A man who indecently assaulted children in a Queenstown swimming pool has today been sentenced to preventive detention, "to protect the community".
Matariki is a time for family and community to celebrate and reflect on the year ended, as well as preparing for the year to come.
The Invercargill-Southland Chess Club hosted the New Zealand Chess Federation Four-Player Team Championship for the first time at SIT Hansen Hall on Saturday.
Since being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Blair Vining has steadily been ticking off items on his bucket list.
Blair Vining has handed over a 140,000-signature petition calling for a better way to help cancer sufferers in the country at his "final farewell" event in Invercargill.
Drama unfolded in Invercargill city centre this afternoon as at least four police cars were called to Leven St.
A petition has been launched as an outraged community rallies to support 30 Sanford employees who may lose their jobs.
The potential development of affordable housing in Invercargill could help alleviate the city's housing shortage.
Southland Housing Action Forum (SHAF) announced today Habitat for Humanity Invercargill has bought the Kew Bowl site after their tender was accepted by the Invercargill City Council.
Emotions are running high at a Bluff fish-processing factory, following news of a proposal which could cut 30 jobs.
A proposal to cut up to 30 jobs from a Bluff fish-processing would be "devastating" for the town, a community leader says.
Police have found clothing and cooking utensils believed to belong to the pair involved in a fatal boat incident at Lake Hauroko.
Ageing infrastructure in Southland District, reaching the end of its useful life, will be the council's focus for the next financial year.