Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan says the public consultation process for the Clutha District Council's long-term plan early next year could turn ugly.
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.
The biggest prize money event at the Lawrence Rodeo on January 31 will be the inaugural ''Undies Run''.
A man was flown to Dunedin Hospital with serious injuries after being thrown from a vehicle in South Otago yesterday.
Despite the efforts of an expert group working since September, the deaths of hundreds of dairy cows in Southland and Otago last winter remain unexplained.
Volunteer lifeguards from the Kaka Point Surf Life Saving Club were watching swimmers at Kaka Point.
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.
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.
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''.
Staffing shortages, due to illness, have meant the Clutha District Council has funded its war memorial restoration programme from reserves rather than grants.
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.
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.
Otago lambs are being sold to North Island farmers as arid conditions affect most of the South Island.
Meat processing plants across the region are working overtime to clear a backlog of lambs brought to slaughter because of this summer's dry conditions.
A 62-year-old Balclutha man was arrested yesterday, following three separate complaints in Owaka on Sunday afternoon.