A man who allegedly rammed police cars and stole two loaded police pistols at Gore in August has pleaded guilty to eight of nine charges he faces.
The mother of a nine-year-old boy found dead in the small Southland settlement Otautau last month cried as his alleged murderer appeared in court this morning.
Erene McElhinney from Edendale, in Southland, said the secret to longevity is to be surrounded by family and have a positive altitude.
The Highlanders are disappointed by the actions of lock Manaaki Selby-Rickit who was convicted in the Invercargill District Court yesterday, and an employment misconduct process will begin.
Highlanders lock Manaaki Selby-Rickit has been convicted over an assault which left the victim with a fractured jaw.
An Invercargill Blue River Dairy manager believes the company is changing the face of the New Zealand dairy industry and recent recognition adds support to such a view.
The Southern DHB chief executive supports the idea of a Southland charity hospital, but is not convinced on its focus in colonoscopy.
The subject of a police manhunt after a man was shot at in Invercargill has been remanded in custody.
A man who allegedly stole a police car, rammed it into another and made away with two loaded police Glock pistols at Gore in August has yet to enter a plea.
A vehicle ploughed into a medical practice yesterday in Invercargill.
Two cars have collided in Georgetown, Invercargill, and one has damaged a nearby building, shortly before noon today, emergency services say.
The re-elected Southland mayor and district councillors were sworn in at the council's inaugural meeting yesterday.
The gloves are off in Southland.
The person charged with murder over the death of an eight-year-old boy has appeared in Invercargill Youth Court this afternoon.
Southlanders had an opportunity to view more than 30 varieties of vibrant and colourful tulips at Triflor NZ’s open day at Edendale on Monday.
A powhiri was the perfect way to start the new term of Invercargill City Council.
Joshua Barlow-Richardson is impressed with the collection of trucks in Sunday’s Labour Weekend Invercargill Truck Parade.
Reid and Bryah McDonald check out their uncle’s car on Sunday during the MoPar Show and Shine Car Show at St Theresa’s School in Invercargill.
It was hard to tell if it was the older generation or the children having the most fun at the Southland Society of Model Engineers' annual train event.
From country singer to councillor, Invercargill's new deputy mayor never imagined she would be involved in politics.