Milton could be in line for a new pool and service centre complex, if one of several council proposals meets with ratepayer approval.
The Clutha District Council will decide at its meeting today whether to write off a significant loan to Fire and Emergency New Zealand.
Southern milk drinkers are feeling sour after a boutique Benhar farm product was removed from several regional Four Square stores recently.
The NZ Transport Agency has revoked the transport services licences of two southern freight operators.
A 100% cost blow-out is a passing cloud with a visibly silver lining, leaders of a rural swimming pool project say.
State Highway 6 at Diana Falls is now open to one lane after a ''washout'' there closed the road, adding to the West Coast's transport problems.
A rural Catlins cenotaph has found itself at the centre of a heated debate in the run-up to Anzac Day.
Lead-footed competitors at today's Quarter-Mile Drags in Lawrence will be vying to beat a 12-year-old course record.
Following "double tragedy" for Muslims in South Otago on Wednesday, the Clutha District Council has moved to honour victims of the recent terror attacks.
Police have named the man who died in a crash near Palmerston yesterday after helping relatives affected by the Christchurch terror attacks.
A South Otago community has been left "stunned'' by the news its 11-year-old school is to be rebuilt from scratch.
If there were a fail-safe way to remember your wedding anniversary, it would surely be to marry on Valentine's Day.
Kaitangata playwright and historian Denise Dent has brought the 34 victims and families of the 1879 Kaitangata No1 mine disaster to life, thanks to her research for a play forming part of the town’s 140th anniversary ‘‘Blood on the Coal’’ heritage festival.
Firefighters have contained a blaze which spread over grass and scrub after engulfing a tractor in South Otago this afternoon.
South Otago youth hope a new meth awareness campaign will help bring users of the drug back into the fold.
The weather joined forces with Fire and Emergency New Zealand, helping to prevent a more serious fire from developing in forestry near Milton.
The latest figures for prison contraband and drug testing have revealed a mixed picture in the South.