Another Central Otago vineyard is changing hands to an
overseas investor - the second this year.
Pioneer Generation is confident its proposed $15 million to
$20 million hydro-electric scheme on the upper Fraser River
near Alexandra is viable and sustainable in the long term.
Air quality regulations should be reviewed, with less concern
about ''spikes'' in air pollution on still winter days, the
Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Jan
A reversal of fortunes after teetering on the brink of
extinction five years ago means the Alexandra Blossom
Festival is in good heart leading up to its 60th birthday,
Imagine having the beginning and end of a fascinating story,
but missing half the pages.
The brakes are still on future development at the Alexandra
airport until a decision is made about an upgraded water
supply at the site.
A four-letter word in a document has alarmed Central Otago
district councillors, council staff and its planning
The need for an upgraded water supply has placed the brakes
on further development at the Alexandra airport.
The most welcome ''visitor'' to the Mt Benger A&P Show
was uninvited but warmly received.
Beehives and the fire risk were among the hazards mentioned
to competitors in briefings for this year's Otago Central
Rail Trail Duathlon.
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