Submissions on a new proposal for a two-stage replacement process for trees in Livingstonia Park, at Taieri Mouth, are open.
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Preparations are well under way for Tapanui's 60th Christmas parade next week.
The Clutha District Council will fund a feasibility study on the proposed $5.5 million heritage machinery museum in Milton.
The Clutha policing district could be placed under Southland, if an idea floated by police is adopted.
The Tuapeka Mouth Ferry will no longer cross the Clutha River on statutory holidays.
Vandalism has led to the locking of public toilets at Balclutha's Arthur Strang Reserve after daylight hours.
A hot summer's day drew more than 1000 people to the 148th annual Tokomairiro A&P Show at Milton on Saturday.
The second stage of repairs to the Clydevale bridge will be carried out next month.
A Timaru man has sold his home, and a large chunk of his earthly possessions, to film his journey as a swagman travelling from Kaitangata to Bluff.
A hearing to consider the Gore District Council's application to designate land around its main water source for Gore will be held this week. In October, the council moved to take the first step to designate in the district plan 14ha of land around Coopers Wells at Knapdale as a ''water supply and protection area''.
Police are appealing for information after thieves stole two safes and a school minibus in Lawrence.
A second training course equipping the Clutha district's young people for jobs finished last week and participants are now preparing for work.
Five new citizens were welcomed to the Clutha district in Balclutha yesterday.
Plans for a large waka sculpture in the centre of Owaka have been welcomed by residents.
Vandals have targeted the Beaumont section of the new Clutha Gold Trail, causing thousands of dollars' damage.
Many abandoned their gumboots in favour of jandals and sandals as scattered clouds made way for glorious sunshine at the 100th annual West Otago A&P Show in Tapanui on Saturday.
For a split second, Catlins farmer Brian Lemm felt his life hanging in the balance.
Old Lombardy poplars framing the entrance to Lawrence will be felled after an arborist revealed the trees were decaying.
A new casing facility at Silver Fern Farms' Finegand plant near Balclutha is to bring 40 new fulltime jobs to the area.
An unlicensed teen made a trail of sparks driving a classic car on three wheels and a rim during a police pursuit around Oamaru early on Saturday morning.