One family’s favourite river activity may soon become more available to others if Phill Joostens has his way.
Invercargill author Alex Glennie has not run out of steam, nor is he derailed, but he does have a project he needs help with.
The end-of-game whistle has sounded for Mataura Licensing Trust board member Alan (Tiny) Byrne.
Gore man Tane Boyce is overwhelmed by the public response to his idea to help young people in the town.
About 8.15pm on Wednesday, the Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter was flying over the central business area in Gore when a laser beam was pointed at it from a vehicle.
‘‘Hug an addict and kick a drug dealer in the guts as hard as you can’’ was the sharp message Clutha District Mayor Bryan Cadogan delivered at a meeting in Mataura.
The official opening of the $240 million Mataura Valley Milk plant at McNab brought guests from all corners of the globe today.
When Brumby Builders’ Gary Ward, Russell Jenkins and Dave Webster set out for work in Piano Flat on Thursday, they never expected to be flown home in a helicopter.
When a trio of Gore builders set out for work yesterday, they never expected to be flown home in a helicopter.
Gore sheep and beef farmers Mark and Vicki Nicholson, who were recently nominated for the Southland Community Environment Awards, have been farming organically for 14 years.
A 101-year-old with a wealth of farming knowledge still manages his two dairy farms and one dairy support farm at Seaward Downs. Ashleigh Martin catches up for a chat.
Southland shearing contractors have been ranked No 1 for health and safety for 2017.
Inter-generational farming is all about building relationships. While some assume the family farm will always be there, Tuapeka West farmer Bryce Rishworth considers relationship building essential for success.
Consumer-driven markets and meatless Impossible Burgers were two of the topics covered in the New Zealand Beef and Lamb Genetics online forum.
Motoring enthusiast Johnny Dennis persuaded his father to part with a 1983 Ford Falcon XE wagon which has since increased in value.
After smashing her way through her heat, former Gore competitive gymnast India Henry is on her way to the semifinals of the second season of 'Australian Ninja Warrior'.
A $4million indoor equestrian arena and ecofriendly accommodation are planned for the former Gore hospital site.
A former Anglican church in Mataura has been converted into a mosque.
Three extreme cakes will be unveiled at the gala opening of the Riversdale Arts Exhibition this weekend which will include a cake featuring all things Southern, including a gumboot, pies, a rugby ball and a bottle of Speight's.
Ideas are being sought for a replacement for the oversized guitar that has been displayed in Main St, Gore during past MLT New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards events.