Southland

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It’s a sight that will take you back to the eighties.

Southland couple brings back milkman tradition and it's what's in the bottle proving a hit

Farm Fresh South owners Logan and Melissa Johnson started the company in September last year.

00:18
The retiring Southern Steel captain hoped she hadn’t upset anyone with her topless photo, following her team’s stunning ANZ Premiership triumph.

'Hopefully I didn’t offend anyone' - topless snap a bit of banter, says outgoing Steel star Wendy Frew

Retiring Steel netball captain celebrated with some inspiration from a NZ sevens player.

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The announcement means the Lumsden facility will provide pre and post-natal care, but won’t be a birthing centre.

Lumsden Birthing Centre in Southland to close despite community outcry - 'Could put babies and mothers at greater risk'

National's Hamish Walker said when the centre closes mothers may have to travel up to 130 kilometres to give birth.

03:11
The eclipsed moon will appear a deep red during the celestial event which will be visible in southern parts of the country.

Professor explains where in NZ to watch the selenelion - a rare eclipse - tomorrow

The celestial event occurs when the moon is in Earth's shadow but can still be seen.

Rare celestial phenomenon to grace South Island skies this weekend

Both the sun and moon will be visible at the same time several minutes after 8am on Saturday.

'She will never come back' - No closure for son of Australian tourist who died in Southland

Tamara Maree Schmidt had been assaulted by her partner, and was highly intoxicated, before being struck by a car on SH1 near Bluff in 2015.

Milford Sound road closed due to avalanche risk

A convoy is due out of the sound this morning with motorists warned that the road may remain closed over the weekend.

Man on the loose wanted over Invercargill shooting

Police say Anthony Miles Tamaiti Watkins is unpredictable and caution should be exercised when approaching him.

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One killed as car and truck collide in Southland

Police are at the scene of the crash that happened on State Highway 96, near Browns tonight.

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A nearby resident says the two gunshots in the central city sounded like massive explosions.

Hunt continues for gunman as man shot in Invercargill remains in hospital after surgery

Police are interviewing witnesses to the incident on Kelvin Street yesterday morning.

Water supply for Southland town of Winton shut off after critical supply line ruptures

The council said the town's reserves could potentially be depleted within an hour.

Rottweilers who mauled Southland man last week euthanised

Oliver Beaumont was seriously injured after he was attacked by the Rottweilers near his home in Winton on Sunday.

Owner of one dog which attacked Southland man says 'lovely' dogs were 'protecting their home'

"We got the dogs to guard our house and be our forever friends."

Southland man hospitalised after dogs attack head, leg

One of the dogs is still missing after the incident, which occurred on Great North Road in Winton today.

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Teenager taken to hospital after Invercargill house fire

Four fire engines attended the scene and the blaze has now been extinguished.

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The Crown Range, Lindis Pass and road from Te Anau to Milford Sound are closed due to snow.

Watch: Dunedin and parts of the South Island wake up to heavy blanket of snow, flight delays and road closures

A heavy snow watch is still in place for Canterbury, Fiordland, Southland and Otago.

Queenstown's Coronet Peak Ski field opens up for one day, to give guests and locals a taste of what's to come.

Watch: Nico Porteous among snowboarders and skiers thrilled with early opening of South Island ski-fields

Coronet Peak is open today for a pre-season taster and the Remarkables is due to open June 7.

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Southland man leads police on wild 20 minute foot chase around the streets of Alexandra

The disqualified driver first refused to pull over in his vehicle before taking off on foot.

Invercargill MP proposes regulations around shark cage diving

Sarah Dowie's Bill would create conditions to grant permits of where the shark cage diving could operate.

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One person dead, one seriously injured after Southland crash

Police say the one car crash happened at 9pm near Edendale,

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Unlike most New Zealand towns, Invercargill doesn't have a back-up option for water.

Invercargill on the hunt for a secondary water source

Unlike most New Zealand towns, Invercargill doesn't have a back-up option for water.

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Invercargill has become a new resettlement area, welcoming three families from Colombia.

Southland accepts its first group of refugees as Invercargill becomes a resettlement area

After years of living in fear, three families from Colombia finally have a safe place to call home.

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