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Air NZ passenger plane has 'mechanical issue'

A plane heading to Invercargill had to return to Wellington on Friday because of a mechanical issue.

An Air New Zealand passenger plane, travelling from Wellington to Invercargill, returned to Wellington due to a “mechanical issue” on Friday.

Man throws bricks at gym weight plates at victim

An Southland man threw bricks and weight lifting plates at his victim.

Firearm crack down across Southland

Suspected arson at Southland transport depot

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The ABs story that should never be forgotten

Owen Eastwood believes the story of an inspirational 1921 All Black debutant can fill everyone struggling with mental illness with hope.

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Alliance Group ramps up recruitment

Alliance Group will be looking for staff to work at its Lorneville plant, near Invercargill, this season, but in a tight ...

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.

Covid-19: Alert level changes bring little relief

Ming Garden Chinese restaurant owner Ocean Chan with his 3-year-old son Austin. The restaurant made just $12 in daily ...

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.

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.

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