Michael Woodhouse and Anne Tolley have praised the rollout of the Government's gun buyback scheme.
Nominations for the local government elections opened Friday and only a few candidates in Southland jumped at the chance.
Merlin is making Avenal Park Funeral Home visitors smile.
A Romahapa farmer preparing to fight a $500 fine from Ministry of Primary Industries all the way to court if necessary.
Apart from suffering food poisoning in the Philippines, cyclist Corbin Strong loves every minute of competing overseas.
"It gave me butterflies to think about my old man, he would be really stoked."
After 1222 days and 100,000 kilometres Dutchman Weibe Wakker arrives in Bluff.
"I've loved every minute of being the Sharks coach and being part of this fantastic club."
Simon Gourley has won the Young Viticulturist of the Year award regional section for Otago.
Fisheries New Zealand and the Department of Conservation are proposing extensive fishing restrictions to protect endangered dolphins.
Tokanui's senior rugby team hope its unbeaten run this season continues in the dvision two A final on Saturday.
A man who was accused of inappropriately commenting on his co-worker's Tinder profile has been awarded $10,000.
"The message has got through to senior politicians that you have a successful model down here.''
Te Anau may soon become a mountainbiking hot spot with five new tracks to ride in the pipeline.
The Invercargill Public Library is celebrating 30 years and staff and management are inviting everyone to its showcase party.
The Government's gun collection scheme is set to begin across Otago.
"These projects have been selected for funding because we know they will help drive Southland's economic growth.''
Heavy rain is expected in the south and a major tourist route was closed overnight due to forecast snow.
SBS Bank has reported a $40.8 million operating surplus and $180 million increase in lending advances to customers in past year.
CBD block developer says the plans include community spaces, although the request for green spaces is more challenging.
German artificial insemination experts helped improve the process, although they found it challenging working with the bird.
An avid Southland tramper has queried how the experience of walking the Hump Ridge track may change, once upgraded to a Great Walk.
Blair McKenzie, back in Invercargill after playing in an Auckland hockey tournament, is eyeing a place in the Southland men's team.
Our About the South columnist on the Ladybird, a fraudster, and Southland's greatest recorded rainfall in a single day.
Of them all, the golden volute is especially rare.
Time in prison is where one man, after an invitation to join the Mongrel Mob, developed his passion for exercise.
Otago Southland Employers' Association data shows more film crews are choosing Southland as their backdrop.
"If you talk to any of the players we are super confident going in, we are not scared of the Saints.''
Making it easier for young people to access valuable mental health resources is one of Mackenzie Fallow's main aims.
"It has become increasingly difficult to remain upbeat about the environment around the inner city."