The Otago Regional Council is calling on any farmers in the wider region able to offer support to those affected by the weekend's deluge to contact Federated Farmers.
Residents in Waitati, Seacliff and Waikouaiti are being asked to conserve water after heavy rain affected supply systems in those areas.
Dozens of flood-hit homes on the Taieri remain evacuated following a severe storm that battered Otago. A state of emergency remains in place.
Police are warning motorists to stay cautious on Otago's roads after a wild storm caused slips and heavy rain gave way to frost and black ice.
UPDATED 9am Sunday July 23Delivery of the Otago Daily Times was affected by road closures due to flooding and slips on Saturday. The Weekend Edition has now been delivered to...
A Dunedin woman has praised the "kindness'' of a Star reader who placed a poppy next to the name of a fallen soldier on a war memorial in Belgium.
Dunedin ratepayers have made good use of the Dunedin City Council's Warm Dunedin initiative, leading to 1200 warmer, drier homes in the city.
The housie hall at the Cargill Enterprises site on Hillside Rd will do double duty as the Dunedin City Council's South Dunedin Pop-Up Hub from next month.
A long-standing walking group provides good support for its members.
Even the most dedicated recyclers can sometimes get it wrong.
Planting trees can be rewarding for newcomers, a Sinclair Wetlands Trust trustee says.
Little Jack Verna smiles as he "commando crawls'' around the living-room floor, making a beeline for mother Kathryn and a big cuddle.
Severe weather has caused power outages on the Aurora Energy network in Dunedin, Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes.
Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull says it appears the worst of the severe storm that belted the Otago region has ended - but the emergency isn't over.
A Henley resident says he fled his flooded home with nothing but a spare toothbrush and underwear.
The New Zealand Defence Force has sent an additional 120 troops to help flood-stricken areas in Otago and Canterbury.
Dunedin police say a group of drunk flood rubberneckers were lucky not to be killed.
The Otago region woke to severe flooding, slips and other damage and multiple road closures on Saturday after a night of heavy rain and wind gusts.
Dunedin police are warning students to be vigilant after female flatmates discovered a male intruder in their student-quarter flat.
A proposal for a third medical school has attracted fresh criticism after it was revealed it would cost the Government $265million over 10 years.