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.
Despite her father’s initial attempt to keep them separated, Leora and Dave Edwards’ relationship has stood the test of time.
A proposal to ban the trade of extinct animal remains has been in consultation since it was announced last year. Otago Daily Times reporter Laura Smith took a look at what such a ban might mean...
The Invercargill City Council and Southland Disability Enterprises (SDE) are having conversations to extend the city’s recycling contract, which could leave controversy about it in the past.
A Gore GP has questioned her professional body for its support of mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations for health and disability sector workers.
A dolphin specialist who actively monitors Colac Bay’s Hector’s population is worried deadly toxins are only a couple of storms away from spilling out into the ocean, with potentially disastrous consequences for the mammals.
Designing a network of mountain bike trails through a forest is a little bit like town planning, a consultant says.
The fourth day of the 2021 New Zealand Jet Boat River Marathon was raced on the Mataura River yesterday, with four legs held between Steeghs Beach, near Gore, and Ardlussa.
Planning is well under way with Gore and Southland mayors for a ‘‘farm-gate tour’’ of the deep South in early November to visit up to 25 small communities to boost vaccination rates.
The Southland region has a large and diverse variety of food producers and Invercargill residents will soon have a taste of it.
The owner of a seaside lodge in rural Southland has been ordered to remove his home-made sign made out of power poles, less than 24 hours after it was erected.
The Fiordland Community Board will officially name a Te Anau park Fergus Square Park after a long debate on the issue.
A Southland farmer has had part of his penalty cancelled after a dirty dairying incident five years ago.
As debate continues on whether public-facing roles should require mandatory vaccination, Southland councils have provided insight on where they stand.