Meet the Invercargill woman who claims legendary pop star Prince is her son's father.
The decision to accept no tender reflects the concerns of some board members about the design, scope and cost of the project, board chair says.
It's business as usual for shark cage diving operators as DOC decides whether it will issue permits.
Spending over 25 years as a volunteer firefighter is no mean feat but for Ranui and Helen it has been a labour of love.
Southland's love for motorbikes continues with high demand for Nitro Circus tickets.
City councillor says Southland Museum and Art Gallery funding should be a priority.
Student accommodation for Invercargill opposed at council hearing.
About 70 students from Ruru Specialist School will benefit from new therapeutic medical equipment.
Young lady treated at scene of church fire where dozens of children were evacuated.
A Southland woman has died in a fatal crash near Balclutha in South Otago.
A reader was unhappy about coverage of a dig project at a disused Milton cemetery.
Despite having no permits, shark cage operators are continuing to take tours.
The group pitching a proposal for a new wine and food event for Central Otago has been told to go back and get more industry buy-in.
Southland's Combined Country cricket players get chance to test themselves.
Central Otago winegrowers hope to prevent multi-million damage to vineyards from agrichemical spray drift.
The doors of Queenstown's Noel Leeming are set to open in a week
A trip to Queenstown just got more action-packed with the opening of a dual electric drive trail bike attraction.
A project manager has been appointed to Lakes Hospital emergency department development.
Invercargill driver Jamie Conroy is ready to bounce back in round 2 of the New Zealand Touring Car Championship at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park at Taupo this weekend.
A person is dead and another has serious injuries after a crash in South Otago.
Kiwi Brendon Leitch will have fourth tilt at the Toyota Racing Series.
Police are warning revellers to drink responsibly with the Christmas holiday season kicking off.
Four days, three outdoor incidents - it must be summer.
How do you grieve for someone during Christmas?
After he became a victim of theft, he decided to burgle others - believing it was "the only way ahead".
Karen Arnold spent $26,550 on her failed campaign to topple Tim Shadbolt in the Invercargill mayoralty race at the October local body elections.
"Our cavalry needs to be our community."
One step closer to a smokefree Invercargill shopping precinct.
An oversight by a council-owned company has been revealed at council committee meeting.