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A pool upgrade in Tapanui has been hit with another unexpected expense, as costs continue to spiral.
Staff at Clutha Licensing Trust businesses were given greater certainty about their future last week.
Catlins ratepayers will get a chance to have their say on issues such as roading, tourism and more this summer.
Owaka can look forward to a fruitful future, thanks to the donation of heritage apple trees originating in the Catlins.
The Clutha Licensing Trust (CLT) expects to make an announcement on the future of its businesses during the coming week, following a meeting with senior staff yesterday.
Lawrence Arches project designer Marjorie Hay and Lawrence Heritage Trust chairman Roger Cotton oversee the official opening of the new community space on Sunday afternoon.
The full tragedy of a young South Otago man's death while diving for paua last month became apparent during his funeral yesterday.
"One of a kind" Balclutha man Mitchell McPhee was farewelled by family and friends in Balclutha this afternoon.
Balclutha medical facility Clutha Health First (CHF) will continue to champion innovation as it marks its 20th anniversary, operators say.
"Kind, cheeky, generous" family man Malcolm Ward (51) was farewelled by mourners at a service in Balclutha on Saturday.
"Kind, cheeky, generous" family man Malcolm Ward was farewelled by mourners at a service in Balclutha this afternoon.
A West Otago councillor has slammed the organisers of the Targa Rally, which took place in the region last month.
The two South Otago friends who died while diving for paua in the Catlins at the weekend were "in their element" family members say.
Family members were yesterday waiting hopefully for news of two South Otago paua divers who failed to return on Saturday night from a trip to the Catlins.