The Catlins coast is flush with fish.
In a series featuring some of Otago's cafes, Hamish Maclean travels to the small Southland spot of Niagara, to find a family-run business with a focus on home-made and healthy.
Volunteer lifeguards from the Kaka Point Surf Life Saving Club were watching swimmers at Kaka Point.
He is more of a Neil Diamond fan than a fan of Axl Rose.
A man was flown to Dunedin Hospital with serious injuries after being thrown from a vehicle in South Otago yesterday.
The biggest prize money event at the Lawrence Rodeo on January 31 will be the inaugural ''Undies Run''.
Clutha farmer Dave Shaw has seen an opportunity to share his passion for hunting with the next generation of hunters and cull his farm's fallow deer population. Hamish MacLean found out what he had to teach young hunters.
They were only in the store for a matter of minutes.
What do Gallipoli, Glasgow, Amsterdam and Balclutha have in common?They all made the top 10 ''Where is ... ?'' Google searches by New Zealanders in 2014, Google Australia and New Zealand head of communications Annie Baxter says.
Kaitangata could early next year provide Clutha youth with a triple sporting challenge.
Pig hunting means a lot to Milton.
On December 1, the alcohol limits for drivers aged 20 years and over were lowered, creating concern among the hospitality industry about how it would affect their customers. Otago Daily Times regional reporters find out how rural hoteliers are responding.
The capital value of farms in the Clutha district has jumped nearly 25% while the value of the rest of the district's property remained more or less unchanged.
Whether the road to Nugget Point should be sealed is being debated by both tourists and the Clutha District Council.
Southland farmers will not know until next autumn the full story about what killed hundreds of dairy cows this winter.
Hundreds of Clutha farmers are being urged to work together to improve the water quality of five of the district's troubled river catchments.
The Clutha District Council has put three Clinton properties up for sale because of non-payment of rates.
Gore Mayor Tracy Hicks says he expects his council to support a proposed submission on Environment Southland's plans to improve air quality.
The Clutha District Council will offer assistance to Westpac to keep its Milton branch open.
Poet Laureate Hone Tuwhare's legacy has been drawing people to the Catlins, where he lived for the last 16 years of his life, producing four books.