Stuff.co.nz - Southland Times http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times Top Stories from Stuff.co.nz. New Zealand, world, sport, business & entertainment news on Stuff.co.nz. en-nz Fairfax New Zealand Ltd. 30 http://static.stuff.co.nz/images/logo.gif Stuff News http://www.stuff.co.nz Woman in dairy had knife at her throat http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2930345/Woman-in-dairy-had-knife-at-her-throat An 18-Year-old woman feared for her life as a man held a knife to her throat and demanded money in a daytime robbery of an Invercargill dairy on Saturday afternoon, the dairy owners said. By SAM McKNIGHT stuff.co.nz/2930345 Mon, 05 Oct 2009 00:09:00 +1300 Govt won't rule out mining in Fiordland http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2930346/Govt-won-t-rule-out-mining-in-Fiordland The Government is considering reversing a ban on mining to allow oil exploration in New Zealand's last great wilderness area, Fiordland. By MICHAEL FORBES and Fairfax stuff.co.nz/2930346 Mon, 05 Oct 2009 00:09:00 +1300 Alexandra woman caught in tsunami during birthday trip http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2930341/Alexandra-woman-caught-in-tsunami-during-birthday-trip An Alexandra woman who had flown to Samoa to celebrate her 60th birthday with a friend was last night recovering in North Shore Hospital in Auckland. By JOHN EDENS in Alexandra stuff.co.nz/2930341 Mon, 05 Oct 2009 00:09:00 +1300 Skifields get snow for close http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2930344/Skifields-get-snow-for-close The 2009 ski season is finishing in much the same way it started, after a blast of cold weather at the weekend brought fresh snow to Queenstown Lakes skifields. By WILL HINE in Queenstown stuff.co.nz/2930344 Mon, 05 Oct 2009 00:09:00 +1300 Jury trials to stop as revamp steps up http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2930335/Jury-trials-to-stop-as-revamp-steps-up Jury trials will stop in Invercargill for several months next year as redevelopment of the city's courthouse moves to the next stage. By CASSANDRA POKONEY stuff.co.nz/2930335 Mon, 05 Oct 2009 00:09:00 +1300 Feedback good but ad withdrawn http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2929694/Feedback-good-but-ad-withdrawn A Queenstown restaurant promotion depicting a bunch of carrots over a woman's groin, with the words "grown down south" and "excite your taste buds", has been withdrawn by the company. By WILL HINE in Queenstown stuff.co.nz/2929694 Sun, 04 Oct 2009 17:26:00 +1300 Dairy robbery caught on film http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2929796/Dairy-robbery-caught-on-film An 18-year-old woman feared for her life as man held a knife to her throat and demanded money in a daytime robbery of an Invercargill dairy on Saturday afternoon, the dairy owners said. By SAM McKNIGHT stuff.co.nz/2929796 Sun, 04 Oct 2009 18:47:59 +1300 Mils Muliaina's village destroyed http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2927423/Mils-Muliainas-village-destroyed All Black Mils Muliaina left Samoa only hours before a tsunami struck the island, wrecking his family's village on Wednesday morning. By SCOT MacKAY stuff.co.nz/2927423 Sat, 03 Oct 2009 01:10:00 +1300 11 in family killed, 5 missing http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2927425/11-in-family-killed-5-missing A Southland minister has been left devastated after 11 of his extended family were killed by the tsunami in Samoa. By SHANE COWLISHAW stuff.co.nz/2927425 Sat, 03 Oct 2009 01:10:00 +1300 Supermums took on $10 race for their boys http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2927424/Supermums-took-on-10-race-for-their-boys It was a moving moment, the one that made it all worthwhile for two brave Kiwi supermums as they sprinted into the arms of their excited four-year-old sons and across the $10 Challenge finish line in Queenstown yesterday. By SUE FEA in Queenstown stuff.co.nz/2927424 Sat, 03 Oct 2009 01:10:00 +1300 Annah lands record deal http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2927422/Annah-lands-record-deal Southland musician Annah Macdonald has signed an exclusive four-album recording contract with Sony BMG. By CRAIG LAWSON stuff.co.nz/2927422 Sat, 03 Oct 2009 01:10:00 +1300 Generosity to Shanade amazing - family http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2923666/Generosity-to-Shanade-amazing-family Shanade Tallentire is excited about her big adventure at Auckland Zoo today. By AMY MILNE stuff.co.nz/2923666 Fri, 02 Oct 2009 00:15:00 +1300 Indecent assault in city http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2926308/Indecent-assault-in-city A police manhunt is underway in Invercargill after a 23-year-old woman was indecently assaulted in her bed this morning. By JARED MORGAN stuff.co.nz/2926308 Fri, 02 Oct 2009 15:53:00 +1300 Crime stats in Southland jump 15 per cent http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2923665/Crime-stats-in-Southland-jump-15-per-cent Violent crime has jumped more than 15 per cent in Southland, with police vowing to take a more proactive approach to get the numbers down. By CASSANDRA POKONEY stuff.co.nz/2923665 Fri, 02 Oct 2009 00:15:00 +1300 Second tsunami escape for Southland man http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2923645/Second-tsunami-escape-for-Southland-man Gordon McKenzie is either lucky or extremely unlucky. By SCOT MacKAY stuff.co.nz/2923645 Fri, 02 Oct 2009 00:15:00 +1300 Little warning before a tsunami strikes http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2923650/Little-warning-before-a-tsunami-strikes If you hear "unusual noises" coming from the ocean, you might only have a few minutes. By JARED MORGAN stuff.co.nz/2923650 Fri, 02 Oct 2009 00:15:00 +1300 Rethink on Milford aircraft movements http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2923657/Rethink-on-Milford-aircraft-movements The Conservation Minister is considering overturning Milford Sound landing rights restrictions after some aircraft operators said it would put them out of business. By BEN HEATHER stuff.co.nz/2923657 Fri, 02 Oct 2009 00:15:00 +1300 Tsunami in Samoa http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2920492/Tsunami-in-Samoa A Dipton man who narrowly escaped being swept to his death as a tsunami swamped the coast of American Samoa yesterday said bodies were being carted away in truckloads as rescuers searched for survivors. By SCOT MacKAY, WILMA McCORKINDALE and agencies stuff.co.nz/2920492 Thu, 01 Oct 2009 09:05:00 +1300 Bars face 3am closing http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2919549/Bars-face-3am-closing City bars are likely to close earlier after an Invercargill City Council committee indicated yesterday that it will settle on 3am closing for licensed premises. By SAM McKNIGHT stuff.co.nz/2919549 Thu, 01 Oct 2009 00:24:00 +1300 Seven arrested after drug raids http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/2919546/Seven-arrested-after-drug-raids Queenstown is at the centre of an international drug syndicate, with alleged offenders importing hundreds of thousands of dollars of ecstasy from Canada, police said. By BEN HEATHER in Queenstown stuff.co.nz/2919546 Thu, 01 Oct 2009 00:24:00 +1300