Cr Lloyd Esler said there were one or two members of the council who would be putting their name forward.
Dexter Dunn drove the winners of the Southern Supremacy Stakes and Southland Oaks at Ascot Park on Sunday
The Otautau rugby team's win on Saturday meant a lot to the western Southland community.
Immigration has been a hot topic for the Labour Party leading into this year's election, with MP Trevor Mallard saying it was a priority for the government to put local workers first.
Four young sailors from Te Anau have been sponsored by Sir Russell Coutts to take part in a sailing event.
Star score late in the game to topple Woodlands in premier club rugby upset.
Anyone offered cheap steaks should contact cops after a cow was shot and butchered in the Catlins.
Some Southland towns are flourishing, while others are on the decline.
Experts say the effect of the changes to immigration reform are uncertain at this stage, with both positives and negatives to come out of the new policy.
"There was a lot of reminiscing. There were some stories shared. It was very emotional." - Reunion curator Roman Lee-Lo.
Adventure races are keen to see the Arrow 6+6 Adventure Race return to Invercargill after a successful event over the weekend.
Joining walking groups is good for exercise and making friends, June Wilson says.
Waiau Star and Drummond-Limehills-Star progress to second round of division one competition.
Some Southland volunteer fire brigades are taking on extra medical training to provide a service to fill a need within their community.
A new emergency jetty will be opened in Te Anau this week, thanks to a local boating club.
OPINION: The Invercargill shooting leaves police with serious questions to answer.
A Max Johnston double has helped Green Island to a 3-2 win over Southland United in their Southern Premier League match at Sunnyvale in Dunedin on Saturday.
Southland rugby league clubs Cowboys and He Tauaa remain unbeaten in the Otago Southland combined rugby league competition.
April 29, Southland club rugby results
The city's been rocked to its core after a broken marriage ended in death. So where did it all go wrong?
One Eastern Southland rugby stalwart goes, another one replaces him.
Understrength Southland Sharks blitz Taranaki in Invercargill.
Woman allegedly shot and killed by her policeman husband was daughter of former All Black.
Are you sick of there being "nothing to do in Invercargill"? Well, what do you want then?
Staging netball's Super Sunday is an exciting logistical challenge according to Netball NZ's Kate Agnew.
A former shark attack victim has urged a tourist bitten by a shark to stay true to her passions - including ocean swimming.
The Nightcaps community will no longer be able to go to its library, in place of a bookbus service being trialed.
The Nukes ukulele members says there's more to the small instrument than people realise.
With the settlement of the final piece of the property puzzle, plans for demolition consent are set to be put together.
"I was taught a big lesson and I'm going to come out the other side better for it.''