Two Otago teens are working hard to stay cool, calm and collected under pressure as they head into the New Zealand Spelling Bee finals.
A Clutha Development report to be presented to Clutha District Council's corporate services committee today shows encouraging tourism figures for the region.
Staff and members of the public sprang into action to help get a car fire under control after an engine caught ablaze on the forecourt of a Balclutha service station today.
A Milton teen who repeatedly spoke about murdering his mother with a firearm or crossbow will spend time behind bars because he has nowhere else to live.
The Clutha District Council has shared further details of its plans to review visitor information centres throughout South Otago.
A vehicle involved in a double-fatal crash near Ashburton on Monday had been reported for erratic driving by other motorists before the crash.
A South Otago band is using its centenary as a springboard to its next 100 years of Highland heritage.
A South Otago community board has appealed a ward and board name change at the 11th hour, after it was approved during a recent electoral representation process.
Clutha District Council is awaiting funding approval from the NZ Transport Agency for the next phase of a long-running Catlins bridge upgrade.
More than 18,000 native plants have found a home at the Plantation Hills housing subdivision in Balclutha.
South Otago will be singing from the same song sheet later this month, to raise funds for a Kaitangata infant with cystic fibrosis.
Having a pet lamb in the backyard tends to be common at this time of the year; but Kelly Liggett has more than a few at her Clifton farm; in fact this year she has over 90.
Firefighters from Kaitangata and Balclutha battle a blaze that destroyed a storage shed and neighbouring vegetation at a home in Kaitangata yesterday morning.
More than 150 people took part in the the second annual Lawrence Lantern Festival parade, which started at the Lawrence Medical Centre and went to the centre of the town.
Historians from as far away as Australia are taking a step back into Central Otago’s gold mining era this week.
South Otago crews from Kaitangata and Balclutha were called out to a shed fire in Kaitangata this morning.