A woman who lost her husband to cancer while being defrauded of more than $700,000 is full of praise for the judge who sentenced Dunedin fraudster Barry Kloogh to almost nine years in prison.
A disgraced Dunedin financial adviser whose "unconscionable'' offending included visiting victims of his multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme on their deathbeds has been sentenced to almost nine years in prison.
Events in Victoria, where hundreds of people a day are testing positive to Covid-19 and several deaths, show the battle in the South against the pandemic is far from over, leading doctors say.
Tekapo and protest march are not words which often go together, but the backblocks of the Mackenzie Country saw a significant outpouring of anger last Sunday.
Six years of striving for Southland shows there is more to Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie than the Jami-Lee Ross fiasco. She spoke to political reporter Mike Houlahan...
Disgraced National MP Hamish Walker won't return to Parliament but will still get $60,000 of his taxpayer-funded salary.
Six months after the Southern District Health Board thought it had a person lined up to assist its sole neurosurgeon, an appointment remains unconfirmed.
Covid-19 testing rates have slumped by two-thirds in the South and health officials are worried people are complacent about the threat still posed by the pandemic disease.
National will be a step closer to finding a new candidate for the Southland seat in the forthcoming election when nominations for the seat close on Friday.
Southern hospitals are facing a serious shortage of senior medical officers (SMOs), which may be affecting patient care.
A frost-broken sprinkler sent 10cm of water sloshing through the disused Mataura paper mill yesterday, not quite enough liquid to trigger a toxic gas scare by reaching potentially poisonous dross...
Another four New Zealanders tested positive to Covid-19 at the weekend, as both main political parties threw their support behind charging returnees in managed isolation.
An emergency in Mataura which involved potentially poisonous ouvea premix has ended, with Fire and Emergency New Zealand crews finding no sign of a toxic gas leak.
The political merry go round continued to speed out of control this week, flinging another southern MP to the side in the process.
Dunedin list MP Michael Woodhouse says he's disappointed at being stripped of his health spokesman’s role but enthusiastic about new roles given to him by new National leader Judith Collins.
Dunedin MP Michael Woodhouse will not be following in Todd Muller’s footsteps and stepping down.
Jailhouse lawyer Arthur Taylor will return to Dunedin next week, after the Parole Board today agreed he be allowed to reside in the home of his advocate Hazel Heal.
Another week, another southern MP steps down.
Despite the Covid-19 shutdown and winter weather, mental health facility Ashburn Clinic is confident its new inpatient wing will be open by December.
National’s crisis over the leak of Covid-19 patient details deepened yesterday when senior frontbench MP Michael Woodhouse admitted he was involved.