The Clutha District Council will look at accelerating rates mitigation measures during its annual plan meeting on Thursday.
Nikita Hames began her dream role as a social worker for children in care in December, and was just beginning to build a friendly rapport with her new clients when Covid-19 struck.
Southern stakeholders are backing the rural sector to fuel the region’s economic recovery.
Forestry players are sounding a cautiously optimistic economic note for South Otago as the industry emerges from Covid-19 lockdown.
A rural dental practice says it is shocked by Southern DHB’s refusal to provide it with personal protective equipment.
The Clutha District Council has released further details of compliance issues with its wastewater plants.
The sun came out and so did coffee lovers in Otago and Southland as life under Alert Level 3 rules began today.
A Milton businessman believes complaints about his wrecking yard could be racially motivated.
A tussle is growing over the future of a South Otago community hall earmarked for demolition.
A new mayoral fund is seeking further contributors.
The lobster industry is watching closely as exports to China resume this week.
Clutha RSA member Trevor Simonsen stands alongside Anzac cutouts at the foot of his drive in Balclutha yesterday.
An Otautau man remained unlocated yesterday, after going missing last week.
Mrs Hartley said she and fellow bakers Joanna Hewson and Dianne Chilton had come up with the affectionate innovation before Easter in an effort to "cheer up the locals".
A boarded-up shop in Lawrence may be in line for a facelift, if owner approval can be secured.
Balclutha teenager Hadley Lowry (14) sizes up a pumpkin on the bathroom scales this week as his possible entry for the South Otago A&P Society Virtual Giant Pumpkin competition ending next Friday.
A charitable trust has revealed "stunning" concept designs for a new community hub in Balclutha.
A new lockdown delivery service for Clutha has met with cautious approval from officials, following a bumpy start.
Opinion is split on proposed improvements to Balclutha’s War Memorial Hall, in advance of Clutha’s annual plan hearings this morning.
A fledgling community foundation has disbursed its first funds.