Deputy Mayor Toni Biddle was taken to hospital yesterday afternoon although the reason why is still unknown.
There is no way Southland could develop a "sizeable industry" in one year to counteract the effects of the Tiwai Point smelter’s closure, regional leaders say.
Issues with flooding, overcrowding and a lack of toilets at Catlins freedom camping sites have caught the attention of Southland district councillors.
About 30 Milford Sound workers and residents have been tested for Covid-19 after a visit from a traveller who tested positive in South Korea.
Southland Charity Hospital has partnered with an Invercargill-based bank to allow people to make in-person donations.
A 50-year friendship between two Southland men has ended in court with one ordered to pay the other more than $110,000 for seven years of unpaid wages despite the gift of land and free accommodation.
A decision on how non-recreational jetty users will be charged on Stewart Island/Rakiura is "pretty much on hold", a Southland district councillor says.
Unemployment rates in Otago and Southland rose during the past quarter, although underlying figures paint a more complex picture both regionally and nationally.
A flash new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner, the first of its kind in New Zealand, will be installed at Southland hospital, the region’s health chief says.
An Invercargill city councillor has been removed from a governance group after he refused to sign a non-disclosure agreement.
An electronic tablet could have caused a fire which destyroyed the Mossburn Diner on Friday night, a Dunedin fire investigator says.
The man who stole a police car and guns in Gore last year will spend more time in prison after assaulting a fellow prisoner.
A Southland man who admitted raping and grooming an underage girl has pleaded guilty to 12 sexual charges in the Invercargill District Court.
The Southland District Council is set to review its charging method for non-recreational jetty use on Stewart Island.
Otago and Southland councils could be in line for more than $60 million in Government three waters stimulus and reform funding.
Police are looking for witnesses after a man was spotted on several properties in Old Coach Rd, near Mataura.