Clutha District Council mixed business with pleasure yesterday, as it launched its latest round of community consultation in the Catlins.
Balclutha firefighters bring a roadside grass fire next to the Transpower Balclutha electricity substation under control, about 3pm yesterday.
Firefighters have extinguished a house fire in Balclutha this morning, but requested help over concerns about a battery system on the property.
Overcast conditions in the Catlins could not stop the smiles during the Papatowai Beach Carnival and Big Dig on New Year's Eve.
Don't be surprised if you see something fishy going on at beaches in the Catlins area this summer, as Auckland student Kim D'Souza oversees a Department of Conservation project that aims to make a...
Santa was spotted taking a well-earned snooze in a Catlins paddock this Boxing Day, after completing his Christmas Day duties. Paddock owner, Glenomaru sheep and beef farmer Liz Vreugdenhil, said...
Thanks to the generosity of the South Otago community, Christmas was made a little brighter for dozens of local children yesterday.
Firefighters and St John were called to a motorcycle crash on the Papatowai Highway near Owaka this afternoon.
Community groups in West Otago are hoping to raise much needed funds by providing some shared seasonal cheer this Christmas.
A move to recycle its own glass is part of an ongoing ''learning curve'' for a young Catlins business.
Building assisted-living units in Lawrence is another step closer after the Clutha District Council agreed to sell a plot of land to the local health trust.
South Otago residents concerned about recent viral outbreaks are being urged to contact their health professional.
The Clutha District Council is projecting increased borrowing of $26 million during the next three years.
A summer programme in the Catlins is promising a festival of birds, butterflies and bats, fossils, fish and family fun throughout next month.
The general public will have a rare opportunity to inspect Calder Stewart’s state-of-the-art headquarters during today’s Tokomairiro A&P Show.
A rural health company hopes its planned new independent living units will allow more people to continue to live locally after retirement.