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Riverton races still drawing big crowds

RAIN did not keep the crowds away from the Riverton Easter Carnival with large crowds attending both races at the Riverton Racecourse. Riverton Racing Club...

A chance for a fresh start

AFTER years in and out of the justice system, one woman has found the support she needed to get her life back on the...

Stalwarts ensure Blues a force again

BLUES is Southland's oldest and most successful rugby club, and this year Blues has senior teams playing in the premier, division one, division two,...

Gun laws raise doubt

BANNED firearms may present new obstacles for pest control management in Southland. Custom Guns owner Greg Hudson, who has run his gun retail store out...

‘An unbelievable result’

IT was an outcome few expected, but pilot Andrew Hefford, paramedic John Lambeth and winch operator Lester Stevens all walked into Southland Hospital unaided...

Southerner back for battle

Former Southlander Glenn Johnstone's Scania truck bursts into flames at Timaru International Motor Raceway in January. Glenn Johnstone was competing in his first event at...

XV toface parliament team

SOON after Winton man Blair Vining, 38, was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer in October last year he wrote out his bucket list, which...

Deputy running for top job

INVERCARGILL deputy mayor Rebecca Amundsen is taking on long-time mayor Sir Tim Shadbolt for the city's top job in this year's local body elections. She...

Vandals to be caught on camera

RISKY behaviour, vandalism and costly repair bills have prompted a north Invercargill primary school to install CCTV cameras to catch the culprits. Salford School principal...

On target for world champs

INVERCARGILL man Les Hoffman has shot his way onto the international stage, representing New Zealand at two high-level international clay target shooting championships this...
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