The Thorntons of Christchurch enjoyed their first family
holiday in three years this week, as the first people to stay
in a respite care facility within the Cairnmuir Camping
Ground at Bannockburn.
A leaking underground diesel tank used to heat the Cromwell
Memorial Hall has been removed along with 19 tonnes of
Queenstown firm Steve Rout Contracting Ltd has been granted
retrospective consent for quarrying schist at Earnscleugh,
near Alexandra, despite calls for it to be prosecuted.
People struggling to afford property in Central Otago could
soon get help, courtesy of a group set up to address the
problem of high real estate prices.
Alexandra police arrested nine people and dealt with three
intoxicated drivers during the weekend as the "silly season"
moved into top gear.
L and M Mining Ltd has struck gold at Earnscleugh.
Roxburgh may soon boast the first self-cleaning public
toilets in Central Otago, as plans progress for a stainless
steel-lined replacement amenity block.
The Northburn Wine Company has been granted retrospective
consent to continue using an on-site building as travellers'
Two Central Otago women have resigned from positions in local
Waipiata residents have received $7500 to purchase a new
angel for their war memorial.
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