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.
The Clutha Licensing Trust (CLT) hopes to put recent controversy behind it and boost its hospitality trade, following the appointment of a new manager.
Tapanui business owners have described the southern entrance to the town as a speed ‘‘deathtrap’’ that needs to be fixed.
Clutha businesses can expect the introduction of charges for trade waste discharge next year, following a change to local bylaws.
Worksafe has issued two improvement notices to the Gore District Council, as its investigation into the drowning of a child at a council sewage facility continues.
"Citizen science" is helping a group of West Otago farmers make dramatic strides in environmental water quality.
Clutha District Council committees met in Balclutha this week, and were presented with a range of positive statistics for the area.