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Fisherfolk flock to Te Anau

A TOTAL of 78 fish were caught during the Te Anau Fishing Competition held last weekend. Fishermen and women experienced sunny and warm as well...

Human skull discovery surprises beachcomber

A GREENHILLS man was taken aback when he discovered a human skull while out walking with his family at Omaui Beach. It was meant to...

Grandstand repair delays disappoint

PRESIDENTS of two Southland sports groups are urging council to sort issues with the Surrey Park grandstand in Invercargill. It was deemed an earthquake risk...

Eye-catching exhibition

An exhibition with a difference is currently on display at the Black Shag Expresso Bar and Cafe in Invercargill. The Dee St cafe's wall is...

2021 welcomed in at Riverton Racecourse

Despite patchy wet weather, hundreds of punters made their way to Riverton Racecourse to welcome in 2021. From pony rides to mini jeeps, as well...

Buchanan confirms his talent with six wins from six races

THE stand-out performance in the opening round of the 2021 New Zealand Superbike Championship (NZSBK) went to Southland motorcyclist Cormac Buchanan at Mike Pero...

Massive increase in visitors to island

A Tourism operator believes Stewart Island is having its best summer in 30 years. Rakiura Adventure owner Manfred Herzhoff has been overwhelmed with the number...

Devil’s fingers sets off stench

A Devilish diffusion of festering flesh hit the nostrils of a Manapouri man mowing his lawn at the weekend. The culprit; a blood red, fly-attracting...

Foveaux Strait’s history scribed

Learning about Foveaux Strait/Te Ara a Kiwa which separates the South Island/Te Wai Pounamu and Stewart Island/Rakiura will be easier thanks to the latest...

Sculptors create sand art

The ingenuity of sculptors was not deterred in the slightest by choppy weather at this year's Curio Bay Big Dig. Over 100 people made their...
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