United Brewing director Kevin Downie and The Seriously Good Chocolate Company owner Jane Stanton have collaborated again ...

'Southland's better answer to Guinness'

United Brewing and The Seriously Good Chocolate Company have collaborated to create a chocolate flavoured stout to be launched on Thursday.

Funding for Catlins

Curio Bay is one of many popular spots in the Catlins.

The Southland District Council is looking at putting extra funding into a joint service that has curbed bad behaviour from freedom campers in the Catlins.

Commitment to volunteer work video

 Volunteers are cooking meals for the elderly to take away at Age Concern Southland.

Marist too strong for Pirates video

Marist has won the Galbraith Shield for the second consecutive year in Southland club rugby.

That Stinging sensation

Go Sting! Southland cried with a single voice.

Meth impact devastates family

Parents despair as P addicted son spirals out of control.

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News

Wet, windy weather to stay

Road closures on Canterbury's alpine passes are possible if snowy weather persists.

Heavy rain, hail, and gusty southerly winds are expected to worsen as a chilly system bringing warnings of snow on high roads sweeps the country.

'Sudden drop' in manufacturing sector

Otago and Southland's activity in the manufacturing sector for June is the lowest in three years.

One lane, 11,000 bits of gum

Health care model welcomed

Business

$1m broken tennis court

The 1012 square metre site has a reateable value of $980,000, but real estate agent Gerard Bligh expects it to sell for ...

It's cracked, with moss and weeds growing through it. But this Queenstown tennis court is expected to sell for more than $1m.

More people, more noise

The number of passengers going through Queenstown Airport is forecast to more than double by 2031.

Homes in Frankton, Kelvin Heights, Queenstown and Shotover Country, four schools and a hospital will be impacted by the proposed noise limits.

Oyster's plans for Central Park

Central Park Corporate Centre in Greenlane, Auckland, has been bought by a joint venture of Oyster Group and ...

Oyster Group's chief executive Mark Schiele says his team will 'add value' to Central Park purchase.

Tourism firms back border levy

Tekapo stands to benefit from money raised by a new border levy, but tourism businesses would have preferred revenue for ...

Most tourism businesses support Government's proposed border levy, but don't want to halve it with conservation.

More modular builds 'inevitable'

This modular Wanaka 35-room hostel for the B Property Group will be put together in just five days once the units are ...

Developers are still keen on modular hotels, despite hiccups with two Christchurch projects.

Opinion

Let the buyer - and the seller - beware

VLL trades as Ssangyong Takanini and sold trade-in vehicles via $1 reserve auctions on Trade Me.

OPINION: The law says this but your contract says that? No contest.

Letters: Differerent strokes for different bureacracies

Southland Museum and Art Gallery has closed because of earthquake risk. But had it been in Auckland . . .

OPINION: Letter writers on contrasting council treatments of earthquake-risk buildings, Lumsden Maternity, clear writing, Dunkirk and rabbit-fur coats.

Deodorants and odorants and crinkly-nosed anxiety

Haunting notes? Ah . . . Vienna.

OPINION: Too little, or too much, is an issue.

When arts and sports converge

Supportive Tour of Southland artistry from Isla Bank school

OPINION: Two stimulating undertakings - it's only natural they come together.

Tree cheers or festive frugality?

Riverton's Christmas parade.

OPINION: Feelgood projects aren't without their tensions.

Culture

When arts and sports converge

Supportive Tour of Southland artistry from Isla Bank school

OPINION: Two stimulating undertakings - it's only natural they come together.

'Shame, shame, shame...'

Stand Children's Services Roxburgh Children's Village kaumatua Francie Diver, board trustee Helen Eskett, Stand chief ...

The play areas were quiet and dorms empty at the Roxburgh Children's Village on Monday.

Wannabe cop stripped

Wanaka Senior Sergeant Allan Grindell is retiring on Friday after 42 years in the New Zealand Police Force.

Overweight and eager - in 1976 Allan Grindell was prepared to strip to his undies in public to get his weight down and join the New Zealand police force.

The Kiwi vlogging North Korea video

Nick Fisher, 26, of Wanaka, is truly living the dream. He travels the world full-time and gets paid for it, earning a ...

Nick Fisher from Wanaka is travelling the world thanks to YouTube - and it's taken him to North Korea and Chernobyl.

Hunters say they will go hungry

Cromwell hunter Pete Henderson says recreational hunters use what they kill to feed their families.

Recreational hunters are calling for more conservation land to be closed to commercial hunters.

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