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ICC needs to scythe this problem

Didn't Tamati Ruru Kotara make his point?

Into the spray fray

OPINION: The plan for treated Te Anau sewage to be piped 19km and sprayed on rural land by the airport at Manapouri has generated a storm.

A case for dethroning king hits

The campaign to re-christen a king hit as a "coward's punch" has something to commend it.

Commonality in schools' infighting

Isla Bank has become the seventh southern school in three years to have imploded in dissent to the extent that either a commissioner or limited statutory manager has been called in.

Deals struck and frozen

OPINION: Save for one of those monumental South Korean parliamentary brawls, a free-trade agreement with NZ is about to come into effect.

Opinion poll

Should a new site be found for Invercargill's second McDonalds?

Yes - the PHO has good reasons to object

No - it doesn't matter where it gets built

Vote Result

Related story: McDonald's location opposed

Letter: Business sense

Southland Times letter to the editor Should the Invercargill City Council be involved in business?

Letter: Light lunch bit thin

A reader questions Invercargill City Council achievements.

Letter: One rule for Hager

Letter: Clean, green, poison

Sad farewell to local govt mate

Southern Focus It's not "The Big C" or any other macho terminology that sounds like a Texas ranch in a John Wayne movie. It's simply cancer. A word we should all feel familiar with.

Spotlight for Owen Gerrard was backstage

It's true that cool climates produce some good theatre, Southland being a case in point.

Hall's demise marks era's end

Growth crucial, not optional

Faith, and faith rewarded

While we find ourselves joining in the annual sigh - Christmas earlier every year - we know it is just not so.