Friday 17th August, 2018

Wendy Frew told her Southern Steel team-mates they were in for a treat yesterday, and she did not disappoint them.

The Steel netball team, Southland Sharks basketball team, and the Southland cricket team have all won national titles this year.

In response, the Invercargill City Council decided to throw a ticker-tape parade to celebrate.


Tuesday 14th August, 2018

The champion Southern Steel netball team have returned home to a rapturous welcome in Invercargill.

Hundreds turned out to greet the team after their nail-biting win against the Central Pulse in the ANZ Premiership grand final.


Friday 27th July, 2018

Two Southland businesses have collaborated to form a unique flavoured beer, in a first for the region.

United Brewing and the Seriously Good Chocolate Company have combined their efforts to create the Seriously Good Chocolate Stout, launched in Invercargill last night.


Thursday 26th July, 2018

Over two thousand Southland pupils are being given the opportunity to discover their future career at this week’s CareerFest Southland, being held in Invercargill.

Around seventy exhibitors from a diverse range of industries are participating in this year’s careerfest, making it the biggest event to date.


Thursday 26th July, 2018

The director of the company developing a Kmart complex in Invercargill says the build will be a complete new offering for the city.

Windermere Holdings Limited director Paul Smith says Kmart will be accompanied by eight national brand stores, offering new services to the city.


Wednesday 25th July, 2018

A room in Invercargill’s Civic Theatre looks set to be rebranded after a submission to the Invercargill City Council on Tuesday.

Invercargill dancer Sophie Ineson told councillors the theatre’s rehearsal room should be named to remember Southland’s most renowned dancer.


Wednesday 25th July, 2018

A Southland family today remembered Victoria Cross recipient Richard Travis, on the centenary of his death.

The family, who were relations of Travis fiance Lettie Murray, were given the chance to view his medals in Invercargill, and remember the fallen hero.


Tuesday 24th July, 2018

A pop-up shop coming to Invercargill next week is offering a unique opportunity for Southland animal lovers.

SPCA Southland is opening the region's first cat cafe to celebrate the organisation's biggest fundraising day of the year, Cupcake Day.


Monday 23rd July, 2018

Venture Southland chief executive Paul Casson hopes a visitor centre in the heart of Invercargill will draw larger tourist numbers into the city centre.

Invercargill’s i-SITE was temporarily relocated after the closure of the Southland Museum and Art Gallery, and has now found a new home for the next three-to-five years.


Friday 20th July, 2018

Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters says changes to immigration policies throughout New Zealand will help Southland to retain more skilled workers.

Peters was in Invercargill on Wednesday night where he said modifications to immigration policies were just months away.