Friday, April 27, 2018

Following an incident on Anzac Day, fire crews discovered that, while smoke alarms had been installed, their long-life batteries had not been activated.


Friday, April 27, 2018

An Invercargill architect is challenging the decision to close the Southland Museum and Art Gallery.

Bob Simpson addressed the museum board on Thursday, saying the decision to close was based on incorrect assumptions.


Thursday, April 26, 2018

Some of the best acts from around New Zealand are heading south this month for the Southland Festival of the Arts.

For the tenth year, Venture Southland are offering a diverse line-up of acts and events to entertain every member of the family.


Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The Invercargill Loss and Grief Centre will soon be offering their support to the wider Southland community.

A new support centre being established in Gore is the first step towards supporting Southland’s rural communities.


Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Game bird hunters are being warned to avoid contact with the water at a popular duck shooting spot in Southland.

High levels of toxic algae detected at Waituna Lagoon may cause health risks to anyone consuming game birds from the area.


Monday, April 23, 2018

Southland drag racers wrapped up the racing season on Sunday at Southern Dragways' final points scoring round.

Car enthusiasts were invited to Invercargill’s Teretonga Park to set some final times down the quarter-mile.


Friday, April 20, 2018

Some of Dipton's youngest primary industries experts are preparing for battle tomorrow.

The school is sending three teams to the New Zealand Young Farmers Agrikids competition being held on Saturday.


Friday, April 20, 2018

Families who donated items to the Southland Museum and Art Gallery may have a chance to revisit their taonga.

The museum board are developing an application process for families to access the items under special circumstances.


Thursday, April 19, 2018

A Southland wrestler will be taking on a world champion in Invercargill this weekend.

Southern Pro wrestler Kane Kahn will take on Progress Wrestling world champion Travis Banks at Battlelines on Saturday night.


Thursday, April 19, 2018

An Invercargill dairy was robbed just before closing time last night when two men armed with hammers burst into the store.

Sharon Reece has an exclusive interview with one of the employees.


Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Southland nurses held a protest in Invercargill's Wachner Place today to campaign for better pay and to address concerns about working conditions.


Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Pacific artists are visiting Invercargill this week, helping Southland pupils to realise their artistic potential.

The Fresh Horizons programme invites students of Pacific descent to work with the artists in developing creative projects.


Monday, April 16, 2018

Venture Southland is helping to fill almost 500 job listings in Invercargill this week.

The Southland Pop Up Job Shop is back in Invercargill, to offer assistance for anyone looking to join the Southland workforce.


Friday, April 13, 2018

The Southland Museum and Art Gallery welcomed the last of its visitors yesterday evening.

Council staff, local iwi and members of the community gathered to bid the museum farewell.


Friday, April 13, 2018

A popular fishing and diving spot in Bluff has been closed to the public after asbestos was discovered in the area.

Coastal erosion has caused what could be a former landfill site to spill asbestos onto the foreshore.