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.
For the past few months, Invercargill’s Esk St has been a demolition site but at the weekend, hundreds of community members brought it back to life.
Progress is set to be made on "road maps" for some of Invercargill’s most anticipated infrastructure projects.
Some Invercargill Dee St business owners are living in fear of their safety following persistent “anti-social behaviour” in the area.