Elvis hasn't left the building

50s America ready to roll

Alexandra thespians are polishing their performance for this year's musical comedy, All Shook Up.
Alexandra Musical Society

Sewage warning

Sewage is spewing into Bluff Harbour after a pipe burst at the main pump station today.

Overall spat costs $20,000

6:55pm An argument over white overalls with the Meatworks Union has cost an Invercargill meat company.

Referendum will impact NZ Scots

Will New Zealand's Edinburgh of the south become more Scottish as a result of tomorrow's independence referendum?

'We want answers'

Rutger Hales The death of a man killed by a mystery object while driving will be examined by a coroner this week.

South chases Gigatown

Wanaka and Dunedin have taken two of the five spots in the final round of the Gigatown competition.

Kirwan to share his insights

Sir John Kirwan A real knight, whose shining armour is hope, will be visiting Alexandra next week.

Shear commitment to fight disease

Two Central Otago men are undertaking a strenuous fitness campaign as they build up to the Shear for Life challenge at the end of February.

Pig farmer rescues protester

Gigatowns shortlisted

Shaun Clark

Air rescue trust short of funds

Air rescue trust has a cash crisis after having its busiest year for missions and flying hours.

Carter won't rush return

Dan Carter All Blacks first five-eighth to make his comeback against Southland in Christchurch on September 28.

Century up for Stag

Southland lock Josh Bekhuis will tonight join the elite club of players who have played 100 or more games for Southland.

There's no time to ease up

Cowan signs with Blues

Aaron Barclay

Rio dream hangs by a thread

Riversdale's triathlon star Aaron Barclay has a massive decision to make.

Axes out for Gore trees

Michelle Baxter Shop owners in Gore's main street want some trees outside their premises chopped down.

Sick leave rules not so simple

We have been getting inquiries lately about entitlements to sick leave under the Holidays Act 2003, and an individual's employment agreement.

Mobile eateries multiplying

Farm effluent consent approved

Alan Brown

Family business farewelled

Alan Brown has said farewell to a family business that has connected him to Northern Southland for more than 38 years.

Some highs and loess of our Southland

Southland Times photo ABOUT THE SOUTH: Ten per cent of the Earth's productive soil is loess, formed from windblown dust.

Talented teams go head to head

It's been dubbed the South City Idol, with two teams ready to do battle, but all for a good cause.

Calm before a storm

Five top tips for spring-cleaning

Southland Times photo

Kindergarten set to mark quarter-century

Kindergartens have changed a lot in the past 25 years, but there's much that has stayed the same at Wakatipu Kindergarten.

Pride in southern reps as poll nears

Pat Veltkamp Smith How to Win Friends and Influence People: sounds slick today but in the middle of the 20th century this book was a best-seller and spawned a whole genre of literature dedicated to developing sincerity, warmth, genuineness and trust like they were overlapping layers of a new paint.

Those on the wrong side of the line

One of the strongest challenges of managing a service is to find the flexibility to handle peak, not just average, demand.

Running schools ain't easy

Still room for tourism growth

Edward Snowden Moment of Truth

Editorial: Mined-over meta

With the scant time left before polling day, let's keep the focus on the Snowden stuff.

Sausage rolls a treat

Southland Times photo I can still remember the aroma wafting through the kitchen at Harvey Street every time mum made a batch of sausage rolls.

Wine risky for asthmatics

A group of people, particularly asthmatics, are allergic to the 'preservatives' added to wine to prevent it turning into vinegar.

First knight

Family favourite with a tangy twist

Bill English

English passes on baton

His parliamentary career continues, but last Friday was Bill English's last round of engagements as Clutha-Southland MP. Michael Fallow tagged along.

Massed choirs join Sing Out

Sing Out choirs Choirs from eight schools sang for their peers and teachers at the ILT Invercargill Schools' Sing Out.

Throw some clay and make art

Visitors to the City Gallery have the chance to interact with the art.

Feast for fly fishers

Sing Out a familiar item for grandies

Alexandra Musical Society

Elvis hasn't left the building

Alexandra thespians are polishing their performance for this year's musical comedy, All Shook Up.

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