A Milton businessman says a damaged tree beside State Highway 1 is an ''accident waiting to happen''.
Balclutha can expect new feet on the beat in coming weeks - but they will not have any impact on continued appeals for 24/7 policing in the district.
The custodians of the Lawrence Chinese Camp see a glittering future for the historic South Otago attraction — an evocative relic of the province’s gold rush hey-day.
Talk to Mosgiel World War 2 veteran Bob Macfie, and the contrasting experiences of war, even within one family, quickly become apparent.
Anzac sacrifices have benefited us all. That's the message a South Otago family wants underlined, as lives cut short were commemorated across New Zealand today.
Some Tapanui residents are unhappy with council plans to give roadside trees near their homes the chop.
"The record for the fastest quarter mile sprint is still standing intact for another year, perhaps due to a section of slippery road surface.
Lead-footed competitors at today's Quarter-Mile Drags in Lawrence will be vying to beat a 12-year-old course record.
State Highway 6 at Diana Falls is now open to one lane after a ''washout'' there closed the road, adding to the West Coast's transport problems.
A rural Catlins cenotaph has found itself at the centre of a heated debate in the run-up to Anzac Day.
A 100% cost blow-out is a passing cloud with a visibly silver lining, leaders of a rural swimming pool project say.
The NZ Transport Agency has revoked the transport services licences of two southern freight operators.