A stoush is brewing over two trees in a Balclutha park.
The Clutha Licensing Trust has acknowledged some staff may be affected by a proposed divestment of its businesses, out for public consultation today.
Clutha District Council is taking steps to address an "urgent'' shortfall in accommodation for seasonal and other workers arriving in the district this spring.
Clutha District Council (CDC) will look at improving communications with the Lawrence community after town businesses expressed anxiety at the pace of flood works.
A long-running police operation to shut down and seize assets from a South Otago drug dealer has come to a successful conclusion.
A historic West Otago dairy factory faces demolition "by inertia" unless the community mobilises, officials say.
A $21,000 fine imposed on the Clutha District Council for a sewage discharge has been deferred until November 21.
An initial phase of consultation on the future of the Clutha Licensing Trust has attracted only "single-digit'' submissions.
An "unashamedly parochial" philanthropic community foundation was launched yesterday in South Otago.
Experiences as a cancer patient have inspired a Dunedin businesswoman to make a creative donation to Clutha Health First, in Balclutha.
The region's riverbanks have come to life with whitebaiters as the official season for the wriggling delicacy opens.
Taratahi Institute of Agriculture has recommitted itself to its Telford campus in South Otago, despite continued financial deficits.
A "last vestige'' of New Zealand pioneer Sir Truby King's little-known time spent in the Catlins is being considered for conservation.
An armed offenders squad callout in the Catlins town of Owaka earlier this week was unsuccessful in locating a suspect from an earlier Invercargill incident, police say.
A quiet Catlins town went into lockdown yesterday as armed police stormed a house metres from its police station.
A West Otago farmer is furious after recently discovering the theft of 65 in-calf dairy cows - worth about $130,000 - from his property.
Public consultation on the future of a "special place" in South Otago will begin online later this month.