An elderly woman has been taken to hospital after accidentally driving her car into the window of a Four Square shop in Invercargill this afternoon.
The Government's investment in Southland is a "vote of confidence" for the region, Invercargill Mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt says.
The best course of action for Southland beekeepers at risk of American foulbrood disease was to be vigilant with checks for the disease, a meeting of beekeepers was told in Invercargill this week.
Southland has got another boost from the Provincial Growth Fund as Shane Jones today announced more than $1.7 million in funding for the region, including $500k for developing Invercargill Airport.
Vape retailers are popping up all over Southland and the responses from customers have been nothing but positive, owners say.
The businessman behind the Invercargill inner-city development believes if people keep waiting for the ''absolute ultimate special'' project for the CBD, it may never happen.
Fire crews rushed to Invercargill Airport this afternoon after reports of an issue with an Air NZ plane.
The decision to hire a new midwife for the Lumsden maternal and child hub shows the SDHB made a mistake when it downgraded its status as a primary birthing unit, Clutha Southland MP Hamish Walker says.
A development for Invercargill's inner city is welcomed by residents, but council investment in it, and the project itself, have divided opinion.
Invercargill youngster Sacha Brown (6) has her hair decorated by Kidzone volunteer Lilly Pukehika (14) at the ILT Kidzone Festival, which finished at James Hargest College in Invercargill yesterday...
The spotlight is to be shone on Invercargill City Council's proposal to invest up to $30million in the city's CBD upgrade project.
From Dorkings to Silkies, Wyandottes and Sebrights, two-legged feathered friends ruled the roost at the Invercargill Poultry and Pigeon Club's annual show at the weekend.
Southland's Hump Ridge Track will get an injection of $5 million and likely bus-loads of tourists with its new Great Walk status.
Conservation Minister Eugenie Sage is celebrating a "significant milestone'' in pledging to make Stewart Island (Rakiura) predator-free.
Southland's Hump Ridge Track has been announced as New Zealand's next Great Walk, which will mean $5 million in upgrades for the walk.
An additional short-term on-call midwife will be hired to cover births in Lumsden, following a meeting aimed at quelling the war of words over maternity services in Northern Southland.
Thousands of tonnes of a potentially dangerous chemical - which last year came close to causing an environmental disaster - will finally be removed from the former Mataura paper mill.
Highly-rated New Zealand road cyclist Tom Scully was named the Senior Sportsperson of the Year at a gala awards night in Invercargill last night.