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Rolling out to the regatta

An ocean of cheese rolls is propelling the Bluff Sea Scouts Club to the national regatta in Auckland.

Pipeline no joke to fuming residents

The council's proposed sewerage scheme for Te Anau stinks, community members say.

1080 plan meets strong opposition

The planned aerial 1080 drop in the Waikaia Forest has met with strong opposition.

Alpine road drivers concern police

Foreign drivers with no experience of alpine conditions are being kept under close watch.

Resort 'pie in the sky'

4:42pm Backers of a Central Otago luxury resort and lifestyle development will consider appealing a decision that wipes the project off the district plan.

Suppression ends for cat woman

cat The Invercargill woman battling in court to keep her cats can now be named.

Assault part of 'epidemic'

The actions of two young men who randomly assaulted a patron of a Cromwell bar were part of an "epidemic" of unprovoked violence, a judge says.

Jailed for child sex abuse images

Cat woman named

Murder charge over Dunedin death

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

Four men attack man

Four men attacked an Invercargill man this morning in a home invasion.

Assault charge over Dunedin death

Stop-go killer still at large

Inmate assaults guard

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

Red trucks at the ready

Aroha Hyland As Southlanders look to keep warm, by lighting fires, turning on heaters and throwing on electric blankets, fire authorities are urging people to follow basic fire safety procedures and keep themselves and their families alive.

Chardonnay back on table

Despite its critics, it turns out we Kiwis love a chard'.

Celebrant thrived on diverse challenges

Welcome mat is far wider

Grow your own great NZ garlic

I am amazed that the price of New Zealand-grown garlic is at about $2 a bulb of cloves.

Longest-serving JP dies at age of 99

arthur trotter New Zealand's oldest and longest-serving justice of the peace, Southlander Arthur Trotter, has died.

Southlander a pioneering designer florist

Olive Dunn, a quiet creative Southland woman who put New Zealand on the floral map of the world through her pioneering work as a designer florist, her work with heritage roses, herbs and cottage gardens, has died in Invercargill in her 97th year.

'Top cop' led from the front

Lofty vision forged by mountain and valley

Special skills lost to many

Southland's art world shrank with the sudden passing at the end of June of Anna Schneideman Chilton.

Doctor's sex advice 'inappropriate'

stethoscope A doctor's advice to a bulimic woman to self-pleasure ''breached sexual boundaries".

Climate vote site 'electioneering'

A website advocating people vote for the climate has been deemed an 'election advertisement'.

Possum-trapper back in action

Police seek Kumara man

Student designs mechanical hand

Mahonri Owen is in the throes of designing a brain-controlled electro-mechanical prosthetic hand.

Thousands flee Gaza town

Benjamin Netanyahu. Thousands flee Gaza Strip town ahead of Israeli strikes, in sixth day of offensive which has killed 160. | Friendship in war zone

Angelina Jolie to visit Nauru

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie is to visit the Australian refugee detention centre in Nauru.

Pilot three times over the limit

US colleges ban sex

'Rascals and cowards'

Chinese state-owned newspaper slams Australia after foreign minister says Australia will be hard on China.

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