Scottish tourist Geoff Mumford a little confused by the directions for Wellington and Cape Reinga which pointed in ...

Bluff sign bluff

Bluff's famous signpost is all over the place.

Voters harassed

Entrance to the polling booth at the Menzies Building on Esk St.

Early voters in Invercargill have been subject to intimidation and verbal abuse on their way to cast their ballots.

70 years and still going strong

On September 22, John and Joan Welsh celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

Police investigation continues

Police won't say whether they have interviewed Clutha Southland MP Todd Barclay.

Pork pie crowned Southland's best

If you're celebrating Pie Day Friday this week - head to the Oven Fresh Bakery in Gore.

Pound in clear

Ministry for Primary Industries clears the Invercargill City Council over captive bolt use.

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News

Trust announces it will seek review

Community Trust of Southland chair Margot Hishon

9:38 PM  The Community Trust of Southland will seek a ministerial review into the circumstances surrounding the departure of its former chief executive. 

Southland Maori take on Otago

Stewart twins Jordan and Sam loom as key players for the Southland Maori senior men's rugby team against Otago.

Is this Stags' season their worst yet?

Stags performances 'unacceptable'

Video

Serial sea lion killer at large

A serial killer may be targeting New Zealand sea lions, with a $5000 reward on offer in exchange for the culprit.

Business

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.

Hang-gliding comes to Cromwell

Hang-glider pilot Ian Clark, a former national champion who has flown for 26 years.

New Zealand's only towed hang-gliding operation has opened in Cromwell, Central Otago.

Opinion

Is this Stags' season their worst yet?

The Southland Stags in their match against Auckland earlier this season.

OPINION: After a dismal start to the 2017 season, the Southland Stags are facing a bleak milestone.

Come clean, CTOS. Come clean.

John Prendergast.

EDITORIAL: Time for the truculent silence to end.

Welcoming newcomers. Who's job is that?

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We ought not get too precious about being born here, write Pat Veltkamp Smith.

Letters: Something rotten in CTOS

John Prendergast, former Community Trust of Southland chief executive.

OPINION: Letter writers on CTOS and a plea not to sell the former Invercargill RSA site.

From the Newslink News Desk

Newslink reporter Rachael Kelly

So, Clutha-Southlanders, we now find ourselves in the odd situation of having no Member of Parliament representing us, if only for a couple of days.

Sport

Southland Maori take on Otago

Stewart twins Jordan and Sam loom as key players for the Southland Maori senior men's rugby team against Otago.

Stewart twins Jordan and Sam loom as key players for the Southland Maori senior men's rugby team against Otago.

Is this Stags' season their worst yet?

The Southland Stags in their match against Auckland earlier this season.

OPINION: After a dismal start to the 2017 season, the Southland Stags are facing a bleak milestone.

Stags performances 'unacceptable'

The Southland Stags mascot looks on during the Mitre 10 Cup match between Southland and North Harbour this season.

Rugby Southland officials have apologised to the Southland public for the Stags form and have outlined their challenges.

Highlanders land prop early

Tyrel Lomax played his first game for Tasman last weekend.

Son of former Kiwis league player will join Highlanders next year after Melbourne Rebels cut him loose.

Big names still in mix

Former Miracle Mile winner Have Faith In Me finally returned to form in Friday night's New Brighton Cup.

With seven long weeks to go, the New Zealand Trotting Cup field is already starting to take shape.

Culture

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.

Tuning in to Radio Dunedin

Grant Findlay films the very first frames of Radio Dunedin, in August 2015 with veteran announcer Lyndsay Rackley.

Grant Findlay couldn't believe his ears when he tuned in to the country's longest-running radio station.

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