Invercargill residents Aston Gilbert (left) with friend Cairo Mcdonald, who tried a hydroslide for the first time since recovering from breaking both legs - one of them twice.
A 21-year-old man who admitted stabbing two men in Queenstown in 2019 says he acted in self defence, a jury has heard.
The air conditioning on some may not work, while others are almost as good as new — whatever their condition the vehicles have successfully travelled 2400km in the name of charity.
Stickering a building if its owner refuses to carry out earthquake strengthening is not going to protect pedestrians in the event of a natural disaster, attendees at a meeting heard last week.
Southland iwi have met for the first time with officials trying to ensure the contaminated Tiwai Point aluminium smelter gets cleaned up.
Volunteer firefighters backed by four fire appliances and a support vehicle have extinguished a 30m-long fire burning in a hedge near a rural Southland house.
One person has been taken to Southland Hospital by ambulance after a camper van rolled on State Highway 94, west of Mossburn, this afternoon.
A Te Anau police officer faces a long and painful recovery after an accident involving a gas bottle left him with severe burns.
Agony, hopelessness and guilt - those are some of the emotions Invercargill’s Brazilian community described to ODT reporter and Rio de Janeiro native Luisa Girao.
Environmentally minded schoolchildren from around Southland gathered together on Thursday for a day of fun and learning.
A Southland dairy farmer who was ‘‘wilfully blind’’ to his obligations as an employer has been fined $30,000.
Almost 1000 samples tested after an oyster parasite was detected last month near Stewart Island have no infection.
Getting the Covid-19 vaccination just seemed like the most "sensible thing to do" for Vickery Court resident, 82-year-old Wilma Capil in Invercargill yesterday.