The Government has announced a $1 million grant to help build a dedicated heritage centre on Stewart Island.
Department of Conservation staff in Te Anau are devastated after a much-loved resident was taken from the town’s visitor centre.
Department of Conservation Te Anau staff are "devastated" after a much-loved gecko at the local visitor centre was taken.
Nominations closed yesterday in the troubled Clutha-Southland National Party selection contest, but it is not known how many put their names forward.
The man who had been considered the likely front-runner in National's Clutha-Southland selection is not putting his name forward.
One of Southland’s biggest water quality issues since agriculture took off in the region has been its nitrate level. On the back of Environment Southland’s latest water quality report, Nicole Sharp looks into how the levels are trending.
Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan and Clutha-Southland MP Todd Barclay have had a "heart to heart" following comments made about the Clutha District Council’s lack of action in applying for funding.
The Lumsden Maternity Centre has reached a funding agreement with the Southern DHB - but its future after September next year remains unclear.
The lower South Island, including Dunedin, was shaken by a strong earthquake this evening.
The Bluff oyster industry is relieved after testing showed no sign of the Bonamia ostreae parasite in the wild fishery.
Alliance Group is expanding its plans for a new venison-processing plant in Southland.
Morgan Fraser, the hiker found dead on Mt Taranaki, was farewelled in Gore this week .
In a party first, New Zealand First has named candidates in every electorate in Otago-Southland, which Waitaki candidate Alex Familton believes is due to a "groundswell of support".
A child abduction expert has cast doubt on the veracity of an international manhunt for John Beckenridge, who disappeared with his stepson more than two years ago.
A house in Southland has been badly damaged by fire overnight.
Police have released the name of the man who died following an assault in Invercargill last month.
The Independent Police Conduct Authority is looking into the police investigation into National MP Todd Barclay.
Conditions look to be easing after a wintry blast hammered the South this morning, but a ''very cold'' night is on the way.
Sunbeam Milk Bar owner Edward (Ted) Cooney had quite a fright last Thursday night when two males attempted to rob the Gore shop.
Nominations open on Monday to find the National Party candidate in the Clutha-Southland electorate, but the party is unable to say exactly when the new candidate will be confirmed.