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With just one breeding pair left at Curio Bay, a trust protecting yellow-eyed penguins - one of the world's rarest penguin species - says its local population is at crisis point.
A French tourist who was attacked by a shark yesterday has described how she prised her leg out of the shark's mouth. Audio
A man bitten by a shark in a Southland bay three years ago says he's shocked to hear a woman had been attacked at the same beach. Audio
A French tourist is recovering after being attacked by a shark while bodyboarding at Curio Bay on the Southland coast yesterday. Shark expert Clinton Duffy thinks the shark was likely to be a… Audio
A woman has been attacked by a shark at Curio Bay off the Catlins coast. Nick Smart runs the Catlins Surf School. Checkpoint spoke to him shortly after the incident. Audio
Police are speaking to overseas associates of John Beckenridge, who disappeared with his 11-year-old stepson nearly two years ago.
The police have found metal wreckage in a cove at Curio Bay likely to be the car at the centre of a search for a missing Southland boy but they won't say if anyone is inside. Audio