Christine Brown, pictured with husband Lee.

On waiting list for a symmetrical face video

Christine Brown has been bullied as a schoolgirl and had endured stares and remarks throughout her adult years.

No change

Social housing Minister Amy Adams.

"We have got no intention of getting rid of state housing in Invercargill."

House fire near Tiwai

Firefighters have been called to a house fire near Awarua Bay Rd in Southland.

Don St building to go

The building which was once the Invercargill library is to be demolished.

Awards celebrate 30 years

The Southland Entertainment Awards will celebrate its 30th anniversary this Thursday.

Privacy paramount - Labour

Valuable community services are losing client time to supply information to MSD, a Labour spokeswoman says.

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News

Money bags missing

Queenstown and Wanaka police are hunting for bags of missing money after they fell from a van.

5:06 PM  Bags of money are missing after they fell from an armoured security van near Wanaka.

Riverton Arts Centre looks to restructure

4:20 PM  The Riverton Community Arts Centre are assessing their options for staying open in the future.

Adams' rare trip to Addington

Return of the fog

Video

On waiting list for a symmetrical face

Christine Brown has been bullied as a schoolgirl and had endured stares and remarks throughout her adult years.

Business

Blue Sky Meats offer off table

Blue Sky Meats has been hit by bad weather, affecting its profitability.

It's back to the drawing board for Blue Sky Meats, which was awaiting approval for a Chinese takeover.

New hotel plans unveiled

Architect's depiction of a proposed Holiday Inn Express in Queenstown.

Plans for a new 227-room hotel in central Queenstown have been unveiled.

Summer luge track a step closer

A summer luge track in Naseby is set to be built beside the winter version.

A summer luge track in Naseby has been boosted by extra funding, which will help get the project off the ground.

New Warehouse opens in Queenstown

Queenstown Lakes District Mayor Jim Boult helped officially open the country's newest Warehouse store at Five Mile ...

The country's newest Warehouse store has opened at Five Mile retail centre in Frankton.

Left-field traffic solution: a gondola

Queenstown's Skyline gondola could be joined by another running from Queenstown Airport into central Queenstown.

Queenstown is considering a gondola from the airport into town to help ease its transport woes.

Opinion

Work to Rule

Katherine McDonald

Time and time again we are reading on the news, revelations of sexual abuse of children by adults entrusted to their care.

Fixing child abuse

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Transparency 

Confessions of a lazy environmentalist

South Alive volunteer Jackie Hunter shows off a reusable bag that is part of the Boomerang Bags programme that she hoped ...

Opinion:

Letters to the editor

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Child poverty

From The Newslink news desk

Newslink reporter Rachael Kelly

I'm quite sure my mum remembers the first driving lesson she gave me, because I came reasonably close to putting her car in the Otago Harbour.

Sport

Adams' rare trip to Addington

Harness racing trainer Wayne Adams.

Invercargill trainer Wayne Adams to line Lamborne Road at Addington on Friday night.

Highlanders searching for attacking mojo

Highlanders captain Ben Smith is tackled by Hurricanes fullback Jordie Barrett in Wellington earlier this month.

No team with five games under their belt has scored as few tries as the Highlanders this season.

Pretoria jibe, to 100 club

Aaron Smith will bring up his 100th game for the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday night.

From the outset Aaron Smith suggested he should be the Highlanders No 1 halfback, and he eventually got his wish.

Pullar helping Southland team

Southland golfer Robyn Pullar tees off.

Southland's Robyn Pullar is hoping to continue some good form to help Southland claim the NZ Women's Masters golf tournament.

Six teams chasing two spots

Fullback Napoli Serulele has transferred from Te Anau to play for neighbours Mossburn in Southland club rugby this season.

Six teams to line up in Southland club rugby's new division one qualifying tournament this season.

Culture

Riverton Arts Centre looks to restructure

Riverton Community Arts Centre interim administrator Lisa Glass and acting chairwoman Helen McCurdy are trying to forge ...

The Riverton Community Arts Centre are assessing their options for staying open in the future.

Parking ban on busy Queenstown road

Navigation Homes director Geoff Schwarz is concerned the council intends to ban street parking on Glenda Drive, in Frankton.

Overflow parking will be provided at Queenstown airport's Park and Ride facility.

The weird thing about mysterious Bill Manhire riddles

Prof Bill Manhire, poet and riddler.

Acclaimed New Zealand poet Bill Manhire writes to signpost possibilities and give freedom.

Mahon rocks CMC Festival

Riversdale's Kayla Mahon performs at the CMC Rocks music festival in Australia.

Country singer plays to big crowd at three day country music festival.

Spiritual fair in Arrowtown

A free Holistic Spiritual Fair with ten nation-wise stalls will be held in Arrowtown on August 9.

A holistic spiritual fair to bring love and light to Arrowtown on August 9.

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