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Why you should move to Invercargill

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Oliver Beaumont was mauled by two Rottweiler's last Sunday.

Two rottweilers that attacked an autistic man put down

Oliver Beaumont suffered injuries to his arms and face.


Manhunt ends as wanted man is found hiding in river

Dog units, the AOS and a helicopter were searching Invercargill for him.

The attack occurred on Great North Rd.

Hero cop recalls savage Rottweiler attack on autistic man

He stepped in to risk life and limb as the victim was mauled.

The attack occurred on Great North Rd.

Autistic man stable after vicious Rottweiler attack

Two dogs have been caught, but their victim remains in hospital.

The attack occurred on Great North Rd.

Southland man hospitalised after vicious Rottweiler attack

One of the dogs is in council hands, but the other is still on the loose.

A cold snap has already forced the closure of schools and roads down south.

South Island warned 'dangerous' conditions are ahead

A cold snap has already forced the closure of schools and roads down south.

Central Southland School

School's beanie ban to stay during winter

One father is concerned the school won't change its mind "no matter how bad the weather gets".

The Alpine Fault ruptures roughly every 300 years.

Simulation shows widespread damage if Alpine Fault ruptures

The fault line is expected to rupture within our lifetime.


Other parts of NZ need to respect Auckland - Mark Richardson

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

Southland house completely destroyed in fire

Investigators are working to determine whether the blaze is suspicious.


One dead in Edendale crash

The fatal accident happened near the intersection of Homestead Rd and Hilda Rd.

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.

The incident took place in Waikaia, Southland around 9.15 on Thursday night.

Man armed with knife demands access to gun case

Southland police are investigating the incident.


Water supply low in Southland

Environment Southland is keeping a close eye on its drying-up water supply.

Brandon Richmond was spearfishing when he captured the moment the curious sea lions approach him.

Incredible footage shows man's Catlins sea lion encounter

'Could have spent hours out there with these beautiful creatures, feeling blessed.'

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".

A 20-year-old man has had surgery in Southland Hospital and is being flown to Dunedin Hospital after being run over early this morning.

Southland man in critical condition after being run over by van

It happened just before 4am on the Winton Hedgehope Highway, north of Norman Road.

Wellington, Kaiti, Wairarapa and Taranaki are in for a drenching on Thursday.

Cold front moves north after soaking parts of Southland

Wellington, Kapiti, Wairarapa and Taranaki could see heavy rain.

The NZ College of Midwives says the country needs places like Lumsden Maternity Centre.

Midwives fight closure of Southland birthing unit

The NZ College of Midwives says the country needs places like Lumsden Maternity Centre.