Liam Calder

Boys whip up a menu

For a decade teens at Southland Boys' High School have been cooking up a storm.

Support pours in for April

Hundreds of New Zealanders, including a former All Black, have thrown their support behind April Miller, who has been banned from playing men's club rugby in Southland.

'Lot of love' poured into Matariki creations

About 20 pieces inspired by Maori culture and designs will be paraded along a runway at Murihiku Marae tomorrow.

New house for old critters

The Kiwi Birdlife Park in Queenstown is building a new wing to house tuatara and critically endangered Otago and grand skinks.

QLDC accepts Ferg's $100k offer

The Queenstown Lakes District Council yesterday said yes to a meaty $100,000 offer by tourist magnet Fergburger.

Driver crashed three times

Court A drink-driver crashed her car three times before she was caught by police.

Spotlight hunters guilty

Illegal hunters who shone a spotlight on horrified DOC workers while hunting are convicted.

Mall incident lands man in court

Man's offending out of character

Murder charge over Dunedin death

craft bar Demolition worker pleads not guilty to murder charge after death of a man in a Dunedin bar.

Four men attack man

Four men attacked an Invercargill man this morning in a home invasion.

Assault charge over Dunedin death

Stop-go killer still at large

Inmate assaults guard

A prison officer was treated in hospital after he was punched in the head by an inmate at Otago prison.

Chickpeas pulse with goodness

Chickpeas Poets have been celebrating food and drink since time began, so it's a fair bet that someone - probably in Ancient Rome - wrote an ode to the venerable chickpea.

A loo roll checking disorder

Y ep, I do like having the last word, whether it is goodbye, thank you or I love you.

A sucker for edamame

Grape expectations

Swapping league for speed

Whetu Taewa blitzed the opposition with pace and power throughout his international league career.

Special skills lost to many

Anna Chilton Southland's art world shrank with the sudden passing at the end of June of Anna Schneideman Chilton.

Longest-serving JP dies at age of 99

New Zealand's oldest and longest-serving justice of the peace, Southlander Arthur Trotter, has died.

Southlander a pioneering designer florist

'Top cop' led from the front

Celebrant thrived on diverse challenges

One of the south's most popular lay celebrants, retired JP Joyce Sproat, was herself movingly farewelled this week.

Crashes claim teen, dad

Cheyenne Ihaka Teen driver dies in crash in Tararua, two months after his father's similar death.

Hopes for attitude adjustment

Even before he gets to his sentencing, Norton Lindsay Adams has earned a month in custody.

'Holiday Highway' approved

Father, son get reprieve

TV couple nab thief

Block stars Loren and Tom Heaphy have turned crimebusters, spotting and pursuing a stolen car.

Women warned to cover up

niqab Islamic State, the al-Qaeda offshoot that has seized large swathes of northern Iraq, has warned women to wear full-face veils or risk severe punishment.

Terror plot targets Norway

The head analyst of Norway's intelligence agency says a group is en route from Syria "to carry out an act of terror," and Norway is the target.

30 houses in Gaza Strip struck

Earthquake off Alaska

Iran detains four journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists.

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