She sits atop a Shetland pony, instead of wrestling steers.
The Clutha District Council is staying tight-lipped about legal action to try to recoup some of the nearly $2 million it was ordered to pay a Dunedin businessman.
South Otago farmers Howie and Marion Gardner topped the South Island ram fair in Gore this week, selling a Perendale ram for $8600.
Three lines of work to determine the spread of bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis will begin to return results next month, Ministry for Primary Industries officials say.
A man killed in a truck crash near Beaumont on Tuesday morning was a respected member of the Clutha community.
The Otago Regional Council has extended the cutoff for submissions to the Clutha River minimum flow process, saying the amount of public input ''hasn't been overwhelming'' so far.
Police have released the name of a man who died after his truck and trailer unit rolled near Beaumont yesterday morning.
A truck driver has died after his truck and trailer unit rolled at Beaumont in the Clutha District.
Clutha district authorities are raising the level of water restrictions as the hot weather continues, while in Mataura the local council is at a loss as to where all the water is going.
With a howling easterly wind ripping through Kaka Point on Saturday, it was perfect conditions for stall-holder Tony Hamilton (65) to display his wind chimes.
Fire crews and St John Ambulance have attended a house fire south of Balclutha.
Tidying up an overgrown cemetery in the Manuka Gorge may not need to wait until the Clutha District Council's long-term plan process is over, if there is public support.
Boaties are being urged to take advantage of a scheme allowing them to trade in their old lifejacket for a heavily discounted new one.
Balclutha resident Andrea Craig says the overgrown state of the Glenore cemetery in the Manuka Gorge is "heart-breaking" and a "huge disgrace".
Up to 6600ha of Catlins forest could one day be under predator control in a "quite ambitious" Forest & Bird project under way in South Otago.
Police have acknowledged releasing incorrect information over the death of an Owaka man who died while diving in the Marlborough Sounds.
Police have recovered a body they believe to be a South Otago diver who went missing in the Marlborough Sounds.
Water is back on in Milton after Clutha District Council contractors carried out repairs overnight.
Milton is without water after a burst water main cut the town's supply this evening.
While they reckoned they had no prize-winning fish to enter into the Catlins Fishing competition, these fishers will be eating cod for dinner.