New Zealand Gold Guitar Awards 2015 senior finals overall winner Kelvin Cummings, of Dunedin, says he was shocked to win - but he'll get over it.
It is the memories their collection evokes in visitors that appeals to a pair of Balclutha toy collectors. Hamish MacLean catches up with a couple with a lot of dolls on their hands.
Results of the 2015 NZ Gold Guitars held in Gore over Queen's Birthday Weekend. -
It has been a long road to Gore for Nick Stone and Daniel Pfeifer.
Young Clutha residents (from left) James Witt (14), of Balclutha, Joe Pepper (14), of Milton, youth councillor Ashton Tourell (16), of Balclutha, logo competition winner Blake Peoples (14), of Kaitangata, youth council chairwoman Terri Thomas (17), of Milton, and youth councillor Abby Clarke (17), of Owaka, show off the logo Blake designed for Clutha youth at the Clutha Youth Logo Launch and competition awards ceremony in Balclutha on Wednesday.
The recently completed helipad at the West Otago Medical Centre could save people's lives.
Police searching for a missing Invercargill boy believe they have found a car in Southland's Curio Bay.
Thieves have caused a ''major setback'' to plans at Sinclair Wetlands, stealing about $3000 worth of fencing material last week, wetlands co ordinator Glen Riley says.
Tapanui's Hollywood fling is over.
'Massive'' rates rises proposed by the Clutha District Council for Balclutha ratepayers are going unnoticed in the town, former councillor Margaret Collins says.
A train struck the cab of a Fonterra milk tanker stuck on the tracks near Gore early this morning.
The Clutha District Council granted the Kaitangata pool a reprieve during its long-term plan deliberations yesterday .
The Balclutha main street upgrade and The Nuggets Rd sealing project both got the green light on the second and final day of deliberations on the Clutha District Council's 2015-25 long-term plan yesterday.
Mike Vaughan, of Dunedin, packed a picnic lunch with his wife, Nola, and ventured south to Table Hill, in the North Catlins, for the opening of the Matai Rail Trail on Saturday.
Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan is not to blame for a missed opportunity for a new museum in Milton, Clutha District Council chief executive Steve Hill says.
Clutha ratepayers will pay the same amount for water services right across the district after the district council approved the controversial ''same service, same charge'' policy in its long-term plan yesterday.
The Clutha District Council yesterday approved the Otago Rural Fire Authority's request for $259,250 over two years to help replace three of its water tankers in Clutha.
The ''Big River Town'' has for too long ignored its greatest asset, the Clutha River, Clutha district councillors were told this week.
A replacement gathering place for the Kaitangata community will cost $500,000, supporters say.
Rates, roading and requests for funding were issues the Clutha District Council heard last week during a full day of verbal submissions on its long term plan.