Custard square lovers who thought they might miss out can rest a bit more easily in their beds.
Kai kids are helping out one of their own by putting in the miles this Sunday.
Opinion is divided over a proposed new bylaw to regulate freedom camping in Clutha.
A southern council has left no stone unturned in an effort to stop ratepayers feeling deflated.
St John senior management has been criticised for failing to engage with concerned stakeholders in Milton.
A charitable group with deep roots is eyeing fresh growth this spring.
Invercargill's mayor believes public confidence can be restored, following a "positive" meeting held late yesterday to discuss recent governance concerns.
St John is remaining tight-lipped over its plans for redeployment of staff in South Otago, as pressure from Milton residents builds.
A chopped chipper is proving a sore point in Twizel.
Lawrence children could be going radically "old skool" next year, if the final phase of a new skate park gains the support it needs.
Rural districts in the South are about to get a shot in the arm for jobseekers, and their prospective employers.
The future of Waipori Falls remains uncertain, although residents are "optimistic" a solution to long-standing infrastructure issues may now be possible.
Residents of remote parts of the Catlins are concerned redirected traffic from a bridge closure could make an essential link-route dangerous for users.
St John stakeholders in South Otago say a national proposal intended to improve service delivery could put patients at risk.
Efforts this week to block a new liquor licence for the Heriot Hotel reflect an increased drive to stamp out alcohol-related harm in South Otago, police say.
Southern cyclists can look forward to a "classic" trail experience, as work begins on the Clutha Gold Trail extension on Monday.
A rural West Otago hotel will discover its fate next week, following a tense licensing renewal hearing in Tapanui yesterday.
A southern mayor says a shared childhood history with a local migrant is fuelling his drive to fight for her residency.
Clutha volunteers will not be overlooked this year.
Unemployment rates in Otago and Southland rose during the past quarter, although underlying figures paint a more complex picture both regionally and nationally.