Warning amounts of rain are expected to fall in Fiordland and the headwaters of Otago lakes and rivers over the next few days.
The Owaka Swap Shop has hit a huge milestone - stopping more than $250,000 worth of household items and clothing going to landfill.
Clutha officials will meet again with Owaka residents next week, as controversial plans for a freedom camping trial in the town take clearer shape.
A Catlins community pool has been saved thanks to "common sense" steps taken by its school overseers.
The wheels are turning on a new cycle trail extension in South Otago, as an initial section nears completion.
The warmth of fellow-feeling could be a life-saver next winter, thanks to the efforts of the Tapanui Volunteer Fire Brigade.
An historic church in Milton is to be given a new lease of life, following a community survey supporting its restoration.
A man has been taken to Dunedin Hospital with suspected head injuries after truck and bus crashed on State Highway 1, south of Milton.
The wife of a man who died two days after allegedly inadequate medical care in South Otago says the mistakes made before his death were not good enough.
An Owaka farmer received inadequate medical care in the two days leading up to his death, a coroner has ruled.
Volunteer firefighters have been called to tackle a shed fire at a rural property in Tapanui tonight.
Emergency services - and heavy rain - have helped contain a scrub fire at Summer Hill Rd in Kaitangata today.
The West Otago Community Board is to consider providing sustained funding for the area's health facility in Tapanui.
A South Otago woman is worried unvaccinated children could be forced to miss National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) exams if there is a measles outbreak in Balclutha.
A ''stopgap'' measure to improve road safety at Tapanui's southern entrance has been welcomed cautiously by affected residents.