John Prendergast, former chief executive of the Community Trust of Southland.

Prendergast wants dialogue before ministerial review

"An independent set of eyes transparently reviewing and reporting publicly on this matter would be very beneficial ..."

Where is Amber-Lee?

Amber-Lee Cruickshank, pictured age one, went missing on October 17, 1992.

Police travelled to Australia looking for answers about what happened to toddler Amber-Lee Cruickshank 25 years ago.

Fighting for those who can't

When Malachi Agnew is rasing money he's trying to save the lives of his mates.

Ballet etiquette 101

OPINION: I love a trip to the ballet but not when the person behind me can't stop talking.

Orange roughy rebounds in south

Puysegur catch limit increased to 347 tonnes.

A theatrical life

Southland's singing sweetheart Shirley Troon was a hit on the stage of the Invercargill Operatic Society

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News

Departing golf president fires shot

Golf.

"If Golf Southland was doing its job they would have promoted this review perhaps five years ago...''

Spring blooms on show in Winton

Southland is one of New Zealand's best regions to grow daffodils, Joan Jordan says.

Dawkins claims cycling award

Quakes a 'concern', but a 'reminder'

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Investigators baffled by child's disappearance

Police travelled to the Australian outback looking for answers about what happened to toddler Amber-Lee Cruickshank 25 years ago.

Business

Residents unsatisfied with DQ

Blue Peaks Lodge manager Michael McMillan was appointed to the Destination Queenstown board to represent the ...

Queenstown had a four per cent increase in visitors to about 3.2 million in the 2016/17 year.

Fears community heart will be lost

Queenstown Arts Centre coordinator Andie King said an art gallery, community groups and workshop spaces should be ...

The council says the location could provide "a combined Council office and a community heart."

Property value growth slows

Queenstown Bay.

New lending and tax rules may also be contributing to the changes.

Feedback on Qtown center plan

Queenstown Lakes District Council chief executive Mike Theelen and mayor Jim Boult looking at town centre plan proposal.

The feedback has been mainly positive on the Queenstown Town Centre master plan, a council summary says.

$35m tourism infrastructure wish list

Westland District is hoping to get Government funding for car parking at the Hokitika Gorge which is expected to attract ...

The first round of grants from the Government's $100m tourism infrastructure fund attracted 43 applications for visitor facilities.

Opinion

Water quality still a mixed bag

OPINION: Improving water quality will require investment by us all.

Staggering ahead

Enough of this?

OPINION: Everyone loves a winner. So the Stags aren't getting a lot of love.

Letters: Careful with those comparisons

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OPINION: Letter writers on forestry environmentalism, revolutions, Number 10 and rugby.

Ballet etiquette 101

I've seen Romeo and Juliet, I don't need the story narrated to me.

OPINION: I love a trip to the ballet but not when the person behind me can't stop talking.

A theatrical life

Southland's singing sweetheart Shirley Troon was a hit on the stage of the Invercargill Operatic Society

Sport

Departing golf president fires shot

Golf.

"If Golf Southland was doing its job they would have promoted this review perhaps five years ago...''

La Diosa named horse of the year

La Diosa is the South Island Horse of the Year, but her jockey is a controversial omission from the awards.

Group I winner deserving of horse of the year crown, but her jockey surprisingly misses out on apprentice award.

Dawkins claims cycling award

Eddie Dawkins picked up the Elite Rider of the Year at the Cycling Southland prizegiving awards.

Another defining year on the world track cycling stage saw elite sprinter Eddie Dawkins named the Elite Rider of the Year at Cycling Southland's prizegiving awards on Friday night.

Overseas experience helps cyclist

Samuel Miller of Invercargill is looking forward to racing against senior riders at the Southland Road Championships.

Promising Southland cyclist Samuel Miller is hoping that the experience of racing overseas will help him heading into a bumper season.

Renton grabs opportunity

Halfback Jay Renton clears the ball for the Southland under-19 team in the Michael Jones Cup final against Counties ...

Teenage Southland Stags halfback Jay Renton climbing up the pecking order.

Culture

Eyes to the sky in Alexandra

Neil Sutherland, who lives at the Alexandra Airport at his hanger, will be displaying his home-built plane at the Wings ...

It's not every day planes down the main street of Alexandra.

Clyde's 'day of reckoning'

Central Otago mayor Tim Cadogan above Clyde.

The Central Otago township of Clyde faces a potential $34 million sewage system upgrade to meet national water policy standards.

From Queenstown to Pyongyang

Downtown Qt manager and former Queenstown journalist Steve Wilde made a documentary Inside North Korea.

"The oddest place I have been to and I've been to all sorts of weird places."

Cromwell kids strike gold

Max McDowall, 7, Hunter Knox, 7 and Will Stephenson, 6, of Goldfields Primary School, were in Cromwell's Historic ...

A history lesson Central Otago style...gold panning and heavy horse and wagon rides.

Repertory Theatre successful at Theatrefest

Taylor Barrett, Gussie Johnson, Maggie Watts, and Brogan Campbell arrive at Invercargill Airport after a successful ...

Invercargill theatre veteran Gussie Johnson scored her fourth win at the Theatrefest finals at the weekend.

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