South Port's new $4.25 million inland port freight hub is taking shape on Mersey St, central Invercargill.
Four guests at Invercargill's Tower Lodge Motel had to be evacuated to a nearby hotel early yesterday after a fire broke out in the roof cavity of their unit.
Mark Templeton, of Queenstown, cuts cladding for a playhouse during the Certified Builders Carpentry Apprentice Challenge held in Invercargill on Saturday.
If there is one thing competitors in the FMG Young Farmer of the Year competition must be it is versatile.
The man heading the search for the invasive crop weed velvetleaf in Southland says the exercise ‘‘will be at full steam'' until at least the end of this week.
A working party has been established to work out the best way to repair flood damage along the Upukerora River at Te Anau and who will pay for it.
PowerNet has responded to a call for help from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Mfat) and is sending a team of five line mechanics to Fiji to help restore electricity services devastated by Cyclone Winston.
Reinforcements have arrived to assist Environment Southland (ES) staff search Southland farms for the potentially devastating crop weed velvetleaf, while 12 Otago properties have tested positive for the pest plant.
Invercargill City Council animal services officers have begun pounding the pavements searching for unregistered dogs.
A Hillside Bluff property has been snapped up after 125 years in the same family.
A new business structure for Trustpower could put major wind farm developments in the South back on the agenda.
Invercargill city councillor Karen Arnold has lodged an appeal after losing a preliminary High Court hearing in her defamation action against Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt and Fairfax New Zealand Ltd, publishers of the Southland Times newspaper.
A new group is being established to try to reduce the number of fatal and serious injury crashes on Otago-Southland roads.
Steady rain yesterday morning has helped ensure a "medium-sized'' fire southeast of Invercargill is finally out.
Drivers relying on an electronic map to find their way across Southland are being sent down a secondary road, with potentially fatal consequences, a Southland district councillor says.
Maritime New Zealand is investigating how a crew member on the deep sea trawler Drysdale fell into the ship's hold while the vessel was berthed at Bluff on Monday evening.
Environment Southland is keeping a close eye on a court case it says could have huge implications for farmers and regional councils.