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Old ideas

Is there really anything new in the latest diet trends?

Tangled Web blog

The 'cuddle game'

Apparently there's some sports-like event happening in Brazil at the moment

The Roar sports blog

Riddle me this

Stricter measures at odds with TAB presence

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They've been thinking

Bill English After National's resounding 1990 election victory, newcomer Bill English looked at his party's mightily expanded caucus.

Asked and answered

John Key OPINION: As the man himself would say, this was a schtrong result.

Fine margins mean every vote counts

election voting OPINION: Anyone who thinks their vote doesn't matter this election isn't really being cynical. They're being deluded.

Lovin' it ... or not so much

MCDONALDS OPINION: How do we feel about this - an American embassy in South Invercargill?

Issues remain the same

Pat Veltkamp Smith OPINION: Today's the 121st anniversary of New Zealand women being the first in the world to gain the right to vote.

Opinion poll

What is your impression of Invercargill's teens?

Friendly and helpful, a credit to their town

No better or worse than anywhere else

Not impressed with them at all

Vote Result

Related story: Letter: In praise of young people

Letter: Stadium construction

Southland Times letter to the editor I'm very disappointed. I've been back twice now to the newly rebuilt ILT Stadium Southland.

In praise of young people

POLL: A reader sings the praises of Invercargill's younger population.

Letter: Handout mentality

Letter: Building gift

Fair wages won't make the sky fall in

From the Beehive Last year, 46 per cent of working New Zealanders didn't get a wage increase. More people didn't get a pay rise last year than in the year before, even though we have been told things have got better.

Cup equation adds to zero

New Zealand's dysfunctional relationship with the America's Cup is coming to an end.

Jolly bad show wherever you go

Water supply under threat

Doubts about internet voting

Recently a bevy of beauties, celebrities and film stars appeared topless on the internet after a hacker got into "the cloud" and exposed them.

Thriller hits ground running

Southland Times photo BOOK REVIEW: With the mystery and intrigue kicking off from the very first page, 'Stone Bruises' is a great read.

Mystery that will keep you guessing

BOOK REVIEW: In 'The Stranger You Know', Detective Constable Maeve Kerrigan is tracking a brutal killer who has murdered three women.

Thriller with the good, the bad and the ugly

Hilarity amid deluded need for bucket list

From our reviewers: General fiction

General fiction novels available now.