Rosie Manins

Bid to tackle high real estate prices

Bid to tackle high real estate prices

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.

Alcohol-related offending keeps police busy

Alexandra police arrested nine people and dealt with three intoxicated drivers during the weekend as the "silly season" moved into top gear.

Pay dirt at last for miner

Pay dirt at last for miner

L and M Mining Ltd has struck gold at Earnscleugh.

Self-cleaning public toilet block plan a first

Roxburgh may soon boast the first self-cleaning public toilets in Central Otago, as plans progress for a stainless steel-lined replacement amenity block.

Wine company's consents changed

The Northburn Wine Company has been granted retrospective consent to continue using an on-site building as travellers' accommodation.

Council accepts resignations

Council accepts resignations

Two Central Otago women have resigned from positions in local authority.

New angel for monument

New angel for monument

Waipiata residents have received $7500 to purchase a new angel for their war memorial.

Vulcan Hotel may be sold next year

Vulcan Hotel may be sold next year

St Bathans' historic Vulcan Hotel may be sold when its owners invite expressions of interest in the building early next year.

Plan would mean water for Ardgour

Four applications for rural subdivisions are being considered by the Central Otago District Council's hearings panel, including one which could provide irrigation water to Ardgour residents.

Consent granted

Bendigo Station Ltd has been granted consent for a water intake structure on the Clutha River to service a planned 198ha irrigation scheme.