Shock. That was the response to news yesterday that more than 1000 jobs would go in Southland if the Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter closes next year.
New Zealand Aluminium Smelter’s management team will spend the next six months focused on how to wind-down operations at its Southland plant.
Southland district councillors have endorsed a "jigsaw" approach which aims to support the community recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Road closures and high water levels were seen throughout Southland yesterday due to heavy rainfall in the area.
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Police have implemented policy changes following a dramatic police chase and manhunt in Gore last year.
An approved 4.9% rates increase was called a compromise by an Environment Southland (ES) councillor yesterday as the council approved its annual plan for 2020-21.
An extra $16million is being pumped into the Invercargill City Block development to tally up to a $46million contribution from Invercargill City Council.
Archaeologists at the city block development were surprised to uncover the foundation of Invercargill’s first brick building last week.
Possibilities for the future of Invercargill Airport air control will be found after an aeronautical study is completed.
Southland business owners want the Invercargill City Council to raise its investment in the City Block Development (CBD).
Southlander Robyn Boniface’s devotion to her sport for more than half a century has been recognised with the award of New Zealand Golf volunteer of the year for 2019.
Invercargill City Council chambers are set to get a $45,000 face-lift, despite chatter at a council meeting as to whether it was the "right time".
Vacant Invercargill council buildings "like a scene from Alien" could be demolished to avoid expensive repair costs.
Ideas to diversify Te Anau’s economy were gathered this week as the community looks to create a more sustainable future.
A joint hearing will be held in Te Anau today for two Fiordland Trails Trust resource consent applications — one of them retrospective — for the nearly completed Lake2Lake trail.