A South Otago family has called for compassion after losing everything but the clothes on their backs in a recent house fire.
Trustpower has discontinued its long-standing community awards, as it seeks to "evolve" community sponsorship activities.
A South Otago beekeeper is enjoying a sweet buzz after flying high at the country's top honey awards.
A mystery civic agitator could soon find themselves in trouble, if they attempt to remain anonymous.
Balclutha woman Phyllis Peek could fairly be accused of a little "bias" of her own when it comes to her beloved sport of bowls.
A house fire near Milton is now under control but the blaze has "almost half-destroyed" the building.
A claim ''drizzle'' may be disappearing from the South Otago weather radar has met with a storm of opinion from residents.
The culmination of an eight-year, $1 million project to upgrade Kaitangata’s community hall symbolises a wider renaissance for the small South Otago town.
A Balclutha pensioner is concerned future council rent increases could lead to a forced withdrawal from "life's small pleasures" for him and fellow tenants.
The owner of a recently heritage-listed property in the Catlins is encouraging others to follow suit.
Community stalwarts have been honoured in the first of a reinstated civic awards scheme in South Otago.
The precise whereabouts of a secretive southern gecko are being kept under wraps, for fear of their illegal removal.
South Otago advocates for farm institute Telford have given mixed reactions to reports its long-term future remains undecided.