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Four brothers line up

Wanaka's Wells brothers are set to make their own history today, with all four competing together for the first time.

City's Bond makes NZ First list

5:00am A former hairdresser has made the cut as a NZ First list MP.

Taunts earn broken jaw

Court fines Queenstown housekeeper for breaking a man's jaw after homophobic abuse in a bar.

Hunting-safety firm hails designs

A group of Southland students have caught the attention of a Wellington hunting safety business.

Chef sets national recipe

Invercargill chef Graham Hawkes has been elected president of NZChefs, the national association representing professional chefs, cooks and trainees, patissiers and confectioners.

Accused got into debt in business

A man accused of fraud got himself into debt with a business he owned, a court has been told.

Ex-staffer to do community work

A former Night 'n Day staffer has been sentenced to 200 hours' community work for stealing from her employer more than 100 times.

Alleged drug smuggler remanded

Man entitled to cash, court told

Inmate assaults guard

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

Murder charge over Dunedin death

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

Four men attack man

Assault charge over Dunedin death

Boy banned from golf cart

Police had a busy weekend with "reckless" golf cart driving, stolen jackets and injured postie.

Hail, Caesar's salad

Southland Times photo Let's take another trip on our culinary journey and visit the salad created in 1924 which changed the way the world we viewed salads - from there on, as the saying goes, the rest is history.

Kids get me past the finish line

I'm barely into a 10km race, my armpits are chaffing . . . but a drive-by high-five helped pick up my speed.

When thoughts turn to tomatoes

First for city makeup artist

Tulloch scratches itch

Southland's Ian "Inky" Tulloch will create local motorsport history next month.

Local character remembered for loyalty

Southland Times photo 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.

Treasured friend and family man remembered

Southland produced a clever capable veterinary surgeon in Michael Brown, always known as Brownie - and lost a lovable colourful character in his passing, after illnesses battled bravely, at the age of 67.

Celebrant thrived on diverse challenges

Special skills lost to many

Educator never failed to inspire

When Ron Walker was honoured with the Queen's Service Medal for his work with community education through the Invercargill WEA, it was a recognition long in the coming.

Desperate duo set for head-to-head

cunliffe and key John Key and David Cunliffe go head-to-head tonight for the first time on the campaign trail.

'Someone needs to be accountable'

Rodney MP Mark Mitchell is likely to take legal action over Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics.

Census shows iwi growth

Warning of legal high impact

At 50 not out

When William Le'aupepe arrived in Wellington more than 50 years ago he was shocked to learn he would need a licence to drive a bus.

More MH17 remains identified

Experts working to identify the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 say they have positively identified 173 of them.

Netanyahu under fire

Open-ended ceasefire in the Gaza war held as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced strong criticism in Israel.

Released journalist thankful

Air France suspend flights

Girl, 9, shoots instructor dead

US instructor dies when child accidentally shoots him in head with sub-machinegun.

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