Kaitangata residents can look forward to several improvements to the town’s amenities under a new community plan.
Two people have been taken into custody after police attempted to stop a stolen vehicle in South Otago yesterday afternoon.
Two people have been taken into custody after police abandoned efforts to stop a stolen vehicle near Balclutha this afternoon.
A Southern mayor and Federated Farmers president are alarmed a rural action group is taking advantage of valid concerns to push "wild conspiracy theories".
A Southern environmental project is celebrating a milestone this week.
Two seriously injured people had to be cut free from a vehicle that crashed on the Kaitangata Highway near Balclutha overnight.
"Over , but not done yet" might be the best way to describe the Pomahaka Catchment Project, which drew to a formal close in Tapanui on Wednesday night.
A Balclutha boarding house operator hopes to harness community support to keep the "vital" homeless facility running.
For Clutha’s new community heritage co-ordinator, the role is something of a trip down memory lane.
Clutha rugby player Phil Keighley shows little sign of slowing down, despite notching up his 300th game for the club on Saturday.
Otago Corrections Facility (OCF) inmates will build new cabins for a Clutha campground during the next two years, as part of a council initiative to boost accommodation in the district.
A new wetland will be opened in the South today and project leaders hope it will serve as an environmental and educational resource in perpetuity.
A successful southern employment initiative has more than doubled its one-year target for job placements, and will now continue for a second year.
Midwinter madness struck once again in the deep South yesterday afternoon, as about 20 doughty souls took to the ocean on a distinctly chilly Catlins day.
A group of South Otago residents say a fatality may soon occur due to the "shocking" state of an unsealed stretch of rural road.
Clutha District Council will consider requests totalling nearly $1million for community project funding at its long term plan decision-making meeting in Balclutha today.
A "true enthusiast" may have his love of tramping memorialised in a new track named in his honour.
A Kaitangata resident awoke to an unwelcome surprise on Saturday.
Social services agencies and community groups in South Otago may begin working together more closely if a new proposal comes to fruition.
An environmental group says a Catlins camping ground manager is storing fairground equipment illegally on council land, and wants to see it removed immediately.