Stephen Phillip Long after leaving the Invercargill District Court on Friday morning.

Father fired fatal shot

A father has admitted accidentally shooting dead his son on a Steward Island  hunting trip.

Artist threatens to burn paintings

Wanaka artist Sally Middleton plans to burn her paintings if she can't sell them.

Hundred of Sally Middleton's paintings could go up in flames if they don't sell on June 1.

Sharks too good for Jets

Southland Sharks pick up first road win of NBL season, beating the Manawatu 106-93.

Students 'worse after TV show'

Dunedin firefighters were pelted with bottles when they were called to a couch fire.

'Attempted murder' charges

Two Wanaka men have been charged with attempted murder after brutal dairy assault.

Q'town's $250m building boom

Frankton leads the way as Queenstown's construction industry booms.

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Steel mix it up

Southern Steel players Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, Wendy Frew and Te Paea Selby-Rickit with cocktails named after them at the club's 'Mix it up' cocktail night on Friday.

Come 4pm on Saturday they'll be sporting looks of steel on the court, but on Friday night the Southern Steel were all smiles as they mixed with fans at the club's first members cocktail night.

Wanaka men charged with attempted murder

Two Wanaka men have been charged with attempted murder as police continue investigating an incident which left a father-of-two in hospital.

Tourism pioneer dies

Gore ambassador proud of her town

Opinion

It takes more than parents to raise a child

Piper is all-serious during her graduation ceremony.

Five important people have played a vital role in helping to mould and shape Piper into the strong, confident and independent little girl that she's become.

Court appearance not like X-Factor

She's an ardent drug supplier, in good standing in her community. But it wasn't popularity that kept her out of jail.

The budget that budged

Manana from heaven?

OPINION: This looks an even-handed Budget. Which is to to say it's part open-palmed "have this" and part backhand "take that!"

Business

Q'town's $250m building boom

The 'Five Mile' construction site in Frankton, near Queenstown.

Frankton leads the way as Queenstown's construction industry booms.

Southlanders break down Budget

Southlanders share their thoughts on the 2015 New Zealand Budget.

Shipping containers stacked at South Port in Bluff.

Expansion not a surprise - South Port

Port Otago expansion not a surprise, South Port says.

Sport

Southland Sharks ease road concerns with win over Manawatu

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Basketball, Southland Sharks Coach Paul Henare encouraging his players against the Wellington Saints at Stadium Southland.  Saints won  94-92.

Southland Sharks beat Manawatu 106-93.

Grey pacer Billy Klondike wins at Forbury Park

Norah Bishop, who combines training standardbreds with raising a family, had a win on her home track with Billy Klondike at Forbury Park on Thursday night.

Southern Steel players Jhaniele Fowler-Reid, Wendy Frew and Te Paea Selby-Rickit with cocktails named after them at the club's 'Mix it up' cocktail night on Friday.

Steel mix it up

Come 4pm on Saturday they'll be sporting looks of steel on the court, but on Friday night the Southern Steel were all smiles as they mixed with fans at the club's first members cocktail night.

Culture

Artist happy to be back in the south

Stephen Mulqueen with his Poppies of War and Peace made from .303 rifle shell cases.

Stephen Mulqueen is enjoying being back in familar territory.

Changing of the guard for repertory

When it meets again, the Invercargill Repertory Society committee will look considerably different.

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