Natural World columnist Paul Gay on our unsung herons.
More status, and a better setting, than your standard depot.
Columnist Lloyd Esler tells us that Tweedsmuir Intermediate School, established in 1943, was the first intermediate school in Southland.
Volunteer firefighter Brent Shepherd is active in community events in Edendale.
Meet the family behind Slope Point's wild shelter belt, beloved of photographers worldwide.
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Invercargill businesses are okay with a smokefree CBD.
When Gore Country Music Club offshoot Country Style Promotions ran its first Gold Guitar Awards in 1974, it didn't lack for ambition.
Efforts to save one critically endangered plant illustrate how much needs to be done if a draft threatened species strategy released last week will succeed. Will Harvie reports.
Maree Frewen-Wilks laboured long and hard to do right by the veterans, and fallen, of a ferocious World War 2 battle.
A CD celebrating the music of an all-but-forgotten Southern bagipipe composer is a work of merriment, sorrows, and attitude aplenty.
When you're Tim Shadbolt's stand-in, sooner or later ructions await.
The council shut it down, but Dannevirke's racers want their skidpad back up and running.
Trainer-driver Kirk Larsen says Bettor Ops is in peak condition for the Southern Country Cups Final.
. . . but for all his monumental untrustworthiness, Leopold McLaglen knew a thing or two about "death-dealing science''.
Warren Warburton's working life was about beauty and precision. His war wasn't.
So what kind of press has Christianity enjoyed in Southland since last Easter?
An aviation pioneers reunion in Queenstown evokes many a bygone tale.
Labour and the Greens want an independent oversight of politicians' costings
Southland councils are considering importing a road stabilising product from Australia to make southern roads safer and cut maintenance costs.
Trains on the 150-year-old Bluff-Invercargill line may have stuck to the straight and narrow, but their passengers oftentimes didn't.
Council debacle could cost Clutha District ratepayers millions
University of Otago is making breakthroughs with new mathematical models that zoom in on the beginning of time.
Alan Swallow was a thoughtful man for, perhaps, not-so-thoughtful times.
Grey areas in black spot and broadband fund explored in Clutha district
OPINION: Planting back quickly and correctly is crucial after the Christchurch Port Hills fires.
The former Gore mayor whose funeral was held on March 10, was a retailer who saw fashions come and go, and retained his appreciation for style.
Convivial downstairs, studious upstairs, and more open plan. That's the thinking for the Invercargill public library refresh.
Sometimes it's not such a straightforward matter putting children in their place. Michael Fallow reports.
Now well into their second centuries, Tuatapere and Browns sports days are still events where the fun doesn't get old.