Christine Brown has been bullied as a schoolgirl and had endured stares and remarks throughout her adult years.
"We have got no intention of getting rid of state housing in Invercargill."
Firefighters have been called to a house fire near Awarua Bay Rd in Southland.
The building which was once the Invercargill library is to be demolished.
The Southland Entertainment Awards will celebrate its 30th anniversary this Thursday.
Valuable community services are losing client time to supply information to MSD, a Labour spokeswoman says.
5:06 PM Bags of money are missing after they fell from an armoured security van near Wanaka.
4:20 PM The Riverton Community Arts Centre are assessing their options for staying open in the future.
It's back to the drawing board for Blue Sky Meats, which was awaiting approval for a Chinese takeover.
Plans for a new 227-room hotel in central Queenstown have been unveiled.
A summer luge track in Naseby has been boosted by extra funding, which will help get the project off the ground.
The country's newest Warehouse store has opened at Five Mile retail centre in Frankton.
Queenstown is considering a gondola from the airport into town to help ease its transport woes.
Time and time again we are reading on the news, revelations of sexual abuse of children by adults entrusted to their care.
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.
Invercargill trainer Wayne Adams to line Lamborne Road at Addington on Friday night.
No team with five games under their belt has scored as few tries as the Highlanders this season.
From the outset Aaron Smith suggested he should be the Highlanders No 1 halfback, and he eventually got his wish.
Southland's Robyn Pullar is hoping to continue some good form to help Southland claim the NZ Women's Masters golf tournament.
Six teams to line up in Southland club rugby's new division one qualifying tournament this season.
The Riverton Community Arts Centre are assessing their options for staying open in the future.
Overflow parking will be provided at Queenstown airport's Park and Ride facility.
Acclaimed New Zealand poet Bill Manhire writes to signpost possibilities and give freedom.
Country singer plays to big crowd at three day country music festival.
A holistic spiritual fair to bring love and light to Arrowtown on August 9.