It was a scene of spring in Invercargill yesterday as a group of toddlers headed out for some animal fun at a local mini zoo.
Eroding landfills are increasingly becoming an issue. Among them is Bluff’s Ocean Beach where contaminants making their way on to the foreshore pose a risk to human health.
Acknowledging intensive winter grazing is a high-risk activity, Southland’s regional council has put an emphasis on the importance of proper planning.
A nationwide increase in people seeking food support has southern agencies working together to help those affected by the latest Covid-19 lockdown.
Emergency services have extinguished a house fire in the Catlins today.
The road to Milford Sound/Piopiotahi has opened after helicopter explosive control work.
The chairman of an isolated Fiordland museum wants the stolen bones of a moa returned, and says no questions will be asked.
The Milford Road has reopened after being closed for nearly a week.
Avalanche risk in the wintry South has meant the road into Milford Sound/ Piopiotahi remained closed today.
Emergency services responded to a house fire in Invercargill this morning, with civilian passers-by ensuring everyone was safe.
Millions of dollars will help relieve Southland District Council’s roading-repair woes, its mayor saying the funding shortfall reduction is somewhat of a stress reliever for staff.
With a tight timeframe to get stuck in to the region’s government-funded climate resilience projects, Environment Southland has taken an unconventional approach to sourcing materials.
Locked-down flower growers in Auckland are having to turn their blooms to compost, and an Invercargill grower understands their pain.
A South Island mining company has moved to the next step of its resource consent application to establish an alluvial gold mine in Winding Creek Valley, to the east of Waikaia.
A Southland beekeeper is asking southerners to take part in Bee Aware Month this September and plant for bees.
A Bluff pub has sunk its talons into the prime minister and the Covid-19 response, making comparisons to the Nazi regime in a sign it stuck in its window.
There are proposals to change seven Fiordland place-names, albeit minimally.
Home is where the ... pain is?
Southland Regional Council’s chief executive has praised the Government for taking on advice for proposed intensive winter grazing regulations.
Despite mistakenly reporting the presence of an oyster parasite in the Foveaux Strait, the agency in charge of the response has said there is no reason to doubt the testing that led to the removal...