In the count down to Mother's Day, photographer Nicole Johnstone is touring the south to find out what makes mum special.
The X Factor journey is over for Southland Boys' High School teacher Steve Broad and he's OK with that.
Our hopes lie in Stevie Tonks to carry the X Factor torch for Southland.
The Bluff Oyster Festival is still a few weeks away, but the bands are ready to perform for the faithful Bluff crowds.
The wishes of the people of Invercargill are on display for everyone to see.
Brace yourselves for the annual Southland axe attack.
Tickets are now on sale for this year's New Zealand Country Music Awards in Gore on May 23.
I'm very unusual, especially around my friends. I like to eat a lot, it depends on my mood though.
Three Southland boys will live to sing for another day on X Factor.