A $340,000 waste and recycling truck for Clutha will be a familiar sight around the district from today.
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The Balclutha District Court will be formally closed next month.
A Dunedin woman suffered moderate injuries when she crashed her car 1km north of Clinton early yesterday.
Registrations are ''going well'' for the Catlins Great Escape coastal walk in February, Catlins Coast Incorporated projects co-ordinator Kim Dodds says.
Fixing leaking pipes and upgrading water mains in Milton could cost the Clutha District Council $260,000.
Two men escaped injury when a tractor and a logging truck and trailer unit collided 14km south of Balclutha yesterday.
Construction of the $2.85 million West Otago Health Centre in Tapanui is on track, and several fundraising events are planned for next month.
Art will take centre stage in Tapanui this May when ''Fashion Fantasia'' comes to town.
A crash involving a logging truck and a tractor has led to traffic delays on State Highway 1 near Balclutha today.
A charity aimed at bringing a smile to the faces of seriously ill youngsters has received a $3000 boost from a New Zealand fashion designer.
The water is fine now at Balclutha's pool after temperatures dropped several times this week.
A summer series of sport and recreation events created to encourage people to be more active will start on January 26 in the Clutha district.
The future direction of Clutha's tourism is under the spotlight, a draft visitor strategy having been released aimed at enticing visitors to the area and enhancing their experiences.
With nearly seven years under his belt as Sport Otago's Clutha-based sports co-ordinator, Kelvin (Tiny) Carruthers is leaving the district.
The Clutha District Council has launched an independent review of the water heating system at Balclutha's swimming pool in a bid to resolve water temperature issues.
Throughout Otago, people with a love of food and fresh produce are turning out amazing products. For some it is just a hobby; for others it has turned into their livelihood. Helena de Reus reports.
New Clutha District Council manager David Campbell has swapped north for south - Otago, that is.
With the possibility of further restructuring across the Southern policing district, Balclutha reporter Helena de Reus takes a moment to look at our small community stations.
Growing vegetables or fruit in your own backyard has made a comeback. Helena de Reus learns how it is done.
A project to banish litter from along the Southern Scenic Route has been hailed a success and organisers hope it will spread across the rest of the district.