The countdown has started this week to this year's Hokonui Fashion Design Awards.
Southlandtimes.co.nz presents a video tribute to past awards.
Today, it's a quick look back at fashion in 2008.
- The Southland Times
2010 marks 150 years since the formation of the first militia units in Southland and Otago.
We remember those who have served their country
Take a look back at the devastating 1984 floods in the south