Fashion show

Fashion and fun in Winton

A night of fashion and fun is being held in Winton on Saturday night as the Salvation Army raises funds for a youth venue in the town.

Charge over weed killer attack

A Queenstown man has been charged after allegedly spraying weed killer in his neighbour's face.

Fundraiser becomes a hair-raiser

An idea concocted at a function to raise money for charity has left one council employee with purple hair.

Dealer blows $12k

15 min ago A backpacker from London squandered $12,000 of his inheritance while supplying cannabis in Queenstown.

Police probe cause of Winton crash

4:30pm Police say speed and alcohol could be factors in a crash near Winton last night that left a man seriously injured.

'Not a hate crime'

Jenny McNee Police officer found guilty of racially abusing taxi driver is discharged without a conviction.

Sevens fraudster still to pay

A former detective convicted of defrauding the New Zealand Pub Charity Sevens rugby tournament still has an outstanding balance to pay.

Trouble and strife ...

Trial for accused smuggler

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.

Foodie first for NZ

Scott Richardson An international secondary schools cooking competition comes to Invercargill this month in a first for New Zealand.

Raise a glass to House wine

Barring accidents, and big ones at that, the New Zealand wine industry will be more strongly represented in the next Parliament than ever before.

Old-fashioned pleasure on a plate

First queen reigns on

Not sheepish at the dog auction

Matt Porter - he's from away - went to see a few men about a few dogs. John Hawkins was there too, camera at the ready.

Reg lived what he believed in

Southland Times photo When Reg and Win Small marked their 65th wedding anniversary this time last year, the celebrations in Central Southland went on for four days, generations of family and friends from all over returning to their home base in Winton.

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.

Local character remembered for loyalty

Treasured friend and family man remembered

Vickery legacy will linger

He was a family man, a farmer and a great horseman, successfully breeding and racing thoroughbred horses in a passion forged by his late father Stanley Vickery.

'Racist' students slated

ENSOC Car Rally Engineering institute lambasts students, whose RoUndie 500 event sparked complaints.

Hunt for home invader continues

Police still seek the man who invaded an Auckland home and beat a woman next to her baby's cot.

Multiple injuries after crash

Accused teen denied bail

Accused killer 'set trap'

Man accused of killing two Ashburton Work and Income workers appears in court on new charges.

Teacher used child as rape 'bait'

US schoolgirl with special needs was allegedly raped in school toilets after teacher used her as "bait" to catch a sex predator.

Perth Ebola scare

Woman treated for Ebola-like symptoms at a Perth hospital after arriving from West Africa 10 days ago.

Murder charge over deadly blast

An Islamic State explainer

US attacks Islamic State

US and five Arab nations begin airstrikes on Islamic State militants in Syria, using jets, bombers and missiles.

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