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Other parts of NZ need to respect Auckland - Mark Richardson

"We're the caboose that runs the train."

Police had already arrested seven other people over the death.

Mystery deepens over Invercargill man's murder

Jack McAllister died after an attack outside Stadium Southland.


'It was magical': Best moments from Aurora Australis

"I spent a whole year last year throughout winter [trying to] capture it... When I finally got it I was happy."

The man says it is "absolutely wrong" his daughter had to find a teacher to unlock the toilet for her.

Father furious daughter had to get a teacher to unlock a school toilet

Her dad says she escaped a "nasty accident".


Invercargill library gets overseas nod

The library's Kardashian cover shoot has brought it international recognition.

Go with your Gut Ltd is recalling all batches of all flavours of Kombucha.

Fears of high alcohol levels sparks Kombucha recall

Go with your Gut Ltd is recalling all batches of all flavours of Kombucha.

The 27-year-old allegedly attacked a 23-year-old in Invercargill on February 16.

Invercargill man charged with attempted murder

He is also facing an aggravated robbery charge over the February 16 attack.

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Wet weekend forecast across New Zealand

It's time to batten down the hatches and get out the hot chocolate.

Firefighters are battling a large fire in Dunedin.

Evacuations as firefighters battle major fire in Dunedin

A welfare centre has been set up for people displaced by the blaze.

Nine year old Kane Robinson had a rock flung in his face from a slingshot, his mother says.

9yo boy left near-blind after slingshot incident

"I got a hell of a shock, he couldn't even open the bloody thing" - Mum.


Fire near Tiwai Point smelter contained

The 130 hectare Invercargill blaze was only 400m from the smelter.


Invercargill locals to have say on captive bolt gun use

Is it an acceptable method of euthanasia for dogs?

The lower South Island is sweltering through some of its highest-ever temperatures.

Record-breaking weather: Why is it so hot?

A MetService meteorologist explains.

Invercargill reached its highest ever temperature on Sunday, beating a 90-year record.

Invercargill reaches its hottest ever recorded temperature

New Zealand's southernmost city hit 32.3degC, beating a 90-year record.

Temperatures in New Zealand's deep south could read near record levels.

Lower South Island to reach near-record temperatures

Invercargill, Alexandra, and Gore are expected to top 30degC on Sunday.


Invercargill hotel blaze contained

Fire crews have responded to a fire that broke out in an Invercargill hotel's basement.


Summer rains continue across the country

Two areas will escape clouds and rain for sunshine on Wednesday.

Invercargill sisters Bailey (left) and Aalyah with the presents they donated to Southland Hospital.

'Humble' Invercargill sisters' incredible surprise for hospital kids

Aalyah and Bailey wanted to make sure other children had a happy Christmas.

Benjamin McLean.

Cop who killed wife jailed for 17 years

Benjamin McLean shot his wife dead, then tried - and failed - to kill her new partner.

Ben McLean.

Ex-cop and killer Ben McLean to be sentenced

He pleaded guilty to murdering his wife and the attempted murder of Garry Duggan.