Tuesday 21st May, 2019

There was plenty to eat and more to see as around 750 people crowded into the Cross Recreation Centre on Friday night to take part in the annual Clutha culture feast.


Thursday 09th May, 2019

Pupils at South Otago High School are tripping the light fantastic as they practice dancing for their annual senior ball.

The pupils have been learning old-time ballroom dance steps during class under the guidance of renowned dance tutor Robyn Gardner.


Tuesday 07th May, 2019

A Milton family is at the mercy of floods, which sweep into their house every couple of years.

When the Lambert family bought their cottage in 2006, it had been 15 years since the last big flood hit the South Otago town.

Since then, they've tried many ways to mitigate the situation, but have faced obstacles at every turn.

RNZ reporter, Tess Brunton, visited the Lambert's at their Milton home.


Wednesday 24th April, 2019

The custodians of the Lawrence Chinese Camp see a glittering future for the historic South Otago attraction.

They're planning to establish a major cultural attraction and hospitality complex at the site by 2025, costing $4.5m.


Friday 29th March, 2019

It is not often a child from Bangkok will get to shear a sheep.

But some visiting pupils from Qualish school in Thailand were recently offered such an opportunity, and grasped it with both hands.


Tuesday 26th March, 2019

South Otago took a step forward in the fight against drugs on Saturday.

At noon, over a 100 people gathered outside the Balclutha War Memorial Hall to march together in aid of a new initiative to raise awareness of methamphetamine use.


Friday 08th February, 2019

The fleeces will fly at the Otago shearing and wool handling championships set to be held at Balclutha this weekend.

Organised by the Otago shearing and wool handling committee, the two days of competitions began today at the Balclutha Town Hall.


Wednesday 30th January, 2019

About a dozen staff from the Telford agricultural institute in Balclutha took part in a working bee at the Balclutha Community Garden yesterday.


Friday 25th January, 2019

The roar of hundreds of vintage farm tractors, traction engines and vintage cars is echoing around Southland and South Otago.


Thursday 17th January, 2019

A farming couple in Clinton are encouraging farmers to consider adding goats to their stock to generate extra income.