An Invercargill man had to be Tasered and removed from court after he started acting up.
One person has been flown to Southland Hospital with serious injuries after a car and truck collided in Mataura's main street.
A childcare worker who was sworn at and suspended for complaints that never happened has been awarded more than $20,000 for her unjustified dismissal.
A person is in serious but stable condition in Dunedin Hospital after being badly hurt in a collision between a ute and a concrete mixer truck near Otautau.
Southland District Council will have a closer look at its community housing activities after a report said its best option was for the council to simply shut the scheme down.
The driver of a tourist bus that crashed near Queenstown, causing a girl and woman to lose limbs, is appealing his conviction after a request from Immigration NZ to leave the country.
Eve Poole (1924-92) was Invercargill's first female city councillor and its first female mayor. She served from 1983 until her death nine years later, having just been elected to her fourth term.
After the race looked close early in the night National candidate Joseph Mooney has swept to victory in Southland, but Labour has won the party vote.
National candidate Penny Simmonds is ahead with 100% of the vote counted in Invercargill but the race is so tight she is not ready to declare victory until the specials are counted.
Two patients, one critically injured and the other with moderate injuries, are being driven to Southland Hospital in two ambulances after a crash between a truck and a car near Otautau this morning.
The toxic substance ouvea premix could be gone from its Mataura storage site as soon as Christmas, an environment judge says.
Phil Boult and daughter Emma (15), of Dunedin, take Mr Boult’s 1913 Overland Roadster for a blast along State Highway94 north of Gore yesterday.
Despite cycling 100km in just over four hours, 88-year-old Peter Grandiek is already thinking about how he will beat his own record next year.
The man about to become deputy mayor has pointed the finger at three councillors who want to wear the mayoral chains adding to systemic problems within the Invercargill City Council.
Parents and pupils of Rimu Full Primary School in Kennington, near Invercargill, celebrated their new school mural yesterday afternoon.