Vigil recalls gastro crisis

Euphemia Baker at the candlelight water vigil in Wellington on Sunday.

One year on from Havelock North water crisis, communities send message to government.

Hop 'n' Vine launch brewing company

Hop 'n' Vine organisers Chris Montgomery and Kevin Dowie announce a contract brewing deal that will see Hop'n'Vine ...

The organisers of the Hop 'n' Vine beer festival have started their own brewing company to bring more craft beer to Invercargill

Police dog back at work

The scene on Dee St, Invercargill, where a car hit a police officer and dog.

A police dog who had to be pulled from under a car after a police pursuit came to an end in the main street of Invercargill is back at work.

A win that got away

Southland Stags midfielder Matthew Johnson scores a try in his debut game against Hawke's Bay in Napier on Saturday.

"It was just a couple of errors in the second half and Hawke's Bay punished us."

Call for aquaculture standards to be raised

Outgoing Green MP Steffan Browning held a public meeting discuss the aquaculture industry and the oyster parasite ...

Outgoing Green MP Steffan Browning believes the aquaculture industry need higher standards for it to have a sustainable future.

Rams notch up tight win

Southland Rams player Ramera Chambers on the run with West Coast's Ethan Long covering in defence in the game played in ...

Southland Rams coach Te Iwi Wairau is encouraged with improvement in players following win.

Polyfest costs $150,000 to host: Organisers

Polyfest organisers, from left, Tania Carran, Pauline Smith and Mandy Smith gear up for the six-day event at Stadium ...

"We aren't surviving too well on the gold coins."

Hats off to Bruce

Bruce Fraser of Te Anau with a few of the caps he has collected.

''I think it's a terrific thing to get that rubbish off the beautiful Fiordland coast."

Chopper charity collects cupcake coin

Baxter Christiansen, 8 and Anne Porteous, 8, of Cromwell Primary School taste test two of the 300 cupcakes made by high ...

High school cooks combined course work with charity to bake 300 cupcakes for Cromwell school children.

Errors costly for under-19 team

Southland under-19 players after conceding a try in the 68-0 loss to Canterbury at Rugby Park in Invercargill.

Canterbury under-19 team too classy for Southland in showdown in Invercargill.

South's top cop defends officers

Southern district commander Superintendent Paul Basham says "some things can go wrong sometimes".

Alleged murder, stalking and sexting cases involving police may harm reputation of hard-working officers, top cop says.

Gore end football drought

Gore Wanderers players after a Donald Gray Cup match up this season.

The Gore Wanderers have ended a 34-year Donald Gray Cup drought.

Burgundy beckons Central Otago trio

Alex Easton, of Grape Vision, Leslie Johnston, of Rippon and Ben Holt, of Carrick Wines, are off to France as part of ...

Three Central Otago wine industry professionals are heading to France for harvest to learn about Burgundy's centuries-old wine history and tradition.

Dunedin Hospital plans welcomed video

Prime Minister Bill English flanked by ministers, Michael Woodhouse, left, and Dr Jonathan Coleman while in Dunedin on ...

Dunedin civic leaders are backing plans for a new hospital to be built in the central city.

Second half surge lifts Bay

Hawke's Bay halfback Chris Eaton in action in the 24-16 win over Southland in Napier on Saturday.

Southland dominate first half only to come unstuck in the second half against Hawke's Bay in Napier.

The final running of the balls? video

The Cadbury Jaffa Race on Baldwin St.

Thousands watch 70,000 Jaffas roll down the world's steepest street, Welcome to the annual, and potentially last, Cadbury Jaffa Race.

Officer, dog 'pulled from under car'

The scene on Dee St, Invercargill, where a police officer and dog were hurt as a spiked car came to a halt.

A policeman and dog went under a car as officers tried to subdue a driver in Invercargill.

Missing women, young girl found

Chris Coory, of LandSAR, with the rescued group, from left, Melissa Bowley, Lauren Rees, Meg Pidegeon and Skyla Bowley, ...

Light from a phone screen helps helicopter find missing women and child in "rugged" area in the early hours.

Chairs and turning tables

Margot Hishon in 2016.

There's a lot going on around Margot Hishon, of late.

Plans under way for 450 homes video

Houses have been eagerly snapped up at Shotover Country, one of Queenstown few new housing subdivisions.

Special legislation will fast-track a project to build 450 homes in Queenstown.

Burt Munro's 50th anniversary plans hit speed bump

Organisers for the Burt Munro 50th anniversary event, Francie Winteringham and Steve Winteringham, with one of the ...

Celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Burt Munro's record-setting ride in Bonneville have met with a hiccup, after the beach race was cancelled because of low registration numbers.

Dunedin's boil water notice lifted

Contractors flush out the public water supply in North Dunedin.

The boil water notice that affected 2547 properties in Dunedin has been lifted.

Big test for under-19 players

No 8 Lio Tosi will captain the Southland under-19 team against Canterbury under-19 in Invercargill on Saturday.

Southland under-19 team set to take on Canterbury in Invercargill, while Southland B will play Canterbury B in Christchurch.

Bottled water improvisation

Invercargill woman Christine Brown, with husband Lee, before her face reconstruction at Dunedin Hospital on Tuesday.

Surgeons reconstructing Christine Brown's face thrown curveball when operating theatre's water contaminated.

Suppression lifted for murder accused

Name suppression has been lifted for teen accused of murder in Invercargill.

An Invercargill teenager accused of Jack Mcallister's murder can now be named.

Milestones for Southland accountants

Mervyn Gillick , 95,was the oldest member in attendance at the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Southland ...

There was no shortage of experience on hand at yesterday's chartered accountants members lunch in Invercargill.

Teeanger to make surprise debut

Jay Renton will start at halfback for the Southland Stags against Hawke's Bay in Napier.

Stags frontline halfbacks Liam Howley and Jahvis Wallace both missing from Southland's 2017 opener.

St Mary's puts 'icing on the cake'

The St Mary's Invercargill team celebrates after beating Ex-High 59-49 in the Southland-wide netball final in ...

St Mary's Invercargill shooters play big role in Southland-wide netball final win over Ex-High.

Robotic seal helping dementia patients

Enliven Southland quality of life co-ordinator Shannon Tokona and nurse Julie Worner with Paro the robotic seal, who is ...

Meet Paro, the robotic seal helping elderly dementia patients.

Forever an islander

Famed NZ naturalist Sheila Natusch


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