A father attacked by a stingray while boogie-boarding with his two sons has survived with a "good pub story ... and good scar to prove it".
His Worship Sir Timothy Richard Shadbolt JP - just call me "Mayor Tim" - says his Knighthood "won't do me any harm" as he lines up a ninth term as Mayor of Invercargill.
Getting the chance to see world-class woodchopping was an opportunity too good to miss for a North Island couple visiting Gore yesterday.
A man has been taken to hospital with moderate injuries after a truck and trailer unit carrying whey rolled over in Southland.
For Rochelle Glover, the annual end-of-year meeting at the Gore racecourse is more than an event, it is a tradition.
For the first time, direct flights are to connect our southernmost city with Auckland. The Air New Zealand service will operate five days a week departing Invercargill at 6am before returning from...
Emergency services have been called to a crash in Fiordland after two drivers spun off a popular tourist highway to avoid a vehicle travelling on the wrong side of the road.
Full bellies and loads of smiles featured alongside Invercargill Mayor Tim Shadbolt during his annual Christmas lunch yesterday.
Helicopters have been dispatched after five people were injured, two seriously, in a crash in Southland this morning.
Young people in Southland are eager to enter the workforce as soon as possible, according to statistics from a Southland Youth Futures (SYF) survey.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested and charged after committing a serious assault in central Invercargill last night.
Environment Southland chairman Nicol Horrell says final river and lake swimming targets are a commitment by the council to continue improving the quality of Southland's waterways.
A report from Invercargill City Council chief executive Clare Hadley states a former council employee worked "in isolation" on a building project which has escalated in price.