Council turn down Splash Palace gym

After months of research Invercargill city councilors have voted against the proposal for a dry gym at Splash Palace.

A gym at Splash Palace has been shut down by the Invercargill City Council.

Pork Pie in Drummond

Drummond Motors owner Jim Ford checks in with Pork Pie set dresser Amy Newbury as they prepare to use his garage for a ...

Filming of Pork Pie heads to Drummond.

School suppression case heard in court

Invercargill District Court building on Don street, Invercargill.

A school's bid to keep its name suppressed has been heard in the High Court at Invercargill.

School finalist for PM's awards

Invercargill Middle School principal Stan Tiatia with some of the schools students. Middle school is a finalist in the ...

Invercargill Middle School has been named as a finalist for the Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards.

Shadbolt questions ''spirit'' of challenger's actions

Mayoral candidate Tom Conroy and his promotional van.

Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt has fired the first shots in his election battle against challenger Tom Conroy.

Teen accused of manslaughter to reappear in July

Invercargill District Court building on Don street, Invercargill.

A teenager charged with the manslaughter of Matthew Coley in Invercargill will appear before the court again in July.

Midlands in rebuilding phase

Juan Kyle.

The top four sides in Southland's division one competition have asserted their superiority during this cluttered part of the season.

Winter will come ski managers predict

The unusually warm May weather is expected to continue for a while yet but skiers are keen to see some snow on the ...

Temperatures are picked to be up to 2 degrees Celsius higher on average this month, threatening weather records. 

Council's Chinese Garden opposed

An artists' impression of what the Chinese garden in Queens Park could look like.

$590,000 Chinese Garden questioned by annual plan submissions.

Man charged with burglary


Police are urging people to report suspicious behaviour, saying it often resulted in further action.

Concerns for Invercargill library

Invercargill resident Denise Corson says the concept plans for the Invercargill Library are not putting the interests of ...

"A library is not a living room, a library is for children."

Man believed 14-year-old was 17

Invercargill District Court building on Don street, Invercargill.

Man accused of having unlawful sexual connection with 14-year-old believed the girl was 17, court told.

Push for new members

Southland Ski Club ski week participants enjoy the snow at Coronet Peak.

After 83 years the Southland Ski Club is still going strong and its members are keen to share its facilities and the experience of fun on the snow at Coronet Peak.

Chatham Islands mayoral trip 2016

Chatham Islands Mayor Alfred Preece shows his mayoral guests some of his home's Moriori heritage, during a local ...

Chathams trip an eye opener for mayor

Wilkins: Invercargill crowd back

Donna Wilkins.

Southern netball legend Donna Wilkins praises the Southern Steel's start to trans-Tasman netball competition.

Focus on future for farming meeting

19052015 News. Robyn Edie. Southland Times/Fairfax NZ.  The new Federated Farmers Southland president Allan Baird.

Southland farmers will be thinking about the future of the industry at the Federated Farmers annual meeting.

Taking on the challenge one step at a time

Mossburn deputy chief fire officer Rachel Trusler is training to compete in the Sky Tower Challenge for the third time.

Mossburn deputy chief fire officer Rachel Trusler is training for the Sky Tower challenge.

Man ordered to clean up property

Invercargill Court building on Don street, Invercargill.

An Invercargill man has been ordered to get rid of rubbish and old car parts from his property - or store it out of public view.

Disestablishment of Balclutha community constable role proposed

Senior Constable Thomas Taylor's current role as community constable at Balclutha will be disestablished, if a ...

Proposal in place to restructure Otago Coastal Policing Area.

Review: Fool to Cry

Fool To Cry cast Nigel Edwards as Warren, Travis Oudhoff as Ryan, Hannah McLeod as Helen and Victoria Mills as Janice.

You'd be a fool to miss the latest from Repertory House in Invercargill.

Elderly urged to be aware of new heating rules

Age Concern Southland president and Southland Community Law Centre manager Denise Lormans is urging residents to be ...

Community organisations are educating older people about new rules that could affect the types of heating methods they're allowed to use.

Alarms sound at Fonterra


Alarms and sprinklers activated at Fonterra's Edendale site but fire crews did not find a fire.

Invercargill drainage systems below NZ standards

Invercargill consulting engineer Nathan Surendran is calling for greater public debate around stormwater drainage and ...

Invercargill's storm drainage systems are below the New Zealand standard - but city leaders say improving them would cost too much money.

Gambling conman duped couple

Mrinal Sardana outside the Dunedin District Court during a September appearance.

Mrinal Sardana promised return on "investment" for pregnant woman's nest egg.

ICC mayor up for pay rise

Invercargill mayor Tim Shadbolt with the Deidre Copeland painting of himself at the city council.

Invercargill councillors to receive larger pay packets.

Green MP visits South

Green MP Steffan Browning flew to Invercargill on Friday to investigate velvet leaf with Environment Southland, and talk ...

Green MP talks velvet leaf, pesticides and bees.

Businesses 50/50 on new rate

Retailers on Dee St, Invercargill could be affected by a rate increase to pay for an Invercargill City Council CBD ...

New CBD manager position to be discussed at council.

Drunk-driver prepared to drive with children

A "grossly intoxicated" Queensbury woman, over six times the legal drink-drive limit, was stopped by members of the ...

Woman caught six-times the legal drink-drive limit, attempting to drive with her two children.

Night flights noise is not an issue - residents

Queenstown Airport had it's first proving winter night flights on Saturday.

Residents who live near Queenstown Airport are not considered about the noise of winter night flights.

Sharks turn after funders stump up

Southland Sharks player Nick Kay takes a shot in a National Basketball League game at Stadium Southland.

All eyes on the Southland Sharks as community funders ensure the finals series come to Invercargill.

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