A large chunk of the Great South Basin extending up to the Canterbury Basin has been included in the Government's 2015 block offerings for oil and gas exploration.
Plans for the new Waikiwi Tavern are running into delays with liquefaction potential meaning changes are needed to the new building's foundations.
NZ products 'unique', says designer
Customers are now looking for the New Zealand-made tag when buying boutique clothes, New Zealand designer Jon Dyball says.
Businesswoman Carla Forbes is the first female president of Southland Chamber of Commerce.
Would you buy artificial milk or beef if the price was right?
Southland farmers left "shocked and disappointed" by Fonterra's decision to slash its forecast dividend.
Invercargill's latest tourist figures are nothing to celebrate, a holiday park owner says.
Bella Kai struggled to compete with the buying power of the major supermarkets, manager Annmarie Tinnock says.
A bell every five minutes introduced business students to Southland employers yesterday.
Milne to milk knowledge of industry leaders
Dairy Woman of the Year award winner Katie Milne is preparing to rub shoulders with some of the best minds in business.
Lorneville foodstore and cafe Bella Kai has announced it will close on March 29.
Southland is doing well at a national level says Reserve Bank governor.
David Surveyor looks at Alliance Group as a global business with its heart in Southland.
A coal company has secured a permit to mine an additional 4.2 million tonnes of coal near Nightcaps.
An SBS Bank subsidiary has bought 50 per cent of Staples Rodway Asset Management.
There's not many times a business closing story has a happy ending.
SBS aims to stir the New Zealand market with a "game-changing" fixed five-year home loan interest rate, its boss says.
Two companies in liquidation after the closure of Winton Home owe nearly $50,000, report shows.
Aussie miner will pay for part of New Brighton Collieries in Ohai coal sale revenue.
A crafty Tapanui brewer called Tom the Pom is making waves in the beer world.
A retail complex and supermarket are part of the vision for an Invercargill business park.
Will Southland farmer Don Morrison take out the coveted Golden Lamb Awards title again?
The Invercargill City Council will look to further capitalise on a free trade agreement with Taiwan.
Southland's mothballed Mataura briquette plant is on the market, its Australian-based owners say.
A collapse in milk prices has come at the worst time for project.
New regional airline will learn from past failure and will not compete against Air NZ, says founder.
SBS Bank has nearly eclipsed last year's $22m surplus just nine months into the 2014-15 year.
Taha Asia Pacific ordered to dispose of potentially hazardous material by Saturday.
Socrates Mallari is proud to be a New Zealand resident but describes the hoops he had to jump through to qualify as "crazy".
Otago residents will have the chance to send their wee nippers to a new early childhood centre in Mosgiel.
Southland farmers urged to invest in new technology that will improve productivity, reduce labour intensity and improve their herds.
Pauline Dermody says she's racked up a lifetime of great memories at the Woodlands Tavern.
The cost of replacing the hotel's boiler has increased by about $80,000.
Invercargill Brewery is happy to piggy-back on the dramatic success of Wellington's Yeastie Boys.
Tiwai bosses are investigating whether power supply can be secured via multiple contracts.
Over 130 workers at energy efficiency and insulation business Right House have been laid off.
Texan oil giant Anadarko is back in Otago waters with seismic vessel Polarcus Naila testing new prospects.
Significant efforts were made to find New Zealand investors to buy Blue River Dairy but overseas investors were the only option, founder Keith Neylon says.
Farmers likely to be more cautious about moving stock on to swedes after an outbreak of liver damage and photosensitivity.
Associate Trade Minister says our skills and expertise could be as valuable as our products.
Women's fashion chain adds its South Island counterpart CC Collections to its fold, creating a network of 41 stores.
Selling Lake Hauroko Tours was a hard decision, but the time was right, ex-owner says.
A new McDonald's restaurant in south city, Invercargill, could be open by September.
A fertiliser company wants to establish a plant at the old paper mill in Mataura.
A proposed McDonald's restaurant in South City, Invercargill, has been given the seal of approval.
Starbucks Invercargill is proving a tourist attraction - as the southern-most branch in the world.
Hydro Attack a hit in Queenstown
Described as a cross between a fighter jet and a torpedo, Robb Innes' creation is proving popular with thrill-seekers.
A businesswoman is transforming a dry Cardrona paddock into a bed of roses.
A nationwide potato shortage is leaving some chip-lovers pining for their favourite flavours,
A rural contracting company cranked out 4200 bales on an Opio property on Wednesday.