Nigella Lawson's latest 'recipe' caused many fans to vent on Twitter.

3 things Nigella should do

From cheese rolls to chocolate - we've picked the three things Nigella must do during her trip to the deep south.

Sanctuary for sale gallery

Lee Bay at Dancing Star Eco Reserve.

Private Stewart Island eco-sanctuary could soon turn public after its California-based owners listed it for sale.

Burt Munro's bash turns 10 video

Thousands of motorcycle devotees pour south for 10th edition of Burt Munro Challenge.

Burt Munro's record still stands

The world speed record Burt Munro set nearly 50 years ago still stands today.

Wind and fire warning issued

Severe weather warning for Southland with high winds expected in dry conditions.

Elder explains islands' importance

Maori leader tells court of the importance of muttonbird islands and the water around them.

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Road warnings for challenge

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Police car outside the North Shore District Court

8:33 PM  Police urge care on the roads as the Burt Munro Challenge heads into Southland this weekend.

Smoke logs Mitre 10

8:32 PM  Heavy smoke has logged a south Dunedin Mitre 10 store after a light fitting caught fire.

Swift-watch: She's here!

Police awards given out

Burt Munro Challenge

Burt Munro Challenge turns 10 video

The Edendale Community Pool Society mural that features Burt Munro and his motorbike.

Thousands of motorcycle devotees pour south for 10th edition of Burt Munro Challenge.

Feaver back for Bluff Hill climb

Jason Feaver is hoping for success when he returns to the New Zealand Hill Climb Championships as part of the Burt Munro Challenge on Thursday. 

Burt Munro.

Burt Munro's record still stands

The world speed record Burt Munro set nearly 50 years ago still stands today.


Drone over Fox Glacier crash site

Four search and rescue (SAR) staff will spend the night on Fox Glacier because of bad weather.


"Powerful group'' to lead strategy gallery

Tracy Hicks

The team faces a tough assignment but is up to it, according to the region's Mayoral Forum.

Last drinks at Appleby Tavern

Former Appleby Tavern employees, from left, Carol Chin Poy, John McCann, Joann Grennell and Audrey McKelvey reminisce about the old days.

Former staff remember the Appleby Tavern's glory days before it closes on Wednesday.

Doors to mega store open

Mitre 10 Mega owner Jason Smith is delighted with the new Queenstown store.

Mitre 10 MEGA is the latest big box retail store in open in Queenstown.

Purser tops off award-winning year

Chanelle Purser won an award at the Enterprising Rural Women Award 2015

Gore retailer racks up another award.

Queenstown hotel sale a record-breaker

Novotel Queenstown has been sold by its US owners.

The 273-room hotel sale is the biggest deal for the decade in New Zealand.


A word to the ageing and overtaken - letters

Not happy.

The old and inert are upset, but the world has moved on, Bruce McGarry contends in a letter to the editor.

Glacier crash inquiry must itself withstand scrutiny

Questions arise

EDITORIAL: Inherent danger means inherent responsibilities

After the fireworks

Fireworks light up the sky above Rugby Park at the Fireworks  and Music festival in Invercargill on Saturday night.

EDITORIAL: Turns out people like free entertainment. Who knew?

Where are the outback lettuces? - letter

Why not Southland-grown?

Gary McEwan writes to the editor to brand climate change a scam.

Opinion: Letter to the editor

Opinion: Letters to the editor.

OPINION: Cimate change woes


Glen Country Music Christmas show

Maureen Calvert

The Glen Country Music Club is holding its Christmas concert on Sunday, November 29, at 69 Conon St, starting at 2pm.

Widows and wives sway to beat

Jackie Neumann, centre, leads her Don't Walk Dance group at St Andrew's Church in south Invercargill.

Which Invercargill church comes alive with tango, salsa and rumba beats every Tuesday?

Music to the ears of Invercargill

Pianist Jo Cooper is a regular figure on the pianos of Invercargill.

Jo Cooper takes her seat at the piano with a tender, practised precision.

Jamieson's Restaurant once lively

The Jamieson's Restaurant building on Great North Road in Winton.

The building Winton baker Robert Jamieson once occupied sits as an empty, earthquake risk along the main street of the town.

Soundshell to be demolished gallery

The Taramea Bay Soundshell.

The Riverton Aparima Community Board has decided to demolish the Taramea Bay Soundshell following public consultation.


Feaver back for Bluff Hill climb

Jason Feaver at the Burt Munro Challenge.

Jason Feaver is hoping for success when he returns to the New Zealand Hill Climb Championships as part of the Burt Munro Challenge on Thursday. 

Jimmy Mac to resume

Jimmy Mac (left, Lisa Allpress) edges ahead of Southern Sav (Darryl Bradley) to win the New Zealand Cup at Riccarton.

Gene Andrew plans to bring his New Zealand Cup winner, Jimmy Mac, back into work on Monday.

Goodsav unbeaten

Lisa Allpress will ride Goodsav in the $70,000 Wellington Stakes at Otaki on Friday.

Wellington Stakes runner Goodsav is raced by the 10-member Goodfellas Syndicate.

Interviews for Stags assistants to start

Rugby Southland general manager Andrew Moreton.

Rugby Southland after a part-time and full-time assistant coach.

A life involved with speedway

Invercargill's Erwin Tree is racing two speedway disciplines – sidecars at Oreti Park Speedway and stockcars at Riverside Speedway.

Speedway has always played a major role in Erwin Tree's life - even the day he was born was no exception.

Healthy Families Invercargill

Extra hour fun

Healthy Families Invercargill manager Jared Cappie.

Spring brings all sorts of beauty and surprises.

Sugar fast facts

GAPS practitioner Sherry Elton.

October 2015 has been named Stoptober. It has been designated as a month for people to get good support to stop smoking.

Loving food in a bag

Love Local trustees Sara Westbury, left, and Richelle Surendran with some of the fruit and vegetables in the different size bag options customers can order through their service.

Two couples are using their collective skills to deliver real food to city residents.

New food vision

Robyn Guyton sits by the fire at Riverton's South Coast Environment Centre.

Walking into a brick building in Riverton your senses are overwhelmed by two things.

Exercise of the week:

Grace Jones, from Sport Southland, demonstrates a wall press up.

Exercise of the week: The wall press-up

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