Issues with flooding, overcrowding and a lack of toilets at Catlins freedom camping sites have caught the attention of Southland district councillors.
A decision on how non-recreational jetty users will be charged on Stewart Island/Rakiura is "pretty much on hold", a Southland district councillor says.
Two people were taken to hospital following a three-vehicle crash in Bluff last night.
The Southland District Council is set to review its charging method for non-recreational jetty use on Stewart Island.
An electronic tablet could have caused a fire which destyroyed the Mossburn Diner on Friday night, a Dunedin fire investigator says.
A flash new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner, the first of its kind in New Zealand, will be installed at Southland hospital, the region’s health chief says.
A hazardous materials unit was sent to West Otago yesterday after a truck carrying chemicals went off the road.
A cordon has been set up to manage a "hot zone", after a truck carrying chemicals crashed on a West Otago highway.
Police are appealing for the public’s help following an aggravated robbery in Invercargill this week which left a man in hospital.
Invercargill police are investigating an armed robbery which resulted in a stabbing last night.
Invercargill's chief fire investigator is asking for "vigilance" following multiple suspicious fires in Southland in the past four months — the 28th blaze occurring yesterday morning.
A woman has been taken to Southland Hospital after a bus rolled near the Southland town of Glenham.
An assessment of the affordability of Southern district rates has highlighted some areas where people are struggling, a Southland District Councillor says.
It has been a "lonely" 16 months since Bridget Speight’s partner was killed in a jet-boating accident on the Hollyford River. She tells ODT reporter Abbey Palmer she wants more awareness concerning the dangers of alcohol consumption when boating, and a culture change.
The Southland District Council’s chief executive says "we have not been maintaining our roads".
A video of Winton’s Volunteer Fire Brigade has gone viral in less than 48 hours.
Two people were injured when their car crashed into a tree in Southland today.
Winton Volunteer Fire Brigade are challenging firefighters across the country to donate to the Southland Charity Hospital via a unique message.
After losing a Pasifika youth to suicide in Invercargill last year, four local church ministers are on a mission to prevent such a thing happening again.
A $100,000 donation from an anonymous couple has taken the Southland Charity Hospital one step closer to its fundraising goal.