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.
Southern health workers took to the streets to demand better pay as they took part in a national 24-hour strike yesterday.
The Not the Bluff Oyster Festival Mystery Bus Tour will hit the streets of Invercargill for the first time this Saturday.
Several wards at Southland Hospital have been closed to visitors after multiple Covid-19 exposures on Sunday and yesterday.
The Southland District Council is seeking feedback on its gambling venue policy, proposing to keep its soft sinking lid for poker machines.
Southland Hospital is immediately changing the visiting hours of multiple wards following Covid-19 exposures.
Earning a 25-year Gold Star service medal with the Thornbury Volunteer Fire Brigade wasn't easy or cheap for Graeme Strang and his cousin, Linton.
For the first time there has been a mass bleaching of native sea sponges in Aotearoa, raising alarm about the impact climate change is having on marine ecosystems.