Prison was the only option for a man caught driving while disqualified at least eight times in under a month, a judge has said.
A 23-year-old man who held a bird bath over the head of a man while threatening to kill him also rammed a vehicle into a power pole the victim hid behind during the attack.
The future of Invercargill Prison may not be known for some time as the Department of Corrections wants to ensure it gets it right.
A man deported from Australia appeared in the Invercargill District Court on a discharge of a firearm charge — 16 years after the offence occurred.
A man who started off selling cannabis to pay off a debt became addicted to dealing.
Invercargill prison staff have a sword of Damocles hanging over them, the Corrections Association of New Zealand says.
A judge has sympathised with a Southland man who struggled to complete his community work while wearing a mask.
A couple charged with being involved in a money-laundering transaction appeared in the Invercargill District Court yesterday.
An Invercargill man forcibly knelt on his partner’s throat and repeatedly punched and kicked her after he became angry at her talking to a male friend on the phone.
A couple charged with being involved in a money laundering transaction have appeared in the Invercargill District Court.
A woman was not in court on Tuesday when she was fined $250 for breach of a suppression order.
A woman who was drunk when she crashed into a grader tried to deceive police by saying she was the passenger.
A man wrongly accused of downloading explicit child pornography was charged on assumptions, bias and an incomplete investigation, his counsel says.
A New Year’s party turned sour when a woman broke her brother’s window to retrieve her child, after she was locked out of the house by her mother.
A woman with an "appalling" drink-driving history allegedly drove from Dunedin to Gore while almost four times over the legal limit on Thursday.
Invercargill prison staff are still waiting to officially hear about proposed changes to the prison, despite repeated requests from their union.
The Grinch is not responsible for the lack of Christmas lights in Invercargill’s CBD — apparently it is the fault of construction works throughout the city centre.
Low levels of cyanide and a mix of heavy metals have been detected in material exposed during upgrade works in Esk St, Invercargill, last week.
It is a nativity mystery Southland Hospital maternity staff are keen to solve.
The ability to access local produce is just one challenge which will need to be overcome in the implementation of the new Southland Murihiku Food Tourism Strategy.