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Welsh singer-songwriter Shirley Bassey once owned the 1986 Rolls Royce Silver Spur luxury model that is in the hands of John Hughes, of Tapanui. The car...

Rafting trips gain partial approval

All going well, Phill Joostens could be guiding fare-paying guests on rafts down the Mataura River before Christmas. Resource consent for commercial rafting trips down...

Fisherman queries fishing spot work

An Environment Southland makeover of a fishing spot on the Waimea River has one fisherman perplexed. Australian Peter Endres, who lives in Mataura for six...

‘Courteous’ drivers concern parent

Stopping to let a 3-year-old on a bike and his mother cross the road, might seem like a nice thing for drivers to do...

Wartime flag back where it belongs

A World War 1 relic has been returned to the community which has given it a home for about a hundred years. The Otama Union...

Pupils in line for outdoor challenge

Another school's misfortune has become Menzies College's gain. Eight Menzies pupils qualified for the New Zealand Hillary Outdoor Get2Go Challenge after competing at an Otago-Southland...

Waikaia stalwart named Woman of the Year

When Mairi Dickson's husband Ray told her they were moving to Waikaia she cried – now she does not want to live anywhere else. At...

Anti-violence message rolls out on motorbikes

Get your motors running, head out on the highway – The White Ribbon Riders are heading into Gore, and will be congregating at Longford...

First NZ finalist for scholarship

Not only has she started working in her dream job 20 years after she left school but a Gore woman is the first New...

St John honours for Waikaia volunteer

A desire to help people in their time of need has led to Waikaia woman Louise Ferguson being made a member of the Order...

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