Friday 22nd September, 2017

The Southland Year 7 and 8 Table Tennis School Championships were held in Invercargill yesterday.

16 teams from four Southland schools entered the championships.


Friday 22nd September, 2017

Southland school pupils have been running their own mock elections this month as part of the Electoral Commission Kids Voting programme.

Schools around the country were sent voting resources matching Levels 3 to 5 of the New Zealand Curriculum, to have a better understanding of the voting process.


Thursday 21st September, 2017

Women from around the country celebrated 124 years of women having the right to vote on Tuesday - by doing just that.

A small group of people gathered in Invercargill's Wachner Place to celebrate the right by having their say.


Thursday 21st September, 2017

A new three-week festival is coming to Invercargill, which is set to keep children entertained during the upcoming school holidays.

Venture Southland's Ice World New Zealand is bringing one last snap of winter chill to the city, while celebrating the arrival of Spring.


Tuesday 19th September, 2017

The Invercargill City Council’s new 12 million dollar Branxholme Water Treatment Plant was officially opened yesterday.


Tuesday 19th September, 2017

A new project to diversify Southland businesses is rolling out in Invercargill.

The Awareness Project seeks to form new policies in workplaces to ensure an inclusive and diverse Southland workplace.


Monday 18th September, 2017

Members of Forest and Bird Southland have donned costumes to give a voice to penguins in need.

Volunteers gathered at Invercargill’s Wachner Place to spread the warning that the yellow-eyed penguin could become extinct.


Friday 15th September, 2017

Next Tuesday marks the 124th anniversary of the Electoral Act becoming law, giving all New Zealand women the right to vote.

That momentous occasion was marked in Invercargill this morning, with a Suffrage Day breakfast for women of all ages.


Thursday 14th September, 2017

Staff and residents at Invercargill’s Peacehaven Village are displaying their artistic flair in a new exhibition.


Thursday 14th September, 2017

Southlanders are now a little clearer about why Colombian refugees are heading their way.

A meeting in Invercargill last night was addressed by former Colombian citizens, as well as Southlanders preparing to welcome the first refugees next year.