Wallace Price, left, with his son Graeme at the Grasmere Kindergarten to vote in the 2017 general election.

Centenarian receives more family after birthday

Among the gifts Wallace Price received for his 100th birthday he got a whole new side to the family.

Meridian 'flooding my family farm' video

Looking out over the Hollyburn creek which has been flooded by water from the Waiau river.

Every time Meridian Energy releases the Manapouri dam, Thomas O'Brien loses another chunk of farmland.

The search continues

Searchers will again explore the Catlins Conservation Park as they try to find missing Dunedin man Stephen Lowe.

Dig This founder visits 

Dig This founder Ed Mumm paid a visit to the Invercargill franchise to help fine-tune the attraction.

And then there were four

Southland will have four MPs. How much influence is that?

South's election night

Invercargill will have two MPs in Parliament, Labour's Liz Craig and National's Sarah Dowie.

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News

Rep bowls teams take shape

The Bowls Southland women's team after a successful National Intercentre tournament last season.

2:41 PM  With the Bowls Southland season fast approaching, the Southland selectors have officially announced their squads for the 2017/18 representative programme.

Dashed wedding turnaround

1:55 PM  A Clyde couple who cancelled their wedding after falling pregnant will still get to walk down the aisle.

Owaka eatery changes hands

RSA seeks missing plaque

Video

Haul aboard

Port crew spout off about their latest addition as they take her for a spin in the Sounds.

Business

China mail brings illegal seeds and bird nests

Love of the Asian delicacy bird nest soup has spawned illegal imports of the edible nests which have been falsely ...

Illegal imports of seeds and edible bird nests are a problem as online shopping feeds the growing flood of mail from China.

Premises needed for Frankton library

There's a "real desire" for a library in Frankton, Queenstown Lakes District Council say.

Expression of interest for a short-term Frankton Library in Queenstown is open.

Haul aboard video

The Monowai joins the Maungatea as the port's second tugboat.

Port crew spout off about their latest addition as they take her for a spin in the Sounds.

Fiordland Tourist Awards celebrate 40th anniversary

Christine and Mark Wallace, of Fiordland Outdoors Company, with children Zane, 7, and Morgan, 9. They took out the 2017 ...

Success in tourism was marked in Te Anau on Saturday night, as the town celebrated the annual Fiordland Tourism Awards.

Residents unsatisfied with DQ

Blue Peaks Lodge manager Michael McMillan was appointed to the Destination Queenstown board to represent the ...

Queenstown had a four per cent increase in visitors to about 3.2 million in the 2016/17 year.

Opinion

All those surely-not options

22092017 Feature Photo: JASON DORDAY/STUFF Election night 2017, New Zealand First Party leader Winston Peters Speaks to ...

OPINION: Deal or no deal?

It pays to be neighbourly

Don't put your parking ticket beside your mobile phone. It magnetises it (the ticket) apparently.

It pays to be neighbourly, because you never know when you're going to need each other.

Letters: Don't rush in to Number 10 land sale

Number 10

OPINION: Letter writers on the ICC's consideration of a sale of the Number 10 and RSA sites, and post-election questions.

Holding the line against what, exactly?

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OPINION: Why does Southland need a Water and Land Plan to "hold the line"?

Letters: Patience is a virtue

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OPINION: Letter writers on health, ICC stormwater and Suqian.

Sport

Rep bowls teams take shape

The Bowls Southland women's team after a successful National Intercentre tournament last season.

With the Bowls Southland season fast approaching, the Southland selectors have officially announced their squads for the 2017/18 representative programme.

Golf club has options

President John Hughes hopes the Invercargill Golf Club can change into a multi-purpose venue in years to come.

"People underestimate the value of sport, especially golf," Invercargill Golf Club president John Hughes says.

Team NZ bringing America's Cup to Central Otago

The Wanaka Yacht Club will get sailing's version of a royal visit on October 16.

Wanaka and Queenstown yachting enthusiasts get to see the Auld Mug on October 16.

Currie drifts to first round win

Daniel Currie drifts in front of an opponent at the Drift South Series in Teretonga Park.

Defending champion Daniel Currie won the first round of the Pro Drift Class at the Drift South season opener at Teretonga Park on Saturday.

Holden claims back-to-back titles

Promising 14-year-old Southland table tennis player Finn Holden won the Southland men's singles table tennis title for ...

Teenager Finn Holden has hit his way to the top of Southland table tennis in a history-making performance.

Culture

Dashed wedding turnaround

Central Otago Wedding Fair 'Dream Wedding' winners Ashleigh Sinclair and Jai Beck, of Clyde.

A Clyde couple who cancelled their wedding after falling pregnant will still get to walk down the aisle.

'Winner of a weekend'

Charlesse Derham, 6, of Cromwell, at the 2017 Alexandra Blossom Festival.

 Fears last year's big 60th bash might have dampened enthusiasm for the 61st Alexandra Blossom Festival were unfounded.

Eyes to the sky in Alexandra

Neil Sutherland, who lives at the Alexandra Airport at his hanger, will be displaying his home-built plane at the Wings ...

It's not every day planes down the main street of Alexandra.

Clyde's 'day of reckoning'

Central Otago mayor Tim Cadogan above Clyde.

The Central Otago township of Clyde faces a potential $34 million sewage system upgrade to meet national water policy standards.

From Queenstown to Pyongyang

Downtown Qt manager and former Queenstown journalist Steve Wilde made a documentary Inside North Korea.

"The oddest place I have been to and I've been to all sorts of weird places."

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