A public meeting was held in Bluff on Thursday night for the community to learn about a proposed Otara mataitai reserve.
A big change to the way Invercargill City Council deals with the city’s waste could be on the horizon — with a possible increase to ratepayers.
A building has been found - and donated - which will become the base for a Southland Charity Hospital.
Concern around toxic mould switched to concern about structural issues at Rugby Park in Invercargill at an extraordinary meeting of council yesterday.
The first of the essential services convoys to Milford Sound was cause for celebration as it passed through the flood damaged highway on Saturday.
A sense of normality is finally felt in the Milford Sound Piopiotahi community as the first of the essential services convoys passed through the flood damaged highway on Saturday.
The devastating effects of last week’s storm were made clear to the Prime Minister yesterday after the Civil Defence Minister visited Fiordland.
While some businesses in post-storm Fiordland have adapted to conditions, others have been less fortunate.
The potentially dangerous chemical stored in the former Mataura paper mill will not be moved quickly after a deal to move the dross was turned down.
The potentially dangerous chemical being stored in the former Mataura paper mill will not be moved any time soon after a deal to move the dross was turned down.
The future of Splash Palace in Invercargill is looking hydro-tastic after a Monday meeting at Invercargill City Council.
Access to Milford Sound via State Highway 94, the Milford Rd, for essential services should be available by the weekend.
West Coast-Tasman MP Damien O’Connor says the "no new mines" policy for conservation land has been parked before the general election in September.
Concern has been raised about four Invercargill sites storing the same potentially dangerous chemical that sparked fear during the recent storm in Southland.
The need to build a construction road to Milford is "urgent" as the area remains cut off from the rest of the world after the recent storm.
The hum of motorbikes is a sound residents of Invercargill have become accustomed to over the past five days of the Burt Munro Challenge.
The clean-up continues for residents affected by the recent flooding, a big helping hand being given to Southland’s farming community.