Enough snide talk about homecoming Kiwis

Clutha District mayor Bryan Cadogan.

2:15 PM  Incessant nitpicking around incidents occurring at our isolation units is starting to get on my wick.

Meridian boss: If smelter closure is a negotiating tactic it's 'pretty cynical' video

There are fears a sudden closure of the Tiwai aluminium smelter could crash the electricity market and leave South ...

41 turbine Harapaki wind farm latest renewable project to face possible cancellation in wake of smelter closure.

'Closing Tiwai is game-changing': What is Bluff without the smelter?

Fishing and seafood processing play a large part in the Bluff economy.

There's no escaping the pain that closing the Tiwai Point smelter will cause, says an economist.

Southland leaders vow to fight Tiwai closure video

Great South chief executive Graham Budd, left, and Southland Chamber of Commerce president Neil McAra address the media ...

The Tiwai Aluminium Smelter owners say the plant near Bluff will close in 14 months but Southland's leaders are vowing to fight to keep it open in a bid to save 2260 jobs.

Disgraced MP Hamish Walker's replacement to be fast-tracked video

MP Hamish Walker admitted he had sent some information on to media.

A new candidate to take over National's safe Southland seat could be in place by the end of July.

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Tiwai closure: 'It's a real tragedy for Southland' video

Retired Invercargill builder Noel Ruffell said many people would suffer in Southland because of the closure.

The Invercargill community are concerned about the potential far-reaching economic fallout of the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter closing.

Helping more Kiwis choose dairy

Southland farmer Tangaroa Walker hopes to use the high profile of his Farm 4 Life social media channels to develop an ...

Social media identity develops online learning hub to train new Kiwis entering the dairy industry.

Tiwai Point to close, 1000 jobs to go video

23012018. News. Robyn Edie. Southland Times/Stuff.  Aerial photo with Bluff township and Bluff Hill, back, and Tiwai ...

People in Southland devastated as mining giant announces plans to close smelter, while billions wiped off value of energy companies on NZX.

How isolation breach trumps National's privacy botchup video

08072020. News photo. George Block/STUFF. Police on Queen St after man absconds from isolation facility in central Auckland.

OPINION: With Melbourne back in lockdown, a leaky border has a real-world edge to it that puts National's Covid patient leaks into the shade.

Gales in the north, snow falls in the south video

Road conditions on State Highway 94 at the Key, between Te Anau and Mossburn, on Wednesday morning.

Gusts expected to reach 110kmh in Northland and Auckland, while snow's falling or forecast in central North Island, Canterbury, Otago and Southland.

Hamish Walker stands down over Covid-19 leak video

Hamish Walker will not stand for re-election.

National MP Hamish Walker will resign at the election over his involvement in a leak of Covid-19 patient information to media.

Walker's resignation 'right call'

Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie said she was angry, deeply disappointed and saddened by Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker’s ...

Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker’s decision to leave politics over his involvement in the leak of Covid-19 patient information is the right call, Southland leaders say.

Covid-leak: Walker was worried about his own privacy video

Hamish Walker has admitted to passing the information to journalists and will stand down at the election. (File photo.)

ANALYSIS: Todd Muller discovered his MP's involvement in the leak on Monday - but Hamish Walker didn't want the world to know yet.

Rugby Park's toxic mould could be cleared soon

The Rugby Southland Supporters Club has been removed from its Rugby Park clubrooms because of toxic mould at Rugby Park.

After a councillor’s calls to update the public on a toxic mould situation at Rugby Park, the council chief executive says it will cost $100,000.

A decade of organising sporting favourites

Former Sport Southland events manager Matt Sillars.

Laying awake at 4am, listening to the rain on the roof and wondering how many people won’t show up to your event because of the weather is something that Matt Sillars won’t miss.

News

Drowning in an avalanche - climber 'swims' free in Canterbury video

The pair camp in Alma Stream, before the avalanche. Mt Alma is to the right of the saddle behind the tent.

