It was a day of mixed feelings in Balclutha yesterday, as employment fortunes ebbed and flowed.
Parents say dozens of rural communities throughout the South could "have their hearts ripped out" because of chronic underfunding of an early childhood education provider.
A southern MP says a recent $1.2 billion cash boost for KiwiRail could be a "game-changer" for the Clutha economy.
A council decision to demolish a former memorial hall in South Otago has ‘‘floored’’ one potential saviour.
A southern mayor says some farmers have a ‘‘moral responsibility’’ to refund Covid-19 wage subsidies.
New economic data has revealed which parts of Otago and Southland are likely to struggle most as they recover from the enormous impact of Covid-19.
The Clutha District Council has resolved a 1.93% rates increase for the coming year.
Trustees have expressed delight after a "generational" community project cleared a major hurdle this week.
Families in the South are appealing for ‘‘compassion and common sense’’ from authorities as they attempt to farewell loved ones under Level 2 funeral restrictions.
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.