Senior Constable Richard Whitmore, of Clinton, knows the headaches that come with a management position.
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.
The Clutha District Council was last night scrambling to find a suspected major leak in one of the district's rural water schemes.
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.
A woman who had been kicked by a horse was airlifted to Dunedin Hospital by helicopter during the first day on the Tussock Creek light wagon trail on the Otago Goldfields Heritage Trust's cavalcade yesterday.
Water restrictions remain in place for 300 Clutha properties from Lovells Flat to Waihola, but the Clutha District Council says it is making progress on fixing the scheme.
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 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.
A sophisticated gadget tipped to revolutionise New Zealand farming was demonstrated at the Farmarama farm show at Lawrence yesterday.
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.
Clutha Development's Hamish Anderson is asking dairy farmers to start testing the water on their properties to meet the Otago Regional Council's new 2020 water standards.
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.
Driving skills, English language training and access to services are the top concerns of the growing international workforce in the Clutha district, Clutha District Settlement Support chairwoman Chris Shaw says.
Normalising safe farming practices has been a defining part of outgoing director Charley Lamb's time at Telford, a division of Lincoln University.