1:03 PM  Standing at the saddle below Canterbury's Mt Alma, Tom heard a “whumph”. Then he started sliding.

Departing NZAS will be pressured not to leave environmental headaches

Dross byproduct storage and site remediation issues lie ahead.

Reality kicks in for Tiwai smelter employees video

Tiwai Point to close, 1000 jobs to go video

Video

Drowning in an avalanche - climber 'swims' free in Canterbury

Standing at the saddle below Canterbury's Mt Alma, Tom heard a “whumph”. Then he started sliding.

Business

'Closing Tiwai is game-changing': What is Bluff without the smelter?

Fishing and seafood processing play a large part in the Bluff economy.

There's no escaping the pain that closing the Tiwai Point smelter will cause, says an economist.

Southland leaders vow to fight Tiwai closure video

Great South chief executive Graham Budd, left, and Southland Chamber of Commerce president Neil McAra address the media ...

The Tiwai Aluminium Smelter owners say the plant near Bluff will close in 14 months but Southland's leaders are vowing to fight to keep it open in a bid to save 2260 jobs.

Helping more Kiwis choose dairy

Southland farmer Tangaroa Walker hopes to use the high profile of his Farm 4 Life social media channels to develop an ...

Social media identity develops online learning hub to train new Kiwis entering the dairy industry.

Tiwai Point to close, 1000 jobs to go video

23012018. News. Robyn Edie. Southland Times/Stuff.  Aerial photo with Bluff township and Bluff Hill, back, and Tiwai ...

People in Southland devastated as mining giant announces plans to close smelter, while billions wiped off value of energy companies on NZX.

Scan Man retires after 200k scans

Southland’s Scan Man, Grant Rees, is retiring after more than 40 years and 200,000 scans.

Well-known Southland sonographer Grant Rees will retire after a career as a pioneer in his field.

Opinion

Enough snide talk about homecoming Kiwis

Clutha District mayor Bryan Cadogan.

Incessant nitpicking around incidents occurring at our isolation units is starting to get on my wick.

Tiwai closure: Let's not cry catastrophe and go foetal

It never rains but it pours . . . .

A monumental task of southern courage and resilience awaits

How isolation breach trumps National's privacy botchup video

08072020. News photo. George Block/STUFF. Police on Queen St after man absconds from isolation facility in central Auckland.

OPINION: With Melbourne back in lockdown, a leaky border has a real-world edge to it that puts National's Covid patient leaks into the shade.

Hamish Walker: a mover and shaker who proved unsteady

Hamish Walker.

In the end, Hamish walker was too clever by half. Perhaps less than half.

The last thing National leader Todd Muller needed

Hamish Walker sent information received from Michelle Boag to the media.

EDITORIAL: Details released on Tuesday leave questions of legality to be canvassed in the inquiry launched by Health Minister Chris Hipkins.

Culture

Community fight Westpac closure

26062020. Robyn Edie. News. Southland Times/Stuff.   South Alive is petitioning the closure of the South City Westpac ...

“There's a feeling out there that we've been done again,” South Alive deputy chair Margaret Cook says.

Should Foveaux Strait be renamed?

An Auckland man has started a campaign to rename Foveaux Strait after discovering its colonial past. [File Photo]

An Auckland man has started a campaign to change the name of Foveaux Strait after discovering it was named after a governor of a penal colony who never visited New Zealand.

Lockdown book 'raw and heartfelt'

Te Anau author Lathee Verrall has been working on a book about the community's lockdown experience.

What started as a community project by Te Anau writers has turned into a book described as "raw, heartfelt, honest, and perfect.”

12 hours in Invercargill video

Bill Richardson Transport World - nearly all the 300-odd vehicles are roadworthy,

Invercargill features the very best of Southland cuisine, culture and entertainment.

On a fine and frosty day

Cute, but they're gutses.

Wildlife and artistry abound in the south

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