Seventeen-year-old Jamie Shearing was destined for big things and most probably would have owned his own business, according to his former principal.
After 18 months of toil, 23km of gravel road on a popular tourist route has been sealed and officially opened.
Councillor Toni Biddle has confirmed she will stand against long-serving Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt in next year's local body elections.
Police are not ruling out a gang link after shots were fired at a house occupied by a young family in Invercargill last week.
The owner of the Farmers building in Invercargill says he has been approached with an offer to buy the building which he plans to turn into a mini-mall.
Cellphone coverage and internet access for Milford, in Southland, is set to be improved through a $12 million investment from the Government's Provincial Growth Fund.
A 21-year-old woman has been taken to Southland Hospital following an incident at Daffodil Bay Loop track at Sandy Point in Invercargill.
Southland club rugby representatives will meet in Invercargill tonight to talk through what is expected to be the biggest shake-up of the premier competition in many years.
Firefighters helped remove two people with minor injuries from a car after it crashed through a fence in Invercargill today.
Invercargill City Council's chief executive has revealed a budget blowout of $4.5 million for the council-owned Don St development, highlighting ''lapses in management and process''.
Southland DisAbility Enterprises general manager Hamish McMurdo says he is humbled by the amount of public support shown following the news WasteNet would put its contract out for tender.
Police and St John ambulance staff were called to the Invercargill Court House just before midday today when a man, who had appeared in court, required medical treatment.
Working smoke alarms and a barking dog have saved an Invercargill man from what could have been a fatal house fire in Invercargill on Tuesday.
The small Northern Southland town of Te Anau is home to the country’s third-richest tennis tournament. Logan Savory takes a look at just where it has come from and how this year’s tournament is...