From sex toys to live ammunition and even dead animals, Southlanders' recycling habits are a cause for concern, according to experts.
The Southern Steel head into national netball league final after unbeaten season.
Pregnant mums in rural areas are getting improved access to emergency transport because of a new policy, the Southern District Health Board says.
Stadium Southland boss Nigel Skelt has challenged the crowd to transfer the stadium into a sea of Steel colour.
Are 92-year-old Jack Faul and his 88-year-old wife Alva the Southern Steel's most dedicated couple?
The Cromwell Transfer Station is closed after a man was injured when he was hit by a truck and fell into a pit.
Days after a dog was shot dead on its front lawn in Invercargill, a cat has been found with a bullet wound.
Firefighters learn where to cut with jaws of life
Student coaches have saved sports in secondary school's in Southland according to experts.
Man, woman, both 18, named among seven charged with murder after alleged incident at Stadium Southland.
Intercepted discussions in Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay's electorate office included talk of "sex and drugs".
Innovation happening because no-one has ever told us we couldn't, Finance Minister says.
Police have reopened their investigation into allegations embattled National MP Todd Barclay illegally recorded his electorate staff.
Wendy Frew and Te Paea Selby-Rickit set to return for the national netball league final.
Firefighters have contained a fire blaze that burned a Central Otago home.
Trainee doctor spends three weeks working with Lumsden GP.
Microlight owner Murray Barrington, 73, died in the Otago crash, while another man was left with broken bones and cuts.
Homeowners in a Queenstown subdivision could be charged $750 daily for their non-compliant fences.
Southland golf's prized women's trophy has changed hands after Dipton toppled Drummond.
Queenstown Rovers will host a Chatham Cup fourth round football fixture as they seek to go one step better than last season.
Angry oyster farmers demand to know how deadly Bonamia ostreae got out of quarantine in Marlborough.
The public mood on Stewart Island is "confused" and "flat" in the light of recent issues surrounding its oyster farming industry, locals are saying.
"I don't think that we should play with money."
Southlanders have a reputation for respecting history and upholding tradition, so perhaps it's no surprise that regional capital Invercargill's 50-year-old former airport was beloved of many.
Under-age teens uses a sober driver Facebook page to find people to buy them booze, police say.
Jamie Cooper has been appointed as one of two deputy principals at Northern Southland, where he will share the role with Dr Jordana Norrish.
Plans to "thoughtlessly carve up" rural land on the outskirts of Queenstown for a large-scale urban development should not be fast-tracked.
It was the middle of World War one and men were returning from the battlefield, many wounded and all affected by the conflict
Police are continuing their search for missing fisherman Shan Norton McLauchlan, of Invercargill.