Alan and Raewyn Strong celebrated their son's gold medal success in Switzerland with champagne in the early hours of Friday.
A Southland policeman was assaulted when he responded to a car crash this month.
Whitebaiters pull an object sticking out of the water. Their find? A seven-foot long historic taiaha.
Health Minister Dr David Clark responds to questions from southern MP's over the downgrade of the Lumsden Maternity Centre.
A Super Rugby player may be back in court over assaulting a team mate in Dunedin.
A man who is on trial for murdering an Invercargill teenager had a knife taken off him earlier in the night, a witness says.
A West Coast rūnanga wants to build a chain of user-pays ablution blocks for freedom campers.
More passengers and winter cruises lift cruise spending in New Zealand.
After problems at some of NZ's top scenic spots, help is at hand this summer.
Holiday home owners stung by rates hikes of up to 300 per cent may take legal action against Auckland Council.
Compulsory seatbelts in buses rejected, but industry will investigate recent bus crashes.
OPINION: I suppose one could be forgiven when they get a bit older to not be quite as well aware of the spikier end of society.
OPINION: Practical thinking and planning for the well-being of older people in cities needs to be as prevalent as it is for children.
OPINION: There are rules to test the company's assertion that it needs to look overseas to fill vacancies
OPINION: The point at which we exit paid work will have little to do with the age of entitlement to an age pension. For a growing number the intention is to never retire in the traditional sense.
OPINION: Letter writers on ICC planning and spending priorities, climate change, abortion grief and the Southern Steel.
Southland's earliest locomotives ended their days as stationary engines, although the first of them, Lady Barkly, was used a bush loco for a time when its passenger service was over.
An exhibition of hand-coloured photographs from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s is on display in Gore.
A young Southland singer Robert Lindsay has taken on a challenging role in Don Giovanni.
Proposed visitor levy won't go far enough to meet the "quantum" of challenges facing the Queenstown Lakes District.
Installation celebrating farming a hit at the Riversdale Arts annual exhibition.