Isla Russell (5) is making the most of the summer holidays — her last before she starts school next month.
The contentious decision to close Lumsden’s primary birthing unit was made using incorrect data and risked the safety of mothers and babies, a new report says.
The sound of trees falling, the intensity of the flames and the kindness of the community are among four Southland firefighters’ memories of the devastating Australian bushfires.
Developer Scott O’Donnell is thrilled a High Court judge has dismissed an injunction which had stopped the demolition of the Invercargill CBD block marked for redevelopment.
Wheels are turning for the Lumsden Heritage Trust whose project to retrieve two 1885 V Class steam locomotives that were submerged for nearly a century gains momentum.
Fiordland's Homer Tunnel has reopened after a vehicle caught fire in it, forcing the closure of part of SH94 and stranding 500 tourists in Milford Sound.
A detour has been put in place after a two-vehicle collision in Riverton blocked both lanes at the Palmerston and Napier Sts.
Should amendments to the resource consent for the new Invercargill mall development been publicly notified?
There is more good news about the number of whio or blue ducks living in Fiordland, after a possible record number were found on another tributary of the Dart River.
Terrier racing, sheep shearing and a well-attended petting zoo were just some of the attractions at this year’s Winton A&P Show.
Sheep shearers and woolhandlers of Southland and beyond gathered at the Winton A&P Show on Saturday to test their ovine shaving and sorting skills.
Hannah Johnston’s passion has taken her all over the world. The Ensign sports reporter Kayla Hodge caught up with her in this postcard home to hear about her adventures at home and abroad.
A Riverton man with moderate injuries was taken to Southland Hospital by ambulance after a water-related incident near Howells Point, Riverton, about 2.20pm today, emergency services said.
Police were called to separate incidents involving alcohol-related fighting, in Queenstown and Winton early today.
Te Anau: Volunteer firefighters, most of them from Te Anau, last night fought a fierce fire which heavily damaged a house on a rural property in Kakapo Rd.