Installing median barriers and roadside barriers are among the options being considered to make State Highway 1 between Mosgiel and Balclutha a safer stretch of road.
Emergency crews attend a collision at Kuriwao, north of Clinton, on State Highway 1 yesterday afternoon.
The Otago Regional Council's first female chief executive ``clearly'' stood out among the other candidates, council chairman Stephen Woodhead says.
Helping to paint a mural in the dementia garden at Clutha Views Lifecare aged care facility in Balclutha recently have been South Otago High School pupils (from left) Brodie Wilson (16), Renee...
There's a new hen in town, the Waipahi hen.
The Lawrence-Tuapeka Community Board supports a proposal by a group of researchers who want to forensically investigate about 30 unmarked graves in the Lawrence Cemetery.
The Lawrence Arches project is to go ahead, following an agreement by the Lawrence-Tuapeka Community Board to underwrite $1100 of the costs.
An archaeological exhumation project at a former "forgotten" cemetery near Milton is shining new light on the stark health challenges that faced people living in South Otago in the 19th century.
Fish & Game is taking action to save the "very low" wild salmon population in Otago and the South Island.
Upgrades to Kaitangata Primary School's learning spaces are progressing well, the principal says.
Keys and miscellaneous items have been stolen from properties in Balclutha and police are trying to reunite them with their rightful owners.
Police have released the name of the man who died after a crash near Clinton in South Otago on Sunday.
The annual South Otago A&P Show will go ahead despite a suspicious fire destroying a stable at the Balclutha Showgrounds early yesterday.
Three people were flown to Dunedin Hospital in two helicopters after a serious crash near Balclutha on Saturday, which closed the highway and forced traffic diversions for about six hours.
A man is dead after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car near Clinton yesterday.
A 56-year-old man has died following a crash in Clinton this afternoon.
Several people were injured in a two-car crash near Balclutha today.
New Zealand First was careful not to make any ''big promises'' to the Clutha District Council at a meeting last week.
Not all citizenship ceremonies are the same - one held in the Balclutha last week was especially poignant as two of the new citizens were welcomed in the very place they are employed.
The Minister of Corrections has vowed to look into strategies around gang influence in prisons following a number of serious assaults linked to the Black Power gang.