A face-off between a toy factory employee and an over-controlling health and safety machine plays out in a new short film made by Southlanders.
Against severe winds and horizontal rain, firefighters battled a house fire yesterday at a rural property north of Invercargill.
Southland farmers are struggling with the pressure as staffing shortages and climate change weigh heavy on their shoulders.
Tension lay heavy in a room full of farmers this week, many of them feeling as though the whole country had been pointing the finger at them.
A petition with more than 88,000 signatures urging judges to implement more consistent sentencing for animal abusers is on its way to Parliament.
The neighbour of a 24-year-old man who died in a motorcycle crash watched the local boy grow up learning to ride bikes.
The Government's new firearms ban has raised uncertainty over what impact it will have on Southland's gun business.
More than 1000 people flocked to Invercargill at Easter to catch a glimpse of New Zealand's best rock 'n' roll dancers doing their thing.
Structural integrity is a concern for the Gore District Council as it reviews earthquake-prone buildings in the district - including the council-owned Events Centre.
An active group of people championing electric vehicles could be part of the reason Dunedin has the highest number of the vehicles per head of population in NZ, the leader of a travelling showcase of the vehicles says.