Turns out you need to be careful with Winston Peters, even if you're telling him he may've earned your vote.
It's been dubbed the South City Idol, with two teams ready to do battle, but all for a good cause.
A homemade anti-freeze measure backfires on an elderly driver in Alexandra.
I can still remember the aroma wafting through the kitchen at Harvey Street every time mum made a batch of sausage rolls.
A couple honeymooning in Queenstown got into strife after an alcohol-fuelled night out.
Demolition worker pleads not guilty to murder charge after death of a man in a Dunedin bar.
How to Win Friends and Influence People: sounds slick today but in the middle of the 20th century this book was a best-seller and spawned a whole genre of literature dedicated to developing sincerity, warmth, genuineness and trust like they were overlapping layers of a new paint.
Former Southland Times sports editor Lynn McConnell has unearthed more information about Southland and New Zealand rugby's first knight, Sir Henry Braddon.
Ted Menlove is remembered for the huge contribution he made to Northern Southland community alongside his family and farming commitments, being known as a local character with a cheeky grin coupled with determination, resilience and the will to win in all he tackled.
Catholic priest admits charge of indecent assault on a male over 16.
A Thai women has taken her own life by leaping into a pond of crocodiles at a farm popular with tourists.
Should April Miller be allowed to play in the presidents grade rugby competition?Related story: Southland woman banned from men's rugby side
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