A sewage discharge in 2017 and a water race overtopping last year resulted in two prosecutions by the Otago Regional Council this month.
Kaitangata playwright and historian Denise Dent has brought the 34 victims and families of the 1879 Kaitangata No1 mine disaster to life, thanks to her research for a new commemorative play forming...
A small but highly dedicated group of volunteers has been working to transform the fortunes of native species in a ‘‘profoundly beautiful’’ coastal Catlins forest since mid-2016.
If there were a fail-safe way to remember your wedding anniversary, it would surely be to marry on Valentine's Day.
A Five Rivers resident says watching dashcam footage of a close call she had with a rental van on Monday morning made her realise just how lucky she was.
A South Otago community has been left "stunned'' by the news its 11-year-old school is to be rebuilt from scratch.
Aspiration met perspiration in Balclutha on Saturday, as the nation’s top shearers and woolhandlers battled it out for Otago honours.
Clutha District Council is working to increase compliance with drinking water standards following a succession of E. coli warnings this summer.
Telford's chairman says the hard work to secure its future is ''just beginning'', after a year's reprieve granted by the Government on Monday.
Heavy rain on already saturated soils caused up to $100,000 of damage to Dave and Karen Robertson's steep hill country farm near Lawrence in November.
A South Otago town will remember one of the region's worst industrial disasters with a series of events starting later this month.
In a statement this afternoon Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced the Government agreed to a proposal from the SIT to take over the South Otago campus of the Taratahi Agricultural Centre.
How to finish Invercargill’s Chinese Garden within budget is the task assigned to city council staff.
Swimmers and dog owners are being told to avoid Lake Waihola and parts of the Mataura River as the hot weather brings elevated levels of toxic algae.