Monday, May 28, 2018Invercargill

Thousands headed south at the weekend for their fill of the famous Bluff oyster.

The Bluff Oyster and Food Festival saw a capacity crowd, with around 4,500 people chowing down some southern delicacies.


Monday, May 28, 2018Queenstown

Questions are being raised over Queenstown Lakes District Council’s plans to evict 105 residents living at Frankton Motor Camp in Queenstown.

Camp manager Tracy O’Rouke explains why she is concerned about the eviction and the draft camping strategy.


Monday, May 28, 2018Dunedin

Dunedin's Public Library became a venue for live music on Sunday afternoon.

Fifty different live acts played amongst the book stacks as part of Dunedin's contribution to New Zealand Music Month.


Monday, May 28, 2018Invercargill

The annual Bluff Oyster and Food Festival features both oyster eating and oyster shucking competitions.

There were some fresh faces amongst this year's competitors but, unsurprisingly, it was the Bluffies who came out on top.


Monday, May 28, 2018Dunedin

A car travelling uphill in Brockville Rd lost control and crashed this afternoon, leaving the driver and passenger with minor injuries.


Friday, May 25, 2018Dunedin

An on-campus spat is threatening to erupt further as students are speaking out and accusing the University of 'brand management'.

The student's claims are being called 'just nonsensical' by Otago University.


Friday, May 25, 2018Invercargill

Venture Southland is encouraging Southland youth to look skyward for their future career options.

Southland secondary school pupils were given a tour of the Awarua satellite tracking station today for part of national Tech Week.


Friday, May 25, 2018Dunedin

International ride sharing service Uber is due to launch in Dunedin at the end of the month.

One taxi company estimates it could lose 50% of its business as the city's student population is set to flock to the technology based service.


Friday, May 25, 2018Dunedin

This weekend will see the annual poultry exhibition being held in Dunedin.

The birds need to be washed and groomed before they go on display.


Friday, May 25, 2018Invercargill

Invercargill residents are putting aside their electronic-book readers for the real deal this weekend.

The Rotary Club of Invercargill's annual book sale started today with around 30,000 books on offer.


Thursday, May 24, 2018Oamaru

The artist behind the murals on Waimate's twin grain silos has finally finished his artwork.

The project began in March and depicts notable people from the Waimate area.


Thursday, May 24, 2018Dunedin

Dunedin's Tech week is in full swing, as a part of that a talk was held on electric vehicles and the future of alternative fuelled cars.

The South Today met with the guest speaker to talk about the future of electric vehicles in New Zealand.


Thursday, May 24, 2018Dunedin

The South's two secondary school rugby giants have battled to a stalemate.

Otago Boys' High School drew 14-all with Southland Boys' in the first XV match at Littlebourne in their traditional inter-school competitions yesterday.


Thursday, May 24, 2018Invercargill

Bluff oyster boats are braving rough seas in preparation for one of Southland’s biggest events of the year.

Up to 5000 people are expected to attend the Bluff Oyster and Food Festival on Saturday - rain, hail or shine.


Thursday, May 24, 2018Queenstown

Roads closed, flights cancelled, buses disrupted and schools delayed.

That was the situation in Queenstown today after the resort grappled with snow and bitterly cold temperatures.