Bruce Stewart, of Milton, received his ONZM for services to the community and the construction industry in Wellington yesterday.
THE residents of Holmdene rest-home are very happy at the news the Clutha District Council will fix cracked footpaths in Balclutha. Last month, rest-home resident Natalie Hill presented a petition...
Despite rain and wind, stallholders and organisers alike are pleased with the amount of support shown by the Clutha community for this year's multicultural food festival.
The Clutha Gold Trail Trust wants the Clutha District Council to help carry on the momentum to link Lawrence to Waihola with a cycle trail.
Milton residents could get warmer, drier homes as part of a pilot project to improve their standard of living.
Many areas of Otago experienced the coldest temperatures of the year as ``severe frosts'' hit the region just before dawn yesterday.
Despite some improvements, South Otago streams still face ''major problems'' from sediment run-off caused by winter cropping practices.
The Department of Conservation (Doc) has been working hard to return yellow-eyed penguins to their nesting spots in the Catlins after they were taken to a specialised vet in Dunedin.
A new bylaw which could prevent heavy trucks from using a gravel road in the Catlins has hit its first speed bump.
The Clutha District Council is not keen to take the ageing Beaumont Bridge off the hands of the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA).
It will be curtains for shopping bags in Balclutha in July.
Dancing queens, synchronised swimmers and comedic sketches were among the performances at the opening ceremony of the Southern Area Schools Tournament in Owaka.
Heavy trucks may be stopped from using Tahakopa Valley Rd in bad weather, under a proposed new bylaw.
Progress is being made on a plan to create an improved community hall in Kaitangata, using the nearby church hall.
The Catlins Area School is all set to host the Southern Area Schools Tournament, which starts today.
Residents of Kaka Point are getting increasingly worried about the number of tourists fishing for mussels near the seaside township and later dumping catches elsewhere.
Members of the Balclutha Volunteer Fire Brigade work on extinguishing a small fire which ''took off'' in Newarp St yesterday.
What to do with the old Beaumont Bridge is looming as the next question, as a plan for a new bridge over the Clutha River crystallises.
There is a new sheriff in town.
Members of the Balclutha volunteer fire brigade have been sent to fight a bush fire on a section in town.