Staging art exhibitions in West Otago turned what was once a naive arts community into one that has flourished, Central Otago artist Liz Kempthorne says.
A driveway repair contract firm which has left a trail of complaints in Otago towns is under investigation by immigration authorities.
Shareholders of Wool Equities Ltd, the parent company of Milton's Bruce Woollen Mill, have voted down a proposal to sell its shares in the mill.
Scores of volunteers painted a cherished place in the Catlins at the weekend.
A sophisticated gadget tipped to revolutionise New Zealand farming was demonstrated at the Farmarama farm show at Lawrence yesterday.
The font that Southern Anglicans for years have believed was a Norman relic is likely to be less than 200 years old, a specialist in medieval art says.
Road maintenance tops Clutha residents' list of concerns after the latest satisfaction survey.
A woman allegedly involved in three shoplifting incidents in Balclutha yesterday then crashed the car she was driving into a pole and later crashed into another car while avoiding police, Balclutha police say.
The one day they did not want the rain, they got it.
Community reaction to the possibility the Kaitangata Pool could be closed has been muted.
Testing to determine what killed more than 200 Southland dairy cows and caused liver damage and peeling skin in others last year is expected to begin in the next few weeks.
The Clutha District Council has asked water users from Lovells Flat to Waihola, including Berwick and Tokoiti, to urgently reduce their water use to avoid widespread outages in the near future.
Senior Constable Richard Whitmore, of Clinton, knows the headaches that come with a management position.
Shearing legend David Fagan is taking one last shot at winning the open final that started it all for him.
A new home is being sought for an old font, which has a special place in the history of the Anglican Church in the South, after the deconsecration of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Lawrence.
A joint exhibition by the South Otago Museum and a New Caledonian heritage consultancy group is a reflection of the ''little stories'' from World War 1 as it played out in the two Pacific nations, its curators say.
Penguins injured in barracouta attacks off the Catlins coast are being returned to the sea after being nursed back to health.
Increasing the cost of building consentscould make a difficult situation worse, Clutha builders says.
It is not just farmers' fields turning brown in South Otago.
Work on Balclutha's $2.6 million main street renewal could begin at the end of March.