Many Invercargill residents took advantage of the recent good weather to take a walk to Queens Park.
Nearly half a year after an oyster-killing parasite was found near Bluff, the government agency in charge of the response has had to apologise, announcing the positive result was incorrect.
A bit bizarre and more than a little cute, a visiting seal pup yesterday broke one Invercargill family’s bubble.
The Covid-19 pandemic has drastically altered how we as a society live, work and play. One thing appears certain - tourism in NZ can't go back to the way it was. ODT reporter Laura Smith took a look at what might be in store for southern tourism.
The country has had more than 10 days in lockdown but the experience is akin to what many farmers go through at this time of year. ODT reporter Laura Smith chatted to Southland farmer David Rose about his thoughts on farming during Alert Level 4.
Health Minister Andrew Little says criticism of new health indicators stems from confusing the indicators with targets.
Dotted around the region’s tiny towns and rural backroads, Southland’s histories are safeguarded by the very people they belong to.
A Southland not-for-profit group is aiming to make life in lockdown a little easier for disabled community members.
Southland and West Otago’s power network has been revalued, resulting in a $52 million increase from five years ago.
‘‘Steady-as-she-goes” says the head of Invercargill’s licensing trust, which has experienced typical levels of sales since the Alert Level 4 lockdown began.
Southland's cancer care advocate Melissa Vining is the latest to voice concern over the exclusion of the disease from the Government's new health system indicators.
Concern is mounting for the future of a swimming club in coastal Southland if no coaches can be found.
Invercargill City councillors are working to remove barriers for those wanting to stand at the next election.
It may not have found a home at Southland Hospital but a hyperbaric chamber has ended up in a very good place.
Weed control in Southland is ramping up as the regional council takes part in a national multimillion-dollar project.
She might be only 10 years old, but Ava Simeon, of Stewart Island, has a vision to help families such as hers.
An Environment Southland councillor has questioned whether farmers will be paid to convert land for the benefit of the environment.
Dairy farmers may have caused the most damage environmentally in the past 20 years but they are also leading the charge to make improvements, a conference heard this week.