Cold plunge pool for Southland

Hopes for $2m Splash Palace upgrade

A cold plunge pool will open on Monday at Invercargill's Splash Palace.
Aquatic services manager Pete Thompson

ATM cash stolen

2:25pm A man wearing a black balaclava and gloves robbed an Invercargill woman moments after she took money from an ATM machine.

Council ignored pleas to help

A disabled man cut his neighbour's overgrown grass on his hands and knees with scissors.

'Shut down the lunatic fringe'

Dunedin's mayor says city council only included option to demolish city’s stadium to shut down “a lunatic fringe”.

'They're not their bras to take'

Hi-viz-clad saboteurs have desecrated a famous bra-laden fence in broad daylight.

FORE! Millbrook set to expand

Millbrook Resort in Queenstown may expand its golf courses following the acquisition of a 66ha neighbouring block.

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Schools look to sell houses

School cottages may become a thing of the past for some Southland schools.

Day about building bridges

The annual White Ribbon motorbike ride will leave Bluff tomorrow.

Butter price rethink

Fatal crash findings 'bittersweet'

Little clubs saving big bucks

An Auckland-based charity is helping little Invercargill clubs save big bucks.

Kings reign supreme over Volts

The Otago Volts were thumped by the Canterbury Kings as their 2014 season goes down the tube.

Gerken prevails in Stead Cup

Angela Gerken has won a rain-interrupted Stead Cup, beating Robyn Pullar in a final which went to 21 holes at Queens Park Golf Club yesterday.

Netball competition revamped

Review stirs up stadium debate

Steel boss likes new format

Next season the league table will be scrapped for a conference-based setup which will feed into a six-team extended playoff series.

Luxury stay $20k a night

Travellers seeking a touch of luxury can find it at a newly-built mansion in Queenstown - for $20,000 a night.

3 little pigs multiplied

Canterbury pig farmers Steve and Josie Sterne are South Island Farmers of the Year.

Dairy prices hit 5-yr low

Businessman Bob Robertson dies

Fabuleux Vous eyes expansion

A desire to make heirloom pieces with a modern twist has propelled Invercargill jeweller Rebecca Adams into the export fast lane.

Show Me Shorts heads south

New Zealand's annual celebration of small, but perfectly formed, cinema is making some southern stops.

Scavenger that does us all a favour

Here is a bird that is both a predator and a scavenger. It's the black-backed gull commonly known as the "black-back".

Fan of the tree fuchsia

Snowstorm cost lives of 17 goldminers

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Spring chicks for dotterel

This banded dotterel appears to have three legs. There's an important reason for this. The photograph was taken on a cold windy day at the beach high-tide zone.

Into the spray fray

The plan for treated Te Anau sewage to be piped 19km and sprayed on rural land by the airport at Manapouri has generated a storm.

A case for dethroning king hits

The campaign to re-christen a king hit as a "coward's punch" has something to commend it.

Commonality in schools' infighting

Deals struck and frozen

Health prioritisers need to get in behind

How about that scene from Carry on Nurse when a put-upon nurse leaves her ill-tempered patient lying face down in his bed.

Going without is a Lotta struggle

Uphill Battle column Mum and reporter JO McKENZIE-McLEAN is taking on one of the biggest challenges of her life training for the Northburn Station 50km. She reports on her progress.

A lovely lunch for two

Watching decent-sized asparagus spears shoot up after waiting several years is a quite a thrill.

Oh, for return of common sense

Designers take pop-up option


Flashy flower heads

Love fat, flashy flower heads? Then take a look at the bearded iris.

Show Me Shorts heads south

New Zealand's annual celebration of small, but perfectly formed, cinema is making some southern stops.

Festival nets world-class choir

Choir that performs at Denmark royal functions adds a Wanaka concert to their NZ tour.

Three years of going without

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Phil Newbury

Artist puts different spin on glass

Invercargill artist Phil Newbury works with glass in a different way to others.

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