Gore's own Viv Tamblyn has won the Heather Paterson Memorial Trophy for best Southland designer at this year's Hokonui Fashion Design Awards.
Colour will be added to another 11 Chorus cabinets around Invercargill as the city council continues its fight against graffiti.
Our live cover session of this year's Hokonui Fashion Design Awards in Gore has now ended.
Any worries Mark Holmes had about pouring $500,000 into this year's show have been put to rest.
The star-studded movie about the disastrous 1996 Everest expedition has been selected for the opening night of the Venice Film Festival.
A $100,000 sculpture that was shrouded in secrecy for months will finally be unveiled in south Invercargill on August 21.
Southland vocal group Natani have been invited to perform at a major gospel show in Western Australia.
Wanaka climber Lydia Bradey's book is "a balance of laughter, humour and epic adventure".