The Burt Munro Challenge has been cancelled and organisers are blaming uncertainty about the Covid-19 protection framework as the reason for the canning.
One person has been critically injured in a crash between a motorcycle and ute in Southland this morning.
Plans to change the location of a popular Bluff sign have been withdrawn after strong opposition from the community.
The Southland District Council has decided to increase its share of funding in the hope of helping sort out problems with dust suppression on gravel roads.
A person has died in a truck crash that has blocked off State Highway 1 between Invercargill and Bluff.
Invercargill City Council’s mana whenua appointees will be paid the same amount as other city councillors.
Changing part of Traill Park at Stewart Island from a recreation reserve to a local purpose reserve will mean a helipad can be built at the site allowing for medivacs in all weathers.
Invercargill city councillor Marcus Lush urged his council to make a push on vaccination as he thinks the Covid-19 pandemic is the ‘‘most serious preventable disaster’’ the region has faced.
The Electricity Authority says households may be paying an extra $200 per year for power, as they subsidise the cheap energy the Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter receives.
The ‘‘farmgate tour’’ hits the road next Monday, making it easier for Southland’s rural communities to get vaccinated.
As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to an end, reporter Sandy Eggleston talks to Jane Allen about her journey with the disease.
Living in a blind world is completely different than a sighted world, para athlete Hannah Pascoe says.
A man who drove his vehicle at a court bailiff who was trying to seize his car has had his disqualification from driving sentence, quashed.
A review into Southland District Council’s contract management has deemed its processes inadequate and too informal.
The Southland District Council ended the last financial year in a much better position than expected, a report stated.
A giant pāua shell that is the pride of a small Southland town was destined for Trade Me before a concerned member of the community stepped in and saved the day.