Self-evaluation will not fix the problems within the Invercargill City Council, a prominent Southland business leader says.
A decision to repair the first 11km of the flood-damaged Lower Hollyford Rd by December 20 is a "pragmatic outcome", a petition organiser says.
With the country in the middle of a global pandemic, a small drop in sales could be seen as a positive, the chief executive of the Invercargill Licensing Trust says.
Armed Offenders Squads were called in to assist with drug raids at properties in two Southland towns today.
The first 11km section of the flood-damaged Lower Hollyford Rd should be repaired and open by December 20.
The Southland Chamber of Commerce and local business community are echoing the DIA's concerns over the Invercargill City Council's performance and leadership.
A lack of consultation is one reason the Hokonui runanga opposes a new cable-stay bridge being built across the Mataura River.
Southland's regional development agency has created a role to assist with redeploying unemployed people in Fiordland.
An independent evaluator appointed to consider the standard of governance performance at the Invercargill City Council has changed.
A couple involved in an explosion at an Invercargill house, which seriously injured two people, have been charged with drug offences.
An information session was held yesterday in Invercargill to help rural professionals get clued up about new freshwater policies.
The annual Spring Eco Fest was held in Invercargill on Saturday, this year with a theme of climate change.
The NZ Transport Agency has set a new permanent speed limit on State Highway 94, through Lumsden, in Southland, to take effect on October 16.