Digital move vital

Technology threatens world record attempt

The digital era of film is threatening a Central Otago cinema's chance of holding a Guinness Book of Records title.
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Get outta town

5:00am When Maddy Familton headed north, she vowed never to return to Southland any time soon.

'Dob in repeat drink-drivers'

Southland Times photo 5:00am Southland police are urging the public to dob in repeat drink-drivers putting innocent lives at risk on our roads.

Smart switch could save lives

5:00am The scientific smarts of a young Southlander could save lives on farms.

Man entitled to cash, court told

5:00am A man on trial for fraud and theft drew money from his business 'because he was entitled to'.

Fatal fire confirmed as accident

5:00am An accidental fire that started in a ceiling is believed to have caused the death of Wanaka man Bruce Cochran.

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Booze claims 1500 lives on roads in decade

Alcohol 200x150 More than 1500 people have died and another 6700 have sustained serious injuries in alcohol-related crashes on New Zealand roads in the past decade.

Gore mum put family in danger

"If it wasn't for the actions of the officer stopping this person we could have been looking at another major tragedy on our roads".

Developer appeals

Teams feel the heat

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Hip-hop, aerobics stars compete to the beat

Southland's hip-hop and aerobics dancing stars are out in force for the regional aerobic and hip-hop championships.

St Mary's clinch final late

Southland Times photo St Mary's men made it back-to-back wins in the Southland-wide netball league after a hotly contested grand final against United at Stadium Southland on Thursday night.

Southland highlights in NI clashes

As another indoor bowls season winds down, the focus last weekend turned to the annual inter-island clash held in Timaru, the culmination of a tour by the North Island team over the previous week.

Franco Ledger shaping well

Stags edge North Harbour

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Games focus shooter's future aims

Queenstown sharp shooter Jenna MacKenzie has the Rio Olympics in her sights after a "mind blowing" experience at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

SBS board appointment

Southland Times photo Mike Skilling has been appointed to the SBS Bank board of directors.

Invercargill Brewery wins award

Invercargill Brewery has been commended for its innovation at the 2014 Brewers' Guild of New Zealand Beer Awards.

Three star credit rating maintained

Waikaia Gold: Business as usual

Dairy effluent

Effluent dumping bid opposed

A farmer has applied to extend a dairy effluent discharge permit.

More rain than usual a challenge

Cows If August feels like one of the wettest in memory - it is.

Tailings and holes part of deal

Rabbits. Those cute little pests are a pain to landowners - and runners.

Southland babies are worldly babies

Medical centre and aged care home opens

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Youngsters set to rock n roll

While their classmates bop along to Taylor Swift, Kennedy Taylor and Donald McIntosh swing to Elvis Presley.

Letter: Tax cheats

Southland Times letter to the editor Are tax cheats treated better than benefit fraudsters?

Helping families in need

Long-term welfare dependency is reducing and more young people are achieving higher qualifications under the Government's Better Public Services (BPS) initiative.

Not-so-great expectorations

Letter: Rugby Park beer prices

Hekia Parata

Progressing unfavourably

In what is now looking like a rather wan little press release, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced on Thursday that the Government's $359 million flagship education policy was moving forward.

Catching the dragon's tail

Southland Times photo Tourism is a bit like the traditional Chinese school-yard game, "catch the dragon's tail."

The dirty on oven cleaning

You think you've seen it all with these on-telly cooking shows, aspiring young chefs, the grumpy dismissive old guys they all fawn over, shiny modern equipment, fabulous fresh foods, dishes to die for.

Winter magic from a tough customer

Watch for collateral damage

Concoctions

Herbal liqueurs

Fancy your own homemade tipple? Homegrown herbs aren't just beneficial for flavouring foods, they're an excellent ingredient in homemade liqueurs.

Cliche-ridden horror fails

Movie Review generic MOVIE REVIEW: The trailer for "Deliver Us From Evil" oversold a film full of clumsy cliches.

Film buffs thrilled with festival

Tam Wilson has escaped the mud on her Eastern Southland farm to enjoy the dry confines of the St James Theatre during the New Zealand International Film Festival in Gore this month.

Dancers in top form

Performers caught unaware

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Remembering Robin

Our film reviewer Nadine Hancock remembers screen legend Robin Williams and mourns his death.

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