A dolphin specialist who actively monitors Colac Bay’s Hector’s population is worried deadly toxins are only a couple of storms away from spilling out into the ocean, with potentially disastrous consequences for the mammals.
The fourth day of the 2021 New Zealand Jet Boat River Marathon was raced on the Mataura River yesterday, with four legs held between Steeghs Beach, near Gore, and Ardlussa.
Planning is well under way with Gore and Southland mayors for a ‘‘farm-gate tour’’ of the deep South in early November to visit up to 25 small communities to boost vaccination rates.
The Southland region has a large and diverse variety of food producers and Invercargill residents will soon have a taste of it.
The owner of a seaside lodge in rural Southland has been ordered to remove his home-made sign made out of power poles, less than 24 hours after it was erected.
The Fiordland Community Board will officially name a Te Anau park Fergus Square Park after a long debate on the issue.
A Southland farmer has had part of his penalty cancelled after a dirty dairying incident five years ago.
As debate continues on whether public-facing roles should require mandatory vaccination, Southland councils have provided insight on where they stand.
Outdoor adventure store Torpedo7 will soon open the doors of its first store in Invercargill, generating 15 jobs in the region.
Robin McNeill has worked all over the world in the telecommunications sector, but there's something about Southland that keeps drawing him back. Riley Kennedy talks to the man on a mission.
Racing across the Upper Waiau River in a time trial near Te Anau on Saturday are driver Steve Rapsey and navigator Adam Clement, of Ashburton.
Tests at Tiwai Pt aluminium smelter have turned up soil, drains and groundwater contaminated at levels that exceed key thresholds.
A Balclutha man found guilty of manslaughter after killing his wife on their belated honeymoon may be out of jail next year — only two years after ending his wife’s life.
The company in charge of the Tiwai Point smelter, which is set to close in 2024, has acknowledged it could have done better in the past and yesterday made public its initial plan for remediation of...
The man in charge of the group developing the Milford Opportunities project says it is working to address concerns about the information it used when recom mending the Milford airstrip be...
Tūātapere Medical Centre's Jo Sanford is entrusted with trying to get as much of her community vaccinated for Covid-19 as possible, but numbers remain low for much of rural Southland.