An Australian invasion making its way through the South has
the small Canterbury town of Methven in its sights.
More than 30 old motorcycles and their riders took to Clutha
roads on Saturday for the South Otago branch of the Vintage
Car Club of New Zealand's 40th annual rally.
A South Otago farming couple have been praised for their part
in preventing a 10-home subdivision at Bull Creek, near
A fault leading to crossed phone lines, prompting privacy
concerns in the Catlins last month was caused by lightning
strikes, Chorus says.
The presence of nodding thistle at a West Otago quarry has
prompted fears it could lead to an infestation across the
district if left untreated.
From the end of this month, the Balclutha District Court will
cease to exist.
A Waitahuna farmer is training to tackle a new challenge,
climbing 51 storeys in full firefighting kit to raise money
The pilot of a microlight forced into a crash landing near
Waipahi yesterday afternoon escaped with only minor injuries.
A driftwood tepee built near Kaka Point by three South Otago
children three years ago to mark the death of their beloved
grandad has caught the attention and hearts of locals and
Timaru man William Bisset has not looked back since selling
his home, and a large chunk of his earthly possessions, in
order to film his journey as a swagman travelling from
Kaitangata to Bluff.
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