1:49 PM Owen Eastwood believes the story of an inspirational 1921 All Black debutant can fill everyone struggling with mental illness with hope.
Forty six new dwellings were consented in Gore district in the last year — a 20-year record.
Invercargill City Council has announced it’s two new mana whenua representatives.
Two new forwards have been included in the Southland Stags team to play Canterbury in Invercargill on Saturday.
The coroner investigating the death of a Southland man recommends legislation or rules to prohibit people being impaired by alcohol while operating recreational boats.
Southern councils may end up working together in a bid to retain ownership of their water-related assets, a councillor says.
The surge blew plugs from sockets and destroyed TVs, fridges and microwaves. It left residents of Millers Flat with plenty of unanswered questions.
Southland Charity Hospital founder Melissa Vining said the $500,000 donation came out of the blue, just before lockdown last month.
An Invercargill man committed a kidnapping and aggravated robbery to pay his mortgage and drug habit.
An Invercargill man who walked into a dairy with an air pistol and knife in 2020 has been jailed.
Pacific Islands Advisory Charitable Trust are pulling out all the stops to get its whole Pasifika community in Southland vaccinated.
SBS Tour of Southland's race director says gravel has become part of mainstream cycling prompting a gravel section to be introduced to New Zealand's premier road cycling race.
Jordan Michel's 2015 Ford Focus has arrived from Australia in time to take on the looming Southland Island Edurance 1 Hour Series.
Every day, Jenna Lucas’ nine and five-year-old sons ask when they will be able to hug Nanny and Grandad.
The Ministry of Health is developing community-based Covid-19 isolation and quarantine plans which will result in accommodation provided to some who need to isolate in Southland or Otago.
Christchurch Airport says the assessment is encouraging and predicts the proposed airport could be completed by 2029.
Alliance Group will ramp up recruitment efforts in Southland this year as it tries to fill jobs usually held by seasonal migrant workers at some of its biggest plants.
A Te Anau restaurant owner has gone from serving more than 200 diners a day, to making just $1000 a week. The increased cap on gatherings will have little impact on his business, he says.
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.
Three Wānaka ratepayers will split $27,007.27 in costs, in a dispute over an unfinished mansion.
A dream has become a reality for new Riverton restaurant owners Tracy Miller and Scott Wysockj, despite some challenges along the way.
OPINION: From time to time, I find it helpful to look at the natural world to get a sense of perspective towards the challenges we face.
OPINION: It's onwards and upwards for a project embraced by southerners.
OPINION: We should be careful, but not precious, about extra motivations for people to get vaccinated.
OPINION: Wasn't it a touching and joyful moment, when Paralympian Lisa Adams went rushing up to big sister and coach Dame Valerie for a big bear hug after she won a gold medal.
OPINION: New Zealand called to the Pacific people. “New Zealand is a land of new opportunities.” So they came.
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.
Can a play be cursed? The production of Agatha Christie’s The Moustrap by the Invercargill Repertory Society may just be.
Remember what we got up to last time. The good old days formerly known as ''these trying times''.
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 Invercargill Repertory Society's production of The Mousetrap has been delayed after one of the lead members of the cast ruptured his achilles tendon.