The organisation behind Invercargill's $200 million city centre redevelopment is predicting 300 to 500 new jobs will be created during construction.
The family of Oliver Beaumont, who was mauled by two Rottweilers in Winton on Sunday, say they are happy the dogs have been put down.
Police have "serious concerns" for the welfare of a man reported missing in Invercargill.
The woman who was first on the scene as two Rottweilers viciously mauled an autistic man says it is a "relief" they have been euthanised.
The Invercargill Licensing Trust is expected to lodge by the end of the week its application to build a new hotel in the city centre, an application which will almost certainly be publicly notified.
I find it particularly galling that the owner tried to justify this attack by saying that the dogs were just defending their home, "protecting it like any normal dog would".
Videos showing Southland school pupils fighting were posted on social media last week, prompting James Hargest College to take action.
The father of a man who was mauled by two Rottweilers in Winton on Sunday has rejected claims his son provoked the attack by entering the property where the dogs were.
The Homer Tunnel will be closed nightly from 6pm this week for maintenance work.
The owner of one of two rottweilers that attacked an autistic man in Southland yesterday is facing having his "best friend" put down - but insists the "lovely" dogs are not at fault.
Police were searching for a Rottweiler which attacked a man in the Southland town of Winton today, but it is understood the dog has now been located and has been taken to the pound.
Emergency services were called when a man was injured after being shot while duck shooting in western Southland this morning.
Two people were injured in a crash near Gore this afternoon.
Edendale residents have aired frustration about the continuing low levels of the Edendale aquifer, and they are eager for solutions.
Farmers need to be prepared to fight for their livelihoods with the Southland Water and Land Plan, Federated Farmers says.
Four fire crews contained a blaze which swept through an Invercargill house and left a teenage boy in hospital yesterday afternoon.
Four fire crews have contained a blaze which swept through an Invercargill house and left a teenage boy in hospital this afternoon.
A Southland teenager who was reported missing last week has been found safe and well.
Southern region patients' voices need to be heard by the district health board and WellSouth PHO, the Community Health Council says.
Three cows had to be euthanised on the side of a Southland road this morning after a trailer on a stock truck rolled near Gore.