From water buckets to hoses

Northern Southland volunteer firemen Winston Soper, left, 73, and Peter Naylor, 80, work in support roles for the Athol ...

3:51 PM  Two veteran firefighters, with a combined service of more 100 years in northern Southland, remember when they started with the bucket brigade in the 1960s.

Aquaculture Group welcomes call for seaweed body video

CH4 Global is successfully growing seaweed at a former oyster farm off Stewart Island after discovering how to trigger ...

3:23 PM  The Southland Aquaculture Working Group has welcomed calls for a national seaweed sector group and governance framework to claim a share of the US$14 billion industry.

Neighbours awarded $27k in costs

A Wānaka building that was at the centre of a High Court civil dispute heard in Invercargill in June.

3:08 PM  Three Wānaka ratepayers will split $27,007.27 in costs, in a dispute over an unfinished mansion.

Work starts on Gore's new $5m Brethren school

A concept drawing from the resource consent application for the proposed OneSchool Global New Zealand campus in Gore.

Earthworks have begun on the site of the Plymouth Brethren Christian Church's new school in Gore.

Inviting Kiwis to 'almost spiritual' Fiordland

Cute as ... Young fur seal pups find an ideal spot to sunbathe as well as keep watch on Breaksea Island on the Fiordland ...

As DOC data shows a 73 per cent drop in visitors to Milford Sound, Great South is looking at the area permanently staying in daylight savings hours and using Stewart Island for ideas to market Fiordland to domestic travellers.

News

How Covid-19 paved the way for online eating disorder services

Canopy Eating Disorder services co-founder Christine Deacon created the online service in response to growing demand ...

2:43 PM  Covid-19 has prompted one Kiwi to launch an online support service to help people with eating disorders, which has now engaged with more than 300 patients.

$10m tug boat arrives at South Port

South Port’s purchase of a tug boat costing almost $10 million has arrived from Vietnam on Friday evening after a long journey.

Refugees' move south delayed by housing and Covid

Southland Road Championships take place after lockdown delay

Video

Aquaculture Group welcomes call for seaweed body

The Southland Aquaculture Working Group has welcomed calls for a national seaweed sector group and governance framework to claim a share of the US$14 billion industry.

Business

Aquaculture Group welcomes call for seaweed body video

CH4 Global is successfully growing seaweed at a former oyster farm off Stewart Island after discovering how to trigger ...

The Southland Aquaculture Working Group has welcomed calls for a national seaweed sector group and governance framework to claim a share of the US$14 billion industry.

Neighbours awarded $27k in costs

A Wānaka building that was at the centre of a High Court civil dispute heard in Invercargill in June.

Three Wānaka ratepayers will split $27,007.27 in costs, in a dispute over an unfinished mansion.

Seaside restaurant dream made

The Riverton Beachhouse Restaurant’s new co-owner Scott Wysockyj says it has been fun to give the restaurant a new look.

A dream has become a reality for new Riverton restaurant owners Tracy Miller and Scott Wysockj, despite some challenges along the way.

Southern-most Starbucks moves location

13092021. Robyn Edie. News. Southland Times/Stuff.  Brazier Scaffolding staff Riki President, left, and Dennise Lector ...

The World’s southern-most Starbucks has moved from Esk St to Wachner Place in Invercargill due to the Invercargill City Council’s City Streets Upgrade project.

Tenor horn player in national spotlight

Brianna Loan, 17, is rapt to be in both the New Zealand youth and secondary schools' brass bands.

An Invercargill student says motivation and a lot of practise helped her achieve selection into both the New Zealand youth and secondary schools’ brass bands.

Opinion

A wee encouragement in the quest for more biddable bovines

Lyndsay and Les Treleaven, waiting patiently for Blue Blood Cittamat Jewel of Dunsandal, to make her mark, hopefully on ...

OPINION: Toilet trained cows, why not?

Plotting our course through the strong winds of change

Nicol Horrell: without compromise on three waters governance structure, the Government will burn a lot of social capital.

OPINION: An arms-length view of the three waters reforms, and a reminder of paddock-selection help for farmers.

Make the straightforward fix now, ICC

Invercargill City Council: slowly does it,...and undoing it means going even more slowly.

OPINION: Enough of this media protocol paralysis.

Afghanistan deminers have a claim on our conscience video

The women who worked for the ground-breaking demining team say they now fear for their lives.

OPINION: We contracted women for dangerous work but that was good. If we abandon them to an endangered future, that would be bad.

Immigration delays huge challenge in Southland

Penny Simmonds

OPINION: National we would instruct Immigration NZ to clear the backlog of residency applications and give other skilled migrant workers a clearer path to residency.

Culture

Invercargill student band set to release first album

From left, Blake Humphrey, Jackson Jones, Aidan Hosie and Ailin Pekar are band The Terrace, who are set to release their ...

An Invercargill band, made up of high school students, is set to release their first album this year, with a few setbacks from Covid-19 lockdown.

The play that doesn't want to be produced away from home

David Pottinger on the set of the delayed 'The Mousetrap' production. [File photo]

Can a play be cursed? The production of Agatha Christie’s The Moustrap by the Invercargill Repertory Society may just be.

Lockdown - back into old habits, are we?

Sourdough? Don’t get me started.

Remember what we got up to last time. The good old days formerly known as ''these trying times''.

Polyfest in question amid lockdown

Events have been cancelled in Invercargill in the wake of the national lockdown.

Organisers of the Murihiku Polyfest are unsure if the cultural event, which involves hundreds of students from throughout the region, will be able to kick off on Monday.

The show must go on after Invercargill Repertory Society cast member injured

Ben Knowles ruptured his achilles tendon weeks before the premiere of The Mousetrap.

The Invercargill Repertory Society's production of The Mousetrap has been delayed after one of the lead members of the cast ruptured his achilles tendon.

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