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Bluff Rugby Club

Facility is for all in Southland

Every Saturday, Aynsley Dermody and her daughter Jessica arrive at ILT Stadium Southland.

Rolling out to the regatta

5:00am An ocean of cheese rolls is propelling the Bluff Sea Scouts Club to the national regatta in Auckland.

The band comes marching in

Invercargill's CBD came alive with music as brass bands strutted their stuff down the city's streets.

Alleged offender caught on road

Rural Southland awoke to the armed offenders squad, police and dogs yesterday.

Real Journeys a leader in safety

Real Journeys' passengers now have extra safety assurances after the tourism giant became a South Island leader with new Maritime NZ certification.

Suppression ends for cat woman

cat The Invercargill woman battling in court to keep her cats can now be named.

Assault part of 'epidemic'

The actions of two young men who randomly assaulted a patron of a Cromwell bar were part of an "epidemic" of unprovoked violence, a judge says.

Jailed for child sex abuse images

Cat woman named

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.

Welcome mat is far wider

Pat Veltkamp Smith Southlanders were once considered among the friendliest folk in the land - by ourselves at any rate.

Planning for a successful succession

Relationships ruined and businesses going off the rails. Professional succession planner Joan Baker has seen the ugly side of farm succession.

Rhubarb, rhubarb, rhubarb

Monorail 'a good idea' lost

Wise Owl has eye for new markets

I'm no marketing expert but I have been around for long enough to figure that the biggest factor in selling wine today is the cost.

Longest-serving JP dies at age of 99

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

Southlander a pioneering designer florist

Olive Dunn, a quiet creative Southland woman who put New Zealand on the floral map of the world through her pioneering work as a designer florist, her work with heritage roses, herbs and cottage gardens, has died in Invercargill in her 97th year.

'Top cop' led from the front

Lofty vision forged by mountain and valley

Special skills lost to many

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

King's son apologises to victims

Korotangi Paki The Maori King's son has apologised to his victims and also created art pieces for them.

Husband thought wife was dead

Tony Cole thought his wife was dead when he saw her battered and white body after she'd been trampled by her horse.

Roof sailed in tornado air

Design for memorial open to all

Rescued yachties keen to sail again

Rookie sailors whose first voyage ended in a rescue operation say they will return to sea.

Lizard found in baby formula

baby formula lizard A rotting smell and a gecko tail sticking up was not what one mother expected to encounter in a new tin of formula.

Israel deploys ground troops

Israel briefly deployed ground troops inside the Gaza Strip for the first time, part of a widening campaign against militant rocket fire.

'Remember to turn on the light'

Sink hole closes Gold Coast Highway

Dark secrets of asylum seekers

Most were men looking for work in NZ, but some families had dark secrets and now fear for their lives.

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