A brief closure of Beaumont Bridge last week was related to future conservation work on the 135-year-old structure.
An enthusiastic, capacity crowd raised the rafters at the 46th annual Gold Guitar Awards in Gore last night.
Emergency services reported flames leaping from the windows of a Catlins house after it caught fire last night.
Mystery surrounds the identity of a phantom submitter to a recent public consultation on civic tree management in Tapanui.
A historic Catlins walkway project looks likely to take its next steps forward, following a community meeting last week.
Farming families from across the country were honoured for their longstanding "grit and determination" at an award ceremony in Lawrence on Saturday night.
Lawrence-Tuapeka Ward and Community Board will both retain their full names following a recent Local Government Commission decision.
A series of fatal quad bike roll-overs has led to a renewed call for mandatory safety standards to help prevent future deaths.
When a West Otago heritage landmark was threatened with demolition last winter, it appeared the end might be in sight for the sadly down-at-heel edifice.
Clutha Mayor Bryan Cadogan has played down his council's links to a controversial mining proposal for a former crater lake near Middlemarch.
A $5.8million proposal for a new swimming pool and service centre in Milton remains afloat - but only just.
Balclutha could soon become a destination for young families after a "transformative" park upgrade was given a $250,000 kick-start.