A coroner has called for a rethink on drug and alcohol testing of recreational boaties after a drunken jet boat crash left a Southland man dead.
Two residential blocks in Appleby, Invercargill, were cordoned off by police about 3.30pm yesterday while officers and the armed offenders squad conducted a search warrant.
It was a scene of spring in Invercargill yesterday as a group of toddlers headed out for some animal fun at a local mini zoo.
A man has been jailed for nearly six years for offending including stabbing a person during an armed robbery at an Invercargill Night ’n Day last year.
The Gore District Council will be suggesting another option to the Government when it gives feedback on the proposed Three Waters reforms.
Two residential blocks in Invercargill were cordoned off this afternoon with several police cars blocking access.
The Milford Road (SH94) has reopened after a two-day closure, which allowed work to be carried out to reopen the Hollyford Road.
Eroding landfills are increasingly becoming an issue. Among them is Bluff’s Ocean Beach where contaminants making their way on to the foreshore pose a risk to human health.
An Invercargill lawyer says the emotion at seeing his son being welcomed into his profession was bigger than when he was admitted to the bar more than three decades ago.
As one rural Southland resident burns through coal by the tonne, his neighbour two doors down tapes her windows to keep the stench at bay.
An inaugural initiative is helping to connect Southland youth seeking jobs with business owners trying to get them filled.
An announcement Te Anau was changing its time zone to permanent daylight savings time was not all as it seemed.
The Milford Road remains closed today, as unstable spring conditions meant there was a high risk of avalanche in the area.
Kim Jong-un's Pyongyang marches on its own time but now a tiny South Island tourist town will join the rebellious nation and set its own clocks.