The Clutha District Council hopes its proposed new freedom camping bylaw will balance residents’ conflicting demands.
Cheers and applause greeted an unexpected announcement at this week’s Lawrence-Tuapeka Community Board meeting.
"A man of advancing years who still consistently and persistently comes back into the criminal justice system," was Judge Michael Crosbie’s description of a 67-year-old Balclutha man.
A West Otago hall looks to have been spared the chop, following an upsurge in community interest after its plight was made public this week.
A man has been charged with unlawful sexual connection following an alleged attack with a pool cue on a man in Balclutha which left him requiring bowel surgery.
Localised flooding has closed roads in West Otago and Southland, with Environment Southland warning that water levels will remain high for a few days.
WATCH: NZ First list MP Mark Patterson is putting his hand up for the Taieri seat with the boundary changes meaning his farm is now within the electorate.
A Kaka Point resident is shocked by the repeated harassment of visiting sea lions at the popular Catlins beach.
"Desperate" Waipori Falls residents believe their township could soon be "shut down" if authorities fail to take urgent action.
The Clutha District Council says it is satisfied with its latest ratepayer review, while acknowledging it has room for improvement.
A rugby player required bowel surgery after being attacked with a pool cue while naked during a boozy night out in Balclutha.
The man killed in a crash in Rongahere Rd, Beaumont, at the weekend was Alan Dean Teraki (52), of Balclutha.