Civil Defence staff continue their work in South Otago as it enters clean-up mode after heavy flooding.
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...
Water levels across the Clutha District are starting to drop and river levels are receding after a wild storm.
Otago took a battering yesterday but the full extent of the damage will not be apparent until this morning.
The search is on for this year’s local heroes and volunteers in the Trustpower Clutha District Community Awards.
Some Otago towns are again regularly exceeding recommended air pollution levels this winter, as the regional council composes a new air quality strategy to try to curb the problem.
The story of a disabled man’s specially modified car being stolen has taken a surprising and positive turn.
A vehicle belonging to a disabled driver in Kaitangata has been stolen and left burnt out at the Wangaloa domain.
Police are investigating the theft of a car in South Otago that has left its disabled owner without independent mobility..
Continued low inflows into Clutha River hydro-electric dams have forced generator Contact Energy to turn to North Island gas plants to fill the gap.
Emergency services treat the driver of a bulldozer which rolled down a bank into the Waitahuna River in the Clutha Valley yesterday.
Clutha ratepayers will be able to cosy up to a new scheme to help with their heating costs.
The use of social media as a tool for bullies has been brought to the attention of Balclutha police.
The first all-female team to take part in a marathon power boat race on Lake Waihola intends to give the male crews a run for their money.
Dunedin resident Julie Woods, also known as That Blind Woman, made a special stop in Balclutha yesterday to share a special gift with residents of Holmdene rest-home.
A person has suffered moderate injuries after a car and ute collided near Milburn in thick fog this morning.
Wild weather brought snow to the Lindis Pass and surface flooding to parts of the Upper Clutha and North Otago yesterday, with more expected for the South Island later this week.
The decision to close three rugby grounds in the Clutha District due to wet weather has irked members of two clubs who had to travel to other towns for their games on Saturday.
The man who had been considered the likely front-runner in National's Clutha-Southland selection is not putting his name forward.
Mearle Wilson has put a lot of time into embroidering her own quilt for a creative arts exhibition next week.