Sat 28 Jun 2014
A new rural fire authority will "lift the game" of fighting fires in New Zealand's largest rural fire district, the authority's chairman says.
Tue 3 Jun 2014
Millions of dollars from southern state housing sales could be going to new Auckland homes.
Wed 21 May 2014
About 100 Otago timber industry jobs are on the line as receivers struggle to find buyers.
Thu 6 Mar 2014
Clutha mayor Bryan Cadogan said Southern Cross Forest Products being placed in receivership as ''unsettling'' for the district.
Thu 30 Jan 2014
The district's youth councillors for 2014 started the year with a two-day retreat at the River Ridge Retreat in the Catlins where leadership, team building and future planning were all on the agenda.
Mon 18 Nov 2013
Southern mayors are unsupportive of the region's councils merging to form one large council.
Tue 5 Nov 2013
An appeal against new development on South Otago coast is under way in Environment Court.
Sat 12 Oct 2013
Gary Tong's election as new Southland District mayor has come as a surprise to some.
Tue 13 Aug 2013
Electoral fieldworker Graeme Price has been making a "last-ditch effort" to get more people on the roll.