A recent study of pollution in Southland's rivers has shown shellfish from only one of eight shellfish gathering sites is safe for human consumption.
A new push to tackle the wilding pine problem follows a $10 million programme that eradicated pine from 31,000ha at Mid Dome.
Thousands attended the Invercargill Licensing Trust's Free Community Carnival at the weekend to mark 75 years of its existence.
A group of Invercargill firefighters may have prompted a nationwide mullet-growing initiative to raise money for the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand.
Invercargill city councillors spent a sunny afternoon inside chambers yesterday approving the latest annual report.
The last of the fire crews called to a big gorse fire in Tiwail, near Invercargill, have left the scene this morning.
The whitebait fishery is a peculiar one — four of the six whitebait species are threatened or at risk of extinction, yet it is one of the few, if not the only, fishery that does not have a catch...
Oamaru businesses have noticed a "great lift" in engagement as a result of last month's shop-local campaign, organiser Annabel Berry says.
Industrial espionage, Elon Musk and flat Earth theorists were some of the topics Rocket Lab founder Peter Beck covered during a talk at his old Invercargill high school yesterday.
Councillors who are to represent their communities at Environment Southland were sworn in yesterday, four new faces joining the old.
The first public meeting offering information on a proposed Southland charity hospital was held last night in Invercargill.
Uncertainty concerning available accommodation in Milford Sound has prompted Fiordland Pilot Services Ltd to seek approval to build a facility for its staff.
Beekeepers in Southland still need to be on the lookout for the destructive bee-killing disease American Foulbrood as numbers of infected hives remain constant.
Mixed views, and strong views, were expressed at Tuesday night's public consultation on the proposed Omaui mataitai reserve.
Blair Vining, the man who spent his last year alive campaigning for better cancer care, was celebrated and mourned yesterday in Invercargill.