Mike McRoberts: I'm staying video

Mike McRoberts says he's committing to MediaWorks despite a string of high-profile resignations at the company.

News presenter also reveals there has been "talk" that TV3 may try to convince Hilary Barry to do the same.

Tiwai workers gagged says union

E tu says a ban on external staff emails at New Zealand Aluminium Smelters is not democratic.

E tu is unhappy NZAS is tightening censorship and put a gag on emails.

British doctor making mark in football

Rowan Beaumont Bell is a British doctor playing football for Queens Park.

Queens Park midfielder Rowan Beaumont Bell has only heard from his teammates about the challenge of playing Queenstown Rovers.

Southland Deaf Club want a better future for their children

Lourdes Gerrard, 2, of Invercargill, clutches her balloon during a tour of Bill Richardson Transport World on Friday.

For Roger Strong, growing up deaf was a challenge because of the lack of support in Invercargill.

'Prudent time' for questions about Invercargill storm drains

Invercargill's storm drainage systems are below the New Zealand standard.

Invercargill MPs say it is time for voters to ask questions of councillors and council candidates.

Playoffs arrive early for Sharks

Southland Sharks coach Judd Flavell.

Southland Sharks coach Judd Flavell wants to see desperation from team.

Edendale Primary School hangi

Edendale school put down a hangi for the first time in eight years for the children and community. Pictured in front ...

Edendale Primary School had a hangi for the first time in eight years on Friday.

Around the Mountains blows out to $700k

The first stage of the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail was opened in November 2014.

Southland District Council has forecasted the cost of the appeal to be more than $700,000.

Ohai-Nightcaps make statement

Ohai-Nightcaps Rugby Club.

The form guide for Southland's division one club rugby competition will need to be rewritten.

Taurua:'We are probably lucky with our draw'

Southern Steel head coach Noeline Taurua congratulates her team after a victory earlier this season.

The unbeaten Southern Steel netball team are pleased to have had a taste of the Australian style of play at home, before crossing the Tasman.

Open season for everyone

Fish & Game field officer Erin Garrick sets up her 12 gauge Beretta shotgun for duck shooting season, which opens this ...

Southland Fish & Game officer Erin Garrick will give duck shooting in Southland a go for the first time.

Invercargill to see Dreamliner

Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.

A special Dreamliner flight will take to the skies over Invercargill on Sunday.

Almost all ES councillors standing for re-election

Environment Southland councillor Marion Miller will not be standing for re-election.

Most Environment Southland councillors are planning to run in this year's local body elections.

Can Rata go back-to-back?

Rata midcourter Hayley Crofts.

Who is shaping up as the team to be in the Invercargill Netball Centre premier competition?

WorkSafe won't investigate all staff

Fire fighters will  not be investigated every time they attend a callout to a workplace.

Emergency services personnel won't be investigated every time they attend a callout at a workplace.

Early morning crash near Gore

A 19-year-old man was cut from this vehicle after a crash just south of Gore on Friday morning.


Rutledge 'playing like a 21-year-old'

Woodlands player Jason Rutledge.

Jason Rutledge helps Woodlands to win over Blues.

Tetai takes centre stage at Tetai Park

Referee Peter Tetai with the Myross Bush and Marist under-8 rugby teams before the first game played at Tetai Park at ...

First game played at Tetai Park and Peter Tetai was in charge.

Steel team culture leads to success video

Southern Steel player Gina Crampton, right, feeds the ball to teammate goal shooter Jhaniele Fowler-Reid against the ...

The Southern Steel's strong team culture is leading to success in the trans-Tasman netball league.

App targets health and safety

Progressive Consulting HR Consultant Melissa Vining to be launched for farmers' health and safety.

Schools push for international students

Southland Girls' High School principal Yvonne Browning, left, and James Hargest College principal Andy Wood both went to ...

Southland high school leaders are working to bring more students from overseas into their classrooms.

NZ Country Music Awards finalists announced

The Warratahs have been nominated for an award at the New Zealand Country Music Awards.

EB and the Sparrow nominated for two awards

Givealittle for victim's son

Liam Edwards, who was killed in a helicopter crash near Lindis Pass, and his five-week-old son Alex.

A Givealittle page has been set up for helicopter crash victim Liam Edward's newborn son and his future.

Biddle to stand for Invercargill City Council

Toni Biddle is standing for a seat on the Invercargill City Council.

Invercargill businesswoman Toni Biddle standing for Invercargill City Council.

Southern romneys picked for world champs

Wyndham farmer Bruce Robertson with some of the romney ewes which will be used in the Golden Shears World Championships ...

 Three southern farmers are providing their sheep for the Golden Shears World Shearing and Wool Handling Championships.

A fitting swan-song for Into The East

Graeme Woller, left, and Liv McBride from Into The East.

Only days after releasing their new album, Into the east have announced they are embarking on their final tour.

New Zealand, we have liftoff.

170216 news. St Peter's School's rocket launching in Taupiri. Photo: Supplied

Thunderbirds, New Zealand is go.

DOC carrying out internal investigation after contractors were rescued

28-stl- Photo Barry Harcourt..  A Southern Lakes helicopter with a monsoon bucket spreads water on a large scrub fire a ...

The Department of Conservation is carrying out an internal investigation after a contractor was rescued from a tree she climbed to escape flood waters on the Milford Track.

Dunedin arson arrest video

Fire in Lock St, St Clair, Dunedin on April 30.

A man has been arrested over the arson of a Dunedin home.

Import cut free from Sharks

Demetrius Miller playing for the Southland Sharks against the Super City Rangers.

American Demetrius Miller's stint with the Southland Sharks has come to an end.

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