Dirty politics scored a brief mention but aged care and
foreign investment were among the more pressing issues
canvassed by Waitaki candidates during an election forum in
Central Otago representative Mike Winter was runner-up in the
national Young Viticulturist of the Year contest and says he
is definitely ''having another crack '' at the title next
Jan Taylor is not one to do things by half measures.
Hosting the ''world-class'' Targa South Island rally this
year will have huge financial benefits for the communities
involved, rally driver and Arrowtown businessman Richard
She may have been knitting for more than 70 years but Daphne
Randle says she is still learning as she goes.
The Environment Court will get to decide whether the dream of
a $500 million resort and lifestyle development at McArthur
Ridge near Alexandra is over.
A Roxburgh group hoping for big-screen glory came one frame
closer to success yesterday.
Angle parking will be retained in Roxburgh's main street
after cycle lanes, parallel parks and flush median strips all
got the thumbs-down from town leaders yesterday.
Akarua Winery has shown its faith in the Central Otago wine
industry through buying two more properties to expand its
vineyard area to 100ha.
An $8 million fund to enhance and maintain the national cycle
trail opened last week and the network's trailblazer may be
among the first to benefit.
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