A Gore man will be jailed for almost a decade after sexually assaulting and taking photos of three girls aged between 7 and 11 years old.
The woman accused of murdering Dale Watene will deliver her version of what happened the night her former partner died when she gives evidence in court today.
Southland District Council ratepayers will be facing a 9.25% rates increase for the 2022-23 year after the council moved to accept the finance and assurance committee’s recommendation.
A man who had drugs posted to his letterbox will serve home-detention at the same address where his offending took place.
The Invercargill City Council has decided to defer some of its proposed fees increases but only after some heated debate.
A mixed DNA profile found inside the barrel of a rifle thought to have been used in the shooting of Dale Watene was 400,000,000,000 times more likely to be his and another person’s than random...
An Invercargill man who was recognised for his volunteer work with a disabilities organisation says his biggest reward was seeing his son get his life back.
A person could fire a bullet from a rifle similar to that used to kill Dale Watene, without a magazine inserted and without them knowing it was loaded, jurors heard during a murder trial yesterday.
The man convicted of the brutal murder of an Invercargill woman has had his bid for a reduced sentence tossed out.
A group of Southland high school pupils swapped the classroom this week for a "hands-on" experience learning more about the infrastructure industry.
A pilot programme started this week in the Southland Hospital with aim to ease the pressures at the Emergency Department.
The man convicted of murdering a woman at an Invercargill motel has had his bid for a reduced sentence tossed out.
The motel where the woman accused of the murder of Dale Watene stayed was bugged as police thought the search of her house would prompt her to communicate about his death, a court heard yesterday.
An Invercargill man says he thought he was going for a ride with two new friends but ended the night being involved in an aggravated robbery.
The Southern District Health Board is offering patients vouchers to get them out of Southland Hospital's emergency department and into GP clinics for free.
The magazine of the gun used to kill Dale Watene was found in a red wheelie bin at the property of one of the murder accused’s friends, an Invercargill court has been told.
It appears scientists' fears about the mass bleaching of sea sponges in Fiordland have been confirmed, with it likely the largest event of its type anywhere in the world.