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The Book Chooks blog

What makes him tick

There's a lot more to Stephen Hawking than a big brain and a debilitating illness

Tangled Web blog

Four seasons in one day

Even the weather app has had enough

The Roar sports blog

It's all in the name

Right name? Check.

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Opinion

DOC solution for trail

Southland Times letter to the editor OPINION: What is the use of cycling alongside a road?

Rats, rates and rationalisations

Rugby Park Stadium, in Invercargill OPINION: Editorial:Tim Shadbolt's attempts to persuade other Southland councils to help fund Rugby Park are likely to come up against the classic Invercargill dead-rat dynamic.

Remembrance and distraction

window OPINION: Easter and Anzac Day both speak of sacrifice and if history has taught us anything it's that both redemptive and cautionary messages can be drawn from them.

Field of dreams

Grass, land, earth OPINION: Editorial: Invercargill is now dotted with what Shadbolt ripely calls the "rotting corpses" of former schools.

Stewart Island takeover

Southland Times letter to the editor OPINION: Stewart Island is indeed undergoing a takeover bid.

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DOC solution for trail

Southland Times letter to the editor What is the use of cycling alongside a road?

Stewart Island takeover

Stewart Island is indeed undergoing a takeover bid.

Rugby has done the trust no favours

Worrying aspects to new body

Cats and rugby pet subjects

Tim Shadbolt Poll: Life never seems to go to plan.

What's in a name?

Ever since the Gore council did its rebranding and changed the district name to Go Re District, as indicated on sign as you enter the district and letter heads etc, it got me wondering why?

What came first?

Let's milk that Aussie mateship

Southland economy among NZ's best

Economically, Southland has performed ahead of many other regions around New Zealand in recent years.

A clunky disappointment

James Dashner may be better known for his bestselling dystopic Maze Runner series. He returns with The Eye of Minds, the first in his new series, The Mortality Doctrine.

Sweet story with life lessons to boot

BOOK REVIEW: Little Truff and the Siamese Cat
By Ann Russell (annrussellwriter.com, RRP $26.50 including postage)

There's so much to like about Billy

An intrusion by the boss

Riga was where it all happened

Nine years ago, it would have been hard to imagine I'd travel the world with the boy in the pink shirt.