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.
The owner of a 4-month-old kitten that was deliberately set on fire in Gore on Tuesday is at a loss as to why anyone would be so cruel.
Senior Constable Graeme Ferguson, of Balclutha, does not let much get in his way.
Estella Lamb says she does not have the slightest idea what the secret to a long life is.
Morgan Fraser, the hiker found dead on Mt Taranaki, was farewelled in Gore this week .
Sunbeam Milk Bar owner Edward (Ted) Cooney had quite a fright last Thursday night when two males attempted to rob the Gore shop.
Further analysis is needed before Blue Sky Meats decides if and when it will reopen its Gore plant, which closed last November, the company says.
At nearly 100, Norman Dickie says his secrets for a long, fruitful life are not smoking and avoiding playing rugby.
Crank Up continues to be one of the biggest rural machinery shows in New Zealand, organisers say.
A decision to carry on with this year's Hokonui Fashion Design Awards has been proved correct for executive producer Heather Paterson as entries have flooded in.