Clutha police are warning residents to be wary of a group of ''con-artists'' believed to be travelling down the South Island.
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Police are seeking information after two burglaries in South Otago early on Wednesday.
Warm weather enticed hundreds to line Balclutha's main street as the town gathered for its second annual Christmas parade on Saturday.
Plans for Owaka's 150th will be discussed at a public meeting tonight.
Emergency services were put to the test in Lawrence on Wednesday night, as dozens of volunteers took part in a road crash-scenario exercise.
St John has decided to retain a presence in the township, despite urgently needing more volunteers.
Four volunteers have stepped up to fill roles in West Otago Plunket, avoiding the possibility of the branch losing its incorporated society status.
A proposal to fund the extra costs of a pipeline linking Pounawea township and a council-owned camping ground to the Owaka sewerage scheme will go before the Clutha District Council next week.
Two young South Otago people were taken to Dunedin Hospital after two separate crashes near Clinton on Saturday.
The public will have its say on the future of trees in Livingstonia Park in Taieri Mouth when the council puts forward a new proposal for a two-stage replacement process, after an arborist found most of the 70 trees along the park's seafront are showing signs of natural decay.
It was a special moment for the descendants of one of Clutha's favourite captains in Balclutha yesterday.
An Owaka couple had an unexpected dip in cool waters when their new catamaran capsized near Owaka yesterday afternoon.
As the end of the school year nears, a chapter in the history of Tokomairiro High School is ending with the departure of Wayne Edgar.
The future of West Otago Plunket is up in the air, as it desperately seeks a new president and secretary-treasurer.
Telford graduands and staff enjoyed warm weather as they proudly paraded down the main street of Balclutha yesterday.
The beaming faces said it all as two dozen children helped shovel bark chips around their new playground in Balclutha yesterday.
Four Clutha women were awarded health scholarships at the annual meeting of Clutha Health Incorporated in Balclutha last night.
In the lead-up to the West Otago A&P Society's 100th show in Tapanui next Saturday, president Hamish Ottrey is upbeat about the group's future.
Three new members were welcomed to the Lawrence-Tuapeka Community Board this week.
Concrete trucks were a common sight on West Otago roads this week as a two-day concrete-pouring operation was carried out at the site of the new West Otago Health Centre.