Southland Hospital is being swamped with Covid-19-positive patients and is unable to transfer any of them to other southern hospitals.
With the country’s borders opening in late July, the Southern Institute of Technology is expecting its number of international students to increase next year.
Invercargill city councillor Rebecca Amundsen (44) has announced her intention to run for mayor in the local body elections this October.
Southern patients awaiting surgery are being advised to tell their surgical teams of past or present Covid infections which could result in complications during surgery.
Police investigating a serious assault on a speed camera operator in Invercargill want the public to watch a TV programme tonight in hopes of identifying the attacker.
Aquifers in Southland may take a decade to recover from this year’s drought, a meeting heard yesterday.
Gore Mayor Tracy Hicks says is it great the Government is investing in the town’s housing situation.
Two people were arrested following a fleeing driver incident yesterday morning which resulted in a police pursuit through rural Southland.
A man shot by police after he allegedly rammed a police car then threatened officers and the public with weapons is denying the charges.
A 2024 trial date has been set for the man accused of killing a young father in Invercargill last month.
Southland Hospital is defending closing wards due to Covid, acknowledging this is upsetting for people, but it needs to protect vulnerable patients.