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Police release images

Police images of the offedner from the alleged Collingwood Foodcentre aggravated robbery.

Alleged offender in Collingwood Foodcentre aggravated robbery described as a Pakeha man in his late teens or early 20s.

Unimog plan on hold

Go Orange Unimogs on the hair-raising Skippers Rd, near Queenstown.

Unimogs are allowed on the historic Skippers Rd near Queenstown, but Go Orange is not yet "fully comfortable" using the vehicles on the treacherous road.

From Gore Pony Club to UK eventing

Former Southlander Hollie Swain riding at an event in France.

Advice from key people has put Hollie Swain on the road to success in UK and European eventing.

Star witness 'attacked teen' video

Amber-Rose Rush, 16, was found dead in her Dunedin home in February 2018.

A star witness accused of attacking Amber-Rose Rush denies being obsessed with her.

Elite athletes, community event

Retiring Tour of Southland race director Bruce Ross watching the podium presentations at Bluff during the 2019 race.

Departing Bruce Ross says the Tour of Southland is bigger than one person and is confident the race's future is bright.

Five days for body to be returned

The Southern District Health Board's Iwi governance group called a hui at Murihiku Marae to discuss the closure of the ...

Southern Maori are angry about mortuary changes in Southland, saying it interferes with their traditional grieving process.

Man faces attempted murder charge

Joel Maikara Amohanga, of Invercargill, has appeared in court accused of attempting to murder Kane Harris Joseph ...

A man has appeared in court facing an attempted murder charge, with bloodied marks on his face and what appeared to be an arm injury.

Arrest after Invercargill shooting

Armed Police outside a house on Brown St in Invercargill where a man was found with a gunshot wound on Saturday night.

Police officer was knocked over and lost a firearm while pursuing fleeing suspect on Monday night.

War flag retired after 118 years

Cpl Kevin Peterson hands over the restored Otama Union Jack to community. A Remembrance Day memorial service was held ...

A bullet-riddled Otama Union Jack has been restored and retired in a fitting memorial service on Armistice Day.

Gloomy picture painted for Southland

Great South chief executive Ann Lockhart.

A Dairy NZ report says the country's GDP could fall by $6 billion if the Government implements the Essential Freshwater Package.

News

Trio rapt to be finalists

A radio programme, hosted by Adriana Rincon, left, and Carolina Ortiz, and a 3D animated short film, made by Rodrigo ...

Southland has two entries for the second edition of the New Zealand Latin Awards.

Mystery of 1893 love letters video

In 1893 Harry was dreaming of the day he would get to hold his darling wife, Gracie, in his arms again.

Not guilty verdict on dumping charge

Kmart creates 102 new jobs in city

Video

Star witness sexual allegation bombshell

A star witness in a Dunedin doctor's murder trial faced his own sexual allegation, the defence has revealed.

Business

Unimog plan on hold

Go Orange Unimogs on the hair-raising Skippers Rd, near Queenstown.

Unimogs are allowed on the historic Skippers Rd near Queenstown, but Go Orange is not yet "fully comfortable" using the vehicles on the treacherous road.

Why Tiwai might close video

Workers seen casting aluminium  at Tiwai Point aluminium smelter in Southland.

OPINION: There's a barely perceptible consensus emerging within Parliament that smelter should close. 

Unimogs on 'terrifying' road

Go Orange Unimogs on the hair-raising Skippers Rd, near Queenstown.

The local council is investigating the planned use of 10-tonne Unimogs to carry tourists on a Queenstown road described as one of the world's most treacherous drives.

More Aussies in Qtown

Additional Qantas flights between Queenstown and Melbourne were behind a large jump in international visitor arrivals at ...

Extra flights between Melbourne and Queenstown are thought to be behind the increase in Australians visiting Queenstown this winter.

From V8 petrol to electric

Shotover Jet will convert the engine of one its jet boats to electric as part of a pilot project. If successful, the ...

Shotover Jet is planning to become the first tourism business in the world to operate electricity-powered jet boats.

Opinion

What goes around comes around

Because why wouldn't you?

OPINION: In praise of cyclical behaviour.

Bruce Ross, the race director without whom ...

Bruce Ross: A towering figure, in his way.

OPINION: Beyond all doubt, the right man for the job.

Govt hiffing expensive burdens on ratepayers

Local Government Minister Nanaia Mahuta

OPINION: The extra responsibilities that this Government is placing on local councils and their ratepayers will cost all of us dearly.

How's the south's battle against meth going?

A seizure of meth, and some tools of the trade.

OPINION: Are we winning, losing, what? Some more info would be helpful.

Flailing in the darkness

Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton

OPINION: It's hard to fix a problem you haven't adequately measured.

Culture

What goes around comes around

Because why wouldn't you?

OPINION: In praise of cyclical behaviour.

Composer ready for world premiere

Former Southland and composer Samuel Gray.

Kiwi Samuel Gray is preparing for the world premiere of his symphony composition in Latvia.

Amateur musicians set to shine

Verdon College pop rock band, from left Michaela Leadley 14, Emmy Roderique 14, Harrison Milne, 14, Issac Beker, 15, ...

Too many cooks can spoil the broth, but what can happen when there is too many musicians?

To the visionaries amongst us

The De Hogeweyk village in the Netherlands.

OPINION: It's as they say, if we do what we have always done, we will get what we always got.

South Island's first Wāhi Tūpuna whare

Anderson Park's Te Wharepuni O Anehana has been given Wāhi Tūpuna status with Heritage New Zealand at a ceremony on ...

A tiny whare tucked away in Southland has today been recognised for its national importance.

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