Lynda van Kempen

Redundancies begin at WasteBusters

Redundancies begin at WasteBusters

Redundancies are already starting to bite for Central Otago WasteBusters.

Thankful in the face of heartbreak

Thankful in the face of heartbreak

Family is important to Ashleigh and Peter (''Brownie'') Brown, so naturally they were excited to be expecting their first child.

Lake weed a safety issue, council told

Lake weed a safety issue, council told

The flourishing weed in Lake Dunstan is a safety issue, the lake harbourmaster says.

Tree stops car, caravan falling down bank

A fruit tree was all that stopped a car and caravan from tumbling further down a bank into the Clutha River near Roxburgh yesterday afternoon.

Freedom camping concerns discussed

Lowburn is gaining a reputation as a freedom camping trouble spot.

Halls' future, road funding scrutiny

The future of halls in smaller communities and whether Central Otago ratepayers can continue to fund the district's extensive roading network are two of the topics being canvassed as the district council ''cuts its cloth'' to suit its budget.

Coughlin goes back to Clyde

Coughlin goes back to Clyde

A long-held wish to return to Central Otago has come true for high profile Dunedin chef Michael Coughlin. Rebecca Fox talks to him about returning to a restaurant which holds special memories.

5% rates rise cap being eyed

5% rates rise cap being eyed

Central Otago rates rises may be capped at a maximum of 5% a year for the next decade.

Hare's looking at you, old trout

Hare's looking at you, old trout

A bag full of hares' ears made Jim Curline a happy man.

Change beyond recognition

Change beyond recognition

The smiles, laughter and exchanges of hugs summed up the success of the Roxburgh School 150th jubilee, organisers said.