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Mother of one of the kids involved in 'sickening' kitten video says it's 'unacceptable'

They also removed three more kittens from the house of one of the offenders.


Opinion: Come on Kiwis, we're better than that

When video of an abused kitten began circulating, the response was just as sickening.


'Sickening' Invercargill kitten killing video leads to death threats

Paw Justice is calling for those responsible to be identified.

Prince Harry gives Conrad Smith a pat on the back for winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Invercargill's latest shot at world record glory

You might have patted yourself on the back, but have you done it with 251 other people?

"If you're a student in Invercargill, you'll be sitting pretty next year."

Invercargill's Southern Institute of Technology offers free accommodation

"If you're a student in Invercargill, you'll be sitting pretty next year."

He was taken to hospital and firefighters extinguished the fire.

Man suffers burns in Invercargill burn-off

An Invercargill man has suffered moderate burns after falling into a burn-off he was trying to control.


Invercargill council confused by meat cakes appearing in carpark

Strange objects containing meat, onions and flowers were found lying on the ground.

The woman will reappear in court on November 30.

Woman charged after man stabbed in Bluff

A 23-year-old woman has appeared in Invercargill District Court charged with assault after a 28-year-old man was stabbed in the arm.

Fire station.

Water-pump explosion in Invercargill leaves one hospitalised

The explosion occurred at the Waikiwi pumping station.

Water and sky

Warm temperatures headed for Invercargill

Temperatures are set to hit 24degC.


Family make lucky escape from house fire

Two Invercargill houses went up in flames overnight.

The cause of the fire is being investigated (Getty, file)

Invercargill garage ruined by fire

The fire threatened adjacent properties.

Prison staff are addressing the issue.

Invercargill Prison stamps out crafty cannabis smuggling attempt

Prison staff are addressing the issue.


5.8 quake strikes off NZ's southern coast

Initial reports suggest it was at a depth of 13km however that was quickly revised.


Council refutes dog stomping allegation

An animal welfare group alleges the Invercargill City Council shot a dog and stomped on its head.

Labour's offering a year's free education if elected.

Labour's education plan will 'undermine' Invercargill - Shadbolt

The Mayor is concerned Labour's education plan will destroy the southern town.

Wooden toys block arranging as a house, learning development concept.

Invercargill toddler allegedly abused by four-year-old at kindergarten

"My poor boy was violated... where our children should feel safe and looked after."


Much more to Invercargill than meets the eye

My home town gets a bad rap. Here's what's great about it.

Invercargill hotel

A couple's Air NZ luxe getaway surprise? Invercargill

The pair were dismayed after shelling out for a "deluxe" weekend away.


Police officer, dog hit by car in Invercargill

Video appears to show the officer being pulled from under the car.