New bar staff at the Northern Tavern in the 1970s and 80s soon found out who the punters were among their customers.
Rowing champion Rob Hamill's story is both heartwarming and heartbreaking.
Jackie Collins won't stray far from books, beaches and a good bed when on holiday.
Yes, you are allowed to do all sorts of things. That's the joy and craziness of South-East Asia.
"Call yourself the cream of New Zealand?" barked the sergeant major. "Good God, I wouldn't like to taste the milk!"
Jack Hinton had had enough of this retreating malarky. It was April 1941 and in military terms the Greek campaign was already lost.
Stories from around the region as we mark Anzac Day 2013.
The floods of 1984 had a wide impact throughout Southland, cutting Invercargill in half and causing devastating damage around the province.