Fisheries NZ has announced new squid fishing rules in the Auckland Islands. The subantarctic islands are profitable for the squid fishery, but also the main breeding ground of the vulnerable NZ sea lion. Laura Smith looks at the new rules.
More than $9000 has been raised for mental health awareness through the mullet-growing initiative Mullets for Mental Health.
’Twas the last day of spring when a crowd of about 20,000 merry-folk of Southland came together for the annual Santa Parade in Invercargill.
Hundreds of kilometres were walked around Invercargill’s Queens Park on Saturday for the Walk for Men’s Health initiative.
When a Doc operation went wrong 700km away from mainland New Zealand, a decision had to be made to leave a lost team member behind.
A property has been cordoned off in Invercargill and several police vehicles are parked outside, including what is thought to be a forensic van.
Bluff features prominently in plans to encourage visitors to spend more than $1billion a year in Southland by 2025.
Emergency services didn't have far to go this morning after a crash involving three vehicles outside Invercargill police station.
A Southland couple have been counting their lucky stars - and probably some fresh bank notes - after winning big in last weekend's Lotto First Division.
A Southland couple have been counting their lucky stars after winning big in last weekend's Lotto First Division.
A recent study of pollution in Southland's rivers has shown shellfish from only one of eight shellfish gathering sites is safe for human consumption.
A new push to tackle the wilding pine problem follows a $10 million programme that eradicated pine from 31,000ha at Mid Dome.
Thousands attended the Invercargill Licensing Trust's Free Community Carnival at the weekend to mark 75 years of its existence.
A group of Invercargill firefighters may have prompted a nationwide mullet-growing initiative to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand.
Invercargill city councillors spent a sunny afternoon inside chambers yesterday approving the latest annual report.