As one rural Southland resident burns through coal by the tonne, his neighbour two doors down tapes her windows to keep the stench at bay.
As one coal mine closes in rural Southland, another coal mining company is evaluating whether it wants to enter the market at a nearby site.
New Zealand’s southernmost council has rallied to achieve outcomes set out for it by the Department of Internal Affairs. But there’s a strong sense of skepticism in the south towards the media, and the coverage of their embattled mayor.
An independent review of the Invercargill City Council is expected to cost ratepayers close to six figures once all the bills are settled.
An independent review of Invercargill City Council is expected to cost ratepayers close to six figures once all the bills are settled.
Invercargill Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt says a fresh review of the council is "predictably negative" about his performance and largely ignores some serious recent events.
Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt’s deputy is vocal both at the council table and in the media. But he’s gone to ground amid an expensive email saga that’s costing Invercargill City Council thousands. Why has Nobby Clark gone quiet?
An Invercargill MP is showing support for embattled mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt, saying it's up to voters to decide his future.
Invercargill's mayor is the centre of a TVNZ story about his early life and tumultuous ninth term in office. Over Zoom, he gives a blow-by-blow analysis of the piece.
The Associate Minister of Health is disappointed more Maori have not stepped up to take the vaccine, but has acknowledged the healthcare system delivering it is racist.
Vaccine uptake among Māori is part of a difficult yet familiar reality for New Zealand health advocates — when it comes to health and wellbeing, tangata whenua are often left behind.
Invercargill Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt is disappointed he is yet to hear from the council’s chief executive after an intercepted email was used against him.
An email sent by Invercargill Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt was accessed by the council’s chief executive and used against him at a behind-closed-doors meeting.
An email sent by Invercargill Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt was accessed by the council’s chief executive and used against him at a behind closed doors meeting.
A former mayor and lifetime friend of Sir Tim Shadbolt is “begging” the Invercargill City Council not to trash the memorabilia of New Zealand’s longest serving mayor.
A local government expert believes ministerial intervention is needed at the Invercargill City Council after a tumultuous week.
Embattled Invercargill Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt says he has been left traumatised by workplace bullying as his deputy pushes for a vote of no confidence against him.
Embattled Invercargill Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt says he has been left traumatised by workplace bullying, as his deputy pushes for a vote of no-confidence against him.
A controversial landfill decision that was vehemently opposed by a community group is one step closer to becoming reality.
Invercargill Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt left a meeting this afternoon convinced councillors had launched a vote of no-confidence against him, but several people present say that's not the case.