Lynda van Kempen

Body of swimmer found in Lake Dunstan

Body of swimmer found in Lake Dunstan

The body of a swimmer who went missing in Lake Dunstan at Cromwell yesterday afternoon was expected to be recovered by the police national dive squad late last night or early this morning.

Dry weather boon for cherry growers

Dry weather boon for cherry growers

All the stars have aligned for cherry growers this season and a record harvest is on the cards, the best in two decades.

Campers' litter causes complaints

Campers' litter causes complaints

Lakeshore litter left at Lowburn by freedom campers has riled residents.

Recycling service likely to expand

More wheelie bins are likely to be introduced in Central Otago to cater for kerbside recycling across a wider area but the expanded service will come at no extra cost to ratepayers.

Curling: Sweet sweep

Curling: Sweet sweep

New Zealand players (from left) Waverley Taylor and Eloise Pointon sweep a stone thrown by Jessica Smith during their team's match against Australia at the 2015 Pacific-Asia Junior Curling Championships in Naseby yesterday.

Failure to give way cited as crash cause

Failure to give way cited as crash cause

A two-vehicle crash at a Cromwell intersection yesterday happened after a driver turning right from State Highway 8B to State Highway 6 failed to give way to a vehicle travelling straight through, Senior Sergeant Craig Brown, of the Southern District Command Centre, said.

Feedback on parking rules welcomed

Drivers hogging car parks in Alexandra and Cromwell will be liable for parking fines ranging from $20 to $50 under a new bylaw being introduced later this year.

No cause found for fire

A fire investigator has ruled out two possible causes of the fire which ruined a large workshop building at an Earnscleugh orchard.

No cause found for fire

A fire investigator has ruled out two possible causes of the fire which ruined a large workshop building at an Earnscleugh orchard.

Accident knocks out mountain biker

Accident knocks out mountain biker

Central Otago District Council planning and environment manager Louise van der Voort is in a stable condition in Dunedin Hospital after receiving serious injuries in a mountain-biking accident near Clyde at the weekend.