One person has died after a jet-boat crash on the Hollyford River in Fiordland National Park.
South Otago community leaders are denying claims of a racist subculture in the region, following allegations concerning a rifle club of which the alleged mosque gunman was a member.
Family reunions can be humble affairs, but when your kith and kin have been around since 1841, the invitations soon start to mount up.
The latest figures for prison contraband and drug testing have revealed a mixed picture in the South.
The weather joined forces with Fire and Emergency New Zealand, helping to prevent a more serious fire from developing in forestry near Milton.
South Otago youth hope a new meth awareness campaign will help bring users of the drug back into the fold.
Straw became tinder and bales briquettes during a South Otago paddock fire yesterday afternoon.
Firefighters have contained a blaze which spread over grass and scrub after engulfing a tractor in South Otago this afternoon.
Kaitangata playwright and historian Denise Dent has brought the 34 victims and families of the 1879 Kaitangata No1 mine disaster to life, thanks to her research for a play forming part of the town’s 140th anniversary ‘‘Blood on the Coal’’ heritage festival.
If there were a fail-safe way to remember your wedding anniversary, it would surely be to marry on Valentine's Day.
A South Otago community has been left "stunned'' by the news its 11-year-old school is to be rebuilt from scratch.
Clutha District Council is working to increase compliance with drinking water standards following a succession of E. coli warnings this summer.
Lawrence will become a motor Mecca next March, thanks to the efforts of a car-crazy country cabal.
Telford's chairman says the hard work to secure its future is ''just beginning'', after a year's reprieve granted by the Government on Monday.
A South Otago town will remember one of the region's worst industrial disasters with a series of events starting later this month.
Stakeholders have reacted with cautious optimism to a year-long lifeline for Balclutha farm institute Telford.
A Milton woolhandler plans to go "all out" for honours in the Otago champs.
A lack of official communications regarding the situation at Telford has been slammed by a prospective student's father.
Telford staff joined forces to show appreciation for recent community support yesterday.
One of the two fishermen missing at Slope Point since Sunday afternoon is a young family man ''who always has a smile on his face''.