The Southland District Council is now seeking approval from Heritage New Zealand before it proceeds with upgrading the Monkey Island campsite.
New Zealand and Australia's best will line up in Invercargill for the Oceania Track Cycling Championships.
Hours before Emma Bagley was killed in a horrific car crash, she had just finished putting up a Christmas tree at her parent's house.
Children are first in line to receive a limited number of measles vaccines, the SDHB says.
Matt Coffey's native plants have been poisoned. He says it's part of a campaign to run him out of town.
Animal carcasses are regularly found in Southland's recycling bins.
The Southern District Health Board has publicly elected members for the first time in four years.
When David Simpson was six years' old, he says the sexual abuse by his alcoholic mother started.
Some Southland anglers raise concerns over rafting proposal with Fish & Game.
National says it will introduce a list of exemptions for firearms owners if it regains power in 2020.
ANALYSIS: Meet your new councils. You may recognise them.
Thousands came out to honour the memory of killed student Sophia Crestani by cleaning up the streets around Otago University.
He may be 72 and New Zealand's longest serving incumbent mayor but Invercargill's Sir Tim Shadbolt plans to stand again in 2022.
A relieved Sir Tim Shadbolt wins ninth term as mayor of Invercargill.
Gary Tong has been re-elected as Southland District Council mayor.
Who do you think should take out the Invercargill mayoral race?
Mayoral challengers take to the stage.
The candidates' evening is a tradition that give the women a safe platform to launch into local bodies and politics.
Something old, something new, something torrid, quite a queue.
"If I was a ratepayer I would be questioning the purpose."
Manaaki Selby-Rickit has pleaded guilty to injuring with reckless disregard after a man suffered a fractured jaw and damaged teeth.
Microscope hovers over SIT's student accommodation procedures in wake of Canterbury University student's death.
Extra flights between Melbourne and Queenstown are thought to be behind the increase in Australians visiting Queenstown this winter.
Shotover Jet is planning to become the first tourism business in the world to operate electricity-powered jet boats.
The company behind a planned 280-home subdivision is seeking new investors after two directors had a change in circumstances.
Burnouts and loud music roaring from stereos disrupt funeral services at city cemetery in Invercargill.
Companies connected to financial adviser investigated by SFO have lost up to $14m of client funds, liquidator's report says.
OPINION: Oases for overstimulated times are welcome.
OPINION: We aren't facing the same-old same-old. Not at all.
OPINION: Identify your target - it's not law-abiding users.
OPINION: Why aren't parents providing these lunches?
OPINION: She's cut through the semantics.
A tiny whare tucked away in Southland has today been recognised for its national importance.
Gore's country music events will be combined into a week-long festival for the first time next year.
The ice is polished, and Gore is ready to welcome 180 ice skaters to compete in championships.
The torrid, redemptive backstory of Invercargill's first settler has emerged afresh as a factualised historical novel.
Darren Ludlow: "Invercargill has always batted above the average [for voter turnout] and part of that is the Shadbolt factor."