Monday 25th June, 2018

Invercargill hosted over 140 young dancers at the weekend for the New Zealand Highland and National Dancing Championships.

Dancers from as young as five years old took to the stage over three days, but it was the Under 16 Championships at the centre of the competition.


Friday 22nd June, 2018

Southland children showed off their culinary skills as part of a nation-wide cooking competition.

The Garden to Table programme invites year five and six pupils to team up for the Root to Tip competition, to show they can grow, harvest and prepare a waste-free meal.


Friday 22nd June, 2018

The purchase of a giant screen could give Invercargil a point of difference in attracting large-scale events to the city.
Plans to purchase a $700,000 screen have been presented to potential investors at Stadium Southland.


Thursday 21st June, 2018

Over a hundred Southland women gathered in Invercargill on Wednesday night to celebrate a hundred and twenty five years of women’s suffrage in New Zealand.

The Suffrage Southland Womens Forum celebrated a long history of southern women fighting for their rights.


Wednesday 20th June, 2018

The organisation behind Invercargill's inner-city redevelopment will pay homage to the city’s history by retaining some of the facades of its heritage buildings.

HWCP unveiled plans for the two hundred million dollar project on Monday, which shows the redevelopment isn't entirely out with the old.


Tuesday 19th June, 2018

The Invercargill City Council is already gearing up for next month's Matariki celebrations and has invited Southland children to help with the preparations.

For the second year the city will celebrate its Matariki Festival to bring in the Māori New Year and the rise of the Matariki star cluster.


Tuesday 19th June, 2018

Invercargill’s inner city redevelopment is the city’s “last chance” to flourish economically, according to the organisation behind the project.

HWCP director Scott O’Donnell said spending and structure were key elements in preventing a downward spiral for Invercargill’s economy.


Monday 18th June, 2018

Funding awarded to Emergency Management Southland will help to connect communities throughout the country for better preparedness in the case of civil defence emergencies.

The Ministry of Civil Defence announced yesterday it would allocate $20,000 to the organisation to begin a nation-wide community resilience project.


Friday 15th June, 2018

A Southern Institute of Technology student is dedicating his studies to helping homeless people throughout New Zealand.

Fashion Design student Simon Edwards is on a mission to give some comfort and safety to those living on the streets.


Wednesday 13th June, 2018

Southland school pupils are turning back the clock to revisit some crucial moments in New Zealand's history.

Invercargill's Tisbury School will host their sci-fi stage performance, Sweet As, tomorrow night and are promising a show which will live up to its name.