From the 1970s wallpaper to the children's scribbles on the walls, a Nugget Point crib has a special place in the heart of Kate Botting. Hamish MacLean discovers the reason for having a crib only 15km from home.
His display of shawls, dreamcatchers, hats and dresses could be one of the most colourful things drivers see as they tour the Southern Scenic route over the holiday break.
Gumboots are more part of Nigel Stirling's wardrobe than suits these days but the former journalist has not gone "cold turkey'' on his news background, despite the demands of farming life. He tells Hamish McLean about his return to the family farm in South Otago.
Staffing shortages, due to illness, have meant the Clutha District Council has funded its war memorial restoration programme from reserves rather than grants.
It is not the move from Otago to the Middle East that excites Dr Wayne Cunningham, it is the move to full-time academia he calls a ''huge opportunity''.
Three empty Housing New Zealand homes in Milton could be sold to first-time buyers under a scheme to get more people into home ownership.
Rose the red Friesian once again paraded her way to championship status at the Tokomairiro A&P show at the weekend.
Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan says the public consultation process for the Clutha District Council's long-term plan early next year could turn ugly.
Efforts to save Westpac's Milton branch fell on deaf ears, Clutha District councillor Gaynor Finch says.
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.
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.