A vehicle towing a trailer crashed at Mabel Bush in Southland this morning.
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.
Hot on the heels of receiving a Queen’s Service Medal, Southland’s Elizabeth Ann Robbie is continuing her search for more war memorials.
The former owner of a Gore child-care business has been ordered to pay an ex-employee $2400 in wages and holiday pay owed since 2018.
Police conducted three searches of the addresses of murder-accused Sandy Graham and the man charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder, Graham Hyde, during their investigation into the killing of Dale Watene.
Four Gore snooker players are hoping people will pick up on the cue and join them in a Cause for Corbin fundraiser tomorrow.
A disproportionately high rates increase for Mataura businesses has brought the Gore district’s rating system into question.
Active Southland chief executive Brendon McDermott has resigned after 16 years with the organisation.
A police dog with cadaver training failed to detect Dale Watene’s body at the site where he had been buried, a court heard this morning.
Police did not realise they had discovered Dale Watene’s burial site — 17 days before his body was found, a court heard yesterday.
A Dunedin secondary school has bought a lakeside lodge near Te Anau to help provide pupils with more opportunities.
The man charged with helping a woman accused of murder says they dug a grave to bury Dale Watene in a Southland forest while her children were playing and walking nearby.