Police at the Riverton home after a 3-month-old baby boy was seriously injured in January 2014. He later died in ...

Baby murder accused appears

Two years after a 3 month old baby died police have charged a man with the child's murder.

Bomb scare on plane video

Queenstown Airport has been evacuated after a note about a bomb was found on a plane that had arrived from Sydney.

5:59 PM  Police are searching a plane after a note was found suggesting there was a bomb on board.

Wine map launched

Fine wine regions around the world have them, now Bannockburn does too.

Women arrested in meth bust

The 7kg of drugs were hidden in 11 packages of household goods, but officers intercepted them.

City housing discussed

A forum has initiated action on the future of Invercargill's housing stock.

From glass cows to spaceships

Glass cows containing milk aren't the only thing to come from the creative mind of Damon Duncan.

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Farmers urged to think healthy

Dr Tom Mulholland will be coming to Southland in August to talk to farmers about healthy thinking.

17 min ago   Looking after the mental health of farmers will be the focus of a Farmstrong event coming to Gore.

Southland boxing's golden night

5:58 PM  "What a fantastic night it has been for Southland boxing. We are coming home with two gold medals."

Steel out of finals video

Southern footballers stun Burnley


Bomb scare on plane

Police are still trying to find the passenger who left a note about a bomb on a plane in Queenstown. 


Link Upper Clutha staff now on board

Sophie Ward and Ella Lawton.

Kathy Dedo and Sophie Ward appointed to drive Wanaka's new social services scheme.

Rates could have been cheaper

Southland District Council services and assets manager Ian Marshall.

Rates could have been cheaper if Winton water pipes did not fail early.

No winter blues for tourists

Efforts to get tourists to visit year round are paying off with more than ever coming in winter.

Winter weather isn't deterring tourists, who continued to arrive in record numbers in June.

Invercargill Brewery producing Radio Hauraki beer

Invercargill brewery Owner Steve Nally, left, talks with former Radio Hauraki DJ Ian 'Fergie' Ferguson at the launch of ...

The Invercargill Brewery has broadened its clientele to include pirates with two new brews it is producing.

Tourist loo fund too late video

Councils say it will be a push for them to meet a  six month deadline to build toilets and other tourist facilities.

South Island towns flooded by tourists are worried they won't get new toilets built in time for summer.


Clark knockback -- are the reasons good or shabby? video

Helen Clark

EDITORIAL: Is the best person for the job the last person the UN security council really wants?

We must set our house in order

Anderson House

EDITORIAL: There's no problem-free option, but several that are better than rack and ruin.

Letters, July 21

Letters to the editor.

Theresa May hand us interesting times and Helen may Clark the UN, says a letter writer.

Trump OTT - and then some

Donald Trump.

EDITORIAL: That was an unconventional convention.

You win a few, you lieus a few


EDITORIAL A quarter of a century later and what do you know? NZAS was still wrong.


Purvis heads south

Junior driver Matt Purvis

Junior driver Matt Purvis will soon be working for Ryal Bush trainer Nathan Williamson

Southland boxing's golden night

Southland boxer Raeru Tuau-Templeton.

"What a fantastic night it has been for Southland boxing. We are coming home with two gold medals."

Steel out of finals video

Southern Steel captain Wendy Frew.

The Steel are out of the netball league finals, after the Queensland Firebirds prove too strong.

Southern footballers stun Burnley

Southland football players Stewart Catto and Jacob Pritchard are in the Otago U17 Super Cup team.

The Otago Super Cup team have added another EPL club scalp to its impressive CV of victories over international sides.

Finalists found

Waiau Star.

Waiau Star and Mataura ready for 2016 division two final.


Once homeless, now creating music

Piano man Dean Wetere will perform his compositions at the Hidden Treasures concert at the Southland Museum and Art ...

Once he was homeless, now he's a musical maestro.

House bus battery to blame for fire

The charred remains of a house bus, which went up in flames in Cromwell on Monday night.

A battery being charged by a solar panel is the likely cause of a fire that destroyed a house bus and a shed.

Vineyards produce 'evolutionary' map

Felton Road Wines winemaker Blair Walter at the launch of a Bannockburn vineyard map for wine lovers keen to learn more ...

Fine wine regions around the world have them, now Bannockburn in Central Otago does too.

From glass cows to spaceships

Cradle director Damon Duncan works with actress Jacqueline Joe on set.

Glass cows containing milk aren't the only thing to come out of the creative mind of Southlander Damon Duncan.

Cromwell boys slip down cliff-face collecting crystals

Carter Pearson, 9, of Cromwell is rescued by fire crews after slipping down a cliff face with his friend Harvey Browne, ...

An adventure turned into a rescue mission for two nine-year-old Cromwell boys who slipped down a cliff-face in Central Otago.

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