A mountain-biking trail set to boost the economy and attract riders of all abilities to Waikaia has been given the go-ahead.
Lawyers Head protrudes between Tomahawk and St Kilda beaches.
After nearly 20 hospital visits in a matter of months, Jayme Turton’s biggest fear was waking up from surgery and being told nothing was wrong with her.
A boat which sank following an on-board fire has been recovered from Milford Sound nearly a month after it went under.
Authorities are reviewing how they respond to large weather events following concerns raised by farmers over delayed warnings.
Farmers were not prepared for the weekend’s flooding, due to a lack of warning from authorities, a consultant who works with farmers says.
A Winton building owner has been given until midnight on Wednesday to make it safe for 24 residents to continue to live on-site.
Environmentalist and Bluff resident Noel Peterson, also known as The Green Wizard, visited South Alive on Saturday for the South Alive Spring Flower Show in Invercargill.
When asked how he would describe his Far North Flash cycling team, coach Phil Gibbs had one word — magic.
A wastewater scheme and a war memorial upgrade are among projects approved for funding by the Southland District Council (SDC).
Changes have been made to a 10-year-old bylaw relating to the keeping of animals, poultry and bees in Southland.
From economic recovery to Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter, Invercargill residents last night heard from electoral candidates about what they will do if they win their vote.
Issues with flooding, overcrowding and a lack of toilets at Catlins freedom camping sites have forced the Southland District Council to implement changes.
Southland has become home to New Zealand’s first commercial low earth orbit satellite tracking antenna and plans for a new satellite ground station are also under way.
A $2000 reward is on offer following the discovery of eight puppies with their throats cut in an Invercargill park.
The families of New Zealand and Australian crew missing from livestock carrier Gulf Livestock 1 have raised more than $100,000 for a private search and rescue plan.
More than $19,000 has been raised to fund ongoing search efforts to bring a Southland man and 39 other missing crew home after the Gulf Livestock 1 sank off the coast of Japan this month.
WARNING: distressing content. A $2000 reward for information is on offer following the discovery of eight puppies with their throats cut at an Invercargill park.
The family of a Southland man missing in the East China Sea are preparing to launch their own rescue plan, saying lack of support from the New Zealand Government has left them no choice.
The family of a Southland man missing in the East China Sea have slammed the New Zealand Government for its lack of support and say it has "no choice" but to prepare to launch their own rescue plan.