Concerns some bus operators in the South could be disadvantaged by the latest school route tender process are being examined by the Ministry of Education.
An historic church in Milton is to be given a new lease of life, following a community survey supporting its restoration.
The warmth of fellow-feeling could be a life-saver next winter, thanks to the efforts of the Tapanui Volunteer Fire Brigade.
The West Otago Community Board is to consider providing sustained funding for the area's health facility in Tapanui.
A ''stopgap'' measure to improve road safety at Tapanui's southern entrance has been welcomed cautiously by affected residents.
The Clutha District Council has not applied for a global wastewater discharge consent as suggested recently, although it may do so in future.
Eyes moved from past to future as a Catlins nature reserve celebrated its 50th anniversary on Saturday.
Kaitangata could have as many as 40 new homes built during the next five years, thanks to a boost in council support.
A Special Catlins corner is marking a significant milestone today, as it celebrates 50 years of conservation and inspiration.
Sky gazers should not be alarmed if they catch sight of some fast and furious formation flying next week.
Joining sixth-term Mayor Tracy Hicks at the Gore District Council table this October will be at least three new faces, and as many as five.
Lawrence residents remain polarised as to whether remedial flood works in the town will prove effective.
Lawrence Area School's Olive Howard (6) watches new entrant Sadie Bradfield (5) glue her lantern for the town's Lantern Festival tonight.