Invercargill's polarising deputy mayor says he would put his hand up to fill in as interim mayor if Sir Tim Shadbolt does not make it through this term.
Invercargill may be lacking a comedic community now, but there are hopes the southernmost city is hiding a comedy star.
Southland's healthcare woes were in the spotlight yesterday as Leader of the Opposition Judith Collins began her multiday tour of the South.
Southland stakeholders gathered yesterday to brainstorm about the future of the region’s economy, to make it more resilient after Tiwai’s closure.
Armed police are responding to reports of a firearms incident in the Kingswell suburb of Invercargill.
For the first time, a Southland team has won the Otago-Southland Secondary Interschool Teams Championship chess competition.
A stint in an Invercargill borstal was the beginning of 40 years in prison for a man physically abused at the notorious Lake Alice Psychiatric Hospital.
A group of Southland district councillors worry a new region-wide plan could mean smaller communities lose their sport and recreation facilities.
Crews from the Gore Volunteer Fire Brigade work to extinguish a garage fire yesterday morning, which also destroyed two vehicles.
Southland residents, both city and rural dwellers, feel they will be hit harder than the other by likely rates rises.
A Southland event has been announced in a bid to match job seekers with work opportunities to help address the current shortage of workers in the region.
He has one tattooed just below his right elbow. But newly-minted All Black Ethan de Groot's no snowflake.
The father of the Gore toddler who drowned in an oxidation pond wants police to stump up with a reward for information.
Repeated damage, theft and irresponsible driving has prompted the installation of a locked steel gate on the track to the north Mavora camping area.
Long-time Riverton/Aparima resident Leah Boniface has been battling the Southland District Council for three decades to get her sleepy side street sealed and piped.
The Southland District Council has asked for more than $3million from the Government’s tourism package to help hard-hit regions.
Vulnerable people in the Bluff community have been told they will have to wait until the end of July to get vaccinated against Covid-19, due to a vaccine shortage.