Pilot's medals enhances museum

'An amazing story'

Mataura Museum will host another part of important town history, being donated war medals of a fallen war pilot, William Henry Russell.
William Russell

Sibling sufferers return

Siblings Charlotte and Sam Gillan will soon be enjoying life at home after a long but successful medical journey.

Stoned at work

marijuana Many Kiwis are getting high before work - and employers are undertaking drug testing themselves.

Dad sorry for man who shot son

Police have spent the day scouring the scene where a hunter was shot and killed.

Clarity sought over liquor laws

Organisers of the Clyde wine and food festival have lodged an appeal after their off site special licence was rejected.

Royalist treasures chat with Prince

It was only a two-minute conversation, but it's one that Liz Hazlett is going to remember for the rest of her life.

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Car crash near Riverton

Police Emergency services have been called to a car crash near Riverton.

'One size fits all' approach

Southern councils are telling the government not to "tar everybody with the same brush", in a joint submission on the proposed Building Amendment Bill.

White-footed ant on the march

Rendering plant up and running

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Tartan fun at Te Anau festival

Trophies were returned in preparation for the Te Anau festival which kicks off tomorrow night.

New Shark perfect replacement

Dave Gruber Southland Sharks coach Paul Henare has given new import Dave Gruber a big pass mark, saying the ease with which he has fitted into the squad has been astonishing.

Perth-based rider aims to defend title

Perth-based cyclist Alex McGregor will try to defend his Tour de Lakes title when the four-day stage race starts in Cromwell tomorrow.

Titles up for grabs in final round at Wanaka

City man confident of reclaiming title

Invercargill pilot rider Kylie Young

No rest for top cyclists

There will barely be time for New Zealand's para-cyclists to unpack before their next overseas assignment.

Big plans for farm

Hereford beef cattle The new owners of Taranaki's landmark Onetai Station want to realise its potential as a beef and sheep farm.

High dollar keeps lid on inflation

High kiwi keeps a lid on inflation, with widespread discounting in shops for imports like clothing, shoes and electronics.

Business briefs: Easter trading

Dairy prices fall again

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Rendering plant up and running

The Alliance Group has finished commissioning its $25 million rendering plant.

Trail tale accents the nature of Southland

Linzi Keen A children's book about two boys and their adventures on the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail has been released by a Northern Southland farmer.

Grizzlies take to the ice

Children under 13 from all over the south took to the Gore ice rink on Sunday in the first round robin games of the 2014 ice hockey season.

Feel the Fomo and do it anyway

Strong family ties in contest

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Ride's tally amazes organiser

The aim was to raise $20,000 but when the final figure came through as $46,000 Ride to Recovery organiser Johnny Perkins was lost for words.

Stewart Island takeover

Southland Times letter to the editor Stewart Island is indeed undergoing a takeover bid.

Southland economy among NZ's best

Economically, Southland has performed ahead of many other regions around New Zealand in recent years.

ACC behaved disgracefully

Middle-aged delinquents

Grass, land, earth

Field of dreams

Editorial: Invercargill is now dotted with what Shadbolt ripely calls the "rotting corpses" of former schools.

A taste of London

Taste of London Don't forget to take your appetite for this culinary fest in London.

Luxury the life

Time can fly when you're holed up in a luxury hotel for the weekend.

Vintage glamour

A rite of passage

Guatemala Bus

Is the journey worth it?

It's dark outside when the guy with the machine gun gets on board our bus.

AC/DC singer denies split

ACDC AC/DC has confirmed founding member Malcolm Young has a "debilitating illness" and cannot continue in the band for now.

Artist's art for everyone

He can play the fiddle and paint incredible paintings but Richard Adams may yet do his most impressive work when he dances his way through a painting at the Arrowtown Autumn Festival.

Ridge claim 'hopeless'

Streep working on rap skills

Paul Walker Tribute

Brothers fill in for Walker

Paul Walker's brothers are stepping in to help finish filming on Fast & Furious 7.

Oz Tour: What Kate's Wearing

Oz Tour: What Kate's Wearing We think she looked like sunshine personified. William? He thought she looked like a banana.

Worrying: Relationship trackers

A colour-coded boyfriend log promises to save you from bad men - we think it sounds like the worst thing ever.

The truth about fitness scams

What Kate's wearing


Advice: Why won't he propose?

She's been with him for eight years and wants to get married ... should she wait for him to ask?

Something smells off

Dead Nation returns with flashy explosions and some nifty features, but it's not going to be for everyone.

Windows advances with 8.1 update

If you already have a Windows Phone or are thinking of getting one, 8.1's new features should please you.

Mt Gox founder won't appear

Guilty pleas in fake apps case

Vein scanning the next big thing?

Scanning veins in the hand could become the biometric measure of choice.

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