The TAB is looking for new premises in Balclutha after its only outlet, in the RSA Building in Clyde St, closed this week.
The Glenomaru Reserve in the Catlins has been closed to recreational hunters for three months from July 1 while the Department of Conservation (Doc) works to bring the area's increasing feral pig population under control.
Services the Otago Rescue Helicopter provides to rural Otago were acknowledged yesterday in Lawrence, when a $35,000 cheque was given to the Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust.
With all the charm of an old-fashioned chocolate box, Lawrence has become a fairy-lit mid-winter wonderland.
In the proud tradition of Tuapeka puntmen, Peter Dickson has been travelling across the same section of Clutha River twice each day for 16 years. Mr Dickson (75) is the 13th puntman in a line...
Balclutha black belt Verina Wihongi is on the comeback trail and has her sights firmly set on the Oceania taekwondo championships in December.
Wellington-based company Verve Consulting has been awarded the event manager's contract for the Lawrence 2011 Clutha Gold 150th celebrations.
South Otago drivers with excess demerit points were targeted in a police operation last weekend.
Two Balclutha primary school principals and a second-year teacher have won Asia:NZ scholarships to visit Singapore and Korea.
The mobile breast-screening unit left Balclutha this week after being there since since April 8. Rachel Taylor talks to a woman who owes her life to having had a mammogram - and keeping a promise to a friend who wasn't so lucky...
Coming face-to-face with heartland supporters has instilled a new sense of purpose in the Otago rugby team.
The 2010-11 Clutha District Council annual plan was formally adopted at a full council meeting yesterday.
The Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust fundraiser held in Lawrence recently has exceeded expectations by raising more than $48,000.
Tapanui residents struggling with poor cellphone reception could have a new tower erected near the town in the next 18 months.
A 17-year-old Dunedin youth who allegedly published death threats against a 17-year-old Milton youth on Facebook was arrested and charged with threatening to kill or do grievous bodily harm, Milton police said yesterday.
The dream of a permanent base for Catlins artists to produce and display their work is fast becoming a reality.
A 4-year-old boy who sparked a search and rescue callout near Cannibal Bay yesterday morning was found safe at home, after walking a demanding 7km in an hour and 45 minutes.
Balclutha police seized hundreds of dollars worth of alcohol from 12 people in three cars, and issued fines to people found drinking inside the Balclutha liquor-ban area last weekend
The man jailed for murdering Owaka teenager Kylie Smith in 1991 has been denied parole because "he poses an undue risk of reoffending" and "cannot be safely released into the community", a Parole Board hearing has found.
A woman in her 20s and a baby were "incredibly lucky" to escape unscathed from a fire in a Clinton house early on Saturday, authorities said.