The mystery of Oreti River's original name

The estuary reclamation in progress with the area between Bond St and the Waihopai Channel being filed with sediment ...

Mystery surrounds the origin of the name "New River" for the Oreti River. 

'Sad disconnect ' between town and country

Irrigation NZ chairwoman Nicky Hyslop.

Irrigators shouldn't hide in their bunkers, but tell the good stories to win over the hearts and minds of the public, they were told at an Irrigation NZ conference.

New playground for school

Te Wharekura O Arowhenua School student Shaun Ponare, 8, gets a push on the flying fox from principal Garry Davis at the ...

With a new playground at Te Wharekura O Arowhenua School, it is hoped it will encourage students to develop their te reo.

Fresh format for entertainment awards

Jordan Cossill, of Invercargill, has been nominated for the first time in the Southland Entertainer of the Year.

The Southland Entertainment Awards are back with a brand new format as organisers bring a fresh approach to the Southland institution.

Last day at the museum

The foyer of the museum was busy on closing day, with visitor centre staff already in the process of packing up.

Invercargill turned out in force on Thursday to say farewell to the Southland Museum and Art Gallery.

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'Sad disconnect ' between town and country

Irrigation NZ chairwoman Nicky Hyslop.

Irrigators shouldn't hide in their bunkers, but tell the good stories to win over the hearts and minds of the public, they were told at an Irrigation NZ conference.

NASA astronaut praises NZ

There is more to an astronaut than just orbiting Earth, says NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins.

Freedom camping bin plan rubbish

Community should hit ground running

Reviews

A thriller night

Michael Jackson impersonator Dantanio Goodman performs at the Michael Jackson HIStory Show in Invercargill.

REVIEW: Saturday was a thriller of a night for those of us who went along to the Michael Jackson HIStory Show in Invercargill.

Review: Nanogirl Live!

Michelle Dickinson, also known as Nanogirl, at the Nanogirl Live In Engineering Magic show in Invercargill.

Nanogirl Live In Engineering Magic was educational, entertaining and full of explosions.

A Streetcar Named Desire

Cast of A Streetcar Named Desire after the show at Repertory Invercargill.

It was funny, it was serious and it was down right outrageous.

Review: Mamma Mia wows in Gore

Gore Musical Theatre's production of Mamma Mia runs until August 19

Gore Musical Theatre's Mamma Mia should come with a warning.

Review: Rhys Darby in Invercargill

Comedian Rhys Darby brought his unique and strange brand of entertainment to Invercargill on Saturday.

The LA-based comedian left some Invercargillites speechless and others with a belly full of laughs.

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