''They like the sense of whanau, they feel like they are a part of something."
Southland's inaugural Purple Work Shirt Day is raising funds for Ronald McDonald House.
Stubbornness and a want to succeed have helped Dwight Grieve claim the Southland Road Championship title in Te Anau on Saturday.
An Invercargill family had a close shave following a house fire in Kingswell.
Queenstown sections for tiny homes are unaffordable so the young couple will build in Europe instead.
15-year-old Queenstown ski racer Alice Robinson will be one to watch.
9:18 PM Constable who waged two-year harassment campaign against Dunedin man resigns, with police labelling his actions "disgraceful".
8:01 PM A young boy has been taken to hospital following at fight at Burger King in Invercargill.
Passenger growth and night flights behind record profit for Queenstown Airport.
Jaden Melgren, who owes at least $670,000, enjoyed a flamboyant Queenstown life as his business slowly collapsed.
Blue Sky Meats bosses faced up tp shareholders after almost $2m loss.
Tiny house designer Doug Robinson is practising what he preaches about affordable living.
The Queenstown district now has 4485 dogs, but there's been fewer poo complaints and attacks.
OPINION: Letter writers on Number 10, Wairio station, poverty, a new hospital and propaganda.
OPINION: Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
OPINION: Peter Dunne departs under his own terms. Sort of.
OPINION: When India got its independence from Britain 70 years ago, this month, it was founded as a secular democracy – secular because it acknowledged the status and rights of Muslims, Sikhs, Christians and other religious minorities as equal to those of the Hindu majority.
Can Rugby Park's Stags faithful provide the kick-start the Southland needs for their 2017 campaign?
The Southland Rams take on new South Island premier rugby league team, the Aoraki Eels, on Saturday in Invercargill.
Mitchell Newton joins current Southland Sharks player player Derone Raukawa as a Breakers development player.
Shannon Francois has gone from being the baby of the Silver Ferns to a vital figure in their midcourt.
One has a mullet, one is from Gore and they both wish the 'bogan rugby team' luck as they head off to tournament.
Poosistance has paid off for a Central Otago school that's grounds were being used as a toilet by tourists.
It was funny, it was serious and it was down right outrageous.
Ecological river health verses economic need - a panel of Central Otago community members faced-off in an effort to find a solution.
High school cooks combined course work with charity to bake 300 cupcakes for Cromwell school children.
Three Central Otago wine industry professionals are heading to France for harvest to learn about Burgundy's centuries-old wine history and tradition.