Twin Six Sports Phaeton will be among 50 Packards at next year's Warbirds Over Wanaka.

You can't just buy any old Packard and apply to be a member of the club.

Ski sale queue tops 200 video

Hannah Smith Simon Voggenreiter were first in line at 4am this morning for Salvation Army's annual ski sale in Queenstown.

There's no snow in Queenstown but when skiers heard about the goodies donated to the Salvation Army, they started queuing at 4am.

Ruling threatens jet services

Queenstown Airport has refused to comment on the impact a Court of Appeal decision could have on its safety ...

Transport Minister warned court ruling could end jet services to key airports.

Opinion

OPINION: Go to the arts things or they won't come back

Attendance to events is just as important for the performers as it is the promoters.

Are you sick of there being "nothing to do in Invercargill"? Well, what do you want then?

Let's not fixate on the job.

Ben McLean

EDITORIAL: The accused killer is a cop. What are we really entitled to read into that?

From the News Desk

Newslink reporter Rachael Kelly

Is there a more haunting piece of music than The Last Post?

Work to Rule

Nicole Johnston

I think we have all had those moments where we wish we could speak our minds about colleagues, employers/employees and sometimes even clients.

Standing up for daddy

Ivanka Trump

EDITORIAL: Ivanka Trump can expect more hostility if she seeks to defend her father's

Sport

Bonnie Joan impresses

Dexter Dunn drives Eamon Maguire to victory in Sunday's Group II $45,000 Southern Supremacy Stakes at Ascot Park.

 Dexter Dunn drove the winners of the Southern Supremacy Stakes and Southland Oaks at Ascot Park on Sunday

Special win for Otautau video

The Otautau rugby team and supporters after their win on Saturday.

The Otautau rugby team's win on Saturday meant a lot to the western Southland community.

Star and Blues post key wins

Blues No 8 Bill Fukofuka on the charge in his team's premier club rugby win over Pirates-Old Boys on Saturday.

Star score late in the game to topple Woodlands in premier club rugby upset.

Wyndham remain unbeaten

A flying tackle from Te Anau's Sais Horrell, with Kane Prentice in support, stops the progress of Wyndham's Keiran ...

Waiau Star and Drummond-Limehills-Star progress to second round of division one competition.

United lose, trio remain unbeaten

Thistle's Jesse Cox dribbles the ball against Queens Park in the Donald Gray Cup.

A Max Johnston double has helped Green Island to a 3-2 win over Southland United in their Southern Premier League match at Sunnyvale in Dunedin on Saturday.

Culture

Making the humble ukulele sing

The Nukes ukulele trio members Ben Collier, David Parker and David Thiele.

The Nukes ukulele members says there's more to the small instrument than people realise.

Remembering the faces of men who served

Southland-based historians are appealing to the public to identify photos of World War I servicemen from Southland and Otago.

 Nine soldiers no longer stand nameless.

Country music songwriting finalists announced

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Jenny Mitchell of Gore was Saturday nights Overall Intermediate Winner at the NZ ...

A Gore father and his daughter have both been nominated for awards at this year's 

There's no place like home

The Grace Darling was a ship-shaped house on Stewart Island, built by Harry Rose.

The Grace Darling was a ship-shaped house on Stewart Island, built by Harry Rose. 

Gore woman directs Lovepuke

Playwright, author and screenwriter Duncan Sarkies' play Lovepuke is being performed at the Southland Festival of the Arts.

Play about relationships features in Southland Festival of the Arts

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