A rare snapshot of a female photographer from the early 1900s video

Eve Welch with a portrait of Margaret McVicar.

Taking photographs in the early 1900s was usually done by men, except for rare cases like skilled amateur photographer Margaret Frentz McVicar.

Fifty years in the arts leads to honours

When Gillian Gordon got her first role in London, she said she had to prepare by learning to avoid Yorkshire twang.

After giving 50 years of her life to the arts, Gillian Gordon​ is to be honoured in the new year.

'Gut-wrenching' shock for young thespians

Shenleigh van't Wout​, left, and Shirley Adam have already spent "hours and hours" working on the costumes for ...

A frosty ticketing decision by Disney has left Invercargill Musical Theatre with no choice but to cancel its production of 'Frozen Jr'.

Peter Skerrett - ace musician, teacher, musical director

Peter Skerrett: a southern musician long to be remembered.

He played alongside stellar 1960s pop figures and became a leading figure in Southland's cultural firmament.

Variety Show to bring some Christmas cheer

Angels ready to sing and dance for ILT’s Christmas Variety Show. Pictured from left, Jordan Skelt, Josephine Shepard, ...

Excitement is bubbling for the annual ILT Christmas Variety Show with 2000 tickets sold and other 400 made available.

In The South

Signing off on the old Southland Times building

16012021. News. Kavinda Herath /The Southland Times /Stuff-Invercargill Central public relations manager Amy Hibbs and ...

A group of former Southland Times staff have found a novel way to give their historic old office building a final send off before it becomes part of a new development.

High school student in Invercargill wins t-shirt competition

A 13-year-old student’s winning design will feature on Mīharo Murihiku Polyfest t-shirts this year in Invercargill.

Colombian community celebrates

'Have a go' at playing traditional games of the Pacific


The ill-chosen ''whew!''

We have reason to stay alert.

OPINION: The perils of premature relief present themselves.

Hansel and Gretel enchant Invercargill

The sandman lulls Hansel and Gretel to sleep as the dew fairies look on in a scene from the Royal New Zealand Ballet's ...

The music is the star of RNZB's 'Hansel and Gretel'.

'There were times I wanted to give up' video

James is already planning his next uncycle adventure - Mt Oxford in Canterbury.

A Christchurch teenager wanted to do things a bit differently - so he rode a 152km rail trail on his unicycle.

BeatGirls deserve a 21-and-some salute

From the vaults - The Beatgirls at one of their 21sts. Whether it was their first 21st, strictly speaking, is neither ...

OPINION: The sums didn't stand scrutiny, but the performance did.

Proclaimers in Invercargill - anger and attitude, grace and gratitude

The Proclaimers, Charlie and Craig Reid.

And then, of course, that one particular song . . .

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