The Clutha District Council will run a new freedom camping trial in the Catlins this summer, despite reservations from some councillors.
A former heritage trust chairwoman has accused her fellow trustees of being "dysfunctional", following her resignation.
Three-time Catlins Coast Rally winner Dean Bond is tempering his ambitions for this weekend's race, after failing to finish last year.
A new swimming pool for West Otago is racing ahead of schedule, but may exceed an already blown-out, revised budget.
Supporters have reacted with a blend of relief and delight after South Otago farm institute Telford received a $4.7million boost from the Government yesterday.
South Otago politicians have criticised the absence of new police officers for the region in the latest governmental allocation.
A Taieri Mouth resident has accused a cellphone infrastructure provider of "subterfuge" in relation to a proposed cell tower alongside his property.
The Balclutha family of a Fijian woman facing deportation remains on tenterhooks, after moves to effect an 11th-hour intervention continued yesterday.
The Balclutha family of a Fijian woman facing deportation now face a nervous wait, following positive developments in her case yesterday.
A Balclutha meatworker says a clerical error may be responsible for the looming "heartless'' deportation of his disabled wife.
Officials say a 40% drop in South Otago information centre visitors during the past five years should not cause undue concern to regional tourism operators.
A chance find of disused sports uniforms has led to a top fashion award for a young Dunedin designer.
Extravagant, exquisite and extraordinary - but never just plain ordinary - the MLT Hokonui Fashion Design Awards thrilled a sell-out crowd once more last night.
Officials have expressed relief following a positive seismic report for community halls in West Otago.
An embryonic community foundation has received another seed-funding boost as it prepares itself for action.
A Catlins contractor has praised Clutha District Council for its "common sense" approach to compromise, after a road closure stoush threatened to escalate.
A new round of scientific grant funding may help turn mysterious twilight shadows into living, breathing reality.