Student Volunteer Army founder Sam Johnson has some fun with Limehills School student volunteer army members as he ...

Volunteer army founder impressed

Student Volunteer Army founder to expand the volunteering concept to primary students.

Review: Arts festival

Duck, Death and the Tulip is more than what the title might suggest.

Arts reporter Briar Babington reviews the Southland Festival of the Arts.

Mayor given a grilling by kids

Young future ratepayers grill Southland mayor on issues.

14-year-old wins $1000 race video

It was the stuff dreams are made of as Emily Paterson defeated top level riders.

Library changes under fire

Decision to allow public consultation on library changes met with applause at the council. 

Future Star

Sophie Thompson has only been rowing for two seasons, but is already aiming high.

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Allen after third title

Southland Sharks basketball player Hayden Allen ahead of the Final Four NBL finals at Stadium Southland.

14 min ago  Hayden Allen confident shoulder injury won't rule him out of Final Four.

Council digests new Food Act standards

The new Food Act requirements could be overkill for some, city councilor says.

Winter weather continues

Birthday wish turns to title

Video

Chinese drivers screened

"You can have a driving licence for years and hardly drive at all in China. We ask 'do you drive every day?'"

Business

Chinese drivers screened video

Deng says on-road driver training for Chinese tourists helps them feel more confident.

"You can have a driving licence for years and hardly drive at all in China. We ask 'do you drive every day?'"

Less Fawlty, more flawless

Hotel St Moritz in Queenstown is undertaking a scheduled $3 million redecoration of its 134 rooms.

Hotels have been warned to smarten up their decor while tourism is growing.

GoRetail runs free retail workshops

First Retail Group managing director Chris Wilkinson talks to Gore retailers about enhancing their customer's experiences.

Gore retailers told they can set the standard for customer experiences.

$630m surplus from visitor GST take

Franz Josef Glacier is an example of a small community struggling to pay for tourism infrastructure.

The government's contribution to tourism has been described as "pitiful" given the $929m it received last year from GST on international visitor spending.

Tiwai smelter drops $2m in earnings

NZAS made an underlying profit after tax of $54 million in the year to December 31, which was a $2 million drop from 2014.

NZAS remains exposed to external economic factors and will struggle in 2016.

Opinion

Letter to the editor: Editorial concern

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The Southland Times'  editorial of May 28, 2016, "Third mayoral contender enters the race", contains several inaccuracies which cannot go unchallenged.

Third mayoral contender changes the dynamic

Invercargill city councillor, and now mayoral candidate, Karen Arnold

EDITORIAL: For Tim, the more challengers the mayor-ier.

Letters to the editor - May 27

Letters to the editor

The police seemed more interested in eating pies than rescuing people, a letter writer says.

What will this Budget really budge?

Bill English

EDITORIAL: Bill English: smooth operator or up to his elbows in it?

At this rate . . .

Anderson Park - where to put its art collection?

EDITORIAL: We got what we asked for, apparently.

Sport

Allen after third title

Southland Sharks basketball player Hayden Allen ahead of the Final Four NBL finals at Stadium Southland.

Hayden Allen confident shoulder injury won't rule him out of Final Four.

Birthday wish turns to title

Southland boxer Raera Taua-Templeton won a South Island Golden Gloves title in Christchurch at the weekend.

Southland boxer Raera Tuau-Templeton claims South Island Golden Gloves boxing title.

Field Marshal in winning form

Syd Brown, who along with his wife Shona, owns Field Marshal.

Field Marshal will be chasing his seventh straight win at the Harness Jewels on Saturday.

'Sharks crowd worth 10 points'

Southland Sharks fans.

Wellington Saints owner Nick Mills has labelled Southland Sharks hot favourites.

Leitch wins prestigious motorsport award

Liam MacDonald, Brendon Leitch and Cameron Morrison with their respective trophies.

Big night for Southlanders at Motorsport New Zealand Annual Awards.

Culture

Review: Arts festival sets bar high

Duck, Death and the Tulip is more than what the title might suggest.

Arts reporter Briar Babington reviews the Southland Festival of the Arts.

Trey Ratcliff to speak during social media day at Winter Fest

Trey Ratliff will share views of Queenstown such as this one via Facebook Live streaming with his 16 million followers ...

Queenstown will be seen through the screens of over 16 million Trey Ratcliff's follower as he captures it during the Winter Festival.

Cure Kids get VIP treatment at Highlands Motorsport Park

Highlands Motorsport Park member Ross Young, of Wanaka, gave Cure Kids ambassador Brayden Warnock-Hannon, 12, of ...

Brayden, like most boys, loves rugby, lego, music and fast cars. But unlike most boys he lives with burns.

Great outdoors is a keeper

Otautau Vets Ltd veterinary surgeon and director Louise Ingram loves the outdoor lifestyle Otautau offers.

Louise Ingram speaks about why she loves Otautau and Southland.

Committee work a success

Otautau woman Isabel Booth has been heavily involved in many of the town's committees.

Being involved in Otautau community gave resident Isabel Booth something to do.

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