Southern primary health professionals are blaming cost, under-resourcing and general practitioner shortages for spikes in Southland Emergency Department patients.
Regenerative agriculture is a buzz phrase in farming circles at the moment. A pilot study in Otago Southland has been building a base for research into it in New Zealand. Laura Smith...
Droves of children met the animals of Queens Park yesterday on an educational tour.
A person was trapped in a car for a time after after a two-car crash in Invercargill this afternoon.
Despite the suggestion Southland’s regional council is out of step when it comes to climate change, councillors will not change their approach.
Plans to scale up Predator Free Southland’s efforts have been bolstered by a $100,000 grant.
Following the Government’s declaration of a climate-change emergency, Southland regional councillors will this week discuss whether its own approach is out of step, as one councillor asserted.
It was wet and it was windy but that didn’t stop thousands of people from heading to the annual Ascot Park Christmas At The Races at the weekend.
Firefighters are working to extinguish a digger on fire in Southland.
It was a smashing day for those involved with the Southland Charity Hospital, as the building’s demolition for re-purposing got under way.
Ki uta ki tai, from the mountains to the sea, the state of the environment depends on working to improve the quality of both land and water. Otago Daily Times reporter...
The timing of upgrades to a Southland meat processing plant have proved a significant point of discussion during a three-day consent hearing.
The environmental impact on an already degraded river was a central topic of a Mataura meat processor’s consent hearing yesterday.
A chicken and egg situation. That is how one commissioner described proposed upgrades to a Southland meat processor discussed at a consent hearing in Invercargill yesterday.
Environment Southland staff are under the pump as they are hit with the immediate effects of the Government’s new freshwater package.
With a bit of a push from his son, Alan Reid hopes to be the first person to have finished the Kepler Challenge mountain run 30 times.
Environment Southland councillors have paved the way for plans on freshwater quality goals.
Approval has been given for $18.5million of flood protection works to go ahead following positive community feedback.
Southland's regional council annual report denotes a tumultuous year, but highlighted not all was bad.
Seven-year-old Penny Smith had never had a bed full of teddy bears - until yesterday.