Southern police have slammed the ''hugely disappointing'' behaviour of motorists after a two-week sting resulted in more than 400 fines being issued.
A dozen vehicles have been stolen around Southland over the past three weeks and police are urging drivers to protect themselves from theft.
A teenager high on a cocktail of drink and drugs has been jailed for nearly two years after killing an innocent bystander with a single punch.
The group trying to eradicate wilding pines on Mid Dome, Northern Southland, has welcomed a $400,000 grant from the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board.
No council staff will be reprimanded despite a damning report that says some knew the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail would cost more than the original $8 million figure put to councillors,...
Southland district residents could end up voting for a mayoral candidate who does not want the job.
A teenager who sped through Southland at 141km/h in foggy, wet conditions this morning told police he was "running late for school".
Governance and management failures are being blamed for the massive budget blow-out for the Around the Mountains Cycle Trail.
Thousands of litres of hazardous waste spilled at a Fonterra plant in Southland early today.
Police are at the scene of a fatal crash in Southland after a car reportedly drove into a creek.
The inaugural Southern Indoor Charity Dog Trial was held at Waimumu, near Gore, last week, attracting entries from throughout the South Island.
A man was taken to Southland Hospital by helicopter about 3.30am yesterday after being injured in a fight in Te Anau.
The Community Trust of Southland has announced a $1 million fund to support innovation.
Only two people camping illegally in the Te Anau Basin last summer refused to move on and were fined, a report says.
How did it all go so wrong so quickly?
Invercargill voters have no shortage of choices, with three people chasing the mayoralty and 33 people standing for 12 council seats — 11 more than in 2013.
Two members of Department of Conservation kakapo recovery programme have been hosted by natural historian and conservationist Sir David Attenborough at his London home.
Northland Ngapuhi iwi leader Sonny Tau must pay a fine and reparation totalling $24,500 after shooting protected wood pigeons in Southland last year.
Northland Ngapuhi iwi leader Sonny Tau must pay a fine and reparation totalling $24,500 after shooting protected kereru (wood pigeons) in Southland.
Table Hill shepherd Jackie Clarke went under cover for her first dog trialling assignment.