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.
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.