Telford Rural Polytechnic was not anticipating losing any staff in the merger with Lincoln University and business would continue as usual, chief executive Jonathan Walmisley said yesterday.
The committee raising funds for the $5 million Clutha Recreation Centre will not approach the Clutha District Council to make up any shortfall if it did not reach the new $1.1 million target, committee chairman Jeff Seymour said yesterday.
Building extensions to the Four Square store in Lawrence will turn it from a small grocery store into a mini supermarket, new owner Barry Adams says.
The committee behind the $5 million Balclutha Recreation Centre project had been planning to raise $800,000 from the public for the fitting-out, but that target is now $1.1 million.
Balclutha business leaders last night told new Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan that keeping jobs and services local was important for the district.
Groundwork for the $5 million Clutha Recreation Centre has started.
Lindsay and Joyce McCall, who met as teenagers at a Saturday night dance, yesterday celebrated 60 years of marriage.
How to lift the Clutha District out of the "boom-bust cycle" of relying on seasonal employment is one of the issues Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan will discuss in a "state of the region-vision address" tonight.
Balclutha police arrested two 16-year-old Kaitangata youths yesterday and charged them with arson in connection with a Kaitangata shed fire early yesterday.
One month into his new job as mayor of South Otago, Bryan Cadogan talks to Rachel Taylor about where he's come from and where he's heading ...
The West Otago Community Board is deferring acceptance of a Lions Club offer and calling instead for quotes for maintenance work at the Tapanui Cemetery, saying transparency is needed when spending public money.
The old Masonic Lodge on Douglas St will house Balclutha's next tourist attraction - a classic car museum.
Cleaning up Balclutha's main street and getting Clyde St retailers talking to each other is on Clutha mayor Bryan Cadogan's agenda today.
Retired West Otago councillor and community board member Peter McPherson was yesterday acknowledged by Clutha mayor Bryan Cadogan for his 45 years of local government service.
A proposed motel development in Lawrence will benefit from paying a reduced financial contribution to the Clutha District Council.
A 23-year-old Milton man received moderate injuries and was flown by Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter to Dunedin Hospital yesterday, after his car collided with a fertiliser truck on Falla Burn Rd, near Hillend.
The developer of a proposed 11-unit motel complex at Lawrence wants the Clutha District Council to reduce the "financial contributions" it is charging.
The hard-core working class aesthetic of Kaitangata has inspired some great New Zealand works of artistic beauty.
The New Zealand Virtual School Trades Academy at the Catlins Area School, Owaka, will begin classes next February.
Balclutha police were "surprised" to find boxes of explosives on their front doorstep yesterday, but said the farmer who caused the explosives scare may not face charges because he brought the explosives to the station in good faith.