The 13th annual Clutha Super Masters Games - the "Olympics" for the older generation - will be held in Balclutha next week.
A red-letter day is approaching for Clutha Valley pre-school education.
More money could be on the way for the Gore group charged with fostering relations with the town's sister city in New South Wales.
Signs pointing to and marking the Catlins are needed, now the name is about to become official, a Catlins tourism operator says.
A small island on the Clutha River could again prove a thorn in the side of a power company hoping to build a dam on the river's lower reaches.
Balclutha's most dominant landmark, which marks its 75th birthday next year, would be the focal point of celebrations at February's Big River Festival, organisers confirmed yesterday.
The trail appears to have gone cold in the search for a group of kayakers who sparked a large search and rescue operation off the South Otago coast at the weekend.
The horrific tragedy that struck Samoa last week will never be forgotten, but more's the pity we can't wipe away the memory of some of our media coverage of the tragedy.
They call him "the Godfather" of South Otago bowls, so it was appropriate the region's bowling fraternity made Les Morrison an offer he could not refuse when he was awarded a rare life membership.
More than a dozen game poachers have been caught in a joint operation staged in South and West Otago mountains, and police say they will continue targeting those who hunt without permits or firearms licences.
Southland councils will soon get together to discuss how their communities should handle the prospect of having two multibillion-dollar industries on their doorsteps within the next five years.
A Gore school, which sponsors a child in the Philippines, is concerned about his welfare after the country was hit by its heaviest floods in more than 40 years.
Red tape does not seem to be a problem for most people getting resource consents processed by the Clutha District Council, the latest survey from the local authority reveals.
Plans for a small wind farm on one of Clutha's highest points are back on the table, with the company behind the project reactivating its resource consent application.
An extended glass ban is likely to be introduced along Kaka Point's main beach this summer.
As many as 40 prisoners at the Otago Corrections Facility could be offered the chance to boost their job skills while serving prison time, as part of a new scheme aimed at lowering the rate of prisoner reoffending.
The Catlins Area School, fast carving a reputation for information technology and e-learning, will soon hold an event which will provide a glimpse of how education and technology might combine.
A rare insight into an upgraded historic Catlins lighthouse will be offered to a select few this weekend.
Clutha Mayor Juno Hayes delivered few surprises in his annual state-of-the-district address last night, but he hinted the district faced both challenging and exciting times ahead.
Trish Pain does not seek the limelight but this weekend, the Kaitangata woman will take centre stage on national television when popular Kiwi series Mucking In returns for its 10th season.