Yes, we're all aware of the irony. Todd Barclay and crew in the Birdman competition during the 40th Queenstown Winter ...

Todd Barclay: the other side of the ledger

What positives might Todd Barclay be able to point to, in terms of his electoral efforts in Clutha-Southland?

Cancer care a 'postcode lottery'

Fred Futschek's wife Marie died in January 2013 of stomach cancer.

Countless Kiwis may be missing out on the care they need due to the geographical inconsistencies.

Barry addresses elder abuse

"Bad people [prey] on old people."

Stewart Island heritage gets $1m

The Government is to commit $1.08m to the Rakiura Heritage Centre Trust.

Post-funeral brawl

A post-funeral gathering in Bluff on Thursday night ended with blood, broken glass and a visit from the police.

Irrigation scheme 'a win-win'

A $10m irrigation scheme near Alexandra, Central Otago, is going to deliver water to about 1800 hectares of barren land.

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Troubled school 'business as usual'

Aparima College principal Kaye Day. The latest Governmental report on the College said "urgent" improvement in ...

8 min ago  A troubled Southland secondary school is to continue as usual, despite its leadership coming under fire.

First flooding, then ice

10 min ago  Floodwaters turned to ice on many Otago roads after the region's lashing in the last few days.

New regulations for old tyres looming

Hotel facing potential delays

Video

Cliffhanger in Gore semifinal

Albion Excelsior and Mossburn will lock horns in club rugby's division two final at Mossburn on Saturday.

Business

Threat to Qtown lake grows

Lagarosiphon is capable of choking waterways, smothering native aquatic plants, and establishing quickly in waterways if ...

Fears an invasive weed will establish itself in Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu are escalating as crops continue to spread in a river that drains the lake.

Irrigation scheme 'a win, win'

Dairy Creek Ltd director Tim O'Sullivan, Pioneer Energy chief executive Fraser Jonker and Pioneer Energy project manager ...

A $10m irrigation scheme near Alexandra, Central Otago, is going to deliver water to about 1800 hectares of barren land.

SBS looks to the future

SBS Bank chief executive Shaun Drylie addresses members at the bank's annual meeting at the Kelvin Hotel in Invercargill.

Catering services to different generations was one of the key messages from the SBS annual meeting on Wednesday.

Tech talk: Wanaka post-Gigatown

Wanaka technology entrepreneurs Tony O'Regan of Wanaka App, Hamish McGregor of kin2kin, Stuart Bale of WillNotice and ...

Wanaka is on track to be everything it said it could be after its 2014 Gigatown competition loss.

Free Pasta Cafe is back

Wakatipu Community Church members put on Pasta Cafe with free pasta and fresh baking every Friday until August 25.

The combination of free food and entertainment works for backpackers, skiers, snowboarders and families.

Opinion

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Those who enrich our lives

Hokonui Fashion Design Awards: a dazzling showcase

OPINION: Tracy Hicks draws one, overarching, realisation from watching the 6pm news.

Transparency

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OPINION: Correspondents write about Environment Southland's transparency and immigration.

Princess Margaret Hospital must be viewed

Cheer up?

OPINION: The distress at Princess Margaret Hospital demands unflinching scrutiny and chastened action.

Making the grade, then and now . . .

How does grading, nowadays, compare with bygone times?

OPINION: A correspondent has some questions about a fishtailing grader.

Sport

Michels to test drive in Australia

Invercargill's Jordan Michels is getting an exciting opportunity to test drive in Australia.

Southland racing driver Jordan Michels is crossing the Tasman to take up an opportunity to test drive a Mygale Formula Ford race car in Australia.

Wyndham claim minor premiership

Southland club rugby.

Wyndham will host rivals Edendale in the Southland division one club rugby final.

Tony Brown fires parting shot at refs video

Referee Angus Gardner shows a yellow card to Highlanders loose forward Liam Squire against the Crusaders on Saturday night.

Highlanders coach Tony Brown says referees are "getting a lot of calls wrong" after controversial yellow card.

Thistle upset Gore Wanderers video

Thistle's Sean Angus and Gore Wanderers player Todd Anderson challenge for the ball in Southland's Donald Gray Cup football.

Thistle have recorded the biggest upset of the Donald Gray Cup football season, with a 3-1 win over the previously unbeaten Gore Wanderers on Saturday.

Highlanders rue off night video

Highlanders coach Tony Brown wasn't impressed with his team.

A wonky lineout, shaky scrum and poor discipline - Highlanders coach Tony Brown was not impressed.

Culture

Threat to Qtown lake grows

Lagarosiphon is capable of choking waterways, smothering native aquatic plants, and establishing quickly in waterways if ...

Fears an invasive weed will establish itself in Queenstown's Lake Wakatipu are escalating as crops continue to spread in a river that drains the lake.

Irrigation scheme 'a win, win'

Dairy Creek Ltd director Tim O'Sullivan, Pioneer Energy chief executive Fraser Jonker and Pioneer Energy project manager ...

A $10m irrigation scheme near Alexandra, Central Otago, is going to deliver water to about 1800 hectares of barren land.

Hiabs and hard-hats take over streets

A linesman works on a power pole in Cromwell as part of Aurora Energy's Fast Track poll programme.

Crews have 1266 'at risk' power poles to fix around Central Otago, 417 of which have been completed.

Riversdale Arts exhibition to open

Portraits painted by Riversdale Arts president Christine O'Connor will watch over those arriving at the group's annual ...

Arts from around the country have works on display at exhibition

Musicians, a DJ and champagne

Jason Kerrison will perform at the Clicquot Gala, in Queenstown.

The gala brings to end the four-day Clicquot in the Snow celebration of winter and champagne.

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